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Old 07-24-2014, 04:20 PM
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Older Serotta Question

Hi guys & gals,

I'm new to the forums, and to cycling in general. My dad, who was a roadie in his glory days, found this older Serotta for me off eBay a few years ago from a triathlete who thinks it's from the mid-90's.

Based on the serial # 71245, we are thinking it's actually from 87'. Is that correct? And can anyone else tell me more about this bike?

Thanks!
Jen
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Old 07-31-2014, 03:13 PM
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Hi guys & gals,

I'm new to the forums, and to cycling in general. My dad, who was a roadie in his glory days, found this older Serotta for me off eBay a few years ago from a triathlete who thinks it's from the mid-90's.

Based on the serial # 71245, we are thinking it's actually from 87'. Is that correct? And can anyone else tell me more about this bike?

Thanks!
Jen
Very nice bike! Maybe the SLX/SP Columbus sticker is a clue as to the date? I don't think I've seen that before. I guess it means that the main tubes are SLX, rear triangle is SP.
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Old 08-03-2014, 02:12 PM
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Colorado Legend Ti

Hey guys, just won a legend Ti on the bay for my wife..serial numbers are
TI-55-L-00075. seller says it was on of the ones made for coors racing team. i know the TI is titanium, 55 cm, L is for long tube tube?? does anyone know the significance of the 00075?

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Old 08-03-2014, 02:24 PM
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The '00075' in the serial number denotes that it's the 75th one built of that model.

You can find out a lot more about your bike and a some geometry charts in this Serotta catalog: http://forums.thepaceline.net/attach...4&d=1291899437
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Old 08-03-2014, 02:32 PM
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much appreciated..thanks
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Old 08-27-2014, 01:45 PM
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Fuquay/Serotta Custom CX Ser#

Just received the Greg Fuquay/Serotta Cross frame from oddsaabs, posting the ser# here for reference. Greg supposedly built the frame for himself while working at Serotta late-'80s to early-'90s, oddsaabs bought it from the guy Greg sold it to.

The bb shell is stamped: GF040990 (GF obviously his initials; 4/9/90 the build date?). The steerer tube has the same stamping plus: CX58032. Haven't seen a CX prefix listed here before, but it's a pretty common abbreviation for cyclocross. The frame is a 58cm, so this fits the '90s serial scheme, CX model, 58cm, #032.

Can't recall seeing any other Serotta 'cross frames, but haven't looked yet, either. This is a lugged frame, round tubes, straight stays, no chainstay bridge, no tubing sticker---very likely a blend of whatever Greg wanted and/or had around to use.
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Old 09-06-2014, 05:36 AM
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Thanks for the CX info. My 2008 (2009?) Heritage Classique CX also has the CX code.

I confirmed from an ebay seller that a 1994 Colorado TTR is coded TT. I'd guess time trial models in other years may have had the same code, but I have an older Tri-Colorado that lacks a serial number as far as I can tell. The steerer tube is stamped "58" but I can't find any other numbers.
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Old 10-08-2014, 07:47 AM
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Thanks for the CX info. My 2008 (2009?) Heritage Classique CX also has the CX code.

I confirmed from an ebay seller that a 1994 Colorado TTR is coded TT. I'd guess time trial models in other years may have had the same code, but I have an older Tri-Colorado that lacks a serial number as far as I can tell. The steerer tube is stamped "58" but I can't find any other numbers.
Hello, I recently purchased an old tri-Colorado and I cannot find a serial number either. It doesn't appear to have been filed off as far as I can tell. Can anyone explain?

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Classique ti ST 62 007
Tri-Colorado ?
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Old 10-14-2014, 06:10 PM
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Hello, I recently purchased an old tri-Colorado and I cannot find a serial number either. It doesn't appear to have been filed off as far as I can tell. Can anyone explain?

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Classique ti ST 62 007
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Update: I found the serial number stamped on the right rear dropout. It had been covered in a thick layer of grease.
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Old 10-24-2014, 02:01 PM
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thanks Patrick.

It's on the inside of the Ritchey dropout.

mine is TB58 0262
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Old 11-04-2014, 11:11 AM
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Colorado Legend Ti?

Hi, I am looking at a bike for sale which is said to be a Colorado Legend Ti. The seller says the serial number is BR56817. I haven't seen this prefix pop up in my google searching. Does anyone have info on this? The bike has no logos on the sides, just a head badge. Thanks
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Old 11-05-2014, 09:58 PM
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Serial Numbers Decoded

My Serotta track bike is 90557. Not certain, but was told it was built in 89 for a National team member. Would love to know more.
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Old 11-08-2014, 04:09 PM
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1997 legend ti

??-55L-00459

1st two letters are so lightly stamped I can't tell what they are.

Non custom but the L stand for long - top tube is 55.5
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I've got a '92 Colorado Ti and the first two letters are clearly stamped TI. I'd bet that's what are as well.
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Old 11-11-2014, 11:50 AM
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My Serotta track bike is 90557. Not certain, but was told it was built in 89 for a National team member. Would love to know more.
Yes, 1989 sounds right, indicated by the 1st digit. I'm not sure if it's the 57th bike built in May (05), or the 557th frame built that year. Either way I'd guess a mid year production date.
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Old 11-11-2014, 11:58 AM
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Hi, I am looking at a bike for sale which is said to be a Colorado Legend Ti. The seller says the serial number is BR56817. I haven't seen this prefix pop up in my google searching. Does anyone have info on this? The bike has no logos on the sides, just a head badge. Thanks
I don't recall the BR code. Did you look all through this thread?

I think 2003 was the first year for the HT badge, but since they come up for sale occasionally could have been added to anything. Take a look through the catalogs and see if frame details match anything - or post some pics and let forum members weigh in.
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