Appel Racing Components
Madison, Wisconsin
Est. in operation from 1979 ~ 2006


     Mike Appel was one of the original Trek builders, and later a painter for Trek.  
     "...maintained pretty close contact with Trek, and a number of Trek builders used to hang out at his shop, including Joe Starck, Dave Tesch (both later with Masi CA), Chris Fiorini (with Waterford), Kelly Gamble, and myself. " 
                                                 John Thompson

Martin Appel's (no relation) 1995 road bike
Images courtesy Wayne Bingham and Martin Appel

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