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03-04-13, 07:53 PM
Replies: 24
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Posted By banquo372

congrats on your new bike! but be ready to spend...

congrats on your new bike! but be ready to spend a couple more hundred on upgrades and accessories :lol:
02-28-13, 10:00 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,343
Posted By banquo372

Just like some others have said, maybe you are...

Just like some others have said, maybe you are looking at higher models than for your purposes. I bought a Trek 7.1 fx and that thing surprises me of how reliable and sturdy it is. Roads here where i...
02-08-13, 11:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,014
Posted By banquo372

howdy, im not an expert but from personal...

howdy, im not an expert but from personal experience i can tell you that the trek 7.1 FX is an excellent bike. ive had it for a few months now and i am loving it. its fast, light, trouble free, and...
01-20-13, 06:49 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 4,378
Posted By banquo372

cannondale f400

hello so i just bought a 1997-2000 cannondale f400 CAD2 off of craigslist today for $40 bucks. i was looking for a decent, under $100 bike to fix up and ride so i can learn the process of fixing...
01-17-13, 03:12 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,691
Posted By banquo372

hello all, thanks so much for yalls help on this...

hello all, thanks so much for yalls help on this but just wanted to follow up on this and say that i finally solved the problem. im replying back so anyone else with the same issue now and in the...
12-31-12, 06:25 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,691
Posted By banquo372

yeah this is probably the best idea. thanks for...

yeah this is probably the best idea. thanks for the suggestion!
12-30-12, 06:38 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,691
Posted By banquo372

wow..didnt expect this much people to comment...

wow..didnt expect this much people to comment back while i was gone haha thanks guys. okay so i tried both peirce and rollcny tests and both came out negative. it didnt make a noise or did not have...
12-28-12, 12:16 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,691
Posted By banquo372

alrighty thanks for your suggestion ill...

alrighty thanks for your suggestion ill definitely give it some grease. would you recommend any grease? i need to buy some and never have experience with it
12-28-12, 12:11 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,756
Posted By banquo372

i actually just bought a hybrid not too long ago...

i actually just bought a hybrid not too long ago and im a complete noob to bikes but when i test rode i loved both the trek fx bikes and the specialized sirrus sport. i went with a trek 7.1 fx due to...
12-27-12, 03:51 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,691
Posted By banquo372

if i were to describe the sound its more of a...

if i were to describe the sound its more of a clunk, similar to the sound when the chain engages the freewheel when you start pedaling from a stop or a coast. its not a creaking noise but more of a...
12-27-12, 03:12 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,691
Posted By banquo372

yes sir, big chainring. ummm im not sure, i...

yes sir, big chainring.

ummm im not sure, i tried to look to see if it does but i didnt pay too much attention to that. it happens with each pedal stroke though. but i think it makes the noise...
12-27-12, 02:52 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,691
Posted By banquo372

yeah i apologize for the crappy video.. it...

yeah i apologize for the crappy video.. it happens in some gears but it doesnt seem like all of the gears do that. the noise is very apparent in the gear combo that i most often use which is 2nd in...
12-27-12, 02:33 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,691
Posted By banquo372

also one more update: its not coming from either...

also one more update: its not coming from either of my saddle or my pedals. i just rode it and it still made that sound while standing and earlier today i regreased my pedals and made sure they were...
12-27-12, 02:31 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,691
Posted By banquo372

yeah ive heard so many stories of these noises...

yeah ive heard so many stories of these noises coming from silly things, but unfortunately i do not wear a helmet while i ride my bike. i really need to though. thanks for your reply though dawes56!
12-27-12, 01:52 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,691
Posted By banquo372

Speed of cranking speed and only when i pedal

Speed of cranking speed and only when i pedal
12-26-12, 10:55 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,691
Posted By banquo372

bike noise is driving me nuts...

so about 2 months ago i got a brand new trek 7.1 FX and its been making this clunking noise pretty much ever since i bought it. i took it to the lbs where i bought it and he keeps adjusting the...
12-19-12, 12:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 851
Posted By banquo372

yeah i think i was mashing actually im still...

yeah i think i was mashing actually im still trying to learn how to cycle properly. so the trick is to have the gears lower and to not feel too much pressure pushing the pedals right? its hard from...
12-19-12, 12:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 851
Posted By banquo372

thanks for the reply nomad, just for knowledge...

thanks for the reply nomad, just for knowledge sake whats the risk of riding with an out of true wheel?
12-19-12, 12:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 851
Posted By banquo372

2 questions

alrighty so i got 2 questions for yall. before you answer please know that i am completely knew to biking so forgive me for my lack of knowledge of this subject.

1. i know this is probably a...
12-08-12, 11:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,189
Posted By banquo372

howdy, ive seen those around at target and they...

howdy, ive seen those around at target and they look pretty decent. im not an expert on bikes and maybe even less than you but i think if you can get the seller down to like 120 or 100 it would be a...
12-07-12, 11:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 808
Posted By banquo372

alrighty folks, well i went out tonight and...

alrighty folks, well i went out tonight and caught the sound on video. i apologize for the wind and the fact that it is dark. let me know what you guys think. thanks for y'alls time in watching the...
12-07-12, 04:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 808
Posted By banquo372

hello again guys two things, first thing: so...

hello again guys two things, first thing: so today i went out for a 10 minute ride to try to record the sound going on, right as i pulled my camera out while riding the sound stopped, literally just...
12-07-12, 01:03 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 808
Posted By banquo372

alrighty, i will shoot a vid of it tomorrow...

alrighty, i will shoot a vid of it tomorrow afternoon and post it on here.
12-07-12, 12:45 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 808
Posted By banquo372

thanks for the suggestions, i will definitely...

thanks for the suggestions, i will definitely work more on smoothing out my pedaling. also it is kind of strange that i get this noise on an expensive bike (to me at least) because whenever i rode a...
12-07-12, 12:05 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 808
Posted By banquo372

hello, thanks for your reply gyozadude, actually...

hello, thanks for your reply gyozadude, actually currently my seat is too high but it also happened when it was lower. im experimenting with the seat height due to some knee pains. i usually pedal...
12-06-12, 11:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 808
Posted By banquo372

thanks for the reply! good to know im not crazy...

thanks for the reply! good to know im not crazy to think thats where the noise is coming from. if you dont mine could you dumb this part down for me?

"That means a slight retensioning of the...
12-06-12, 11:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 808
Posted By banquo372

bike noise

hello so about 3 weeks ago i bought a brand new trek 7.1 fx from my LBS, i love the bike and functions great but theres just a noise that has been bugging me. whenever i pedal after gaining some...
12-05-12, 12:00 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 624
Posted By banquo372

howdy folks!

Just wondering if there are other Trek 7.1fx owners out there and your opinion of it so far? (seems like everyone here has a 7.2 and above.) I've had mine for about 3 weeks now and love it! really...
11-04-12, 10:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,522
Posted By banquo372

hmm my LBS owner only pointed out the aesthetic...

hmm my LBS owner only pointed out the aesthetic differences in the bikes so maybe i didnt pay too close of an attention to it. but i will definitely take your word and do more research on it. do you...
11-04-12, 09:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,522
Posted By banquo372

okay, yeah i dont want to spend the difference...

okay, yeah i dont want to spend the difference for a 7.2 or 7.3 if its only a little bit of a difference. im not going to do any serious biking, just want to ride for fun around town or commute to...
11-04-12, 08:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,522
Posted By banquo372

should i buy trek fx 7.1

so after going in to a few local bike shops i narrowed it down to the trek fx 7.1. i tried it out and really liked it alot but i only rode it around on a flat parking lot, no hills or anything like...
Replies: 11
Views: 2,463
Posted By banquo372

oh man you guys are gonna make me cry :( haha...

oh man you guys are gonna make me cry :( haha just kidding. i paid 150 for it. im a beginner to bikes so i know nothing about value and stuff but just wanted a vintage style road bike to commute to...
Replies: 11
Views: 2,463
Posted By banquo372

hmm that is really strange. it definitely is from...

hmm that is really strange. it definitely is from japan because some of the parts say japan on it but its weird that my serial number is abnormal. well i took pictures of the serial number and back...
Replies: 11
Views: 2,463
Posted By banquo372

thanks for your response t-mar! okay so here is...

thanks for your response t-mar! okay so here is the serial number: 42C350.
Replies: 11
Views: 2,463
Posted By banquo372

hey bianchigirll thanks for the response! i also...

hey bianchigirll thanks for the response! i also found it it has shimano toruney deraillers and the shifters are z401. i could also post the serial number when i go home if that helps narrow it down....
Replies: 11
Views: 2,463
Posted By banquo372

vintage bianchi bike

hey guys so i just bought this bianchi bike off craigslist today after looking up some stuff similar to other bianchi bikes. it seems to me that this is a 1980s bianchi that was made in japan because...
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