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Old 06-23-10, 07:01 PM   #1
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Trek 520.

Looks like the 520 is the only model with most of the features I want. The quality and most of the features and the SIZE. I'm 5'1". That means about 47 or 48 cm frame. I need fenders, front and rear racks and bags for them. I have some of the lights but the big kick is the MONEY. I just don't seem to get the overtime or a large expense comes up. Our 39th anniversary is coming up so there goes the bags, racks, and etc. I think I will be a proud owner ordering my first non-Xmart bike the middle of July. When it is adjusted and paid for I'm promptly going to ride it like I stole it! Anyone in the center of the US have a 520 or better bike that wants to help out a sort of newby by selling me a used one at a better than new price? TIA and God Bless. Blues Frog
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Old 06-23-10, 08:45 PM   #2
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I hope that you check out your local Craiglist: there are some Trek 520 there from time to time.

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Old 06-23-10, 08:48 PM   #3
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Looks like the 520 is the only model with most of the features I want. The quality and most of the features and the SIZE. I'm 5'1". That means about 47 or 48 cm frame. I need fenders, front and rear racks and bags for them. I have some of the lights but the big kick is the MONEY. I just don't seem to get the overtime or a large expense comes up. Our 39th anniversary is coming up so there goes the bags, racks, and etc. I think I will be a proud owner ordering my first non-Xmart bike the middle of July. When it is adjusted and paid for I'm promptly going to ride it like I stole it! Anyone in the center of the US have a 520 or better bike that wants to help out a sort of newby by selling me a used one at a better than new price? TIA and God Bless. Blues Frog
My riding buddy has four treks, nice ones. The 520 is his favorite.

+1 on Craigslist.
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Old 06-23-10, 09:35 PM   #4
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You can always go to the "Rigid Fork MTB Conversion" route. Much, much cheaper.

http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread...MTB+conversion
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