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Trek Bicycle Corporation is a designer, distributor and manufacturer of bicycles and bicycle parts.

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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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Why is my upper headset bearing now pressed into the cup?

This is on my mountain bike. After returning from a ride a month or two ago, I noticed my threadless headset had developed some play. Ever since then, I've had to retighten it occasionally, maybe ...
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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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Is this bike good for 140 pounds? [closed]

Trek xcaliber 7 2014 with Alex rims
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Is my Trek FX2 really toast?

I have a 2016 or 2017 Trek FX2 (if critical I'll look up exact year). Ride it daily for shopping, going to the gym and such. Store it outside, unprotected from rain. Took it to the store I bought it ...
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Trek bike needs identification

I have a bike that I want to sell but I have forgotten and lost all the info I had about it. It's a Trek road bike with 105's and some mods, like the head tube. It looks to me like the it was powder ...
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Is the Trek Navigator 200 too hard to restore

I got a freecycled Trek Navigator 200 that based on my assessment seems to be from 2004. I have repaired one bike before and was thinking about taking the this one as a new challenge but it seems to ...
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Can the belt drive on a Trek 1st District be replaced with a chain drive?

I have a Trek 1st District bike that was given to me. The belt drive is not very satisfactory. I have asked here about upgrading it to a newer version, but perhaps it would be better to set it up ...
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What make model and year is this vintage Trek?

Serial number x 417024 . I'm trying to identify what year, make and model this Trek. Owner says it's an Emonda ALR 1997. However from what I can see Emondas weren't made till 2015. I think it's an ...
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Lower gearing for a Trek 520

I have a stock 2016 Trek 520 bike and I'm a newbie to road cycling. It has Alivio front derailleur and Deore rear derailleur with Deore triple-chainring crank. The 2016 came with 26/36/48 front ...
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Help identify Trek Multitrack 750

I just got an old, worn and rusty MultiTrack 750. I like the older MTB/ATB frames so I wold like to use this. The size fits me perfect but it rusty... What would you do? I've looked in the old ...
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Chain falls between the chainrings of the front derailleur when shifting from the big ring to the small one

The issue I have is that at the new bike I'm looking to purchase I'm faced with the followings: the chain falls between the 2 chainrings of the front derailleur when shifting from the big ring to the ...
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Bottom Bracket for Trek Crossrip Elite 2014?

I am planning to upgrade my group set to 11 speed 105 along with the bottom bracket. However, I have no idea what type of BB should I get and brand. If anyone could help me that would be great?
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Bottom bracket replacement

I have an old '89 Trek Singletrack 950 with the original Shimano Mountain LX group bottom bracket. I'd like to replace the bottom bracket with something new. Can anyone help me determine what will fit ...
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Tire clearance on 2019 Trek Crockett

Has anyone tested max tire width on a Trek Crockett (2019 frameset)? Wondering specifically if I can fit 45mm tires on 19mm inner width rims.
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CrossRip 3 carbon fork for front panniers

I was considering to deploy TREK's CrossRip 3 for light touring (1-2 weeks, rear and front panniers, 25 kg total at max). All looks very good but my only concern, at the moment, is its carbon fork. ...
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Rear disk brakes stopped working in Trek DS 2

I have recently bought my first disk brake bike and after having the first ride, I noticed a slight rear disk brake rubbing noise. So, next day I decided to have a look and reposition the brake. Since,...
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'93 Trek 820 Antelope - Replace?

OK, I'm sort of just looking for justification here. I am the original owner of a '93 Trek 820 Antelope, and I am just recently getting back into biking for health benefits. Of course after riding "...
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Front Fender for TREK 3500

I have a TREK 3500 Bike, 2015 model, and I've been looking for a compatible front fender. The standard strap-ons don't work, as the front fork is also the suspension.
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Crank arm doesn't go all the way on square taper axle

Doesn't matter what I do, I can't seem to push the arm all the way, even though the bolt is tight and it feels stable: I just replaced a worn out and damaged arm but they look similar enough to not ...
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Good fit vs. Best fit - Lower end of the fit range (Difference of 1 cm). Is it OK? or can this tiny difference still cause pains?

I want to buy a second hand Trek Cronus (Gary Fischer Collection) bike (50cms) for my wife. I am getting a good deal on it. My wife's height is 156cms. As per the Trek Sizing chart, the range of rider ...
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Trek 520 model changes during years

What are main changes in Trek 520 during the years? I have possibility to buy new Trek 520 year 2015 for 1000 Eur and year 2018 for 1300 Eur. Is there right place to safe some money? What are ...
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Internal Cabling Problem?

I've been having some bike issues with a 2016 Trek Allant 7.4 . I'm looking for any documentation about this problem, or any known solutions that don't include externally routing the cable.   ...
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Fuji Nevada 1.5 29er (2017) - 549$ or Trek Marlin 7 (2018) - 375$ (discount)? [closed]

Fuji Nevada 1.5 29er (2017) - 549$ or Trek Marlin 7 (2018) - 749$? Below are the URLs I am 6'3, 285lbs Trek - Marlin 7 | Trek Bikes (https://www.trekbikes.com/us/en_US/bike ... 7/p/17382/) Fuji - ...
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Is Trek Emonda ALR have thinner or thicker diameter tubing than the carbon model?

I'm wondering if Trek Emonda ALR have thinner or thicker diameter tubing than the carbon model SL/SLR? I might actually get the aluminum one if it's thinner.