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Old 10-29-2020, 05:01 PM
dave thompson dave thompson is offline
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Join Date: Dec 2003
Location: Spokane, Washington
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Originally Posted by Texstever View Post
Dave, thanks for the reply. How did you determine year? One thing I noticed is the bike, although made from LT tubing, does not have LT after Colorado decal. Maybe a year or two later model. I don’t think it ever had downtube shifters on it. Image of the bike after I cleaned it up some attached.
My guesstimate of the year is based on the LT was first shown in the '92 catalog and yours was the 52nd built, according to the serial number.

LT is not the tubing but the method of tube joining, TIG welded instead of lugged. The lack of the LT decal isn't terribly significant.

Your bike has cable stops on the downtube, which could have replaced downtube shifters on the shifter bosses.
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