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Wild_Cat's Product Reviews



 5200 2002 5200

Brand:  Trek

Category: Road Bikes

" Fantastic feeling "


Overall Rating
Reviewed on: 6th Jul 2003 from Singapore

The Review
Fantastic bike that responds well. You want it to move left, it jumps in a second. Comes in well when avoiding rocks and potholes. You want it to move up... well you still have to push (it's not motorized ya know), but it responds well to your efforts.

Weaknesses
Paintjob is basically stickons and is easily scratched off, leaving the carbon inside exposed.

Duration of product used
3 months

Bike Setup
Ultegra groupset, Dura-ace pedals and cassette, stock Bontrager Racelite with 700x23 Nokian tires (110psi)
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 1500 2004 1500

Brand:  Trek

Category: Road Bikes

" Cheap and light "


Overall Rating
Reviewed on: 18th Dec 2003 from Singapore

The Review
A cheap roadbike for most uses, especially if one is riding around Singapore mostly. It performs magically on flat roads, but on steeper hills, when one has to stand to climb and put the power on, the frame may "flex" and might find the feeling of the "brakes on" when climbing.

For a beginner or even a racer in Singapore, it performs well.

Strengths
Creaks when climbing (though not in any hills in Singapore)

Weaknesses
Creaks when climbing (though not in any hills in Singapore)

Duration of product used
3 months

Bike Setup
Trek 5200 with lousy parts

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