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Dropper Post on Marlin 7 Gen 2 (2021)

I am looking to install a dropper post on my Trek Marlin 7 Gen 2 (2021) size XL. I am thinking I want to get a PNW Cascade 150mm. When I went to measure the seatpost to make sure, it stopped before ...
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Periodic bang on bike freewheel

First of all, this is a great community :) I have bought a trek FX 1 Stagger recently, and there is one problem which I’m not sure how to address. There is a noise coming out of the freewheel whenever ...
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Identification Trek Mountain bike 29 [closed]

Can you please help to Identity the exact Model of my mountain bike prior to a sale online?
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Tiny dent near the bottom bracket of a new hardtail - should I be concerned?

I’ve just purchased a new Trek Roscoe 7 (aluminum hardtail mountain bike) recently and I’ve noticed this tiny little dent today. It is on the drive-side chainstay near the bottom bracket. Should I ...
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Small dents on bicycle frame

Two weeks ago I bought Trek Checkpoint ALR5. Bike rides pretty well. It has aluminium frame. I bought it primarily for bike packing trips as it has ton of mounting points. After riding it for 2 weeks ...
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Trek crossrip ltd 2015 bottom bracket model

Hello I have a Trek Crossrip ltd 2015 gravel bike. The frame is alpha aluminium 100 series and the bottom bracket is Hollowtech II. What bottom bracket should I replace it with?
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Is this defect on 2022 Trek FX 2 frame?

I got new 2022 Trek FX 2 couple of days ago. But I noticed something on the end of the left chain stay. Are these defect and should I worry about it? Also I asked this to the local retail where I ...
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Replacing crank/spider on belt drive bike (stripped pedal hole)

Edit: The bike is in a place with good mechanics but few shops. As I'm visiting the USA soon, I was thinking perhaps of getting the parts there and having someone competent locally do the repair. I ...
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Restoring an old Trek 820 with a modern groupset

I have an old Trek 820 frame (from 1999-2000, I believe this is the one), which has some sentimental value to my wife. I'd like to use it to put together a working bicycle. I can wrap my head around ...
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Which Blendr Duo Base is compatible with the stem of the 2023 Trek Roscoe 8

I own 2023 Trek Roscoe 8 https://www.trekbikes.com/us/en_US/bikes/mountain-bikes/trail-mountain-bikes/roscoe/roscoe-8/p/35117/ Its stem is listed as: Bontrager alloy, 31.8mm, Blendr compatible, 7 ...
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What are the dimensions of a Trek Marlin 7 rear wheel quick release skewer?

My Trek Marlin 7 is size large and has 29-inch wheels. I want to replace the broken quick release skewer of the rear wheel and I need help finding a suitable replacement.
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Chain is rubbing the front derailleur even after trying to align using indexing screws

I have a Trek Marlin 5 (2022) MTB with Shimano Altus M315 as the front derailleur. The problem is the chain (KMC Z8.3) is rubbing the derailleur on higher gears (for example, when using 2x7 or 2x8) ...
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Trek FX2 Cassette Compatibility

Would this cassette work on my 2020 trek FX2? My old cassette is worn out, and I want a bigger first gear. My bike gearing is 3x8, with the current cassette being 11-32. Also, is it too cheap to be ...
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Trek procaliber eating cassettes

I recently bought a trek procaliber 9.6 and the rear cassette is lasting about 200 miles/320 km on the smallest cog. I have a roughly 6 mile/10 km flattish ride to the trails and stay in the smallest ...
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Trek Emonda 700OCLV - what does the RSL Race shop limited Stamp mean?

I am looking for second hand bike and have my eye on a Trek Emonda, but I cannot seem to find much correct info on the internet. It has Project one colours so it's hard to compare with other bikes. ...
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Anything wrong with 100 PSI in 700x32 tires on a road bike?

Independent of the manufacturer of my new road bike, I wanted to ask if I am overkilling the purpose or intent of 700x32 tires by using 100 PSI. The air volume is greater for 700x32, so I believe the ...
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What size rear hub will fit a Trek FX1?

I have a Trek FX1 and the rear hub size 135x5mm. I want to change the hub to 135x10mm; is that going to be a problem? Also, my bike is v-brake system. If the hub I want to fit has a disc brake mount, ...
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Why has my derailleur reposition itself so that its out of place?

I have a 2004 Trek Navigator I'm trying to fix up. Everything seemed fine until I switched gears and heard loud odd noise plus my pedaling got alot harder. Upon inspection I found my rear derailleur ...
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Trek Marlin 7 (2022), Gear Shifting

I have a issue with my Marlin 7 (2022). It has a Shimano Deore M5120 rear derailleur. When the bike is on the bike stand the bike shifts perfectly. When I'm riding the bike the bike shifts fine until ...
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Does Bontrager DuoTrap S work with Garmin Fenix 6?

I have Trek Emonda SL5 Disk 2022 and I'm considering buying Bontrager DuoTrap S. I use my Garmin Fenix 6 watch as a bike computer and I mount it on the cockpit. Can I pair it with my Garmin Fenix 6 ...
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Can I convert my Trek Marlin 7 frame to thru axle?

I just got my trek marlin 7 bike and was wondering if I can convert it to TA( through axle).
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Adapter to use straight fork in tapered steerer semi-integrated?

A 1 1/8 straight fork tube going into a Trek Headset VP Zero Stack (Semi-Integrated) 1- 1/8+ Tapered to 1.5. I think i need some kind of adapter for the lower 1.5 inch end... do they make these and if ...
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Is there something wrong with my belt drive?

I have a 2017 Trek Dublin BLX bicycle, which has a Gates belt drivetrain (mix of CDX and CDN) and a Shimano Alfine 8 hub. I use this as my commuter bike and so far I don't have any reasons to complain....
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Which part(s) has the greatest slope of price per pound(kg)?

Just pulled the trigger on a Specialized Allez (61 frame) road bike, since I am getting back into riding. While the Allez does have a carbon-fiber fork and aluminum frame, I think the wheels could be ...
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Can I put wider tires on my bike or does that depend on the size of the frame? [duplicate]

My 2005 Trek 4300 currently has 26x1.95 tires on it. I was wondering if I could put wider tires on my bike. I don't want to spend money on the tires if they're not going to fit on my bike. This might ...
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Are old bikes good bikes?

A friend is giving me a 2005 Trek 4300. I want to know if this is a strong/sturdy bike for rough trails. Can someone who has knowledge about bikes tell me if this good or not?
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How do I convert a 24-speed bike to a seven speed?

I just recently posted another question about the same bike. This Trek that I am getting is a 24 speed and I want to convert it to a 7 speed so it's better rated for rough trails so I can go with my ...
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How can I un-seize the front suspension on my bike?

I am getting a 2005 Trek 4300 from my friend for free. I would like to fix up this bike so I can get it on the trails. Right now it only has one tire and no chain. He's going to put this bike back ...
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Recently purchased 2001 Trek Navigator 400 for Commuter Bike

I recently picked up a 2001 Trek Navigator 400 with the intention of using it to commute the 15 miles to and from work a few days per week. I currently ride a Raleigh 7 Speed with 27.5x1.95 tires ...
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Cannot fix pedal into crank spindle hole: what is the appropriate repair?

My pedal cannot get attached to the crank because the crank threads are worn/stripped. Based on this link, the solution appears to be to drill out the threads and insert a helicoil. I approached a ...
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What are the Trek Domane frame bottom hex screws for?

I recently purchased a Trek Domane AL 3 Disc. It has 4 mounting supports. 2 inside the frame for water bottle cages 1 next to the stem 1 on the frame bottom I wonder if anyone know what kind of ...
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Can anyone help me to identify my TREK mountain bike model from the serial number?

I bought my TREK mountain bike in 1999 when I was living in Germany. After a few years of use I moved & it kind of got mothballed for the past 15 years for one reason or another. I am now back on ...
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Chips in carbon frame - how worried should I be?

I am looking for a second hand road bike. This is to be my first mid-range bike, and my first introduction to carbon frames. I have done a bit of research, and am aware of the potential risks of ...
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Carbon or paint crack

Does this crack look cosmetic or structural to you? It's tiny hairline thick. UPDATE: I took the bike to trek store and their technician looked at it (I think he simply did tap test) and said he ...
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Noise between Seat Tube and Top Tube

I bought a Trek X-Caliber 9, September last year. About a month ago it started to do a very annoying sound between the welded junction of the Seat Tube and the Top Tube. What I have tried: Switch ...
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Mixing GRX crankset with Deore groupset on 2021 Trek Dual Sport 4

I'm riding 2021 Trek Dual Sport 4. It has almost full Deore groupset, except crankset. Here is the full spec list: Shifter: Shimano Deore M5100, 11 speed Rear derailleur: Shimano Deore M5100, long ...
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Can I use SRAM DUB Red Crankset in a Trek Madone SLR 7 that requires GXP?

I have an Allied Alfa Disc with SRAM Dub and Red AXS Crankset (with Quarq pm).... and I want to switch all my components onto this 2020 Trek Madone SLR 7 Frameset. My LBS says I have to buy a new SRAM ...
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Problem with cassette and derailleur

I am a newbie and this is probably a simple question. I have a new Trek Domane 2. It is the 2020 model. From what I can tell on the Trek website, it has a Shimano Claris R2000, 8 speed shifter. Based ...
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Trek Mamba 2013, what BB and crankset for 1x?

Can anyone help me to find which kind of BB and cranks do I need for an 1x11 upgrade.
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Trek 520 (2021) saddle dimensions

Does anyone have dimensions (width) for the stock saddle that comes with a Trek 520 2021 model? The Trek website simply describes it as "Bontrager Evoke"
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Should I use a Trek Domane SL5 for touring?

I am planning for one week/ two weeks long bike touring, mostly on the road with a moderate amount of riding uphill (mainly in Japan). My weight is around 60kg. All of my touring gear won't exceed 10 ...
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Hydraulic disc brake clicks once when I pull the brake lever and the braking force is very bad

I have a brand new Trek Marlin 5 (1-2 months old) with hydraulic disc brakes and the rear brake doesn’t work well and when I pull the brake lever, it clicks once somewhere in the frame (cables inner ...
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SRAM GX DH 7 Speed on Trek Marlin 5?

I am a beginner and I have a Trek Marlin 5 2020, it has quite a crap Shimano Tourney derailleur. I was wondering if I could swap it out with a SRAM GX DH 7 speed derailleur and shifter? Would it work ...
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Tiagra ST-4720 on Trek 920 Disc (2016): front derailleur problems

I've upgraded my Trek 920 Disc (2016) bike with Shimano Tiagra ST-4720 Dual Control Levers. At the same time I've also replaced the disc brake calipers (Shimano BR-MT420) and the rear (Shimano ...
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Modify M6000 brake caliper?

I am attempting to fit Shimano Deore M6000 brakes to my 2017 Trek Stache. The rear brake contacts the frame near the bleed port and keeps me from being able to fully align the caliper to the disk. ...
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Finding bolts to attach mudguard on Trek 4500

I bought a couple of plastic mudguards a while ago but the bolts that came with it don't go through on my Trek 4500 mountain bike. I wonder how to get the bolt specifications for where the mudguard ...
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Swapping Rockshox TwistLoc lockout to trigger lockout

I have a Trek Top Fuel 8 with a Rockshox TwistLoc lockout system. Can I switch it for a trigger lockout?
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Trek Multi-track 750 [duplicate]

I just purchased a Trek multitrack 750 1996 in black. I found it in almost perfect condition and want to upgrade the tires. What is the max tire size you can run on the 750 without any clearance ...
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Trek Madone SLR Di2

Hi there I have just bought a Trek Madone SLR Di2 disc road bike. All the components are Dura Ace except for the rear derailler which is Ultegra. I was told that it could not be Dura Ace as when ...
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Bottom Bracket on a Trek CrossRip Elite 2015?

I'm wondering if anyone can tell me what size bottom bracket would have originally come with the 2015 Trek CrossRip Elite? Their bike archive doesn't have any BB detail. I did find these two ...
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