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Old 03-26-21, 11:44 PM
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What are the best mods for a hybrid bike? thankyou
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It gets down to how you use it.

Do you want to carry things? You could put on a carrier rack.

Do you ride after dark? You may want lights.

You may want a horn, or bell, or both.

Does it have fenders? Do you want fenders?

I recently put mirrors on my bike. I think I will continue to have mirrors in the future.
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Start with the "contact points". Seat, handlebar, grips, pedals. Better tires (tho some come with ok tires, and can always upgrade when they wear out). A lot depends on the components that came stock. May not need to upgrade much that comes on a high-dollar bike, as compared to one at a lower price point.
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I have tried a few options. Some have stuck and some I feel will be used as I get older, I am 72.


Changed the flat bars for mustache. Nice but I will hold off for a later change. Instead, I am running the stock flat, shortened 1.5 in, and added vertical grips for a different hand position on longer rides. Also, taller and shorter stem.




Swapped out the rear cogs and RD for a lower gear, 11-36, for the hills where I ride. I have also changed the tires from 28mm to 37mm. The next set will probably be 32's as the 37's just don't feel right to me on this bike. Also the saddle but that is totally a personal thing as the stock might be just what you wanted. These are just what I have done to fill my needs and nothing more than that. You might want to ride your bike a while and see what you want to change if anything. Good luck, be safe and have fun.
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Hi there already changed brakes/pads put lock on grips from my mtb on my hybrid changed the tyres and put on a bike bag and rack and lights and pedals.
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Old 03-27-21, 02:06 PM
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I put Jones bars, Brooks saddle,Race Face Chester pedals,rear rack.....I'm ready to roll
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Originally Posted by 257 roberts View Post

I put Jones bars, Brooks saddle,Race Face Chester pedals,rear rack.....I'm ready to roll
How do you like the Jones bar? I like the area you have with that bar for the computer and additional hand grip. Nice setup.
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Originally Posted by freeranger View Post
Start with the "contact points". Seat, handlebar, grips, pedals. Better tires (tho some come with ok tires, and can always upgrade when they wear out). A lot depends on the components that came stock. May not need to upgrade much that comes on a high-dollar bike, as compared to one at a lower price point.
I concur about about contact points. My best mods of been my Ergon GP3 grips and my Shimano Saint MX80 Flat Pedals.


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Old 03-28-21, 05:58 PM
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I've tried quite a few mirrors, but the ones that I'd recommend are Mirrycle bar end mirrors.
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Old 03-29-21, 10:33 AM
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>>My best modes of been my Ergon GP3 grips<<

Thanks for the tip...ordered mine today!
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Heres what I've done to my trek 7300fx changed pedals added a water bottle cage rack seat bag changes tires added lights.
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What are the best clip less pedals for a hybrid?
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Kickstand, Saddle, Grips, Pedals
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Got a kickstand on it changes grips pedals and going to change the seat
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Old 04-02-21, 06:18 AM
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Originally Posted by Bikesarecool21 View Post
What are the best clip less pedals for a hybrid?
I have been very happy with my Shimano Saint MX80 Flat Pedals.
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I will have to look into the shimano flat pedals.
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I've had a Selle San Marco Regal Girardi saddle & Shimano M650 Deore DX Comp pedals that I've had for years & years that I move from bike to bike.
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Originally Posted by Bikesarecool21 View Post
What are the best clip less pedals for a hybrid?
I ordered the Shimano Deore XT PD-T8000 SPD pedal that is SPD on one side and flat on the other. It should be here Tuesday and I will see how it works out, but I wanted the flexibility to ride with clip-in shoes if I wanted.
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Okay will look into both shimano pedals thank you.
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What are the best clip less pedals for a hybrid?

I love my Time ATAC XC pedals. I moved all my times to these pedals, road, mountain, and commuter.
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Will look into the pedals also
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  • Ergon GP4 grips
  • SQ-Lab 411 inner bar ends
  • Race Face Chester pedals
  • S-Works carbon seat post
Have new bars waiting to be cut and will likely get a new saddle.
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Next pedals I get for my hybrid bike will be race face Chester's and most likely ergon grip and idk whatbseat yet.
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love crankbrothers stamp 1 pedals, chesters are not bad.
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I have race face ride pedals on my MTB

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