Question: How can you tell how old a bicycle is?

How long is a bicycle serial number?

six to ten digits Most (but not all) bicycles have a serial number. Theyre usually referred to as a bicycle serial number, but also at times called a “frame number.” They are stamped onto the frame of a bike and range from six to ten digits long.

Does a bicycle have a serial number?

Most bicycle serial numbers are located under the bottom bracket where the two pedal cranks come together (1). Simply turn your bike upside down and record the number. The best chance at recovering a stolen bicycle is having a registered serial number.

How many numbers are in a bicycle serial number?

Most (but not all) bicycles have a serial number. Theyre usually referred to as a bicycle serial number, but also at times called a “frame number.” They are stamped onto the frame of a bike and range from six to ten digits long.

What does a trek serial number look like?

You can find the bike serial number on the underside of the bicycle frame, near the bottom bracket. Look for a sticker containing a barcode. This sticker will also contain a string of letters and numbers, many beginning with WTU. This full string of characters is the bike serial number.

How can you tell what year a Trek bike was made?

Trek frame serial numbers (SNs) are typically stamped into the bottom of the bottom bracket shell. In the case of some early 80s Treks, the number is under the plastic cable guide on the bottom of the shell. Just remove the plastic cable guide to see the number.

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