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Old 10-25-07, 12:43 PM   #1
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7.5 FX or The Specialized Crosstrail

I wanted an all around just have fun bile and I narrowed my choices down to the Trek 7.5 FX and the Specialized Crosstrail Expert. Well, I liked them both but I went with the Crosstrail. I like the Disc brakes and the ride felt better. Any opinions on this choice?
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Old 10-25-07, 01:03 PM   #2
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I wanted an all around just have fun bile and I narrowed my choices down to the Trek 7.5 FX and the Specialized Crosstrail Expert. Well, I liked them both but I went with the Crosstrail. I like the Disc brakes and the ride felt better. Any opinions on this choice?
Well, it's a bit late for opinions if you already got the bike, but either one is a good bike If you are happy with your choice, that's all that matters anyhoo
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Old 10-25-07, 02:11 PM   #3
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I know it is a little late Tom but I had to look for a little validation of the choice and see the merits of it or lack thereof!
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Old 10-25-07, 02:15 PM   #4
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Well, consider it validated You got a great ride, either way
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Old 10-25-07, 03:53 PM   #5
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I don't know...........the Trek is a really nice bike.
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I liked the 7.5FX Disc a little more than the Crosstrail, but the 7.5FX vs. the Crosstrail was about even for me. The Crosstrail is much more dirt oriented. Either way, you'd have done well for yourself.
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I ride a Trek product but I think that generally speaking Specialized makes a better bike.
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