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Anyone know how heavy a Trek FX 7.2 is?

Old 09-11-08, 10:54 PM
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Anyone know how heavy a Trek FX 7.2 is?

I have one now and I want to know how heavy it is because I want to upgrade to something lighter but I'm shopping online so I don't really have the benefit of feeling it out. Anyone know how heavy these bikes are or how to accurately weigh them with a regular scale?

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About 26 pounds.

You do realize the only benefit a lighter bike will give a mere mortal is that it will be easier to carry up stairs.
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I have one now and I want to know how heavy it is because I want to upgrade to something lighter but I'm shopping online so I don't really have the benefit of feeling it out. Anyone know how heavy these bikes are or how to accurately weigh them with a regular scale?

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If all you have is a bathroom scale get on the scale and weigh yourself. Then get on holding your bike. Subtract and get a difference. That's close enough besides a 26 lbs bike you can be off my many pounds and you will still know it is freakin' heavy.
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Originally Posted by Tariq08 View Post
I have one now and I want to know how heavy it is because I want to upgrade to something lighter but I'm shopping online so I don't really have the benefit of feeling it out. Anyone know how heavy these bikes are or how to accurately weigh them with a regular scale?

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Check scale accuracy by get on carrying 25 lb bag of dog food or such.
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thanks guys, honestly i can feel how heavy the bike is by the 7th or 8th mile, a lighter bike will at least be faster, i'm hoping that it will make it a little easier too though but we'll see
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26 sounds right. My 7.5FX is 24 lbs. You will feel it if you are upgrading to a sub 20lb road bike.
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