- Back on a bicycle after ages, scared to pick up a more expensive model
- highly recommended by others in some forums
- budget constraints
- no other bike to compare with. Our mistake, since we have just a 3700 as a demo bike
- Have the budget, but scared of what will happen if they pick up a more expensive bike. What will my wife/husband/parents think ?
The Trek 3700 is sufficient for the kind of riding that most folks do.
If you are looking at commute to work, an occasional weekend ride, a little adventurous streak on the sidewalk, well this bike is more than enough. Its a good bike.
The next model that Trek boasts of, is the Trek 4300.
On the whole
- the frame is stronger than the 3700. Its made of a different aluminium alloy compared to the 3700.
- the front suspension is much better with more travel. There are pre-load dials, that almost lock out the suspension. Depending on the trail/road, you can either have a soft suspension or a really hard one.
- I like the handle bars. Much better than the ones on the 3700. The Matt finish looks and feels really nice.
- The rear d
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WHAT I LOVE ABOUT CYCLING
I love riding my bike. Whether it’s a simple commute, a high-intensity road race, a jaw-grinding brevet, fixie rides thru packed Indian city or a kick-ass technical single track – I love it all. Apart from riding bicycles, I love being all geeky and know everything there is to know about bicycles, technology, bike fit, and service.
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DISCIPLINE: Partial towards MOUNTAIN BIKING but love it all
CURRENT BIKE(S): Specialized Rockhopper, Specialized Tarmac, Pure Cycles Original
DREAM BIKE: S-Works Epic HT & S-Work Roubaix
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