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FOR SALE: 1987 Trek 400 Reynolds 531 w/Shimano 600 arabesqueposted by: Salem Mazzawy
on 2/9/2010 at 7:19:05 AM
1987 Trek 400: USA lugged Reynolds 531, Shimano 600 arabesque For sale: 1987 US made Trek 400 with parts upgraded to Shimano 600 arabesque group. Trek called this a 22.5" which works out to around a 57cm center to top. This was the nicest bike Trek sold with a sport road geometry, which provides for a nice stable ride with some light touring randonee abilities. The stock parts were fair to middling, so most everything has been upgraded to a Shimano 600 arabesque group. I even have the original Trek owner's manual.
Group: crankset, bb, derailleurs, shifters, brake calipers, headset (note, the cool scalloped headset can be adjusted with standard wrenches) are all 600 arabesque. Brake levers are different 600 (I have a single arabesque lever with scratches I will include in case you can/want to find a match). Hubs, may be 600 (they came from the same bike as the other parts) but are just labeled Shimano and are very early cassette hubs.
Wheels: They are 27" with quality Mavic rims and Continental tires. I know 27" has a stigma to it, but you can get quality tires, and the actually difference is just a few mm, so no functional difference on the road. The bike originally came with 700c and could easily be returned to that with plenty of brake adjustment. These wheels were nicer than the stop ones. If it really bothers you, relace with 700c rims.
Other: Vetta saddle, SR stem, unbranded vintage bulge (not shim) bars, Gipiemme seatpost (27.2), and Benotto tape, sr pedals.
Size: Trek called this a 22.5" frame (roughly 57cm). You can find a catalog here with geometry charts at the end: http://www.vintage-trek.com/images/...TrekCatalog.pdf
Full gallery of large photos (click and click again) can be viewed here: http://pics.bikerag.co/showgallery.php?cat=1264
Price: $400 Located in central CT, and many thanks for local pickup, but I can ship at buyer's cost.
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