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01-05-21, 09:10 AM
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Posted By uriwvu

Original owner put no more than 5-6 hours on it. ...

Original owner put no more than 5-6 hours on it. So it is brand new, and with the price he accepted, I couldn't turn it down.
01-05-21, 05:53 AM
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Posted By raymellott

I'd agree with Shady who also posted a response...

I'd agree with Shady who also posted a response to you. Grips and pedals would be first. I'd add toe clips, also, to keep your feet properly positioned on the pedals. Stock trek seats are...
01-04-21, 08:14 AM
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Posted By uriwvu

Just picked a very lightly used 2021 FX1 at a...

Just picked a very lightly used 2021 FX1 at a bargain price. I’ve got a Verve 3 that I love but I was looking for a “different” kind of workout. After a couple rides on the FX1, I clearly notice the...
11-17-20, 11:43 AM
Replies: 1,436
Views: 302,266
Posted By John Valuk

My '95 Trek 730 got a new bottom bracket...

My '95 Trek 730 got a new bottom bracket yesterday evening. It made me happy to find that the original BB-LP25 wasn't seriously rusted in place.

Rode it this morning; very nice.
10-27-20, 08:14 AM
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Views: 623,256
Posted By sh00k

For the last decade or so, Trek has been...

For the last decade or so, Trek has been increasing the prices of bikes and at the same time putting cheaper components on. Bike shop margins on these bikes are HUGE as a result - nearly 50% in some...
10-24-20, 11:46 AM
Replies: 1,436
Views: 302,266
Posted By gio957

Added some 32c conti gp 5000 tl. After testing...

Added some 32c conti gp 5000 tl. After testing them, i can confidently say that tl tires make a huge difference in improving how the bike feels....
10-09-20, 11:44 AM
Replies: 1,436
Views: 302,266
Posted By Smokinapankake

Only installed the coolest bike accessory of all...

Only installed the coolest bike accessory of all time ever:

a Shimano Shark Fin chainstay protector/ anti- chain suck device! I’ll try to upload some pics:...
09-24-20, 09:26 AM
Replies: 1,436
Views: 302,266
Posted By travbikeman

Had installed my Thompson seatpost and my new...

Had installed my Thompson seatpost and my new saddle. Was shipped a gel saddle by mistake rather than the regular SMP saddle. Was hesitant at first since I've had not such great experiences with gel...
08-05-20, 02:24 AM
Replies: 1,436
Views: 302,266
Posted By Cornchips

I installed some MTB pedals on my Giant Escape -...

I installed some MTB pedals on my Giant Escape - all by myself - after watching a few videos on YouTube. I really found the 'step on the wrench' technique very effective it getting the stock pedals...
03-22-20, 01:46 PM
Replies: 7,683
Views: 2,511,408
Posted By Smokinapankake

Gearing up for touring duty... if COVID-19...

Gearing up for touring duty... if COVID-19 doesn’t shut everything down:

...
03-09-20, 05:15 PM
Replies: 7,683
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Posted By LeoGrand

Trek Dual Sport 4 ...

Trek Dual Sport 4

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02-09-20, 07:49 PM
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Posted By travbikeman

Finally found a bike that I felt fits me well. My...

Finally found a bike that I felt fits me well. My medium sized Crosstrail, while I enjoyed the bike, I had to make too many changes to come close to fit me. Found a close bike shop in PA that sells...
02-01-20, 11:17 PM
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Views: 2,511,408
Posted By NYcycles

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01-21-20, 08:42 AM
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Posted By Ghazmh

Mine is a beast of burden ...

Mine is a beast of burden

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01-17-20, 03:59 PM
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Posted By Batstar

Scott Metrix 10

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01-15-20, 10:53 PM
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Posted By RocHed11

This is mine and about 10 days old ...

This is mine and about 10 days old
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12-19-19, 10:29 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,604
Posted By sjanzeir

Shakedown ride!

Okay, it's finally roadworthy!

And I'm amazed at just how well this thing turned out! The ride quality is so fabulous and the handling so surefooted that I could ride this old Raleigh for any...
11-11-19, 06:19 PM
Replies: 1,436
Views: 302,266
Posted By hokiefyd

I put my "winter kit" back on my Roam. I don't...

I put my "winter kit" back on my Roam. I don't commute with it, but I do try to get out often, even if the roads are wet or slushy. This time of year, I can't be as selective about when I ride as I...
10-23-19, 03:38 PM
Replies: 1,436
Views: 302,266
Posted By edsta74

added a new saddle....

added a new saddle. https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_2155_a9e33a804ecb4a62fade16ade42b094e5d18fcb8.jpg...
10-14-19, 05:00 PM
Replies: 1,436
Views: 302,266
Posted By subgrade

Replaced the chain and cassette, and in doing so...

Replaced the chain and cassette, and in doing so upgraded to 3x9 speed setup, since I had purchased a set of new Deore 3x9 shifters a while ago. Replaced the cables and housings too, so I'm looking...
09-14-19, 07:21 AM
Replies: 1,436
Views: 302,266
Posted By sjanzeir

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I've got a two-digit IQ :D if I take the frame size labels off, I'm afraid of...
09-13-19, 03:06 PM
Replies: 1,436
Views: 302,266
Posted By sjanzeir

"Slammed" the stem on the 17.5" 7.6 to see how it...

"Slammed" the stem on the 17.5" 7.6 to see how it feels. Slamming it got the bars down to about the same height as the 15" 7.6's bars unslammed. The bike's handling didn't change much - it's still...
09-11-19, 07:39 AM
Replies: 1,436
Views: 302,266
Posted By sjanzeir

An excessive amount of friction that took almost...

An excessive amount of friction that took almost all feel and modulation out of the rear brake lever turned out to be this outer being too long; the resulting curvature was causing the extra friction...
09-06-19, 07:03 PM
Replies: 1,436
Views: 302,266
Posted By Trav1s

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Installed a kickstand on my daughter's 16" Trek...
09-06-19, 05:03 PM
Replies: 1,436
Views: 302,266
Posted By TakingMyTime

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08-20-19, 05:20 PM
Replies: 1,436
Views: 302,266
Posted By Newspaper_Nick

Charged the batteries for my headlight. Does that...

Charged the batteries for my headlight. Does that count? :p
06-24-19, 08:33 AM
Replies: 1,436
Views: 302,266
Posted By csrpenfab

Today I added a back-up bike to the quiver. ...

Today I added a back-up bike to the quiver. Found a great deal on a like new Giant TCX SLR2 gravel bike in my size on FB marketplace, and only about 5 miles away. 30 minutes later it was in my...
06-19-19, 02:22 PM
Replies: 1,436
Views: 302,266
Posted By hokiefyd

I made a trailer for my hybrid. It started...

I made a trailer for my hybrid.

It started with a used Thule Chariot Cougar 2 that I scored for 25 bucks on the local Craigslist. The original canvas sides were all moldy and weathered, which was...
04-07-19, 06:44 PM
Replies: 1,436
Views: 302,266
Posted By OhLylo

New tires mounted. Can ya say “tight fit”?...

New tires mounted. Can ya say “tight fit”?...
04-01-19, 10:50 AM
Replies: 1,436
Views: 302,266
Posted By puma1552

Pulled the dork disk off, it got bent somehow and...

Pulled the dork disk off, it got bent somehow and was interfering with the biggest cog. Much nicer without.
02-03-19, 02:22 PM
Replies: 1,436
Views: 302,266
Posted By hokiefyd

I added a rack to my Redline Zander MTB to make...

I added a rack to my Redline Zander MTB to make it more usable for me as a "trip" bike (being able to carry food, water, clothes, daughter's inhaler, etc). I have set my Roam up as more of a...
11-25-17, 01:08 AM
Replies: 1,436
Views: 302,266
Posted By Juggy_Gales

I added some shiza to it.. Added a...

I added some shiza to it..

Added a Waterproof Headlight, Taillight, Rack, Trunk Bag, and Handlebar Waterproof Phone/Wallet/Key Bag..

Things to Get... Ergon Grips... Lock.. Chain.. Ulock.. and...
04-06-07, 08:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 19,053
Posted By roadfix

The pad threads might be directional....

The pad threads might be directional....
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