Are Trek bikes made of aluminum?
Our most advanced aluminum ever With Alpha Aluminum, Trek has applied the most sophisticated concepts of metallurgy and stretched them to the absolute maximum—building frames that are strong, light, and provide a ride quality that rivals that of many of their carbon counterparts.
Are bicycle blue book values accurate?
Their prices are actually pretty accurate and are an average of that bikes going prices across the web. From their own site: The Bicycle Blue Book Promise: Our database contains 7+ years of transaction data for bikes built all the way back in 1993.
How long do aluminum road bikes last?
Aluminum and steel bike frames should easily last 6 years but will require regular maintenance to keep them running any longer than 10 years.
What kind of aluminum is a Trek bike made of?
Holding a sincere belief that materials as difficult to work with as aluminum can in fact be manipulated into something exceptional, Trek has created unique Alpha Aluminum frame designs that are so much more than tubes of aluminum welded together.
When did the first trek road bike come out?
Trek’s first aluminum road bike was released in 1985, and since then we’ve continued to push the boundaries of what’s possible for the material with our proprietary Alpha aluminum. These models deliver a finely tuned, lightweight, high performance quality for everything from daily rides to races.
When did the trek tx200 bike come out?
The model TX200 did not appear in the early catalog (76-77) but did appear in the 1977 catalog. It was probably sold only as part of a built-up bike. The TX200, TX300, TX500, and TX700 have been described as “sport touring” and simply as “touring”.
Which is the best Trek bike to buy?
These models deliver a finely tuned, lightweight, high performance quality for everything from daily rides to races. NEED HELP CHOOSING? Use the Bike Finder to narrow your choices, compare models, and find the Trek that’s right for you.