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Uploaded by Mikku 25 October 2015 - 01:35 PM

Classification Details

  • Brand Trident
  • Model N/A
  • Genre Race
  • Class Pro
  • Country of MFG USA
  • Year of MFG 1983
  • Finish Original
  • Condition Used Fair

Core Structure

  • Frame Trident
  • Fork Trident
  • Handlebars Unknown
  • Stem SunTour Power Stem
  • Headset Generic
  • Gyro N/A

Wheel Details

  • Front Hub Skyway
  • Rear Hub Skyway
  • Mag Wheel Skyway Tuff II Alloy Hubbed
  • Rim N/A
  • Front Tire Generic Comp 3
  • Rear Tire Generic Comp 3
  • Spokes N/A

Drivetrain Details

  • Cranks Takagi 175 one piece
  • Pedals MKS Grafight X
  • Pedal Cage N/A
  • Chain Generic
  • Sprocket Generic 44T
  • Spider PPP
  • Bottom Bracket Generic

Seat Details

  • Seat Post Clamp Dia Compe 2 bolt
  • Seat Post Generic layback
  • Seat Kashimax Aero
  • Seat Cover N/A

Brake Details

  • Brake Front Dia Compe MX 1000
  • Brake Rear Dia Compe MX 1000
  • Brake Lever Dia Compe Tech 3
  • Brake Cable Generic
  • Brake Shoes Tuff Pads

Miscellaneous Details

  • Grips Mushroom copies
  • Pad Set Cal Lite red & white checked - not shown
  • Number Plate Dyno - not shown
  • Decals N/A
  • Other N/A

Additional Notes

Built up from one of 100 framesets made by VDC for the UK market via Hot Wheels, an old bike shop down of the south coast of England. The serial confirms that it was the 93rd frame off VDC's production line in September 1983. The frame's distinctive design feature is a small oval section of tubing where the top tube meets the seat tube (as seen in the third picture below). I bought the frameset new from Hot Wheels in or around 1984 and it was my rider for the following 20 years, almost continually in the same spec noted above and shown in the pics below, which I took when I pulled the bike out of storage in 2011.


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