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    Pulled a trigger on a bike today- Trek 4900

    hi
    after some deliberations and hesitations (i was choosing between Trek Mamba and 4900), I went with 4900. I felt a lot more in control with it and it wasn't as intimidating. I think 29er would be great also and I would get used to it, eventually, but since I am very new to this and will be learning a great deal- I felt I would be more confident with 26er.

    For some reason, it seems to me that I could have a bit more fun with it by learning how to either avoid some obstacles or overcome them, rather than just to "roll over" with a bigger diameter wheel.

    An, of course, spending time on this board helped a LOT. Thanks all for helping out with this decision.

    Here's the bike:
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    Nothing wrong with learning to ride on
    a 26er, nice choice, and good looking ride.
    Enjoy it.
    And I will say, you will learn to be a better rider on
    26 " wheels.
    Climb into the sky, never wonder why - Tailgunner
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    Quote Originally Posted by Loudviking View Post
    Nothing wrong with learning to ride on
    a 26er, nice choice, and good looking ride.
    Enjoy it.
    And I will say, you will learn to be a better rider on
    26 " wheels.
    thanks and i hope so...big investment

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    Nice bike. Have fun!

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    Sexy bike...I almost bought one myself. I'm glad I got the bike I did, but I wanted a 4900 like that badly.

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    grats

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    Could you tell me how much it weighs? I'm thinking to get a bike but am concerned the weight of Trek bikes.

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    Nice bike

    Congrats!

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    Mass...my 2009 Trek 4500 was definitely a 30lb bike. When I got my FS 26er I was expecting it to be heavier than my Trek, but was surprised it was a little lighter.

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    Quote Originally Posted by massimopotenza View Post
    Could you tell me how much it weighs? I'm thinking to get a bike but am concerned the weight of Trek bikes.
    30lbs

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    Great looking bike, congrats!

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    Congrats, its looks nice!!!! I made the same sort of decision and assessment when I bought my 26" bike........I do not regret it now. I love the bike and I WANT to ride it as much as possible. Happy Trails!!!!!

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    thanks...just wish the weather was better...90s in NY...'-(

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    I rode today when it was 99* with 10000% humidity. Man up.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sickmak90 View Post
    I rode today when it was 99* with 10000% humidity. Man up.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sickmak90 View Post
    I rode today when it was 99* with 10000% humidity. Man up.
    Satan called, he wants his weather back.

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