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Old 11-12-14, 06:43 PM
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Still Loving My Trek!

Have approx. 15,000 miles on my Trek 2010 1.1 bike and it still pleases me. Have replaced sprockets twice, tires ditto also chain. That's it. Probably less than $300. Did my own lube job on the hubs.

It continues to ride quietly and smoothly. A little tender care in cleaning and lubricating the chain and derailleurs, etc. Also keep the tires properly inflated. At 20 lbs my soon to be 80 year old body has no problem putting it on the car roof rack or the rack in the storage shed.

Now if I can only stretch the season to get my goal of 2500 miles; less than 200 to go!

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Old 11-12-14, 06:53 PM
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Congrats on the 15,000! Good to hear you're still in love. I'd recommend not cheating by riding a full carbon.
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Old 11-12-14, 07:26 PM
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Nice bike!
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Old 11-12-14, 08:13 PM
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Wow, good job, nice bike. Like the blue color.
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Old 11-13-14, 06:56 AM
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Great thread all the way around, a good bike, that the owner feels enthusiastic about riding, and that has performed well. The cyclist is most likely going to make his mileage goal for the year, all this is a win for Sculptor7. Thanks for the post, Sculptor!

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Old 11-13-14, 12:03 PM
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You've been putting some serious miles on, way to go! Sounds like you've kept up with the maintainence, I too enjoy trying to do most of my own wrenching. I hope the polar vortex goes away enough to give you time to get those last 200 miles in this year!
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Old 11-13-14, 12:17 PM
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Congrats on 15k. I could learn a few lessons from you about bike maintenance.
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Congratulations!

Who is the the young stud posing with your bike in the picture? No way that's you because that guy is nowhere near 80.
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Congratulations!

Who is the the young stud posing with your bike in the picture? No way that's you because that guy is nowhere near 80.
I was thinking the same thing
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Old 11-13-14, 04:43 PM
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I was thinking the same thing
Ditto that. I'll be happy to be walking when I'm 80, never mind something that requires a semblance of balance and coordination. Keep on rolling.
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Right on and ride on. My first Trek gave me twenty-five years and over 350,000 miles of joy before it was stolen (by a Trek dealer, no less). May yours give you at least that much fun.
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Originally Posted by Sculptor7 View Post
At 20 lbs my soon to be 80 year old body has no problem putting it on the car roof rack or the rack in the storage shed.





The storage shed? AHHHHHH! Bring her into your climate controlled home.
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Thanks for posting! I test rode a 1.1 myself this summer.... and could not walk away from it (even though... I did not need a new bike). I think the geometry fits me and my older body very well. Although I only racked up about 400 miles a month before the weather changed.

Your mileage is impressive.

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Old 11-17-14, 10:46 AM
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80 years old? I wanna be like him when I grow up.
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