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Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 05-05-15, 06:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,021
Posted By ForFun
I have one on my Trek 7500 and FX 7.5, best...

I have one on my Trek 7500 and FX 7.5, best upgrade on both :)
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 10-13-13, 03:56 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,286
Posted By ForFun
LOL ... I pretty much had myself talked out of a...

LOL ... I pretty much had myself talked out of a drop bar bike ... now you have the wheels turning again ... :lol: ... a relaxed fit, steel frame and 30 tires of more just may work ... thanks ...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 10-12-13, 09:15 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,286
Posted By ForFun
I have two Hybrids, a trek 7.5FX and a trek 7500....

I have two Hybrids, a trek 7.5FX and a trek 7500. The 7500 a bit more comfy, larger tires and front shock ... the 7.5 a hair sportier ... weight 250

I keep thinking I should try a tourist bike...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 09-10-13, 05:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 908
Posted By ForFun
I put the bar end adaptors and inexpensive bar...

I put the bar end adaptors and inexpensive bar ends on my 7.5 ... they work just fine for me ...
Forum: Commuting 08-12-13, 02:17 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,172
Posted By ForFun
I tried a Go Pro white for my first camera ... I...

I tried a Go Pro white for my first camera ... I purchased a helmet mount ... video and sound quality is good ...
Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 07-01-13, 05:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,242
Posted By ForFun
My wife had to make the same decision last yr ......

My wife had to make the same decision last yr ... I had her ride both a few times and she actually rode 10 to 15 miles on each ... For some reason she could not explain she like the coda sport much...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 06-23-13, 03:28 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,478
Posted By ForFun
I am changing my " measured out of spec " chain...

I am changing my " measured out of spec " chain this week, I am also changing my cassette " just because ". Should I lube the new chain prior to installing it ??? Chain L lube of course :-)))
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 06-23-13, 03:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 853
Posted By ForFun
I certainly would not go with the snug fit .......

I certainly would not go with the snug fit .... As another poster said your feet will swell a bit, especially when warm out. I know mine do.
Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 06-08-13, 03:06 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 19,889
Posted By ForFun
I ride a 2011 7.5 fx and love the ride ... that...

I ride a 2011 7.5 fx and love the ride ... that being said I also test rode a 7.2FX last yr and thought it was terrific ... I think you should start at the 7.1 and keep testing them all ... one of...
Forum: Tandem Cycling 06-07-13, 03:05 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,801
Posted By ForFun
Chain L lube. Keeps chain running very quite for...

Chain L lube. Keeps chain running very quite for a long time.
Forum: Touring 06-07-13, 05:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 755
Posted By ForFun
Yes, I've read that on occasion ... I figured...

Yes, I've read that on occasion ... I figured for the 100 bucks more id pick up the 105 group set since I will mostly be riding it on roads, paths etc.
Forum: Touring 06-06-13, 06:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 755
Posted By ForFun
I wasn't really looking for it to tour. More for...

I wasn't really looking for it to tour. More for a comfy drop bar ride. Thanks.
Forum: Touring 06-06-13, 06:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 755
Posted By ForFun
Oh, I did not know about the batch orders ... ...

Oh, I did not know about the batch orders ... Thanks.
Forum: Touring 06-06-13, 05:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 755
Posted By ForFun
NB offers a touring bike with a steel frame nd...

NB offers a touring bike with a steel frame nd 105 components. That's the one I am interested in... Thanks for your reply
Forum: Touring 06-06-13, 02:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 755
Posted By ForFun
Nashbar Steel Touring Bike No More ???

At 64 yrs old and not a fast rider, I have decided to purchase a steel touring bike. I like the idea of the upright geometry, bigger tires and the steel frame for my first drop bar ride. The 105...
Forum: Recreational Cyclocross and Gravelbiking 03-21-13, 02:49 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,393
Posted By ForFun
Bob, Looks very interesting ... well worth a...

Bob, Looks very interesting ... well worth a test ride ... thanks ...
Forum: Recreational Cyclocross and Gravelbiking 03-21-13, 02:49 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,393
Posted By ForFun
Stang, thanks for the heads up on the overlap and...

Stang, thanks for the heads up on the overlap and brake shutter ... !st i've heard about the brake shutter but good to know ... :thumb:
Forum: Recreational Cyclocross and Gravelbiking 03-20-13, 02:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,393
Posted By ForFun
Thanks John, I'll take a look at the Crux but...

Thanks John, I'll take a look at the Crux but the touring bike does seem a logical first drop bar bike for me ... as always need to ride a few ... thanks again.
Forum: Recreational Cyclocross and Gravelbiking 03-18-13, 07:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,393
Posted By ForFun
That bike looks like a good buy !!! a bit more...

That bike looks like a good buy !!! a bit more research and prob pick it up on sale ... thanks ...
Forum: Recreational Cyclocross and Gravelbiking 03-18-13, 07:37 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,393
Posted By ForFun
Thanks to both for your comments ... i will...

Thanks to both for your comments ... i will certainly look at the touring bikes ... didn't want to make a mistake and purchase the wrong bike !!!

Thanks again ...
Forum: Recreational Cyclocross and Gravelbiking 03-18-13, 05:33 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,393
Posted By ForFun
1 st Cross bike recommendation to use mostly on road ???

I am looking for a first dropped bar bike recommendation I am 64 yrs of age, 250 lbs and have been riding a trek 7500 and 7.5 FX ( bought used) for the past yr and a half. 80% on roads and paved...
Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 02-23-13, 04:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,918
Posted By ForFun
Go to both dealers, have them set the bikes up to...

Go to both dealers, have them set the bikes up to fit you and take each on a 5 or 10 mile test ride ... you'll know the "ONE" you want to buy !!!
BTW all three are good bikes !!!
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 01-01-13, 01:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 541
Posted By ForFun
Welcome Nash, My 63 yr old butt started...

Welcome Nash,

My 63 yr old butt started riding about this time last yr. I bought a 2003 7500, has shocks, and mid summer i picked up a 2011 7.5FX. i have about 1k miles on the 7500 and 500 on the...
Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 09-15-12, 05:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,302
Posted By ForFun
get out and ride it plenty ... that's a great...

get out and ride it plenty ... that's a great bike !!!
Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 09-15-12, 11:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,302
Posted By ForFun
I started riding this past January after a very...

I started riding this past January after a very long layoff, Im 63 yrs old and figured biking is a great way to get healthier ... My problem on which bike to buy was very the same as yours. I found...
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