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    Pics from Trek World 2009

    Here are some top secret photos from Trek World. The last one is the entrance of the Trek Headquarters. Notice that all of Lance Amstrong's tour winning bikes on the wall.
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    Did they have anything on the 2009 Elite 9.9 hardtail? Thanks for the post.

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    Ya...here is a picture.
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    Excellent, I am anxious to see the weight and price differences between the top fuel 9.9 and elite 9.9. One of these will be my race bike next year, more than likely the elite. These photos are extra motivation to keep training hard for next season. Thanks for the timely photos there cooley.

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    Any pics of the Trek 69er line up? or how about the Trek Soho line up?

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    Ooh their bikes are looking really nice, canít wait to see them at the London Cycle show.

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    was the new remedy there as well, or the session88?

    btw, did anyone else notice that the gary fisher has the ABP?

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    The Roscoe was probably the best bike I have ever riden. Honestly!! I wasn't a big fan of GF for a long time but this bike simply rocked up and down. Really excited. The 69er was there. Only single speed and multi gear. The Remedy was there but was unchanged except for color. Both Sessions were there for demo. Light as crap! The soho still has a SS but a new Belt Driven internal gear hub bike. Super Awesome!!! Last thing I have to say is Fox RP24~! Best fork on the market now.

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    Can you post some more pics?

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    Thanks Cooley. What are the coloways for the new Remedys? I know it shouldn't matter, but that orange/rootbeer combination on the Remedy 8 is not my favorite.

    Does anyone know if they are planning to spec a talas on the Remedy 9?

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    Quote Originally Posted by wonger7
    Thanks Cooley. What are the coloways for the new Remedys? I know it shouldn't matter, but that orange/rootbeer combination on the Remedy 8 is not my favorite.

    Does anyone know if they are planning to spec a talas on the Remedy 9?
    the 9 is complete silver (beadblasted/polished)
    the 8 will be mainly white with root beer accents (all gloss)
    don't remember the 7 though...

    yes, Talas for 09
    Remedy 9: Fox 36 Talas
    Remedy 8: RockShox Lyrik 2-step
    Remedy 7: RockShox Lyrik U-turn
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    im trying to work out where ive seen the carbon design before.....to me it looks very specialized like. im not sure i like the 9.9ssl as shown the 9.9 hardtail looks a bit better. that said they do look better than this seasons models, but i thought they would have shot some other design

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    Any chance you can post a pic of the elite 9.8... the 9.9 is a bit out of my price range but I have been saving my pennies for a 9.8. Any news if trek is offering a good XC race hardtail with SRAM? I was excited to see FSA cranks on the 9.9.

    thanks!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sepp
    the 9 is complete silver (beadblasted/polished)
    the 8 will be mainly white with root beer accents (all gloss)
    don't remember the 7 though...

    yes, Talas for 09
    Remedy 9: Fox 36 Talas
    Remedy 8: RockShox Lyrik 2-step
    Remedy 7: RockShox Lyrik U-turn
    Wow, travel adjust forks on all the line up. It makes it look like the bike actually needs it to climb well, which isn't true. I found it secondary at best. Used it very occasionally (like 2 times a ride if that) when I had my 2-step. Now that I have a Solo Air (on loan, my fork is being repaired) and don't miss it. Probably when my 2-step arrives I'll forget the travel adjust is even there.

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    Trek seems to be sticking with high end shimano for their race bikes. As for the f/s Top Fuel and hardtail 9.8, it's basically the same bike with full XT components and new scandium Race X Lite wheels.

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    Quote Originally Posted by LFJ
    Any pics of the Trek 69er line up? or how about the Trek Soho line up?
    The Soho line is shrinking for this year- it's going down to the Soho S and the Soho 4.0, which they're just calling the Soho now. They're releasing different models to compensate, including a $550 bike complete with racks and a disc version of the 7.3 FX (though they're not calling it that.)

    Even better though is the belt-drive singlespeed. It's INSANE.

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    Sweet, I love how the new 09 Trek Carbon MTB models look like.
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    Quote Originally Posted by theextremist04
    The Soho line is shrinking for this year- it's going down to the Soho S and the Soho 4.0, which they're just calling the Soho now. They're releasing different models to compensate, including a $550 bike complete with racks and a disc version of the 7.3 FX (though they're not calling it that.)

    Even better though is the belt-drive singlespeed. It's INSANE.
    The regular SOHO will also be belt driven with an internal 8speed hub.

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    Did you test ride Fuel EX9 too?

    Quote Originally Posted by cooleymtnbiker1
    The Roscoe was probably the best bike I have ever riden. Honestly!! I wasn't a big fan of GF for a long time but this bike simply rocked up and down. Really excited. The 69er was there. Only single speed and multi gear. The Remedy was there but was unchanged except for color. Both Sessions were there for demo. Light as crap! The soho still has a SS but a new Belt Driven internal gear hub bike. Super Awesome!!! Last thing I have to say is Fox RP24~! Best fork on the market now.
    Did you test the Trek Fuel EX9 with RP24 fork (without Talas) as well? If so, what's your opinion?

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    I rode the Roscoe with the RP24. I am sure you know how it works. But it just felt so good under climbing and descending it was super smooth. The RP24 also has a travel adjustment like the Talas so that really helped with the climbing. I can imagine that the Fuel felt the. The biggest change to it was the E2 headtube.

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    what will top fuel 9.8 cost ? us dollars

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    I believe that copper colored bike in the backgroud of the first pick is the EX8. I love that color. Any specific shots of that bike.

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    The top fuel should come in around $4500 atleast. Yes HDO that is correct.

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    69ers?

    What's up with the top fuel 69er?

    did it get ABP? 4in front and rear? Details?
    thanks!

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    As far as I could see, no changes to the 69er. Still same as last year

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    as well no changes on the 69 SS with the DUC32 fork?

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    Besides color change and different brakes, Avid Elixers (which rock!!) no others.

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    Besides color change and different brakes, Avid Elixers (which rock!!) no others.
    Aah, so you have ride the new Elixer then? How does it compare to Juicy?
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    Quote Originally Posted by cooleymtnbiker1
    Besides color change and different brakes, Avid Elixers (which rock!!) no others.
    The 69er SS has a Fox F29 actually, kinda sad to see the Maverick fork and root beer colour go...



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    Test ride '09 Fuel EX9?

    Quote Originally Posted by cooleymtnbiker1
    I rode the Roscoe with the RP24. I am sure you know how it works. But it just felt so good under climbing and descending it was super smooth. The RP24 also has a travel adjustment like the Talas so that really helped with the climbing. I can imagine that the Fuel felt the. The biggest change to it was the E2 headtube.
    Only the RP24 fork of GF Roscoe has Talas feature, the RP24 fork of the '09 Fuel EX9 doesn't. Did anyone test ride '09 Fuel EX9, tried the RP24 ProPedal settings and made some close up pics of the "brushed & polished" aluminium finish?

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    Quote Originally Posted by EGF168
    The 69er SS has a Fox F29 actually, kinda sad to see the Maverick fork and root beer colour go...


    Thanks, the bike looks quite nice - but the white Fox on it is a clear no go ...

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    Good job! Top Fuel 69er

    Actually it has been changed, at least the model they had in the show was very similiar to the new Aluminum Top Fuel with ABP, Full Foater, and EVO link. Very good looking (black but different than last years) and the improvement should make it one of the best bikes for the money. It is unchanged in the catalog however, maybe it will be a later release?

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    Quote Originally Posted by macktrack
    Actually it has been changed, at least the model they had in the show was very similiar to the new Aluminum Top Fuel with ABP, Full Foater, and EVO link. Very good looking (black but different than last years) and the improvement should make it one of the best bikes for the money. It is unchanged in the catalog however, maybe it will be a later release?
    ya, that was what I based it on. Who knows what will happen.

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    I HATE Juicys with a passion. I rode them for over a year. They make noise, vibrate, rotors bend easily, and no modulation in my experiences. The Elixers felt super smooth with excellent modulation, they were strong, just a completely different from the Juicys.

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    Quote Originally Posted by cooleymtnbiker1
    I HATE Juicys with a passion. I rode them for over a year. They make noise, vibrate, rotors bend easily, and no modulation in my experiences. The Elixers felt super smooth with excellent modulation, they were strong, just a completely different from the Juicys.
    Really? Iíd better try those, still I notice they got the same stupid calliper bolts that make them impossible to keep centredÖ

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    Any pics of the new Remedies? I'm curious about the paint and specs on the 7.

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    Great pics. Thanks for sharing.
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    Oh man, no pics of the 09 Remedys? C'mon...

    And pics of the 09 Fuel EXs wouldn't be bad as well...


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    Quote Originally Posted by Black RONIN
    Oh man, no pics of the 09 Remedys? C'mon...

    And pics of the 09 Fuel EXs wouldn't be bad as well...

    Photos of the Fuel EXís have been all over the place for quite a few weeks now and thereís a few already in bike shops as Trek has done a good job of beating everyone else in getting their bikes into the shops early.

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    Quote Originally Posted by EGF168
    Photos of the Fuel EXís have been all over the place for quite a few weeks now and thereís a few already in bike shops as Trek has done a good job of beating everyone else in getting their bikes into the shops early.
    I know, but since Cooley got so nice pics of the bikes at the Trek show, I was wondering if he doesn't happen to have a few pics left of them... Always nice to see them in real world (at lest in Trek World... ) pics! And here we're not getting them in display at the shop until early next year...

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    All I have a pic of an EX8, you can see the root beer colored one in the original pics.
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    Isn’t that the wrong crankset or does the US get the cheepo treatment?



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    It probably was just on that bike for the show. Things change all the time.

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    any pics of the 09 madones???? 6.9pro ???

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    A road bike in a MTB forum? Yes but don't get mad at me. Buzz asked for it. Notice the new Dura-Ace and custom painted Bontrager wheels. You can get any wheels painted how you want. Project 1 is off the the hook this year!!
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    top fuel 69

    Anyone have a photo of the top fuel 69er from the Trek show? My local shops catalog shows the 09 as unchanged from the 08.
    Quote Originally Posted by macktrack
    Actually it has been changed, at least the model they had in the show was very similiar to the new Aluminum Top Fuel with ABP, Full Foater, and EVO link. Very good looking (black but different than last years) and the improvement should make it one of the best bikes for the money. It is unchanged in the catalog however, maybe it will be a later release?

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    Quote Originally Posted by cooleymtnbiker1
    A road bike in a MTB forum? Yes but don't get mad at me. Buzz asked for it. Notice the new Dura-Ace and custom painted Bontrager wheels. You can get any wheels painted how you want. Project 1 is off the the hook this year!!
    That's a stock 6.9, man. Blue logos on the Aeolus's right out of the box.

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    What is the MSRP on that 6.9?

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    Dang the color looks sweet and the new Dura Ace cranks look soo sleek, i wonder when will the XTR get the same treatment
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    any 'real world' pics of the new 69ers gratefully received by this dog.

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    madone 6.9pro

    dont give me sh1t us xc racers have 2 train on something so we might as well have the best, i did hear that the blue version came with sram red and the red and white version came with dura ace , mayb it was just a show bike , it looks the same as what Trek had at the Etape du tour in July

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    Quote Originally Posted by wheelhot
    Dang the color looks sweet and the new Dura Ace cranks look soo sleek, i wonder when will the XTR get the same treatment
    Don't know WH, but I think the new DuraAce took a lot from the XTR new design... The polished and black finish is the same patern, visually it seems more close to XTR than anything else, just like the new SLX!

    But two things for sure I'd like the XTR to get: a carbon lever brakeset with the Servowave option just like the XTs and new 15QR and 20mm wheelsets. That would be so nice...
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    Come on, we really need some pics of the new remedys! :-)

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    Cool-blue Rhythm

    I finally found another shot of the 2009 Remedy 9. It looks like my next bike . But I hope the fork will be silver on the serial bikes.


    Come on, there must be more pictures out there!

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    Quote Originally Posted by EGF168
    The 69er SS has a Fox F29 actually, kinda sad to see the Maverick fork and root beer colour go...


    Same here, I liked the look of that DUC32... Reminded me of those old Girvin forks.

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    Welcome. You have some photos trek with 8 series ???

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    Here is a pic of the new Trek 8000. My first love.
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    Also...white is the new black according to Trek big cheese.

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    sweeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeet!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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    I'd like Trek to update their site soon...

    But from what I've seen here so far there's no or little doubt left that my next bike will be a Remedy. I still must say that the new Nomad is also catching my attention (ISCG mount is a nice feat) so that's the only thing that is making me think about which one I'll go for. But Trek has a lifetime warranty and here in Brazil it's one of the strongest brands with one of the best costumer service. That's tough to beat, I must say.

    For 2009, I'm between the Remedy 8 or 9. What would be the best choice? If only the Lyrik was a "3-step"... A 2-inch drop is a long way down. The 09-spec'ed TALAS seems to be more balanced when it comes to travel adjust. Any thoughts?

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    I even found a pic of the new remedy 8 and 7. I don't know what to think about the colors. I'll have to see it in real. I'm also not sure about the Lyric fork. The features of the Talas are more appealing.

    the new remedy 8


    and the 7

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    Thanks for the pics.

    I don't know about you guys, but I'm getting sick of all this white. A white stem looks cheesy, and almost the entire Trek line up has them now.

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    yup white stems look tacky. but i would still take an 09 3x9 69er. not sure about the nasty black'n'beige SS 69er with mismatched white fork.

    the graphics for 09 are OTT IMO. i prefer the classier 08 look. i'd love an 08 Remedy but the EX series is more affordable...

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    I really want a remedy. But I'm not sure which one it's going to be. I don't like the white on the pictures. The stem, the evolink and the fork. That's just too much white . I did like the black&white 2008 remedy 9 and I loved the orange/brown remedy 8. But unfortunaly they aren't available here in germany anymore. Judging by the few (low resolution) pictures I think the silver one is the one which looks best. I hope it won't be too expensive.

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    I love white bikes, but I like other parts like fork and componens being black, since it breaks all that clear look and gives a nice contrast. I liked the new Remedy 8, but I liked the 08 better and apart the white TALAS (a silver or even black TALAS would have been a better match) the R9 seems to be the second best looking, because the 7 is really well put together with all that SLX parts!

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    Also...sneak peek at the new Gary Fisher road bike line!!
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    Cool-blue Rhythm

    Quote Originally Posted by JensLongneck
    I even found a pic of the new remedy 8 and 7. I don't know what to think about the colors. I'll have to see it in real. I'm also not sure about the Lyric fork. The features of the Talas are more appealing.

    the new remedy 8


    and the 7
    Have you noted if there is the ISCG standard to fit a Hammershimdt truvatit box on the Remedy 2009 ?

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    Quote Originally Posted by vittorio64
    Have you noted if there is the ISCG standard to fit a Hammershimdt truvatit box on the Remedy 2009 ?
    Sorry, I don't know. This are just pictures I found in the internet.

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    Quote Originally Posted by JensLongneck
    Sorry, I don't know. This are just pictures I found in the internet.
    Thanks for the pics....we will see the bike standard at Eurobike !
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    Quote Originally Posted by vittorio64
    Thanks for the pics....we will see the bike standard at Eurobike !
    I hope Trek will update their website after the eurobike. Because I can't go there. It is in germany but still too far from me .
    I only need to decide between the 8 and the 9. Then I will order it. At the moment I'm leaning towards the 9. Hope the pricedifference between 8 and 9 isn't too bike.

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    Quote Originally Posted by JensLongneck
    I hope Trek will update their website after the eurobike. Because I can't go there. It is in germany but still too far from me .
    I only need to decide between the 8 and the 9. Then I will order it. At the moment I'm leaning towards the 9. Hope the pricedifference between 8 and 9 isn't too bike.
    I got the 8....reason is the lyric. I like the 2 steps for the uphill.
    If for the 2009 is talas, good choice...but i discovered the advantage of roch shock....and i will suggest you the 8.
    With the money saved you can go lighter with some good components...wheels ! the new mavic sx looks very good as the weight.
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    what rear tire is that?

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    Quote Originally Posted by V.P.
    what rear tire is that?
    Maxxis Ignitor 2.35 Exception series, IMO the NN on the front is much better, although it wonít last as long and will get a few more punctures if you ride in a place with lots of thorns.

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    Quote Originally Posted by V.P.
    what rear tire is that?
    Was a Ignitor 2.3....changed with the front that tou see Nobby Nick 2.4, and put on front Kenda Nevegal 2.3 stichy e. The ignitor sucks !

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    the remedy doesn't have iscg so no hammerscmidt. they say the iscg stuff is "left for the session rider"

    i disagree, but i just thought i'd share. otherwise, the fuel ex line and new projectONE was my favorite. i got to go to the show =)

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    Quote Originally Posted by grimes_joseph
    the remedy doesn't have iscg so no hammerscmidt. they say the iscg stuff is "left for the session rider"

    i disagree, but i just thought i'd share. otherwise, the fuel ex line and new projectONE was my favorite. i got to go to the show =)
    I disagree too, the Remedy is the pure all mountain and need the Hammerscmidt !

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    I totally agree on the ISCG mount. Instead of giving whitey flashy graphics, Trek should turn the Remedy into a kickingass bad boy like the Session and give it the looks it deserves (that polished Session is just WICKED) and the upgrades it should have! ISCG mount is a must! Hammerschmidt is AWESOME!
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    Found some more photos on the Salt Lake Bicycle Company's site:

    www.slcbike.com

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    I know it's already been posted, but it worths to be mentioned here that Trek has UPDATED their site with all the entire 2009 lineup.

    One thing though, is making me wonder what: the Remedy 9 is spec'ed with a 36 TALAS (GREAT! ) but what does that 160-120mm travel mean? It's set with 20mm intervals (160-140-120) or it goes right from 160 down to 120mm? If so, it is pretty much the same as the 2-step Lyrik on the Remedy 8, so the 8 would be my choice hands down.

    And anyone can say if the price has increased for the Remedys? I don't quite remember the old MSRP, but the Fuel EX's seems to remain the same as the 08's. The 09 Remedys seems to be a bit expensive, since the Remedy 8 costs the same as a Fuel EX9.8 with the same specs but with an OCLV frame and better wheelset... Even the Fuel EX9 gets a better spec for less money. Don't see why the Remedy 8 should cost so much more since both are alluminum, so the only thing that would justify a higher price would be the front suspension on the 8, since the Lyrik is more expensive than a Float (although the Float on the EX 9 gets the RP24 treatment, so it may cost more than a regular Float, I think), but not so much to be that much more expensive than a Fuel EX. Does anyone know if those prices are the final MSRP?

    Check this link to see the 3 models compared and understand what I mean. If that's the final MSRP, I won't drop almost $800 more for virtually the same bike as the EX9, that even gets pedals and better brakeset and RD... Sorry, but I'd build a Nomad instead. C'mon Trek, play fair here, please.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Black RONIN
    I know it's already been posted, but it worths to be mentioned here that Trek has UPDATED their site with all the entire 2009 lineup.

    One thing though, is making me wonder what: the Remedy 9 is spec'ed with a 36 TALAS (GREAT! ) but what does that 160-120mm travel mean? It's set with 20mm intervals (160-140-120) or it goes right from 160 down to 120mm? If so, it is pretty much the same as the 2-step Lyrik on the Remedy 8, so the 8 would be my choice hands down.

    And anyone can say if the price has increased for the Remedys? I don't quite remember the old MSRP, but the Fuel EX's seems to remain the same as the 08's. The 09 Remedys seems to be a bit expensive, since the Remedy 8 costs the same as a Fuel EX9.8 with the same specs but with an OCLV frame and better wheelset... Even the Fuel EX9 gets a better spec for less money. Don't see why the Remedy 8 should cost so much more since both are alluminum, so the only thing that would justify a higher price would be the front suspension on the 8, since the Lyrik is more expensive than a Float (although the Float on the EX 9 gets the RP24 treatment, so it may cost more than a regular Float, I think), but not so much to be that much more expensive than a Fuel EX. Does anyone know if those prices are the final MSRP?

    Check this link to see the 3 models compared and understand what I mean. If that's the final MSRP, I won't drop almost $800 more for virtually the same bike as the EX9, that even gets pedals and better brakeset and RD... Sorry, but I'd build a Nomad instead. C'mon Trek, play fair here, please.
    Yes. Remedy prices are higher. I believe there are two reasons for this:
    1. Gas - shippings costs from taiwan went up during 2008 combined with lower US$ value (expect prices to rise for 2009 for other brands as well).
    2. Demand. If I'm not misinformed, the local distributor has sold the entire shipment of Remedys.

    You cannot compare prices of forks because it doesn't mean Trek pays more for the for the Lyriks. Sram and Fox are big suppliers for trek and it has nothing to do with aftermarket prices of forks (or anything else for that matter).

    Get a Nomad.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ntha
    Yes. Remedy prices are higher. I believe there are two reasons for this:
    1. Gas - shippings costs from taiwan went up during 2008 combined with lower US$ value (expect prices to rise for 2009 for other brands as well).
    2. Demand. If I'm not misinformed, the local distributor has sold the entire shipment of Remedys.

    You cannot compare prices of forks because it doesn't mean Trek pays more for the for the Lyriks. Sram and Fox are big suppliers for trek and it has nothing to do with aftermarket prices of forks (or anything else for that matter).

    Get a Nomad.
    Although I'm aware of the higher costs of shipping coming from overseas, I can't see why the Remedy prices went up while the Fuel EX's not. And for demand, I think the EX models sold just as well, so nothing of that could hold for a real reason for that price mark. but you're still right. And it haven't come to mind OEM parts are really cheaper for manufactures and companies like Trek, so it's not much of a reason either. Specially if they spec a virtually identical bike with better prices or materials for a lower or the same price.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Black RONIN
    Although I'm aware of the higher costs of shipping coming from overseas, I can't see why the Remedy prices went up while the Fuel EX's not.
    I havenít checked the prices of all the EX series but certainly the EX8 has gone up by £100.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Black RONIN
    Although I'm aware of the higher costs of shipping coming from overseas, I can't see why the Remedy prices went up while the Fuel EX's not. And for demand, I think the EX models sold just as well, so nothing of that could hold for a real reason for that price mark. but you're still right. And it haven't come to mind OEM parts are really cheaper for manufactures and companies like Trek, so it's not much of a reason either. Specially if they spec a virtually identical bike with better prices or materials for a lower or the same price.
    While there are reasons for raising prices for some models there maybe reasons for keeping prices of other models unchanged. Costs and demand are two variables but there's competition as well. I have no idea why prices went up (or not). After all, it's all in the mind of someone from Trek's marketing dept.
    I do agree that price is a bit high for the 2009 Remedy. Glad I got my 08' model already since the 09' model is quite the same.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ntha
    Glad I got my 08' model already since the 09' model is quite the same.
    Lucky you!

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