Re: [CR]531 Professional


Example: Production Builders:Cinelli:Laser

Date: Sun, 03 Jun 2007 10:53:51 -0500
To: CR List <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>
Subject: Re: [CR]531 Professional
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From: John Thompson <johndthompson@gmail.com>


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.

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