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Old 09-27-06, 08:00 PM   #1
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06 Trek Session?

Hola everyone,

Just wanted opinions on the 06 Session 7 + 77. Opinions on frame alone, I don't give a crap about the components. I'm still looking for a frame for my winter build for a shuttle+ski resort dualy. If anyone has ridden/owns one I want to hear form you!

That's about all, let me know what ya think.

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Define what you mean here. A bike to get you around a ski resort?

If so, I wouldn't use that, I'd use a rigid aluminum frame, with nokian tires.

In my opinion ( and don't trash me for this please, I hate forum arguments ) is that is a silly idea to use a good frame like that in harsh winter conditions.
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haha, troll.

Yeah, a guy that works at one of the lbs's here has one(session 7) and he loves it.
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I took a spin on one once....Awesome! They are really nice! There not very pedal efficent but hey, your gonna be shuttling anyhow.
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Define what you mean here. A bike to get you around a ski resort?

If so, I wouldn't use that, I'd use a rigid aluminum frame, with nokian tires.

In my opinion ( and don't trash me for this please, I hate forum arguments ) is that is a silly idea to use a good frame like that in harsh winter conditions.
I think he means a bike to build up in the winter time, not to ride.

But yeah i've never riden one...but they look cool
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Define what you mean here. A bike to get you around a ski resort?

If so, I wouldn't use that, I'd use a rigid aluminum frame, with nokian tires.

In my opinion ( and don't trash me for this please, I hate forum arguments ) is that is a silly idea to use a good frame like that in harsh winter conditions.
Sorry for the misunderstanding. I mean ski resorts during the summer As in lift aided downhills... Like Northstar at Tahoe, Kirkwood, and Mammoth Mountain.
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haha, troll.
Are you referring to me?
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Didn't you just ask the EXACT same question about the transition which is virtually the same bike but didn't respond to the responses?

Its a solid bike. Frame is solid, geometry is almost identical to the transition so the ride would be similar. Biggest difference is in the bearings which are huge...massive actually. I have had a chance to play on one, and it is great for ski resorts, but better for more frish than dh. The geometry is a little tall for dh race quality bike.
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Didn't you just ask the EXACT same question about the transition which is virtually the same bike but didn't respond to the responses?

Its a solid bike. Frame is solid, geometry is almost identical to the transition so the ride would be similar. Biggest difference is in the bearings which are huge...massive actually. I have had a chance to play on one, and it is great for ski resorts, but better for more frish than dh. The geometry is a little tall for dh race quality bike.
Thanks, I appreciate the response.
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What resort and you going to be playing at? Keep in mind, some of the "resorts" in the states are more catered to dh than fr so a shorter build frame might work out better. The transition and trek are both tall and really work well for climbing (as far as 7 in dually's go)
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What resort and you going to be playing at? Keep in mind, some of the "resorts" in the states are more catered to dh than fr so a shorter build frame might work out better. The transition and trek are both tall and really work well for climbing (as far as 7 in dually's go)
Northstar at Tahoe, Kirkwood, Mammoth Mountain. Northstar is pretty rocky, w/ a lot of good runs ranging from beginner to double black diamonds. Kirkwood and Mammoth are not as rocky.
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Are you referring to me?
He's referring to the guy who doesn't know what a lift assisted dh run is.
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