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09-27-10, 02:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,277
Posted By Rob_U

The original pedals on my 7.5FX where wearing a...

The original pedals on my 7.5FX where wearing a groove in the sole of my shoes, so now I use combo (clipless/platform) pedals on my 7.5FX, but you might like these platform...
09-15-10, 02:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 825
Posted By Rob_U

The First 500 miles that I put on my Navigator...

The First 500 miles that I put on my Navigator 2.0, I weighed 230lbs. Over the course of the next 800 miles, I dropped from 230lbs to 179 lbs. I put 200 miles on it this year (and 740 miles on my new...
09-09-10, 01:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 12,692
Posted By Rob_U

+++1 on the Meguiars, they make a range of...

+++1 on the Meguiars, they make a range of polish/rubbing compound products (http://www.meguiarsdirect.com/products/professional_care/mirror_glaze_page2) that I have used on my Trek 7.5FX (painted...
09-06-10, 09:35 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,669
Posted By Rob_U

I use the dual style on my Trek 7.5FX, but I use...

I use the dual style on my Trek 7.5FX, but I use these http://www.rei.com/product/752213 on my Trek Navigator. The rubber holds quite well to soles of my shoes, and they are wide and comfortable, as...
09-04-10, 05:57 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 6,124
Posted By Rob_U

64 hilly miles on my 7.5FX (Chelsea One Helluva...

64 hilly miles on my 7.5FX (Chelsea One Helluva Ride), I also wanted to do a 100 mile ride, but I didn't find an organized ride that fit my schedule this year. Next year I want to do the Findley...
09-04-10, 05:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 10,311
Posted By Rob_U

I take them all the way up to 110psi on my 7.5FX...

I take them all the way up to 110psi on my 7.5FX - I guess the carbon fork helps with the bumps. But I weigh 190.
09-03-10, 12:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 356
Posted By Rob_U

Well, I've been watching the weather, and 61...

Well, I've been watching the weather, and 61 degrees with winds gusting to 20-30mph doesn't sound like anything I want to ride a bike in. It doesn't look like it's going to work out this time. Sorry.
08-30-10, 01:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 356
Posted By Rob_U

I'm not sure yet, I'd like to, but I'm still...

I'm not sure yet, I'd like to, but I'm still trying to make arrangements. I'll let you know in a day or two.

Rob
08-10-10, 02:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 704
Posted By Rob_U

I agree with the over-tightening suggestion. I...

I agree with the over-tightening suggestion. I had that happen years ago with hockey skates as well. The main area to keep just barely snug is the top of your foot (over the the meta tarsal bones), I...
Forum: Commuting
08-09-10, 02:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 4,807
Posted By Rob_U

I use the Bontrager Pro Pack 120 which I bought...

I use the Bontrager Pro Pack 120 which I bought at the same time as my 7.5 FX, and it stays on without any problem.


http://bontrager.com/model/07722
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08-08-10, 05:52 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,389
Posted By Rob_U

Sounds like fun, hopefully I can make it to the...

Sounds like fun, hopefully I can make it to the next one (when is it?:lol:). I don't know if the 32mm road slicks on my Trek FX would do well on a dirt road though.

@petflunky ; Who did the...
08-05-10, 06:45 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,389
Posted By Rob_U

I'm not going to be able to make it either, I 'm...

I'm not going to be able to make it either, I 'm hoping things work out if there's a next time. Of course next Saturday would have been perfect timing, that's been my group ride luck this year.
07-26-10, 06:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 598
Posted By Rob_U

Just work your way up slowly, and keep at it. ...

Just work your way up slowly, and keep at it. Two years ago I started at 8mph for only 6 miles, and ended up at about 12 miles at 12mph. last year same distance but at 13-14mph, and one big ride for...
07-17-10, 02:22 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 21,872
Posted By Rob_U

Nothing unique here i suppose, except I wrap my...

Nothing unique here i suppose, except I wrap my barends with tape:

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For the few times I go out at night I add these:
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I got the mounts on ebay, and the tactical flashlights at...
07-16-10, 09:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 752
Posted By Rob_U

Thanks. During my training I kept coming up with...

Thanks. During my training I kept coming up with about that average, but on shorter runs, so I thought I would just train hard, and slow it down for the ride. I even did one short ride a few days...
07-15-10, 09:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 752
Posted By Rob_U

Did my first metric century

Okay so I'm a little late posting this, but Last weekend I did my first metric century.
I did the One Helluva Ride in Chelsea, Mi - 64 mile course in 4 hours 6 mins for an average speed of 15.7...
07-15-10, 07:49 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,389
Posted By Rob_U

I don't know if I would be able to make it, and...

I don't know if I would be able to make it, and I'm technically not a Clyde anymore (I still lurk around here though), but what about the Henry Ford Community College parking lot? I moved to Warren a...
07-15-10, 06:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,620
Posted By Rob_U

There's this one: ...

There's this one:

http://store.trekbikes.com/jump.jsp?itemID=1887&itemType=PRODUCT&path=1%2C2%2C461%2C471&iProductID=1887&bShopOnline=1
07-11-10, 09:20 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 7,246
Posted By Rob_U

I just did a metric century on my 7.5FX. I have...

I just did a metric century on my 7.5FX. I have bar ends wrapped in bar tape. The less upright position of a road bike is harder on my palms and wrists. this is my most limiting factor in long...
07-11-10, 06:32 PM
Replies: 468
Views: 40,288
Posted By Rob_U

Whether I think I'm going to take it easy, or go...

Whether I think I'm going to take it easy, or go hard I seem to be at around 15mph. I've dipped below on a couple of occasions, but recently I've been training for a metric century ride (the 64 mile...
06-25-10, 03:07 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,183
Posted By Rob_U

Stock 700x32 Bontrager race lite hardcase, but I...

Stock 700x32 Bontrager race lite hardcase, but I should have had them switched to 700x28 when they built the bike. I guess I'll have to wait until I wear them out now.
06-17-10, 06:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,374
Posted By Rob_U

Thanks, I figured that the Shimano's would be...

Thanks, I figured that the Shimano's would be good. Does anyone have experience with the Wellgo WAM-D10 pedals? Do they have float as well.
06-16-10, 02:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,374
Posted By Rob_U

Need opinions on clipless/flat combo pedals

I have a Trek 7.5fx and I'm looking to get new pedals. I have a pair of Shimano MT-31 shoes that I've been using just for the support of the stiff soles. The original pedals that came with the bike a...
05-31-10, 06:37 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 21,842
Posted By Rob_U

Most of the Trek and Specialized dealers here in...

Most of the Trek and Specialized dealers here in the Detroit area have big sales at the beginning of the season (March-April) where they have all bikes 15% off, and all Accessories 20% off. Macomb...
05-10-10, 03:04 PM
04-16-10, 10:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,021
Posted By Rob_U

Thanks for your replies. I guess I just need to...

Thanks for your replies. I guess I just need to scrape more of the winter rust off (mag trainers are not like the real world), and realize I won't get a speed increase of any great magnitude. The FX...
04-15-10, 10:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,021
Posted By Rob_U

So what am I doing wrong?

I got back into cycling two years ago by buying a Trek Navigator 2.0. Through the past two years I've replaced the seat (Specialized BG Sport), raised the seat, lowered the stem, and swapped the...
04-15-10, 07:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 657
Posted By Rob_U

Well, I was kind of thinking of that for the...

Well, I was kind of thinking of that for the future, if I can't find one. However, I've never been on an organized ride, and I was hoping to experience a couple before I would even dare to try that...
04-15-10, 12:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 657
Posted By Rob_U

I checked out your link, and that's a motorcycle...

I checked out your link, and that's a motorcycle ride.

thanks, Rob
04-13-10, 09:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 657
Posted By Rob_U

Does anyone know of any 2010 Michigan/Ohio rides for Autism?

I'm looking to ride in a couple of 50-100 mile rides this year, and I would love to participate in one to benefit an Autism Society, or other group. Does anyone know of one within driving distance...
04-05-10, 02:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,209
Posted By Rob_U

I've owned a Navigator 2.0 for a couple of years...

I've owned a Navigator 2.0 for a couple of years - it got me back into cycling. But this year I bought a 7.5FX, for the lighter frame, and faster gearing. I am keeping the Navigator (I did switch the...
04-03-10, 08:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,912
Posted By Rob_U

@irclean: They're just the standard long...

@irclean: They're just the standard long Bontrager (Trek) bar ends. I don't know about comfort, I'm still getting used to the concept.
04-03-10, 03:28 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,912
Posted By Rob_U

The latest additions to the bike: ...

The latest additions to the bike:

Specialized Speedzone Elite (red of course)

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Batman Sticker:

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04-03-10, 12:28 PM
Replies: 7,448
Views: 2,212,502
Posted By Rob_U

I already posted a couple of pictures of my Trek...

I already posted a couple of pictures of my Trek 7.5 FX (in it's own thread) when I first got it, but here's another with it's stable-mate my Trek Navigator 2.0, and a second shot of the custom decal...
04-01-10, 03:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 8,528
Posted By Rob_U

:roflmao:

:roflmao:
03-25-10, 10:44 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,912
Posted By Rob_U

Thanks everyone for your comments. I actually got...

Thanks everyone for your comments. I actually got out to ride it on Tuesday - very nice 10 miles - but I still need to get my "real world" legs back (I've been using my Navigator on a trainer all...
03-24-10, 03:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 507
Posted By Rob_U

Thanks for the replies. I took it over to the LBS...

Thanks for the replies. I took it over to the LBS this morning, and they agreed that it looked cosmetic, but the Manager did take a photograph to email to their Trek Rep.

I took it out for a quick...
03-23-10, 11:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 507
Posted By Rob_U

Something odd on my new Carbon fork

I just got a new Trek 7.5FX, and I noticed this irregularity in the Carbon wrap on the fork. It looks like a mismatched patch in the fabric, but doesn't appear cracked, although there is a tiny...
03-23-10, 05:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,912
Posted By Rob_U

@Wanderer: It's the 2010 version of the Bontrager...

@Wanderer: It's the 2010 version of the Bontrager (Trek) Interchange Backrack II

@Enkratesbike: I got $1600.00 for the Rickenbacker. My LBS has a once-a-year sale where bikes are 15% off, and all...
03-23-10, 03:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,912
Posted By Rob_U

New Trek 7.5FX (pics)

Well I finally did it. I don't know if any of you remember my "Talk me into selling my Rickenbacker 360-12 for a trek 7.5FX" thread, but after deciding to keep the guitar, I played it for a while,...
01-07-10, 04:08 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,832
Posted By Rob_U

The hollow bodies (the 3XX series) are set-necks,...

The hollow bodies (the 3XX series) are set-necks, the neck is glued into a pocket in the body. The RIC hollow bodies are made from solid Maple, and back-routed for the chambers, center-block, and...
12-17-09, 10:18 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,832
Posted By Rob_U

Well, between this forum, and the RIC forum, I've...

Well, between this forum, and the RIC forum, I've been convinced to keep the guitar. I traded one away years ago, and regretted it later, so it might happen again.

As for the bike, I have no...
12-13-09, 07:58 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,832
Posted By Rob_U

1.The forks don't lock, but I have tightened the...

1.The forks don't lock, but I have tightened the pre-load some to make them stiffer.

2. it's not a cassette, it's a free-wheel, it could still be changed, but is a cheap bike worth it?

3. I...
12-12-09, 10:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,243
Posted By Rob_U

Trek Deluxe Trunk Pack Strap for Pack ...

Trek Deluxe Trunk Pack
Strap for Pack
Kryponite Cable
Padlock
Spare keys
Spare inner tube
pump
multi tool
tire gauge
mini first aid kit
12-12-09, 10:38 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,832
Posted By Rob_U

Talk me into selling my Rickenbacker 360-12 guitar to get a Trek 7.5 FX

The title says it all! I need to step up from my Trek Navigator 2.0 comfort bike, to a faster Trek 7.5 FX hybrid bike, but I have no money. I have two great acoustic guitars, a Stratocaster electric,...
12-11-09, 07:36 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 7,100
Posted By Rob_U

Specialized Elite computer, Two Bell 5-LED lights...

Specialized Elite computer, Two Bell 5-LED lights from Target, and Mirracycle bell...that's enough for me!

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12-07-09, 11:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 504
Posted By Rob_U

Thanks, I might try one when I get a few more...

Thanks, I might try one when I get a few more bucks to spend. For right now, I cleaned the roller with some paint thinner (kept it away from the tire),and the mold "flash" seems to have mostly worn...
12-06-09, 12:05 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 504
Posted By Rob_U

Cycleops Mag and Serfas Barista tire problem

I just bought a Cycleops Mag trainer at my LBS. The tire they sold me to use with it iis a Serfas Barista City. The problem is that the tire is leaving a film on the roller. I tried following the...
11-08-09, 11:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 510
Posted By Rob_U

My wife I and rode the trail between Petosky, and...

My wife I and rode the trail between Petosky, and Charlevoix in July (35 miles round trip). The whole system, including Harbor Springs on the other end is called The Little Traverse Wheelway. Nice...
10-01-09, 06:48 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,069
Posted By Rob_U

Try http://www.dailymile.com/ you can track...

Try http://www.dailymile.com/ you can track cycling, running, walking and others. Just enter the info from your computer (distance and time) and it will do the rest. It generates charts and stats.
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