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    1996 Trek Y-22

The Trek Y series bikes were a pretty popular full suspension bike when the first arrived.  Who remembers the "Yes" and guitar ads?  The featured a Unified Rear Triangle (URT) design that put the entire drivetrain on one side of the pivot.  This eliminated the dreaded pedal feedback but at the expense of suspension compliance, especially when standing.  As suspension design and shock technology improved, the minuses started to outweigh the pluses and the design was replaced.  The Y-33 featured nicer parts while the Y-22 would have been outfitted with a Deore XT/LX mix.  This bike has been upgraded to a full 1996 Deore XT kit with carbon bars and Spinergy Rev X carbon wheels.  While not "correct", the parts definitely fit the theme of the bike.  All in all, one of the more memorable designs of the mid-1990's. 

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Frame Trek OCLV Carbon Fiber
Fork Rock Shox Judy
Rear Shock Stratos Helix
Rims Spinergy Rev X
Hubs Spinergy Rev X
Spokes Spinergy Rev X
Tires WTB Velociraptor
Pedals onZa clipless
Crank Shimano Deore XT
Chain Shimano HG
Rear Cogs Shimano XT 8 speed cassette
Bottom Bracket Shimano sealed
Front Derailleur Shimano Deore XT
Rear Derailleur Shimano Deore XT
Shifters Shimano Deore XT Rapid fire Plus
Handlebars LP Composite
Stem Tioga
Headset Dia Compe Aheadset
Brake set Shimano Deore XT "V" brakes
Brake levers Shimano Deore XT Rapid fire
Saddle Selle San Marco
Seat Post Control Tech
Colors natural
Size 16.5" C-T
Serial #   1863926

 

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