Mountain Biking - New Trek Top Fuels
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07-29-08, 04:05 PM
Any thoughts about the new Trek Top Fuel? I've got an older one, love it.
Cycling News Trek Top Fuel (http://www.cyclingnews.com/tech.php?id=tech/2008/features/trek_mtb_introduction082)
DT Swiss rear shock looks pretty sweet. Not sure I like the "seat tube" design though.
is this the same bike that might have have legal action from dw link?
Not sure I like the "seat tube" design though.
Looks like something I'd snap off.
07-29-08, 06:36 PM
Yeah looks like a very stressed junction
07-29-08, 07:02 PM
Trek has a powerful R&D team that's well funded. I doubt they'd put something on a high-end bike without testing it extensively.
The only problem is that they didn't have me or Cheeto test it for durability. We must have been outta town or something.
07-29-08, 08:07 PM
I'm not liking that seat tube one bit. 2008 seat tube is good so why make one that looks like it'll snap off in no time?
Wish I had the money to buy one though. A 2008 Top Fuel that is.
07-29-08, 08:34 PM
I hope they re-designed the ABP a bit to be more racer friendly.
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