Re: [CR]Origins of Trek Bicycle Company


Example: Racing:Jacques Boyer

Date: Tue, 14 Dec 2004 13:29:58 -0600
From: John Thompson <JohnThompson@new.rr.com>
Organization: The Crimson Permanent Assurance
To: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
Subject: Re: [CR]Origins of Trek Bicycle Company
References: <20041214190218.32075.qmail@web42001.mail.yahoo.com>
In-Reply-To: <20041214190218.32075.qmail@web42001.mail.yahoo.com>


Joe Starck wrote:
> It's my understanding that the founders of Trek
> started Trek by purchasing an existing framebuilding
> company. Is this so? What was the name of the company?
> Who owned it? What bikes were made. Etc, etc, etc...

I don't recall that another frame building company was involved. The original fixtures and tooling were made in-house by Dick Nolan -- I still have some of it here that I got from Dave Tesch before he went out to California.

--

-John Thompson (john@os2.dhs.org)
Appleton WI USA