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07-05-19, 03:32 PM
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Posted By fat2fit

Thanks for the reply. I don't plan to wear clips,...

Thanks for the reply. I don't plan to wear clips, ever, and I don't want too big of pedals lol. I was looking at something like this:...
07-03-19, 09:10 PM
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Views: 573,827
Posted By fat2fit

Yeah that's kinda the size pedal I want. How is...

Yeah that's kinda the size pedal I want. How is the quality of these $30 pedals vs these $100+? Im in Canada so that's like almost $200 for pedals, hell nah lol.
07-03-19, 03:51 PM
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Posted By fat2fit

Can anyone make a recommendation for new, larger...

Can anyone make a recommendation for new, larger pedals? The ones that came on my DS2 are too small for my big ass feet. Thanks
07-03-19, 01:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,061
Posted By fat2fit

Thank you! And to confirm, this will fit on a...

Thank you! And to confirm, this will fit on a 2019 Dual Sport 2? https://www.trekbikes.com/ca/en_CA/bikes/hybrid-bikes/dual-sport-bikes/dual-sport/dual-sport-2/p/23067/
07-03-19, 12:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,061
Posted By fat2fit

I would agree, I wouldn't want it to move. What...

I would agree, I wouldn't want it to move. What I'm looking for is something even more upright. I moved my seat forward a bit and tweaked my riding position the best I can while still maintaining...
07-03-19, 10:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,061
Posted By fat2fit

Adjustable Stem?

I own a dual sport 2 and I like it a lot, the ride is very comfortable and for the most part it's an upright riding position. I was looking at the Trek Verve and noticed it has an adjustable stem and...
07-03-19, 10:06 AM
Replies: 1,866
Views: 573,827
Posted By fat2fit

I like my black 2019 DS2. I wish they'll release...

I like my black 2019 DS2. I wish they'll release a matte black or graphite color for the Dual Sport. Not a huge fan of the gray or yellow.
06-26-19, 10:57 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,441
Posted By fat2fit

https://www.bikeforums.net/sale/ You may...

https://www.bikeforums.net/sale/


You may have more luck posting on Kijiji or another local classifieds type website. A friend told me about: https://www.pinkbike.com/buysell/ which is apparently...
06-26-19, 10:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,848
Posted By fat2fit

I have the Dual Sport model from Trek and I've...

I have the Dual Sport model from Trek and I've owned a hard tail mountain bike. The frame geometry is different, but for the most part yes- similar style but I wouldn't say cheaper version. My...
06-26-19, 10:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,601
Posted By fat2fit

I really like that Specialized Roll Sport. It...

I really like that Specialized Roll Sport. It looks very comfortable. I have a Dual Sport 2 (2019 trek model), I really love it. It has plenty of gearing for any hills and terrain, front shock for...
06-24-19, 04:52 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,846
Posted By fat2fit

Congrats on the bike. I suggest a saddle bag and...

Congrats on the bike. I suggest a saddle bag and multitool to work on your bike. Other than that, as for lights, I purchased:...
06-24-19, 02:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,534
Posted By fat2fit

Buy a flat bar from your LBS, try it out? If it...

Buy a flat bar from your LBS, try it out? If it doesn't work, return the bars or see if your shop will do a trade. I was able to trade out of my 2014 Opus Allegro carbon road bike for a brand new...
06-24-19, 02:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,788
Posted By fat2fit

I like my Dual Sport 2, I mention that because...

I like my Dual Sport 2, I mention that because you said you rode one and liked how it rode. If you want light bikes, gotta spend the money and go for carbon fiber - with your budget that's out of the...
06-24-19, 02:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,822
Posted By fat2fit

I have bought a pair off Amazon for about $12...

I have bought a pair off Amazon for about $12 after buying my mountain bike. I wore them like once and never wore them again. Most of the time I don't want to change clothes when I get to my...
06-21-19, 03:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,196
Posted By fat2fit

How would I move my handlebars up more? So I need...

How would I move my handlebars up more? So I need a longer stem? Can you link me parts? I could always check my LBS for a different bar. THank you
06-21-19, 01:08 PM
Replies: 1,866
Views: 573,827
Posted By fat2fit

Yes. Most higher end bikes don't even have them...

Yes. Most higher end bikes don't even have them on. Lots of people remove them because "it looks cooler" - they call it a noob disc or something like that. I personally keep mine on because I don't...
06-21-19, 11:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,196
Posted By fat2fit

Hybrid (dual sport) bike fitting question

I have a 2019 Dual Sport 2 (trek). I was told the easiest way to determine if my seat height is proper is that I should have my leg almost fully extended with a slight bend in my knee when in the...
06-21-19, 11:27 AM
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Posted By fat2fit

Is that the plastic covering the front chain ring?

Is that the plastic covering the front chain ring?
06-20-19, 11:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,084
Posted By fat2fit

Looks brand new. Do you have old pictures so we...

Looks brand new. Do you have old pictures so we can get a Before/After?
06-20-19, 11:32 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,007
Posted By fat2fit

Great price, check it out and make sure it's the...

Great price, check it out and make sure it's the proper size for you and stuff.
06-18-19, 11:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,007
Posted By fat2fit

I have a 5 mile (10 mile round trip) river...

I have a 5 mile (10 mile round trip) river channel in my town that I ride each day. The path starts off with normal, flat pavement. Around the halfway mark it turns into broken pavement, dirt...
06-18-19, 11:34 AM
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Views: 1,594
Posted By fat2fit

Marin has disc brakes pick that one.

Marin has disc brakes pick that one.
06-18-19, 11:20 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,850
Posted By fat2fit

Does the Marin have lock-out front suspension on...

Does the Marin have lock-out front suspension on the forks? The pictures I found online don't show that it does. If that's the case I suggest buying the Dual Sport 2. Without lock-out front...
06-17-19, 03:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,850
Posted By fat2fit

I love my 2019 Dual Sport 2. The ablity to have...

I love my 2019 Dual Sport 2. The ablity to have the front suspension makes the ride go from rough, to very comfortable with just a turn of a knob...that being said, the Marin could be good if you get...
06-17-19, 03:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,677
Posted By fat2fit

The price is right for what it's equipped with....

The price is right for what it's equipped with. Now the real question is, is it worth it? IMO, I'm fine with my Acera and Tourney stuff on my 2019 Dual Sport 2, works just fine for me and I have no...
06-14-19, 10:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,545
Posted By fat2fit

What about the Verve 2 Disc? Either way I suspect...

What about the Verve 2 Disc? Either way I suspect both bikes will be solid for what you're looking for. Good luck
06-14-19, 10:00 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,724
Posted By fat2fit

I'll have to disagree, disc brakes require less...

I'll have to disagree, disc brakes require less maintenance than rim brakes and work better in the sense that you can apply any amount of pressure you want depending on how slow/fast you want to stop...
06-13-19, 03:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,379
Posted By fat2fit

Good bike. Don't be too concerned about groupset....

Good bike. Don't be too concerned about groupset. Any name-brand bike like Trek, Giant, etc. will all have decent components to shift and do the job, especially when looking at a hybrid bike just to...
06-13-19, 02:23 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,724
Posted By fat2fit

Roam is awesome bike. I have a Trek Dual Sport 2,...

Roam is awesome bike. I have a Trek Dual Sport 2, same exact kinda bike. Love it
06-11-19, 04:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,606
Posted By fat2fit

If your bike has been good so far, why replace...

If your bike has been good so far, why replace it? Why change to a full on road bike if you're not comfortable? Perhaps maybe a comfort/fitness type hybrid bike, where they're basically a road bike...
06-11-19, 04:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,429
Posted By fat2fit

Buy a drill and drill your own holes for internal...

Buy a drill and drill your own holes for internal cable routing.
06-11-19, 12:07 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,806
Posted By fat2fit

The only thing I disliked about my rim brakes...

The only thing I disliked about my rim brakes when I owned my road bike vs my disc brakes on my dual sport 2 is the fact that my disc brakes stop slowly or instantly depending how hard i pull the...
06-04-19, 04:01 PM
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Views: 573,827
Posted By fat2fit

Nice! Yeah the lockout is great and I like the...

Nice! Yeah the lockout is great and I like the fact that you can adjust it while riding and don't have to stop, get off the bike, etc. Just bend down a bit and turn the knob! The low gearing is...
06-04-19, 03:37 PM
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Posted By fat2fit

Sweet, keep us updated.

Sweet, keep us updated.
06-04-19, 03:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,272
Posted By fat2fit

This exactly. My Specialized Shop in town are...

This exactly. My Specialized Shop in town are ******** so I ended up with a Trek because the Trek dealer was so much better. You will be fine man, most importantly you will be riding and losing...
06-04-19, 10:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,419
Posted By fat2fit

Oh 100%, I'm not saying there is no difference at...

Oh 100%, I'm not saying there is no difference at all, sorry if my post made it seem like that. What I'm saying is the difference is so minimal, and for as little shifting I do on a Hybrid bike, it...
06-04-19, 10:42 AM
Replies: 1,866
Views: 573,827
Posted By fat2fit

Awesome! Yeah, the Lockout is very useful. I was...

Awesome! Yeah, the Lockout is very useful. I was going to originally purchase an Trek FX2/FX3 with a rigid fork, but I'm so happy I did the Dual Sport instead. While my fork is locked out 80-90% of...
06-03-19, 02:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,347
Posted By fat2fit

Congrats. I remember you on the fence about FX2...

Congrats. I remember you on the fence about FX2 vs FX3. I personally was in the same boat, but between the Dual Sport and FX bikes. I ended up with a Dual Sport 2 and I couldn't be happier, but I'm...
06-03-19, 01:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,419
Posted By fat2fit

I have a Trek Dual Sport 2 and it has Shimano...

I have a Trek Dual Sport 2 and it has Shimano Acera and Tourney stuff mixed in. Different group-sets for different price ranges. Happens all over different brands....but to ease your concerns, I...
06-03-19, 01:33 PM
Replies: 1,866
Views: 573,827
Posted By fat2fit

I'm age 30 and probably will be working at least...

I'm age 30 and probably will be working at least for the next 30-40 years, I hope to be able to say this one day! lol
06-03-19, 11:37 AM
Replies: 1,866
Views: 573,827
Posted By fat2fit

The lockout is one of the best features on my Ds2...

The lockout is one of the best features on my Ds2 lol
05-31-19, 10:25 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 8,802
Posted By fat2fit

Okay so after a couple weeks of riding more and...

Okay so after a couple weeks of riding more and more, I can say, I don't really wear a helmet. Shun me!
05-31-19, 10:24 AM
Replies: 1,654
Views: 399,778
Posted By fat2fit

I saw this on Amazon but I'm glad I didn't...

I saw this on Amazon but I'm glad I didn't purchase it, looks way to big for my liking. Great looking bike though, I love the red!
05-31-19, 10:19 AM
Replies: 1,866
Views: 573,827
Posted By fat2fit

Awesome! What tires are those? I want to put...

Awesome! What tires are those? I want to put those on my DS2, look like they roll very fast! From what I can read, continental grand prix? Are they 700x38c?
05-31-19, 10:14 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,198
Posted By fat2fit

Congrats on the Adventure 1. Definitely a unique...

Congrats on the Adventure 1. Definitely a unique looking bike, I had to google it to see what you were talking about since I'm new to the scene as well. It looks comfortable. As far as butt soreness...
05-30-19, 07:42 PM
Replies: 1,866
Views: 573,827
Posted By fat2fit

Hey to each their own! We all have different...

Hey to each their own! We all have different butts lol.
05-30-19, 04:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,514
Posted By fat2fit

Nice! I love my stock saddle that came on my...

Nice!

I love my stock saddle that came on my Trek Dual Sport 2 so much I returned my aftermarket one back to the LBS
05-30-19, 04:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,220
Posted By fat2fit

I would get the Bianchi if I had to choose. The...

I would get the Bianchi if I had to choose. The large chainring up front may be an issue if you want more gears for hills, or it may not. I personally can ride around town on just my 38t chainring...
05-30-19, 10:43 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,077
Posted By fat2fit

Thanks for the replies everyone. I decided...

Thanks for the replies everyone. I decided against the fenders right now just because my local bike shops don't really offer the kind I'm looking for. I don't really want mud-flap type fenders and...
05-30-19, 10:36 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,198
Posted By fat2fit

Hey there, Like you I haven't rode in YEARS....

Hey there,

Like you I haven't rode in YEARS. It was probably a solid 15+ years the last time I threw my leg over a bicycle before just buying one recently. I wasn't sure what kind of bike I wanted...
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