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    Congrats! Heck, I'm just happy to have lived to...

    Congrats! Heck, I'm just happy to have lived to see 60.....:lol:
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    3702 miles in 2014, my first full year of riding...

    3702 miles in 2014, my first full year of riding (turned 65 in Nov). Was aiming for 4K but took a month off in Sep to rest a sore right leg. If all goes well in 2015 would like to hit that 4000...
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    Now that is really hard to believe... With...

    Now that is really hard to believe...<G> With all those variables...uh, uh...
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    [/B] I've seen this before and just wondering...

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    I've seen this before and just wondering what are "really good tires"? I have the stock 35mm tires on my 2012 7.2FX and it rides great- almost 6K miles in last 18 months and nary a problem. ...
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    OK, I give...what exactly is a "chuck"? ...

    OK, I give...what exactly is a "chuck"? Seriously...
  7. Tires that come on an FX2 are just fine.

    Tires that come on an FX2 are just fine.
  8. Def NOT the norm in my neck of the woods for a...

    Def NOT the norm in my neck of the woods for a test ride! To expect a bike shop to do all that for your average hybrid is asking a bit much IMO. Adjusting the seat post once they ascertain the...
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    You said in your 1st post you are a 32" inseam...

    You said in your 1st post you are a 32" inseam and 5'7". Which is it?....32" or 30" inseam, 5'7" or 5' 8" tall?...

    I'm 5'8" and 30" inseam and my 17.5 7.2 FX fits like a glove...
  10. Honda CR-V. Bike fits in back (rear seats down)...

    Honda CR-V. Bike fits in back (rear seats down) w/o taking front wheel off. Plus, I get 30 mpg.....:thumb:
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    My LBS is a Trek dealer and they only stock up to...

    My LBS is a Trek dealer and they only stock up to the 7.4 FX, no matter what time of the year. Anything higher and you need to put a deposit down so they can order. Also, their test rides are only...
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    How many hybrid riders (ie FX) go on 4 hr rides? ...

    How many hybrid riders (ie FX) go on 4 hr rides? Not that many, I'd imagine. I do 1-2 hrs regularly and that's plenty for daily fitness rides though have done 3 hrs in organized charity rides but...
  13. Sluggish and unresponsive? Sorry but I have to...

    Sluggish and unresponsive? Sorry but I have to disagree...have a 2012 7.2 FX and it does just fine on the road. I manage to hold my own with a fair amount of roadies on recreational rides (even...
  14. Thread: Miles ridden

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    2640 miles this year after hitting 2000 miles in...

    2640 miles this year after hitting 2000 miles in 8.5 months in 2013. Aiming for 4000 in 2014 and was on track until early Aug when I took off 4 weeks for a lingering upper leg injury. Just getting...
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    The advantage to me is if/when I crash....easier...

    The advantage to me is if/when I crash....easier to clean up and treat. Plus my legs look good....:roflmao2:
  16. Thread: Twenty Grand

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    Congrats on a reaching a monumental milestone!

    Congrats on a reaching a monumental milestone!
  17. Thanks for taking the time to respond, guys/gals!...

    Thanks for taking the time to respond, guys/gals! Some useful advice there. Pretty sure it's not a "fit" issue since I'm an ave size, 5'8", 160 lbs and ride a 17.5 FX-2 that was fitted by my LBS. ...
  18. Sore Upper Right Leg (Previously posted in General Forum)

    Sore Upper Right Leg

    OK, not looking for a medical opinion but some "non professional" feedback would be appreciated. Turn 65 in Nov, been riding regularly for 18 months. Front/side of my upper...
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    Sore Upper Right Leg

    OK, not looking for a medical opinion but some "non professional" feedback would be appreciated. 64 yrs old, in good shape, been riding regularly for 18 months or so. Front of my upper right leg...
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    Expensive: > than a reliable used car....:thumb:...

    Expensive: > than a reliable used car....:thumb:

    Actually though, my comfort level was $2K and under so when I bought my 1st road bike (Domane 2.3) for $1600 2 weeks ago I was quite satisfied.
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    :roflmao2:

    :roflmao2:
  22. Thread: Tire question

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    Really? What year? My 2012 7.2FX came with...

    Really? What year? My 2012 7.2FX came with 700X35s and they work for me...
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    Almost 65 and been riding a Trek 7.2 FX for about...

    Almost 65 and been riding a Trek 7.2 FX for about 18 months and finally bought my 1st road bike today: 2014 Trek Domane 2.3C. Sticker of $1919 and got it for $1599. Pick it up...
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    Almost 65 and have lived in NY, MA, NC, FL and TX...

    Almost 65 and have lived in NY, MA, NC, FL and TX (as well as in Europe) and have never heard the term "cager" until this thread. Just what I need, more useless info to clutter my head...:roflmao2:
  25. Whats your avg speed? 13-15 mph on my normal...

    Whats your avg speed? 13-15 mph on my normal rides, riding solo. Can comfortably maintain 15-16 mph w/o intersections, etc
    What are you riding? 2012 Trek 7.2FX
    Whats your setup? Mostly stock,...
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