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USPS Trek 5500 Armstrong replica

  • 03-01-2022 10:04pm
    Registered Users Posts: 968 ✭✭✭8valve

    This is a 2003 Trek 5500 OCLV frameset, which I built up to as close a spec as I could, as ridden by a certain Texan gentleman.

    Love him or loathe him, we won't get into that discussion!

    Frame repainted in Tour yellow, with repro decals sourced from the US.

    Dura ace 9 speed derailleurs, shifters and brake calipers. (as Lance preferred for the mountains of the tour, I've fitted a downtube lever for trimming the front mech - I can provide a cable stop if buyer prefers to use the left shifter for controlling the front mech.)

    Chainset is a hand polished ultegra item.

    Concor saddle, with vintage Starz 'n' Stripez and ''SAY NO TO DRUGS! stem decal fitted for fun.

    Rolf Vector wheelset, new chain, cables & outers.

    Ready to ride and shout 'Yeeharr!', as you whizz down the road, full of.....................lucozade.

    54 cm.

    €750 ono.

    I'm based in Waterford but can travel within reason.

    Feel free to ask questions.

    Thanks for looking.


    Post edited by 8valve on


  • Ignorance and curiosity here but what's with the shifter on the non-drive side on the down tube? I didn't have a modern road bike in those days

    EDIT: Some googling suggests this was a he who won't be named and other GC contender thing to save weight on climbing bikes for the sake of 200g. So it's likely there as a dummy on that bike for authenticity sake. Nice!!!!!!!

  • Registered Users Posts: 968 ✭✭✭8valve

    I just realised the shifters are Ultegra 9spd, and not Dura Ace, so I've adjusted the price down to reflect this.

  • Registered Users Posts: 968 ✭✭✭8valve

    mods please close,advertising online

  • Moderators, Category Moderators, Arts Moderators, Sports Moderators Posts: 47,430 CMod ✭✭✭✭magicbastarder

    done, GLWS

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