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Offline noble

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Trek Jack
« on: October 03, 2007, 08:03:01 PM »
Are any of you familiar with the Trek Jack??   
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Re: Trek Jack
« Reply #1 on: October 03, 2007, 10:28:39 PM »
No,I am strictly lefty

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Re: Trek Jack
« Reply #2 on: October 04, 2007, 08:20:58 AM »
ummm, ok.

Let me re-phrase that--anyone know anything about a bike that Trek makes called the Jack??

There is a guy who wants to make me a deal on one because someone custom ordered it and then never bought it--so he is willing to hook-me up on a great price. I am told it is a great bike for jumping and stuff.
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Re: Trek Jack
« Reply #3 on: October 04, 2007, 08:35:16 AM »
I found some info on this bike in, of all places, the Trek website!!

Here is the link--
 
http://www.trekbikes.com/us/en/bikes/2008/mountain_hardtail/jack/jack2/

Let me know what you guys think of it--thanks
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Re: Trek Jack
« Reply #4 on: October 04, 2007, 10:08:10 AM »
Hey Noble, I think it is a cool bike for jumping and hucking. That is the nature of this bike. With that being said you have to ask yourself what your biking intentions are? Do you primarily Air it out or are you looking for an all around ride. I think the Jack fits the first bill, but if you intend to XC or trail ride I think this bike may limit you in those areas. Bottom line is you know your riding style now and where you want to be in the future.

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Re: Trek Jack
« Reply #5 on: October 04, 2007, 10:17:09 AM »
I found some info on this bike in, of all places, the Trek website!!

Here is the link--
 
http://www.trekbikes.com/us/en/bikes/2008/mountain_hardtail/jack/jack2/

Let me know what you guys think of it--thanks


It looks like it is the right kind of bike for the way you  ride, at least they way you have described it on the forum. You might also want to look and Kona, or Specialized for this type of Dirt Jump Bike.

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Re: Trek Jack
« Reply #6 on: October 04, 2007, 10:30:09 AM »
Thanks guys! It def fits my style and the shop is willing to make me a super deal cause they don't have any other customers interested in such a bike.      They are offering me about $275 off of normal retail. I checked around and it seems to sell for $879 everywhere.     

    I am not really into suspension but I guess I could broaden my horizons a bit. Maybe old dogs can learn new tricks!

I need something that is pretty tough and this one seems to be. Now the only thing left to do is sweet talk the wife--seeing as how I have a birthday coming up!! I might have to throw in Christmas too on this one!
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Re: Trek Jack
« Reply #7 on: October 04, 2007, 10:33:45 AM »
Don't forget to mention the long term health benefits to the wife, Honey it's not just a bike but a health care plan ;D

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Re: Trek Jack
« Reply #8 on: October 04, 2007, 10:42:42 AM »
Yeah--good one!
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Re: Trek Jack
« Reply #9 on: October 04, 2007, 10:56:03 AM »
That bike at around $600 is a very nice deal.  It should allow you to enjoy the local trails more than your current bike while still being able to have fun jumping stuff.
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Re: Trek Jack
« Reply #10 on: October 04, 2007, 03:57:40 PM »
Yep--I went and got it. Gonna ride it later....
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Re: Trek Jack
« Reply #11 on: October 04, 2007, 04:16:21 PM »
Congrats Noble !!!  Looks  like the old Specialized P2's. Good jump bike and all around play bike. Very heavy duty. I don't think I can remember any problems with any frame failures. The Chisel chest busted  on one years back, then he gave  up all that crazy stuff. I think you're  going to like it  mucho. 
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Re: Trek Jack
« Reply #12 on: October 04, 2007, 06:39:49 PM »
I just got back from a ride on it. At first I didn't think I was gonna like it....but I ended up loving it!  That thing floats well in the air. Not as manuverable as my Haro but it is real easy to keep centered. 

I love the fat tires. 

I could ride that thing all day.

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Re: Trek Jack
« Reply #13 on: October 04, 2007, 06:44:14 PM »
Don't forget to mention the long term health benefits to the wife, Honey it's not just a bike but a health care plan ;D

That is funny Scooter!  IT IS A JUMP BIKE!  I am not sure that selling health benefits is a good idea!  :D




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Re: Trek Jack
« Reply #14 on: October 04, 2007, 07:42:26 PM »
You are right Gregg! I come home bloody too often to bolster health benefits!
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