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Old 10-03-08, 03:23 PM   #1
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Trek Mt. Bike?? Good bike to buy?

am looking at a used Teck bike. Here are some pictures.


It is a trek something or other hardtail with disc brakes.


They are asking $325. I'm going over this afternoon to inspect and test ride. Are there anything that I need to keep in mind when I inspect it.


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Old 10-03-08, 03:35 PM   #2
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Do it!!!! I've always loved Trek.

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Old 10-03-08, 07:35 PM   #3
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weird looking bars ... very worth 325 though ... what is it for dirt juming or something?

I'd make sure it's the right size, but for a bike like that it may not be a big point. looks nice.
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Ahhh, the old Trek Something-Or-Other.

Don't buy it, I never liked Trek.
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Junkyard everyone knows that the Something-Or-Other is a gary fisher model.. You may really be a poseur.
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The Something-Or-Other is a GF, but the Something-Or-Other Hardtail With Disc Brakes is in fact a Trek.
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Looks like a bruiser, well used from the look of it. I'd look it over very carefully.
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The new Treks are actually pretty appealing , they finally waken up.
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I went and looked at it and ended up being a 1 x 9 speed. They converted it to a 1 x 9. The chainring on the front was well used. The cassette was OK. But the wheels and rims looked really heavy. the tires were about 1/2 used. I really liked the disc brakes.

But, with the hills in UT, I really need the triple crank set. I think it would cost too much to buy a new crankset, bottom bracket?, derailurer and shifter. I think I could get a better bike for the $500 - $600 range.

Or, do you think it would be worth it to replace these. The forks were a bommer 2001. So, most of the bike is about 6 years old.
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Here's an excellent value in that price range.
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