I am going to look at a used Trek 4100 and the attached is the spec that they gave me on the bike. I do not know a lot about mountain bikes and will be using this for paved paths and city running around-- probably never off road.
I was a bit concerned about the front fork and the gearing being less than desirable-- from what I am told.
Any comments will be appreciated. Are any of these other components good? Apparently these bikes are more from outside the US. I don't want to buy junk.
It is supposed to be in great condition. Also what is a good price.
Purchased Fall 2008
Bicycle Type Mountain bike, front suspension
Sugg Retail $319.99
Sizes 13", 16", 18", 19.5", 21", 22.5", womens 16"
Colors Black Chrome/Ball-Burnished, Black/Red
Frame & Fork
Frame Construction TIG-welded
Frame Tubing Material Aluminum
Fork Brand & Model InSync Grind 320, 70mm travel
Fork Material Aluminum, single crown
Rear Shock Not applicable
Component Group Mountain Mix
Brakeset Aluminum linear-pull brakes, Shimano ST-EF29 EZ Fire STI levers
Shift Levers Shimano ST-EF29 EZ Fire STI
Front Derailleur Shimano C051
Rear Derailleur Shimano Alivio
Crankset Suntour XCC-100, 28/38/48 teeth
Pedals Nylon platform
Bottom Bracket Unspecified
BB Shell Width Unspecified
Rear Cogs 7-speed, 14 - 34 teeth
Chain 1/2 x 3/32"
Seatpost Aluminum micro-adjust
Saddle Bontrager Sport
Handlebar Aluminum, 1.25" rise
Handlebar Extensions Not included
Handlebar Stem Aluminum threadless
Headset 1 1/8" threadless Aheadset
Hubs Aluminum, Q/R
Rims Matrix 550, 32-hole
Tires 26 x 2.00" Bontrager Connection
Spoke Brand Stainless steel, 14ga. (2.0mm) straight gauge
Spoke Nipples Brass nipples
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