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07-30-09, 01:25 AM
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Posted By Surely

Where did you get it? At Helen's on Broadway? ...

Where did you get it? At Helen's on Broadway?

My 7.3 was stolen last week.... I wanted to replace it, and when I called up the LBS (Beverly Hills Bike Shop) I bought my wife's bike at, they told...
07-26-09, 01:03 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,763
Posted By Surely

^^^^^ Thanks. I'll be sure to provide feedback...

^^^^^ Thanks. I'll be sure to provide feedback on the frame.

And I'll be sure to PM you if I need any advice on upgrading :thumb:
07-26-09, 02:09 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,763
Posted By Surely

Thanks for everyone's insights. I ended up...

Thanks for everyone's insights. I ended up buying the Gary Fisher Monona instead of the Trek 7.3 FX.

Here's why I went with the GF:

The frames are identical
The shifters are better on the...
07-25-09, 11:24 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,763
Posted By Surely

Um...... 15 minutes. To me, it means that...

Um...... 15 minutes.

To me, it means that when you squeeze the brakes, instead of them stopping you smoothly, it jolts you to a stop.

Thanks for being so helpful.
07-25-09, 11:12 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,763
Posted By Surely

I took the Monona out for a spin yesterday, and...

I took the Monona out for a spin yesterday, and it rode really well. It felt just as good, if not better than, the 7.3 FX.

I'm going to test-ride a 2009 7.3 FX this afternoon. I want to see if...
07-24-09, 11:35 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,763
Posted By Surely

I live in Westwood. The thief snuck into my...

I live in Westwood. The thief snuck into my building's parking garage and actually unbolted the upside-down "U" that was bolted to the concrete that my bike was locked to. They took that along with...
07-23-09, 11:30 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,763
Posted By Surely

In terms of those features that you pointed out,...

In terms of those features that you pointed out, would you say it's a trade-off? Meaning, do the better tires on the 7.3 make up for the possibly slightly better crankset and fork?

Is that even a...
07-23-09, 07:21 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,763
Posted By Surely

Yeah, i did notice the biting brakes, especially...

Yeah, i did notice the biting brakes, especially when I was going down a hill on a twisting path and had to brake quickly to turn. I'll consider swapping them in the future. Thanks for that and for...
07-23-09, 05:16 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,763
Posted By Surely

Trek 7.3 FX vs. Gary Fisher Monona

Hey all,

I just had my Trek 7.3 FX stolen from my building's parking garage. The thief jacked the upside-down "U" that was bolted to the concrete along with my bike. There was no other way for...
01-13-09, 04:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,242
Posted By Surely

Security Skewers Advice

I want to pick up a set of security skewers for my new Trek 7.3 FX.

I will be utilizing Sheldon Brown's lock strategy.

I'm considering these Marin Security Skewers...
Forum: Commuting
01-08-09, 12:32 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,245
Posted By Surely

Yes, I am. It won't be a long commute, but it...

Yes, I am. It won't be a long commute, but it turns a long walk into a quick bike. That's the primary reason why I bought it. However, I'll find plenty of time to use it for fun too- I'm sure I'll...
Forum: Commuting
01-06-09, 11:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,245
Posted By Surely

Ah, that make sense. So an update: I bought...

Ah, that make sense.

So an update: I bought the 7.3 FX from the Craigslist seller tonight for $275. :thumb:He gave me all the original paperwork, including the receipt- so it's a legit sale. ...
Forum: Commuting
01-06-09, 07:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,245
Posted By Surely

550 USD? Where can I find a 2008 Trek 7.3 FX for...

550 USD? Where can I find a 2008 Trek 7.3 FX for that price? The Trek website (http://www.trekbikes.com/us/en/bikes/road/fx/73fx/) lists it at $639.99, and Helen's Cycles...
Forum: Commuting
01-06-09, 06:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,245
Posted By Surely

2008 Trek 7.3 FX for $299??

Hi all. This is my first post in these forums. :thumb:

I will be buying my first 'serious' bike within the next week, and have focused on the Trek 7.2 FX or 7.3 FX.

I came across an ad on...
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