Jan 19, 2004 7:23 AM
|Does anyone here think TREK will ever produce an OCLV cyclocross frame? After all the success of their 5200/5500/5900 road frames you would think so....|
|re: TREK ?||arctic hawk|
Jan 19, 2004 7:45 AM
|Personally, I wouldn't mind seeing one, not that I could afford it, but I doubt it. As is, the XO1's are over priced given their equipment specs, Sora drivetrain.
The competitors are using Tiagara/105 mix & are cheaper in price too, Redline & Kona comes to mind (produced offshore, sigh ...). It's ashame really, as I own the 2001 version & love it. I try to do my bit to support North American made products. But, quality (real or perceived) & bottom line counts the most.
|re: TREK ?||BigBoz|
Jan 19, 2004 10:04 AM
|No way..I owned a 2001 XO-1 that was a bit choppy due to their aluminium tubing. OCLV cost much dinero and is not a ideal choice for CX due to cost/weight/buyer ratio...remember only a few of us actually enjoy cross and its just not big enough for TREK to spend the money in that area. However, I will say I managed to get Travis Browns custom production from Trek CX bike. Much like the XO-1 except they replaced the down tube with their mt. bike down tube (ovalized instead of tappered)and its a 60 cm which is way big when you look at the frame. I have it weighing in at 17 pounds for such a large frame it is sweet!!|
|TREK - what did Lance use||cross bro|
Jan 23, 2004 5:22 AM
|I saw a picture and report of L.A riding cross last winter.
Anyone know if it was an X0 frame he was on,or something special they made up ?
|re: TREK - what did Lance use||snwbdrhoon|
Jan 24, 2004 7:20 AM
|i believe it was an XO. the paint scheme and decals were USPS though.|
|They already did - sort of||flyweight|
Jan 19, 2004 1:37 PM
|Trek did make a OCLV cross bike over 10 years ago for Don Myrah. It was made from pieces of their road and MTB frames (OCLV's are NOT one piece frames, contrary to popular misconception)
It's highly unlikely you'll ever see an OCLV cross frame. Simply way too expensive.
|re: They already did - sort of||snwbdrhoon|
Jan 20, 2004 9:27 AM
|correct. somebody ebayed one a while ago...
size 57cm, too big for me....
|PS _ Calfee or Aegis||snwbdrhoon|
Jan 20, 2004 9:28 AM
|FYI: both calfee and aegis make carbon fiber cross bikes.
both look very nice.
|and Alan predated all of them (nm)||flyweight|
Jan 21, 2004 6:48 AM