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Old 09-22-16, 09:14 PM
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Hello

My name is Phil. I recently purchased a bike and began riding again. Many years ago I was an avid bike rider. Having moved to a very rural area, such that there really is nowhere in the immediate area close enough to ride a bike to, I gave up on riding bike for a long time. I moved back into an urban area, and as such I much prefer to get around on a bike rather than drive. It is better for the environment, better for me, and IMO much more enjoyable compared to driving a car. I go to school about 7.5 miles from where I live, so that is my commute 5 days a week.

I bought a Trek 7.1 FX, which I have had some minor issues with in the short amount of time that I have owned it, and that is why I have joined your community here. Hoping to get some guidance on optimizing my bike, and optimizing my experience riding it.

Thanks, Phil.
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Old 09-23-16, 07:04 AM
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Old 09-23-16, 09:25 AM
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Old 09-23-16, 09:39 AM
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Old 09-23-16, 10:05 AM
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Hi Phil! The Trek FX is actually a pretty nice bike. I hope that you are able to get things adjusted just right. We have a mechanics section where you can ask questions. Pictures always help too.

Good luck with that!
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