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  1. Colorado_rider

    2020 Allant 9.9S Grinding Noise from motor or is it?

    I just emailed Jason. Everyone else on here should do the same.
  2. Colorado_rider

    2020 Allant 9.9S Grinding Noise from motor or is it?

    I am having the same problem with my hub. I had the hub taken apart about 2 weeks ago and the noise went away but is back again... So is Trek going to make this right?
  3. Colorado_rider

    Any Black Friday ebike sales?

    A transparent shill pushing a blatantly obvious agenda. Good riddance.
  4. Colorado_rider

    Over50's Trek Allant 9.9s Chronicles

    Wow, what a beautiful bike. I cannot wait to get mine. I am super excited to see what it looks like with carbon hoops. That is going to be a gorgeous build.🤯 Just out of curiosity what rims/hubs are you planning to use?
  5. Colorado_rider

    The ultimate Commuter - a tale of 2 very different bikes

    You gots to make sure to have all the bells and whistles...
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    The ultimate Commuter - a tale of 2 very different bikes

    I have no other mods planned out of the gate other than the light, the 0 rise bar, some nice pedals, and the fiziq saddle. I also will be using an ortlieb pannier. We'll see if I decide to change anything else but I don't think that I'll see the need to swap anything out for some time. I have...
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    The ultimate Commuter - a tale of 2 very different bikes

    Thank you for all of the thoughtful replies. In the interest of full disclosure let me give a little background on myself. I used to own a wheel building company, mostly built Enve, Chris King, and White industries... I also spent my formative years as a wrench at a couple shops. So that being...
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    Riese & Muller Superdelite GT Touring HS Vs Trek ALLANTE +9.9 with Range boost

    A note on the headlight. I have an Allante 9.9 on order. I requested that my local Trek dealer change out the Bontrager light for the M99 Pure+ that was on the Super Commuter. They agreed to do it at no extra cost.
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    The ultimate Commuter - a tale of 2 very different bikes

    Thank you for your input. I agree with everything you’ve listed but you are the one mistaken with regards to lighting as the Bafang In fact has a 6V lighting output as per the lengthy discussion I had with Pushkar regarding this issue. This greatly limits the lights that can be used. One thing...
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    The ultimate Commuter - a tale of 2 very different bikes

    Hello all, Long time lurker 1st time poster. Your input would be greatly appreciated. I am looking to get a car replacing full-time commuter. A little about myself. I am 6 foot 2, in my early 30s, have raced road and mountain bikes on and off since I was a teenager, and have worked at bike shops...