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    love the color! you can see it with your eyes...

    love the color! you can see it with your eyes closed :D

    congrats on the ride! heres to many miles of fun!
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    Congrats my friend and welcome to the FX club :D...

    Congrats my friend and welcome to the FX club :D yeah, there is no way you would fit on a 17.5" frame... you'd look like one of those circus bears on a tricycle ;)

    post pics when your ride comes...
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    Absolutely - i've explained it on here a few...

    Absolutely - i've explained it on here a few times :) i went from the 7.2 that was the wrong size to a 7.7 because i wanted the 'ultimate' bike. i dont race but i use my bikes for exercise. because...
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    Be very careful here and trust the lbs person on...

    Be very careful here and trust the lbs person on size but with a bit of skepticism. I say this bc the lbs told me that a 20" trek 7.2 was the better size for me (back in 09 or '10 i believe) and i...
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    another point, depending on the smoothness of the...

    another point, depending on the smoothness of the ground and if you are going in a straight line, i sometimes hold the bars very loosely but in a controlled way. this way, my hands are not absorbing...
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    very nice! congrats on the new ride! what are you...

    very nice! congrats on the new ride! what are you planning to do to the bike in terms of mods/bags/fenders/lights...?

    When I first got back into biking around 2010, i sold my almost new 7.2 and...
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    Agree with Rsmith, go for a road bike for a...

    Agree with Rsmith, go for a road bike for a different riding position and for different uses. If you have the money to burn though, do what makes you happy and get the carbon sirrus.
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    Took the twins (both FX's) on a 10 mile ride...

    Took the twins (both FX's) on a 10 mile ride through central park and the east side of manhattan yesterday. weather was perfect and we stopped along the way at a street fair. :)

    Currently waiting...
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    good times in central park yesterday. rode about...

    good times in central park yesterday. rode about 10 miles in total, picnicked, just enjoyed the beautiful weather!


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    B2mac, I have not ridden the newer 7.7s. When...

    B2mac,

    I have not ridden the newer 7.7s. When I picked up my 7.4 last month, they had a 7.7 on the floor but it was 2 sizes too small. might have been even smaller, the bike looked tiny! and...
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    15" Trek 7.3fx Custom Hybrid... Blue Meanie...

    15" Trek 7.3fx Custom Hybrid... Blue Meanie

    Came across this on Craigslist and thought you guys might like it :) It's an FX with a different handle bar to give it a more upright riding...
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    Thanks again Roody. It certainly does factor in...

    Thanks again Roody. It certainly does factor in although I use public transportation more than biking to places which means more walking. I got into biking about 5 years ago for the health benefits...
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    Roody, thanks for your comments. I had grown up...

    Roody, thanks for your comments. I had grown up eating fast food and was literally having it 2 or 3 times per day. subway, mdconalds, burger king, pizza hut and a ton of other fast food places were...
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    I weighed nearly 300 lbs out of high school due...

    I weighed nearly 300 lbs out of high school due to bad habits and not being properly informed on nutrition. I sought out the information and designed my own way out of despair. It took me about 3-4...
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    I love OVERKILL and this bike has that written...

    I love OVERKILL and this bike has that written all over it! Must be a blast to ride. Those are r770 Shimano shifters if i'm not mistaken... those are a dream to shift with.
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    Adelii: Congrats on the new ride! How many miles...

    Adelii: Congrats on the new ride! How many miles have you put on it so far!



    This is exactly the reason why I went with the FX series over a road bike. For me, personally, I like being more...
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    B2mac, ...

    B2mac,

    http://www.trekbikes.com/images/bikes/2010/xl/77fx_white.jpg -- that is the 7.7 I owned in the same color, white. The damper worked almost like a rear shock - it was a piece of...
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    What model and year is your FX bike? I have...

    What model and year is your FX bike?
    I have owned 4 Trek bikes in recent years:
    - 2009 Trek FX 7.2 - Sold bc it was the wrong size!
    - 2010 Trek FX 7.7 - Sold bc I would ride 50 miles without...
  19. I am very familiar with Planet Bicycle and have...

    I am very familiar with Planet Bicycle and have been there a few times when i was considering buying an Orbea carbon hybrid. If you (or a friend or whoever reading this) do decide to go with the trek...
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    I think the only concern about the year is re:...

    I think the only concern about the year is re: specs of the bike, just like a car. If someone tells you that they have a 2011 trek fx model over a 2014, you can then determine what the differences...
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    Sticky: This past weekend: - installed cateye...

    This past weekend:
    - installed cateye tl-ld155-r tail light to compliment the cateye el-135 headlight i put on the bike
    - i am super picky about bike bags and have been looking for a top tube bag...
  22. Thanks for the heads up, steve. I read through...

    Thanks for the heads up, steve. I read through your post and I will try your fix out this weekend. enjoy the ride!
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    I've had the isozone grips on 3 bikes now and for my typical rides (less than 40 miles), they work great to reduce vibration especially when I hold them "loosely" over really rough surfaces. from a...
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    some better pics. bar bag is just a fanny pack...

    some better pics. bar bag is just a fanny pack that i rigged to the front of the bike for the time being until i get a top tube bag or something like that.

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    took my trek fx 7.4 on an 11 mile ride to lower...

    took my trek fx 7.4 on an 11 mile ride to lower manhattan yesterday battling a lot of wind. i made the trip in less than an hour and im going to try to get that time down even more :)

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