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Old 09-19-13, 11:10 AM   #1
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New Trek 7.2FX Disc Owner here...

Hey all,

I just picked up a brand new Trek 7.2FX Disc last week. I had been riding my Trek 520 touring bike as a commuter, but wanted to get something with disc brakes. I did some research and settled on the 7.2FX Disc.

I love the new bike. I am a casual rider. I try and commute to work regularly (16 miles round trip) but typically ride about 30 to 50 miles per week. I am not a performance biker, but enjoy riding.

The 7.2FX Disc is a comfortable bike. I like the upright riding position - I find it more comfortable for casual (low speed) riding and great for commuting. The bike components are decent and the disc brakes do a great job of stopping. I wanted discs for braking in wet/snowy weather. The frame is nicely constructed and it is comfortable to ride (not overly stiff or rigid).

I might eventually upgrade some of the components as they wear out to nicer quality ones, but for now I'll just keep riding my new bike as much as possible.
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Old 09-19-13, 05:45 PM   #2
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You got yourself a nice one. You'd have to do some extra heavy duty cycling to wear the components out on that bike.
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Old 09-19-13, 06:55 PM   #3
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I have a 2010 Trek 7.2 FX (non-Disc) and I love it. My only real complaint with the bike has been the grips, but for 30 dollars I fixed the issue with Ergon GP2 grips.

Good choice on a great bike! How about some pics of it??
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Old 09-20-13, 09:34 AM   #4
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Congratulations on finding a bike you obviously enjoy riding. You are describing many of the reasons we all enjoy hybrid bikes! The only caution I would offer is to avoid upgrading for the sake of buying new bike stuff. If something doesn't seem right after riding the bike for a while then change to something better designed. Tires, pedals and gearing can be possible candidates for improving the ride.
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