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03-18-22, 11:12 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 828
Posted By Nate8727

Not in my experience. I've had it for around 2...

Not in my experience. I've had it for around 2 years without issue. As long as you make sure everything is secure you should be fine.
03-18-22, 09:53 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 828
Posted By Nate8727

Harbor Freight - 2 Bike Hitch Rack. $40...

Harbor Freight - 2 Bike Hitch Rack. $40 (https://www.harborfreight.com/two-bike-hitch-mount-bike-rack-63924.html).

Solid rack, and folds down if you need it to.

Obviously not for the bed but...
03-17-22, 12:18 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,268
Posted By Nate8727

What about the FX in a Stagger model?

What about the FX in a Stagger model?
03-17-22, 07:42 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,582
Posted By Nate8727

Update on Brakes: It's definitely a squeal...

Update on Brakes:

It's definitely a squeal followed by a shudder on both wheels now. I'm taking it to the LBS since the warranty on brakes is 2 years (Had it for barely a year)
03-17-22, 07:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,049
Posted By Nate8727

Depends what she likes. I'm using the Bongtrager...

Depends what she likes. I'm using the Bongtrager Boulevard saddle and that one is ok.

I had a Schwinn Cruiser Saddle on my previous bike and that one was great.
03-17-22, 07:08 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,184
Posted By Nate8727

AirPods Pro (Secure Fit for Fitness) or AirPods...

AirPods Pro (Secure Fit for Fitness) or AirPods (Not as secure fit for fitness) + iPhone. Hands Free.

Just say "Hey Siri, take a note", and then say what you want. It logs everything in the...
03-17-22, 07:02 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,440
Posted By Nate8727

Ah, touchť.

Ah, touchť.
03-16-22, 09:00 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,440
Posted By Nate8727

Multiple Bikes & How You Use Them

Anyone have multiple bikes for different uses?

I have just the hybrid for now, but that got me thinking about other possibilities... Trails, etc...

Interesting to see how different everyone...
03-15-22, 09:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,559
Posted By Nate8727

Trek has a kids trade-up program...

Trek has a kids trade-up program (https://www.trekbikes.com/us/en_US/kids_trade_up_program/).

When you purchase a kids Trek bike, you can bring it back within 3 years and get up to 50% of the...
03-15-22, 09:11 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 505
Posted By Nate8727

I've never used a front mount seat, in fact I...

I've never used a front mount seat, in fact I didn't know they existed until last week.

I have a trailer I use mainly for my 2 year old. We have a rear seat I haven't setup yet for our 9 month...
03-15-22, 08:46 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,582
Posted By Nate8727

Rode last weekend for the first time this year...

Rode last weekend for the first time this year with the bike trailer and my 2 year old.

Anyone with an instep two seat trailer notice a rattle, just tape the spring on the trailer hitch. That's...
03-15-22, 07:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,036
Posted By Nate8727

The best advice is to try all three places and...

The best advice is to try all three places and bikes to see which you like best. You just know when you find the right one.
03-14-22, 10:55 AM
Replies: 748
Views: 420,834
Posted By Nate8727

On the Instep Double Seat Bike Trailer: Wrap...

On the Instep Double Seat Bike Trailer:
Wrap the spring in the hitch connector with a layer of bar tape or electrical tape. Remove it completely first.

It starts rattling and the tape fixes the...
04-01-21, 07:27 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,899
Posted By Nate8727

Kickstand, Saddle, Grips, Pedals

Kickstand, Saddle, Grips, Pedals
04-01-21, 07:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 666
Posted By Nate8727

Here's a site to get you started. Link...

Here's a site to get you started.

Link (https://www.jimlangley.net/wrench/keepitquiet.html)
03-18-21, 08:44 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 356
Posted By Nate8727

METL Airless Tire

Anyone seen these before?

It's a new tire created by NASA without air.

Interesting at least.

METL Airless Tire...
03-13-21, 02:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,956
Posted By Nate8727

Itís the Bontrager. Costs $20 and they put it on...

Itís the Bontrager. Costs $20 and they put it on when I bought the bike. Itís worked great so far.
03-12-21, 08:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,130
Posted By Nate8727

The best advice I can give is to try any models...

The best advice I can give is to try any models you are considering. It's the easiest way to narrow down your list.

Always go for comfort first and the rest will fall in place.
03-11-21, 01:08 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 15,099
Posted By Nate8727

That's the one.

That's the one.
03-11-21, 09:23 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 15,099
Posted By Nate8727

K935. They are not on the Kenda tire website for...

K935. They are not on the Kenda tire website for some reason. If it was an upgrade then even better.
03-11-21, 08:14 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 15,099
Posted By Nate8727

I called Trek to ask about the tires. It was...

I called Trek to ask about the tires.

It was intentional due to supply issues like I figured they said. They do that with other parts if it happens also so Bikes have faster availability.

The...
03-11-21, 07:56 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 27,352
Posted By Nate8727

Very nice and VERY clean. Well done Sir.

Very nice and VERY clean.

Well done Sir.
03-09-21, 09:21 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 15,099
Posted By Nate8727

Anyone else with a new Verve find they have Kenda...

Anyone else with a new Verve find they have Kenda 700x45 tires and not the Bontrager H5?

I just noticed after a ride today.

Supply issues?
03-09-21, 03:00 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,582
Posted By Nate8727

Official Trek Verve Thread

Hello all,

There are official Trek DS and FX threads, so since there are so many owners of the Verve, why not have our own also?

Feel free to post Pics, Info, News, Suggestions, etc...

Happy...
03-09-21, 09:52 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 15,099
Posted By Nate8727

Ah good to know. I'll try 40 front and back and...

Ah good to know. I'll try 40 front and back and go from there. I tend to go on gravel usually also besides pavement, so I like comfort as well.

Will someone start an Official Trek Verve thread...
03-09-21, 08:59 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 15,099
Posted By Nate8727

Anyone with the Bontrager H5 700x45 tires, what...

Anyone with the Bontrager H5 700x45 tires, what pressure do you ride at?

I thought my tires were a little low when I got the bike initially, so I inflated them to about 55 psi, and then 60 psi...
03-08-21, 03:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 957
Posted By Nate8727

The stock Bontrager 35 tires on the FX are a...

The stock Bontrager 35 tires on the FX are a little rough for trails so see how you like them first. You can always add a wider tire later on, and they're pretty inexpensive.

Congrats on the new...
03-08-21, 06:45 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,956
Posted By Nate8727

The Verve has no suspension, but the tires are 45...

The Verve has no suspension, but the tires are 45 wide so they give quite a bit of comfort when going over bumps. It wonít be a mountain bike type comfort but it does the job. You could always put...
03-02-21, 08:21 PM
Replies: 7,771
Views: 2,720,397
Posted By Nate8727

New Verve. ...

New Verve.

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/438b75f3_8d49_4936_86b1_f49ab101090c_9e4458c894b831020539b938b10ccf2060db2072.jpeg
03-02-21, 08:57 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,456
Posted By Nate8727

Have you tried other dealers near you? It's...

Have you tried other dealers near you? It's worth a shot at least. By the time July comes you've got a lot less time to ride.
03-02-21, 08:39 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,956
Posted By Nate8727

Thanks! This is my first quality bike. I...

Thanks! This is my first quality bike.

I had a cheap bmx as a kid, and then the recent $100 Walmart Mountain Bike. It's no joke you get what you pay for in the cycling industry.
03-02-21, 07:59 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,956
Posted By Nate8727

Here it is finally. I haven't decided if...

Here it is finally.

I haven't decided if the saddle is going to be comfortable yet long term, but I'll give it another month before I know for sure. The Bontrager Boulevard saddle was a lot more...
03-01-21, 10:26 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,969
Posted By Nate8727

Don't buy the chain breaker tool from Harbor...

Don't buy the chain breaker tool from Harbor Freight (I love Harbor Freight btw). It's too big for bike chains, even though it says it works on them.

Get yourself a good bike chain breaker and...
03-01-21, 09:52 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,867
Posted By Nate8727

Before visiting, I found out by just giving them...

Before visiting, I found out by just giving them a call. I had a few models in mind and size and they said what was in stock and on the floor to try.

Most of the Trek local dealer sites will show...
03-01-21, 09:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,065
Posted By Nate8727

It depends on a lot of things. The frame size is...

It depends on a lot of things. The frame size is important of course, but you also have your adjustments. Saddle height, handlebars, etc... can make it feel great or feel awful.

Get those...
02-28-21, 10:16 PM
Replies: 4,569
Views: 360,321
Posted By Nate8727

1.3 miles. Had to cut it short because it was...

1.3 miles. Had to cut it short because it was too cold at 39 degrees and the wind was a little brutal.
02-28-21, 10:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,493
Posted By Nate8727

Trek Verve is great for the upright position. I...

Trek Verve is great for the upright position. I canít say anything about other brands though.
02-27-21, 04:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,956
Posted By Nate8727

Brought it home finally. I used it with the...

Brought it home finally.

I used it with the bike trailer and my one year old. I havenít ridden since last fall and this ride was effortless. Amazing what a quality bike can do.
02-27-21, 11:11 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,956
Posted By Nate8727

Peoria Heights IL has a bunch on display.

Peoria Heights IL has a bunch on display.
02-27-21, 09:20 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,956
Posted By Nate8727

The inseam was a better gauge for frame size I...

The inseam was a better gauge for frame size I found. No idea why I didnít notice it at first.
02-27-21, 05:59 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 15,099
Posted By Nate8727

Hey barryflht, thatís the same color Iím picking...

Hey barryflht, thatís the same color Iím picking up today.

Itís like Christmas morningÖ
02-26-21, 07:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,956
Posted By Nate8727

New Bike

Hello all,

After spending about 45 minutes at a local Trek dealer today Iíve narrowed down my favorite model.

Being 5í 10Ē I figured I would fit on a Large frame for the Trek models. It turns...
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