TREK 520 Classic Road Bicycle.
called it a "Sports Touring" bike.
Trek project bike is done for now. I plan to ride the heck out of
it then make adjustments as necessary.
This bike belonged to my sister. She bought it new and rode it for
a couple of years but then got into Mountain biking, it's been stored
in her garage ever since.
The bike had a lot of grime from the storage. It was hard to tell
what was good and what was bad. I believe the only component that
was broken was the rear derailleur. Unfortunately this bike had
the Maillard Helicomatic hubs. I decided that a new wheel set was
This bike is set up as a commuter. I put on the Freddy Fenders and
the Tubus rack.
- Mavic Open Pro wheels
- 7-speed 105 hubsets 126 mm, 32 holes
- 7 speed cassette
- Rivendell Silver bar end shifters
- Nitto Technomic Stem ¥ Nitto Noodle Handlebars
- Cinelli Cork bar tape
- Tektro Brake Levers
- CLB seat post
- Brooks Team Pro Saddle
Continental Ultra-Gatorskins Tires
bike is a dream to ride but the frame is a bit too small for me.
I've been contemplating getting a 25.5" 520 frame and moving the