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    I absolutely agree with your comments. I have...

    I absolutely agree with your comments. I have owned 3 FX bikes - from the 7.2 to the 7.7 and i can vouch for the fact that the higher end bikes will turn a 90 mile ride into a joke. my longest ride...
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    pics of what...? if it's my 7.3, i did post a...

    pics of what...? if it's my 7.3, i did post a couple of pictures somewhere in this forum... i forget where but it was like over a year ago :D
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    congrats on the progress and a toast to your...

    congrats on the progress and a toast to your improved health!
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    totally agree! my fastest was maybe 32-34mph and...

    totally agree! my fastest was maybe 32-34mph and even then i was nervous...
  5. Thread: 7.9fx weight?

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    Someone on this forum said this and it's stuck...

    Someone on this forum said this and it's stuck with me since: it's much cheaper to lose a few pounds yourself (if you have extra to lose) than to spend a crazy amount of $ on a "lighter" bike. i wish...
  6. hell yeah, looks like you guys had some good fun...

    hell yeah, looks like you guys had some good fun :D
  7. i dont know about the badboy so i cant say...

    i dont know about the badboy so i cant say anything about it but as the previous owner of a 7.7, you can't go wrong with you. your commute is going to be so short on the 7.7 because that bike FLIES....
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    im sure the point has already been made but...

    im sure the point has already been made but instead of getting a $200 new xmart bike, put that $200 and maybe a tiny bit more and get a used trek off of craigslist. you get great components and a...
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    I am at 13MPH or so riding my 7.3 on the west...

    I am at 13MPH or so riding my 7.3 on the west side trails here in manhattan. the notorious wind is the reason why this number isn't any higher but, on the good side, it gives me a killer workout :D i...
  10. i always wear reebok working/running pants on my...

    i always wear reebok working/running pants on my rides, running sneakers and a t shirt. plain and simple.
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    Poll: another thing - matte black is really getting...

    another thing - matte black is really getting played out, in my opinion. everything is coming in that finish nowadays.... fwiw.
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    Poll: my old 7.7 fx and my new 7.3 fx are both white......

    my old 7.7 fx and my new 7.3 fx are both white... it just makes the bike look awesome..... so im gonna say go with white :D
  13. Thread: Sub $300 Hybrids

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    you can find a used trek 7.2 or 7.3 fx on...

    you can find a used trek 7.2 or 7.3 fx on craigslist for about that. just gotta be vigilent about it. a 4 year old trek will beat any newer sub $300 you can buy.
  14. 1- you can rent a road bike for a few hours (or a...

    1- you can rent a road bike for a few hours (or a day) - a lot of bike shops have this option. this way, you're spending very little to see if you like the road bike posture more than the hybrid...
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    congrats on the new ride - what color did you get...

    congrats on the new ride - what color did you get it in?
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    1) does it fit? is it your size? 2) have you...

    1) does it fit? is it your size?
    2) have you ridden other trek bikes (the 7.1 through 7.3 fx comes to mind)
    3) what is the most you want to spend on a bike?
    4) have you taken it for a test ride?...
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    living in manhattan, even if i do get a flat on...

    living in manhattan, even if i do get a flat on my bike, i am always a cab ride away from home so i barely carry anything when riding... i only carry 4 things when riding: wallet, keys, cellphone,...
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    with a $200 budget, instead of getting a brand...

    with a $200 budget, instead of getting a brand new lower end bike, scour craigslist for a nice used bike for a little more than $200 then haggle down if you can.

    you can find some great deals on...
  19. saw a woman fall over a couple weeks back bc she...

    saw a woman fall over a couple weeks back bc she was clipped in. this is why i dont like them. i know similar things can happen with toe clips (i've used toeclips on all my most recently owned bikes)...
  20. beautiful bike! mine is white too but yours is so...

    beautiful bike! mine is white too but yours is so much whiter in so many places! actually reminded me of the 'ghost bikes' around new york city...

    but still, a stunning ride! have a blast with it!
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    just a couple options - check out craigslist for...

    just a couple options - check out craigslist for trek fx's. you could probably get a nice, clean used 7.3 for the price of a new 7.1...

    alternately, shop around for your model if you want to buy...
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    i see an uncanny resemblance 208329

    i see an uncanny resemblance

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    i too am fearful of traffic - especially since i...

    i too am fearful of traffic - especially since i live in manhattan - specifically, times square. traffic here is nuts. i live on the west side and ride my bike on some quieter streets/sidewalks while...
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    the 700x38 tires is the reason you're huffing and...

    the 700x38 tires is the reason you're huffing and puffing to get up to speed. move to thinner tires - like 700x28 - and you will see a noticeable improvement in acceleration and speed maintenence....
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    i had a 7.7 and yes, it was sick :D

    i had a 7.7 and yes, it was sick :D
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