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Trek 830 MTB drop bar conversion

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Trek 830 1995 21"

Dimension double cable groove drop bars

Stock threaded w/1" threaded to threadless style steerer adapter

26" 36h Sun Rhyno Lite (silver), Shimano m590 front hub (black), straight gauge spokes (self build) w/ 2" Continental Cruise Contact tire

26" 36h Sun Rhyno Lite (silver), Shimano m590 rear hub (black), 14-15 Swiss DT double butted spokes (self build) w/ 2" Continental Cruise Contact tire

Shimano Alivio MTB crank on Shimano Square Taper UN-55 Cassette Style (68x113mm)

Black Brooks B17 on stock seatpost

Shimano PD-M520 MTB Pedal/SRAM 850 8 speed chain

Ultegra 3x8 spd bar end shifters, Deore front and rear derailleurs

Tektro RL520 linear pull aero drop brake levers and Avid SD7 v-brakes w/ KoolStop Salmon v-brake cartridge pads

22/32/44 w/ 12-32 rear 8 speed cassette

NONE (wouldn't own it otherwise)

Built up from frame by me. Frame purchased used in 2013 on craigslist after my Surly LHT was stolen.

Additional plans/upgrades: Build new front wheel with black Shimano Alfine dynohub so I can add dynamo lights; add Tubus Tara front rack.

People who friended this bike vqstaphbeard, campystamp, juicemankilla



Thanks! It should only get

Thanks! It should only get better. It's got over 3,000 miles in it since I built it up originally last summer.

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