Join Date: Jan 2003
Location: North Texas, USA
Bikes: Trek 7300
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Finally picked up my new ride... Now for a rack & fr fender?
Well, I went by the lbs and picked up my Trek 7300 today. Darn traffic! It was dark by the time I got home so all I had time for was a quick jaunt down the block to the highway and back. No way I was going to tackle the rush hour frenzy on the highway without lights!
I decided to stay with the stock 48/38/28 chainwheel for now. The granny seems certainly low enough for day riding around here, even for HalfHearted. If I get a chance to tour this fall I'll put a Deore crank and 44/32/22 chainrings on it then.
I need a rear rack, and I noticed that there are threaded bosses on the dropouts and near the top of the seat stays. Any recommendations for a good rack that will fit properly without busting my poor flat wallet? Does one have to order a Trek rack to find one that fits the top bosses (as opposed to clamping to the seatpost or seat tube), or are the dimensions for those pretty standard across makes?
Does anybody make a lightweight plastic front fender that will fit the suspension fork, maybe by attaching to the hole at the top of the crossover on the lower part of the fork (where the factory reflector is mounted)?
Does Regis color his hair? Is that your final answer? Enquiring minds want to know...