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07-12-19, 08:44 PM
Replies: 7,401
Views: 2,166,011
Posted By side_FX

What seat is that? Looks funky, I like it!

What seat is that? Looks funky, I like it!
02-09-19, 12:13 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 7,282
Posted By side_FX

maybe because Trek screwed people over when the...

maybe because Trek screwed people over when the took over the Bike Line stores in Philly area. I was a huge Trek fan and would periodically go into he BL stores to see the latest rides, etc. and...
09-12-18, 08:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 856
Posted By side_FX

One less cheap all rounder is nothing to LOL about

One less cheap all rounder is nothing to LOL about
09-12-18, 07:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 856
Posted By side_FX

Trek CrossR.I.P

I can not believe Trek would decide to discontinue the Crossrip line. Would think the market for a $1000 gravel bike would be strong, no?


Godspeed Crossrip! You are gone too soon!
09-11-18, 06:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,081
Posted By side_FX

you are very good sir, well played

you are very good sir, well played
09-11-18, 06:07 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 21,148
Posted By side_FX

Why can’t I find the CrossRip on the Trek...

Why can’t I find the CrossRip on the Trek website? The only one I see is the electric assisted model???
10-07-17, 09:48 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,655
Posted By side_FX

Maybe a pic of the whole bike with those bars...

Maybe a pic of the whole bike with those bars would be in order. I appreciate the close up for the detail of the bars, but it would be interesting to see how the whole bike looks while rocking those...
09-22-17, 07:17 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,428
Posted By side_FX

I remember years past when it was rainy, cold,...

I remember years past when it was rainy, cold, and totally demoralizing. This year it's 90 degrees and sunny? Wow!!

Stay hydrated my friends!!!!
Forum: Commuting
09-02-17, 11:11 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,947
Posted By side_FX

I don't want to bring my iPad into the bathroom

I don't want to bring my iPad into the bathroom
08-02-17, 01:25 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 25,301
Posted By side_FX

Since you already have a Giant TCX, I'd assume...

Since you already have a Giant TCX, I'd assume you are happy with Giant bikes in general? It sounds like the Anyroad line would be a good fit for what you're looking for, no?
07-15-17, 03:21 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 19,760
Posted By side_FX

I think the DS bikes would look better with black...

I think the DS bikes would look better with black forks rather than going with the same color as the rest of the bike. I also dig the little mud cover on the Giant. The Ds looks more road worthy,...
05-22-17, 04:56 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 8,992
Posted By side_FX

I wonder about riding a drop bar, leaning forward...

I wonder about riding a drop bar, leaning forward with more weight on arms and upper body vs. the upright, hybrid seating position directly pressing down on your saddle would make any difference in...
12-16-16, 10:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 878
Posted By side_FX

Did you check out the Specialized Roll? I think...

Did you check out the Specialized Roll? I think the step through looks kinda funky. Great all-rounder
11-19-16, 10:44 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 14,776
Posted By side_FX

I had to laugh when I saw this. A few weeks ago I...

I had to laugh when I saw this. A few weeks ago I walked into my local Specialized shop and was asking if they had any Sequoias in stock. The little stoner punk just giggled at me and said they...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-14-16, 10:35 PM
Replies: 666
Views: 175,146
Posted By side_FX

So are you looking for someone to say it's ok to...

So are you looking for someone to say it's ok to go for it? Ok, I'll do it.......buy it! White's alright!!!
11-12-16, 09:43 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 20,073
Posted By side_FX

Sorry I offended, just trying to offer suggestions

Sorry I offended, just trying to offer suggestions
11-07-16, 08:34 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 20,073
Posted By side_FX

Looking for big tires? Have you considered the...

Looking for big tires? Have you considered the 920 disc? It's kind of an oddball but I like it.
11-06-16, 05:50 PM
Replies: 1,609
Views: 383,081
Posted By side_FX

I appreciated your thoughts on this. You have...

I appreciated your thoughts on this. You have much of the same logic as I do. I was saving my Emonda/Domane purchase for when I hit 200 pounds. I'm on a 2 and half year quest to get there, after...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-06-16, 05:32 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,800
Posted By side_FX

Just a FYI - you can get an SLR for $5K. Still a...

Just a FYI - you can get an SLR for $5K. Still a ton of dough.....but less than $7K
11-01-16, 09:40 PM
Replies: 1,609
Views: 383,081
Posted By side_FX

Not to turn this into a road bike thread, but...

Not to turn this into a road bike thread, but since you mentioned it, how did you find the comparison between the emonda and the domane? I've read some people commenting that the emonda is...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-31-16, 07:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,237
Posted By side_FX

If it's comfort you're after, shouldn't the...

If it's comfort you're after, shouldn't the question be "synapse vs. domane"?
10-29-16, 12:34 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,223
Posted By side_FX

I was curious about the website video describing...

I was curious about the website video describing it having a more aero riding position than say, an FX or DS. I'd like to have less wind resistance, but not full road bike bend due to creaky back...
10-23-16, 05:20 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,223
Posted By side_FX

I'm curious about what you're didn't like about...

I'm curious about what you're didn't like about the looks? I'd like to see one live but there's none in my area yet. Im curious when they claim the "zipper" urban handling. Are they implying it fills...
10-08-16, 08:47 PM
Replies: 1,836
Views: 556,919
Posted By side_FX

Darn, I wanted to see the paragon fork on there!

Darn, I wanted to see the paragon fork on there!
Forum: Road Cycling
10-01-16, 03:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,343
Posted By side_FX

Acid green............yummy!!!

Acid green............yummy!!!
Forum: Road Cycling
09-25-16, 03:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,601
Posted By side_FX

Sure, trek just started selling these bikes in...

Sure, trek just started selling these bikes in the US
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-16, 09:21 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,601
Posted By side_FX

I'd love to see a pic of the after!! Trek now is...

I'd love to see a pic of the after!! Trek now is seling these in the US, yet another bike that I don't need.....but really want to buy.......
08-29-16, 03:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,428
Posted By side_FX

I guess it's the price you pay for having such a...

I guess it's the price you pay for having such a well attended and organzed ride. I applaud you for being part of the setup crew. The route was always well marked and there would be no possible way...
08-27-16, 01:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,428
Posted By side_FX

Just a quick thought to be aware of your fatigue...

Just a quick thought to be aware of your fatigue factor on the second day. I was riding into Cherry Hill at the very end of the ride on the second day when I had to slow down for a red light. I had...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-14-16, 06:33 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,638
Posted By side_FX

I would imagine "old surfer dude" would be...

I would imagine "old surfer dude" would be mellow, no?

Not this guy....whew!!!
08-14-16, 06:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 995
Posted By side_FX

SL6 and "beater bike" does not sound right to...

SL6 and "beater bike" does not sound right to me
08-12-16, 07:19 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,428
Posted By side_FX

Super flat for sure, but some of those headwinds...

Super flat for sure, but some of those headwinds can be pretty tough once you get into O.C. itself. Great ride if you get nice weather!!!!!
08-05-16, 09:34 PM
Replies: 1,609
Views: 383,081
Posted By side_FX

Ahhhhhhhhh, there it is. Now that's what I'm...

Ahhhhhhhhh, there it is. Now that's what I'm talking about. That pic looks much better than the standard Trek website pic.

Thanks and I salute the Colonel ;)
08-05-16, 09:51 AM
Replies: 1,609
Views: 383,081
Posted By side_FX

Am I the only one who still can't see these? :( ...

Am I the only one who still can't see these? :(

A pox on those those computer goblins who seek to deprive me of my quest to see beautiful Orange Treks!!!
07-16-16, 08:41 PM
Replies: 1,609
Views: 383,081
Posted By side_FX

Wow, thank you for the great write-up, your...

Wow, thank you for the great write-up, your analysis was very useful and greatly appreciated. I thought they seemed really similar and I am happy that someone with much more knowledge than me would...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-16, 07:49 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,143
Posted By side_FX

So who has the cooler story to tell later that...

So who has the cooler story to tell later that night at the bar? The golfer who hit the dude on the bike? Or the dude on the bike who got hit by a golf ball?
07-14-16, 07:24 PM
Replies: 1,609
Views: 383,081
Posted By side_FX

So now it seems the 2017 FX3 is pretty comparable...

So now it seems the 2017 FX3 is pretty comparable to the 2016 7.4 FX, does anyone see a reason to pick one over the other?
07-12-16, 03:25 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,956
Posted By side_FX

I wonder if Trek takes the viewpoint that the...

I wonder if Trek takes the viewpoint that the number of interested people drops off significantly above the 7.4 model. They have to offer "something", but doesn't see enough return on investment to...
Forum: Touring
07-12-16, 03:15 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,341
Posted By side_FX

Sorry, but I have to ask......you did 100 of 109...

Sorry, but I have to ask......you did 100 of 109 miles? Why not cover it all?
07-04-16, 05:59 PM
Replies: 1,609
Views: 383,081
Posted By side_FX

Anyone know why they threw in a "S" with the FX4...

Anyone know why they threw in a "S" with the FX4 vs. the FX3?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-28-16, 03:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,258
Posted By side_FX

I don't know. It's kind of like a backup cam for...

I don't know. It's kind of like a backup cam for a car. Is it nice to have? I guess. Do I really need it? Probably not. I'd rather spend a bit less and get a comparable bike without the adjustable...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-20-16, 08:54 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 9,095
Posted By side_FX

Oooooh how I relate to this. Paralysis by...

Oooooh how I relate to this. Paralysis by analysis. I can't make a decision
Forum: Road Cycling
06-20-16, 08:31 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 8,605
Posted By side_FX

+1 on this. Speedster, CR1 , and Solace.....all...

+1 on this. Speedster, CR1 , and Solace.....all three are nice choices that may be just a bit different from all the rest at the group ride, if that's what you're after. Good choice for those in the...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-13-16, 03:05 PM
Replies: 666
Views: 175,146
Posted By side_FX

Great...now to confuse things more, the S5 price...

Great...now to confuse things more, the S5 price has been lowered by $500, and I happen to really, really like the crystal white paint.

But any way,

if SL>ALR>S, does that still apply when the...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-09-16, 08:58 PM
Replies: 666
Views: 175,146
Posted By side_FX

I guess I hesitate about going up to the SL since...

I guess I hesitate about going up to the SL since I am a more of ride alone for mental and physical fitness, not crit racing. It may be more bike than I truly need. I've seen some remarks regarding...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-09-16, 04:29 PM
Replies: 666
Views: 175,146
Posted By side_FX

I was just checking out my LBS and they had two...

I was just checking out my LBS and they had two Emondas side by side. I was admiring both the ALR6 and a S5. One is aluminum and one is carbon. The colors looked very close: dinster black vs. matte...
05-31-16, 09:40 AM
Replies: 7,401
Views: 2,166,011
Posted By side_FX

That bike looks fast just standing still....

That bike looks fast just standing still. Sweeeeeeeeeet!!
Forum: Road Cycling
05-22-16, 04:05 PM
Replies: 2,284
Views: 276,336
Posted By side_FX

i agree, great sights from all over the world....

i agree, great sights from all over the world. Can we make it a rule that the location should be listed along with the photo? So many nice shots get me wondering....where is that?
05-22-16, 03:44 PM
Replies: 1,609
Views: 383,081
Posted By side_FX

In years past, it seemed like late July/early...

In years past, it seemed like late July/early August was when the new model year bikes made their debut. Lately though, Trek has kind of staggered things a bit and you'd see old and new together. The...
05-21-16, 09:17 PM
Replies: 1,836
Views: 556,919
Posted By side_FX

Could it be a 2012 8.5 DS?

Could it be a 2012 8.5 DS?
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