1994 Trek 8700 | Neo-Retro Build | NOW SPLITTING

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  • NOW SPLITTING... Prices below:

    Build thread here...

    Seat tube is 18" (centre to top)
    Top tube is 22.5" (effective)

    I'm 5'11 1/2'' (6ft with shoes) and this fits me perfectly in the pictured configuration :)

    1) £250:
    Trek 8700 Carbon Composite Frame + Forks
    Chris King Limited Edition Pink Headset
    Aerozine Seatpost Clamp (Pink)
    Aerozine Bottom Bracket (Pink)

    2) £75:
    Paul Components Touring Cantis (Black)
    Paul Components Moon Unit Cable Carriers (Black)

    3) £40:
    Paul Components Love Levers (Black)

    4) £10
    Paul Components Funky Monkey Front Hanger (Black)

    5) £150
    Shimano Deore XT Chainset w/ gold bolts
    E-Thirteen narrow wide chainring
    Shimano Deore XT rear derailleur/mech
    Shimano SLX bar mount shifter
    Sunrace 11-42 tooth cassette
    Sram 10 speed chain with snap link

    6) £15:
    Velo Orange Silver Stem

    7) £5:
    Amoeba Riser Bars - not pictured...

    8) £5:
    SDG Bel Air 'Cow Hide' Saddle

    9) £140:
    Mavic XC 717 + Deore XT Wheelset (All black everything, only a couple months old, barely used!) - not pictured...

    10) £30:
    Schwalbe 'Performance' Table Tops - 26 x 2.25 (Gumwalls)

    11) £10
    Gusset Smoke Flat Pedals (Purple/Black)

  • rad squared

  • Sweet. Fairly sure I’ve seen this/you wizzing down Camberwell a few times

  • Cheers both, and yep you’d be right :) she wizzes real good

  • I’ve had the pleasure of riding this beast. Someone’s gonna be very happy it I’m sure. Trusted seller too. glws bro

  • I helped build this at PS - really fuckin good stuff

  • Oh no don't do it!

  • I gots to ;(

    Just can’t justify two retro mtbs!

  • Glws

  • That is lovely. If you do end up splitting, would be interested in the wheels + maybe gearset too...

  • That's awesome - could you please measure ST and TT?

  • Im down for the tyres if you split ...

  • Sure - will do this evening!

  • @user53290 and @andyfallsoff - duly noted :)

  • @jepblep

    18" centre to top seat tube, 22.5" effective top tube

  • Thanks a million for checking, appreciate it. As suspected, a touch on the large side for me, unfortunately.

    Compliments on building/contributing/evolving an amazing ride. I'm sure this thing won't hang around for too long - glwts!

  • Ahh not to worry mate, thanks for the interest!

  • I’d take the CK headset if you split

  • £540 until next Friday then the splitification shall commence...

  • Tentative message sent......

  • lovely build, shame to split but I'd be intersted in the (black) wheelset if you do (i'm assuming it's different to the silver set pictured?)

  • Decided to keep this - couldn't bring myself to sell :)

  • Glad you've seen sense. Guess I'll spend my money elsewhere......

  • Sorry mate, and thanks - It was a real internal struggle!

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1994 Trek 8700 | Neo-Retro Build | NOW SPLITTING

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