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Old 07-07-05, 09:41 PM
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trek 1500

Hey im new ito road biking and I was thinking of buying the trek 1500 for my first road bike. Does anyone have any complaints about it? Is it a good bike for the money? Any other bikes youd recommend? Thanks
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'search the forums' for trek 1500 = good thread.
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My wife and I both ride 1500s. Good bike.

I've tweaked mine a bit by getting a better saddle and upgrading the brakes to 105s. If you shop around, these can both be pretty cheap upgrades.
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Great bikes definitely ... I wouldn't hesitate all else being equal!
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I started that initial thread last w/end about the Trek 1500 and someone recommended the Felt F70. I went and rode both this week and fell in love with the F70. I would highly recommend you look at it too, but it really comes down to what feels better.
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