Re: [CR]531 Professional

Example: Production Builders:Cinelli:Laser

Date: Sun, 03 Jun 2007 10:53:51 -0500
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Subject: Re: [CR]531 Professional
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From: John Thompson <>

Toni Theilmeier wrote:
> DidnĀ“t have 531 Pro have a reputation for breaking, especially in the
> double taper seat stays? Heard that somewhere.

We built a lot of 531 Pro frames at Trek, and I don't recall any problem with breaking. We did spec standard single-taper seat stays, though -- not because of breakage concerns but because the double taper stays wouldn't fit into our investment cast seat lugs.

John Thompson (
Appleton WI USA