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New rear derailleur for Trek 7.6FX Hybrid bike

Started this discussion. Last reply by PeterT Nov 29, 2012. 8 Replies

I recently fell off my bike and damaged the rear derailleur on my Trek 7.6FX Hybrid bike.This bike has 3 chain rings and a 9 speed cassette. The existing rear derailleur is a Shimano Tiagra. Can…Continue

Upper back / shoulder pain

Started this discussion. Last reply by John H Dec 2, 2011. 10 Replies

I have been experiencing some upper left back / shoulder pain for the last 4 - 5 months and have seen a physiotherapist to assist with the pain. The pain has come back and two days ago I started to…Continue

Chatswood to Wharf Rd West Ryde - Route advice

Started this discussion. Last reply by Neil Alexander Nov 15, 2011. 8 Replies

Hi, I need to travel from Chatswood to Wharf Rd / Victoria Rd West Ryde. Can anyone offer some route advice? I am reasonably confident on the road, although Victoria Rd between Hermitage Rd and Wharf…Continue

130mm hub into 135mm dropout

Started this discussion. Last reply by Si Aug 10, 2011. 8 Replies

I have an aluminium frame with 135mm dropout distance (rear) I have installed a rear road wheel with a 130mm hub. All seems to be working fine with no issues. One of my colleagues told me that this…Continue


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Trek 7.6FX

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First commute yesterday - 50 km round trip

Posted on March 4, 2010 at 2:37pm 12 Comments


Well, yesterday was my first commute from Castle Cove (near Chatswood) to Matraville (Eastern Suburbs). 25 km each way. It took me 2 hours for the morning leg and 1 hr and 45 minutes for the afternoon leg. Somewhat longer than I thought :-P .

Have to say that I did enjoy it and did not feel as intimidated by the traffic as I thought I might. I was, however, caught by surprise when I returned home and dismounted the bike. I was shaking slightly, felt extremely tired,… Continue

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