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    2013 Trek 4300 made in where?

    Hello, I recently bought a 2013 Trek 4300. I was thinking where is it made? China? Taiwan? How can I be sure?

    For reference, this is the bike: http://buckleycycles.ie/wp-content/u...14/04/4300.jpg
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    SOrry but gotta ask, does it matter???? LOL

    Depends on the bike, Trek basically says Asia. So just depends. Look at your paperwork for the bike it will state country of manufacture.
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    I know it does not matter, but still wanted to know the exact country of manufacturing. I didnt get the papers coz it was in the display and I just paid and rode it to home. Besides, I am from a south asian country called Bangladesh and warranty does not apply here.
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    2010 4300 says made in china
    2013 Fuel ex8 made in taiwan

    There is a sticker on the front of the head tube on both of my bikes with built wherever on it. Whether your 4300 is made the same place mine was or all 13's are made in taiwan i don't know
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    I have one - Taiwan

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    ONLY Trek's top-shelf carbon bikes are made in USA.
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    Quote Originally Posted by wcoyne View Post
    There is a sticker on the front of the head tube on both of my bikes with built wherever on it.
    Was going to say the same thing, check the sticker on the head tube.

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