(Don't all cyclists have boxes and boxes of old components in their garage?)Most early Treks (1976 through about 1980) were sold as framesets.Also gathered on this page are date codes decoded and generously provided by others.
There are lots of different backpacks available now, and there’s even bike specific wine holders!The most likely components to be original are the stem, handlebars, seatpost, and brakes.The rear derailleur freewheel/cassette and chainwheels are probably the first to be changed on a bike.Nice guy lookin for woman 30 to 49 for good time and fun. Please be single and never married Pictures are a must . [Atom] [Brooks] [Campagnolo] [Dia-Compe and Weinmann] [Huret] [Maillard] [Normandy] [Nitto] [SR (Sakae)] [Sachs-Huret] [Shimano] [Strong] [Sansin] [Sunshine] [Sun Tour (Maeda)] [Sugino] [Tange] [Williams] [Dancing Chain] [Saddles]The date of manufacture of a bicycle's components can often be used to determine the date of manufacture of the bike itself.
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Swaps can take place early in the life of a bike as the proud new owner upgrades to new or used components of higher quality.