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1985 Trek 720 touring bike - Restored

My completely restored Trek 720. I bought this bike with my entire life savings at age 14, and rode it into the sunset about every day. I recently took it out of it's storage slumber, after giving current bikes at the bike shops a try and not liking it, and gave it the restoration that it deserved.

Frame:
1985 Trek 720

Fork/Headset:
Miche, hand-polished

Crankset/Bottom Bracket:
Campagnolo Racing Triple, hand polished.

Pedals:
White Industries Urban

Drivetrain/Cog/Chainring/Chain:
Specialties TA

Derailleurs/Shifters:
Front: Campagnolo Racing Triple Rear: Campagnolo Rally

Handlebars/Stem:
Nitto Noodlebars, Technomic stem

Saddle/Seatpost:
Brooks B17 Special, Sugino SP post

Brakes:
Shimano Deerhead

Front Wheel/Hub/Tire:
Schmidt SON 28 Klassik Dyno hub, Salsa Delgado rim

Rear Wheel/Hub/Tire:
Phil Wood Rivendell Freewheel hub, Salsa Delgado rim

Accessories:
Honjo fenders, King cages. VO racks. Berthoud, Acorn, Ironweed bags, Schmidt Edelux headlamp.

More Info:
Paint restoration by Rad Finishes in Portland, OR

Added by supergalactic. Last updated over 8 years ago.

10 Comments

jackjohnson

jackjohnson says:

Inspiration for my trek! Thanks!!

Posted over 8 years ago

CrashTest

CrashTest says:

Amazing. Being from Wisconsin and have 3 80's Treks in the garage, I have to say that's the nicest I've ever seen.

Posted over 8 years ago

supergalactic

supergalactic says:

Thank you. I went all-out due to it's history :)

Posted over 8 years ago

heathmusic

heathmusic says:

let's see those Treks!!

Posted over 8 years ago

Mshap0352

Mshap0352 says:

A breathtaking restoration. Very, very nicely done!!

Posted over 8 years ago

supergalactic

supergalactic says:

Thanks. It took 1.5 years but was well-worth it.

Posted over 8 years ago

Mshap0352

Mshap0352 says:

This one deserves a spot on a display at Trek World/interbike/eurobike

Posted over 8 years ago

supergalactic

supergalactic says:

wow, thats great to read, thanks.

Posted over 8 years ago

thebaron

thebaron says:

looks great.

Posted over 8 years ago

supergalactic

supergalactic says:

Thank you!

Posted over 8 years ago