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08-02-19, 12:08 PM
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Posted By sh00k

I have a $3,800 emonda sl6 carbon road bike which...

I have a $3,800 emonda sl6 carbon road bike which is the nicest bike i've ever owned and ridden but it's matte black. it honestly bores me so much riding that thing.... i want it to have a really...
07-31-19, 08:46 AM
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Posted By sh00k

just my opinion on the 2020 fx 6...

just my opinion on the 2020 fx 6 -https://www.trekbikes.com/us/en_US/bikes/hybrid-bikes/fitness-bikes/fx/fx-sport-6/p/28843/

great specs all around but (and i have said this many times before)...
07-31-19, 07:14 AM
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Posted By sh00k

ugh, thanks for following up lol. i never...

ugh, thanks for following up lol. i never installed the kick stand and just attach the trailer. i lean my bike on the back of a bench or a tree or something similar when im out. i dont mind it.
07-31-19, 07:12 AM
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Posted By sh00k

why am i never invited to your trek...

why am i never invited to your trek parties?!?!?!?! :(

seriously tho, love seeing your rides and love that you took the time out to enjoy! hope your summer is going perfectly!
06-22-19, 10:19 AM
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Posted By sh00k

New 2020 trek fx models are out

hi everyone. Just a heads up that the new 2020 fx models are out. Not all of them but many of them are out and, as usual, trek is boring us to death with the colors. 🙄🙄🙄
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06-11-19, 06:29 AM
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Posted By sh00k

Seriously, the accessories like this are super...

Seriously, the accessories like this are super helpful but so pricey. I recommend looking on craigslist for used options. Personally, I have taken apart my various trek bikes over the years and my...
05-10-19, 01:00 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,469
Posted By sh00k

before -- ...

before --

https://www.bikeforums.net/attachment.php?attachmentid=480909

after --

https://c1.staticflickr.com/9/8578/28175983554_3dfdfacbe3_b.jpg
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05-08-19, 07:49 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 17,957
Posted By sh00k

I have been following your updates since you...

I have been following your updates since you bought the CoMax's :) These new bikes are gorgeous and, you mentioned it in another thread, they seem to be the best bang for your buck for "high end"...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-08-19, 07:17 AM
Replies: 666
Views: 183,012
Posted By sh00k

Does anyone own a Trek bike in the Gloss...

Does anyone own a Trek bike in the Gloss Sunburst/Matte Trek Black color....? I would love to see real pictures of this color, particularly in the sun :) puts my matte black emonda sl6 to shame....
05-07-19, 08:54 AM
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Posted By sh00k

I love the pedals! very nice. i have a set of...

I love the pedals! very nice. i have a set of shimano saint pedals on my 7.4 fx. they're crazy heavy but i dont mind it. I love having a nice BIG platform to MASH ON :)
04-29-19, 09:52 PM
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Posted By sh00k

Hi everyone. I hope everyone is enjoying the...

Hi everyone. I hope everyone is enjoying the break in weather and welcoming back spring with a ride on their FX’s. I have mine ready to ride but I am going to wait for a nice weekend morning before I...
09-20-18, 10:18 AM
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Posted By sh00k

congrats on your nice bike. As for the brakes,...

congrats on your nice bike. As for the brakes, I’ve owned 5 fx’s and they all have had finicky brakes. I think trek is aware of this but neglecting to fix the issue.

I dont have the time to go to...
09-13-18, 01:10 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,762
Posted By sh00k

What you are doing is natural progression. Many...

What you are doing is natural progression. Many people at least in this forum start off with hybrids, love them, then move onto road bikes. Nothing wrong with having more than 1 bike ( i have 4 ) but...
09-13-18, 12:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 348
Posted By sh00k

(Cog)nitive Dissonance: Lotus Classique Update...

(Cog)nitive Dissonance: Lotus Classique Update (http://cog-nitivedissonance.blogspot.com/2014/03/lotus-classique-update.html) this guy took his classique and turned it into something crazy.
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09-13-18, 11:50 AM
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Views: 348
Posted By sh00k

haha, i hope i didn't offend by wanting to put...

haha, i hope i didn't offend by wanting to put fenders on my lotus. I have upright bars on it and i just wanted to add a touch of class to it w/chrome fenders. I am in love with so many bikes on this...
09-11-18, 09:40 AM
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Posted By sh00k

I actually just got the new bontrager kick stand...

I actually just got the new bontrager kick stand for my fx 7.4 but it will not fit because of the connector i use for my kids bike trailer :( the mount is in the way of the kickstand when in it's...
09-11-18, 08:37 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 21,087
Posted By sh00k

I appreciate the kind words on my setup and your...

I appreciate the kind words on my setup and your Lotus America is gorgeous! I have 4 bikes and I think this one is my favorite for care-free cruising around my neighborhood and when i'm in the city....
09-07-18, 11:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 348
Posted By sh00k

Fender/Rack recommendations for my 1980s Lotus Classique

Hi all,

Just wondering if you can reccommend a nice set of fenders and rack for my 1984 lotus classique below. I love this classy ride and want to class it up a bit more. Tires on it are 23c,...
08-24-18, 07:29 AM
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Posted By sh00k

Good luck on your search. Just looked at the...

Good luck on your search. Just looked at the checkpoint alr5 and it's gorgeous! I love the color, internally routed cables and groupset. that looks like such a fun bike.

Both are pricey so bring...
08-23-18, 08:40 AM
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Posted By sh00k

oh how things have changed... I used to live in...

oh how things have changed... I used to live in the city and rode this fx (and my other ones: 7.2, 7.3, 7.7) around town... now i'm in the burbs and pulling a kiddy trailer with my 7.4 ;)

the...
08-22-18, 08:57 AM
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Posted By sh00k

Congaree (and other FX S 4 and up owners) just...

Congaree (and other FX S 4 and up owners) just wondering if you've taken your fx s 4 on any hills? I ask because your bike has 2 chain rings and I wanted to know if those 2 are enough for some steep...
08-21-18, 10:57 AM
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Posted By sh00k

https://goo.gl/images/KrNh8T

https://goo.gl/images/KrNh8T
08-20-18, 07:57 PM
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Posted By sh00k

Hey hey hey, listen. Just because we did that to...

Hey hey hey, listen. Just because we did that to that one guy doesn’t mean that we do that to everyone that sets foot here!
08-20-18, 07:55 PM
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Posted By sh00k

I wish I got my 7.4 in white! The bike was a bday...

I wish I got my 7.4 in white! The bike was a bday gift from my then girlfriend (and now wife). The white 2011 fx 7.3 I had is now her bike. She rides with 28mm tires, I have 25mm’s on mine. Both are...
08-19-18, 07:21 PM
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Posted By sh00k

i still think you’re lying :) jk. Gorgeous...

i still think you’re lying :)

jk. Gorgeous bike and that looks like the perfect trail to cruise around on!
08-18-18, 06:49 PM
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Posted By sh00k

https://www.trekbikes.com/us/en_US/bikes/road-bike...

https://www.trekbikes.com/us/en_US/bikes/road-bikes/performance-road/domane/domane-slr/domane-slr-6-disc/p/23148/?colorCode=red_white

look ok at this bike in the “gloss sunburst” color. The...
08-18-18, 05:48 PM
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Posted By sh00k

i appreciate the suggestion but not the same...

i appreciate the suggestion but not the same color or color scheme ;) the domane is “matte Waterloo blue” mixed with matte black.
08-18-18, 06:43 AM
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Posted By sh00k

do you like the iso grips? Personally, I love...

do you like the iso grips? Personally, I love them. They’re super comfortable. I’ve been on 60 mile rides and they’re comfy the entire time. I do place my hands on them in various ways to switch it...
08-18-18, 05:47 AM
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Posted By sh00k

I’ve had 2 white fx’s and I think white is my...

I’ve had 2 white fx’s and I think white is my favorite color of the fx they’ve made so far. My wife’s 7.3 fx is very similar to yours.

Nice bike. I’m digging the bar ends.
08-18-18, 05:45 AM
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Posted By sh00k

it’s an old tube wrapped around to protect the...

it’s an old tube wrapped around to protect the chain stay. Tons of videos on YouTube about it — https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=A7NuMIzMtX4&t=251s

I actually did a crappy job wrapping it lol. It was...
08-17-18, 07:46 PM
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Posted By sh00k

posting my bike once again. I had the fenders and...

posting my bike once again. I had the fenders and rack installed but they had done quite a bad job on it. I went back and now the fenders look amazing on the bike.

Just to share - the shop had to...
08-17-18, 07:33 PM
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Posted By sh00k

versatile is the best way to describe this bike....

versatile is the best way to describe this bike. And practical. You can use it as a fitness bike, or with a couple accessories, turn it into your grocery getter / kid hauler / errand runner. You made...
08-17-18, 06:51 PM
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Posted By sh00k

congrats on the new ride! Can’t wait to see it l!

congrats on the new ride! Can’t wait to see it l!
08-17-18, 09:13 AM
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Posted By sh00k

Finch! Nice to see you again. The bike is a...

Finch! Nice to see you again.

The bike is a Trek Domane SLR 6. i found it on a r-e-d-d-i-t thread that i cant link here. but you can google "nbd trek domane slr 6 with fulcrum racing zero." IIRC,...
08-17-18, 08:19 AM
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Posted By sh00k

hah, you're definitely right about that.. either...

hah, you're definitely right about that.. either "boring paint jobs dont get stolen" or "lets cheap out on the paint for bigger margins" ;) .. i've posted this picture before and i am posting it...
08-17-18, 08:08 AM
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Posted By sh00k

Great idea. I considered this too or even doing a...

Great idea. I considered this too or even doing a vinyl wrap on the bike would make it look incredible. the variety of wraps out there is insane and I know you could probably find the perfect color...
08-14-18, 07:35 AM
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Posted By sh00k

congrats on the new ride and sweet pedals!

congrats on the new ride and sweet pedals!
08-06-18, 08:12 AM
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Posted By sh00k

I'm on my 4th or 5th fx. I currently have a 7.4,...

I'm on my 4th or 5th fx. I currently have a 7.4, wife rides a 7.3. i've had a 7.7 and 7.2 in the past. i love these things and very smart move to pickup a used model. i'm always looking for them used...
08-06-18, 07:04 AM
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Posted By sh00k

As I try to do every year, I post when new models...

As I try to do every year, I post when new models become available. If anyone is in the market for one, 2019 Trek FX's are now out and on their website. Not sure how long they've been up but they...
07-21-18, 07:44 AM
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Posted By sh00k

Here is my 7.4 fx with recently installed fenders...

Here is my 7.4 fx with recently installed fenders and rack. Really like how it looks now :)

https://farm1.staticflickr.com/835/43547627971_f8ef8ebd9b_o_d.png
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07-19-18, 09:57 AM
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Posted By sh00k

i didn't go with anything fancy - just...

i didn't go with anything fancy - just factory/default options for both fenders and racks from trek/bontrager. many fx bikes use the below fenders/rack. this is what i am having installed:
...
07-19-18, 08:24 AM
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Posted By sh00k

Yes, i quoted myself below :) I am a huge...

Yes, i quoted myself below :)

I am a huge fan of rumrunn6 's fx with fenders + rack and i had it on my mind for a while. so last week i ordered the bontrager deluxe rack (large) and NCS fenders...
02-07-18, 09:49 AM
Replies: 316
Views: 23,411
Posted By sh00k

Just chiming in to say I love your style/tasteful...

Just chiming in to say I love your style/tasteful mod choices. The only word that comes to me to describe your bike is CLEAN. Cleanly done and tastefully modified. Great work.

An aside - I put the...
01-09-18, 08:44 AM
Replies: 316
Views: 23,411
Posted By sh00k

gorgeous bike, very photogenic. as for the front...

gorgeous bike, very photogenic. as for the front derailleur, does it shift improperly or do you have chain rub?

i saw a diagram similar to this one that i am posting below (there are tons out...
01-08-18, 11:08 AM
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Views: 421,873
Posted By sh00k

i went from 32c tires to 25c tires on my fx 7.4...

i went from 32c tires to 25c tires on my fx 7.4 and it was a night and day difference. i definitely got the same feeling that the bike wants to roll forever - this definately makes the ride so much...
01-08-18, 10:28 AM
Replies: 316
Views: 23,411
Posted By sh00k

as mentioned, it's a chain catcher to prevent...

as mentioned, it's a chain catcher to prevent frame damage in case your chain flies off.

gorgeous bike. i hope you put a ton of miles on it ;) enjoy the stable/vibration-free carbon ride! :D
Forum: Road Cycling
11-30-17, 10:06 AM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,680,113
Posted By sh00k

this is the nicest bike i've seen in a while. i...

this is the nicest bike i've seen in a while. i have a matte black emonda sl6 with stock wheels but your carbon wheels look amazing. i might pickup a set now after seeing what my bike would sort of...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-30-17, 09:26 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,451
Posted By sh00k

great photos and nice build my friend!

great photos and nice build my friend!
11-27-17, 08:33 AM
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Posted By sh00k

The margins on these bikes are huge so, if you...

The margins on these bikes are huge so, if you are very serious about getting the fx 3 or the ltd, either 1) ask the shop for an "IOU" / "Rain check" for the black friday rate on the bike in january...
11-24-17, 12:12 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,181
Posted By sh00k

that looks awesome. now everyone will think...

that looks awesome. now everyone will think you're carrying a high end dslr camera when, in actuality, you are carrying high end beer 8-)
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