Trek Reviews and News

The Return to Killer 3 Mountain Bike Race – Manchester State Forest – Sumter, SC March 13, 2011

The Return to Killer 3 Mountain Bike Race – Manchester State Forest – Sumter, SC March 13, 2011 After an absence of more than a decade , The Trek Bicycle Store of  Mt. Pleasant / Piggly Wiggly Cycling Team is pleased to announce The Return to Killer 3 Mountain Bike Race presented by The Trek

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Bike Review: Trek Rumblefish II

Blasting off on the Rumblefish II isn’t about elbow yanking acceleration so much as it’s an exercise is smooth forward motion that gradually builds into a nice head of steam.

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Trek Bicycles Factory Tour

Here are a variety of pictures from Mtbr’s recent tour of the Trek Factory. Although we were disappointed at the last minute decision to not allow us to take photos of the actual fabrication of their carbon road and mountain bikes, we were still stoked to see the inner workings of such an innovative, iconic

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New Trek 29ers – 7" DH Bike and…

During our recent trip to the Trek World Headquarters in Waterloo, WI, we were shown a new 29er DH bike. In the ACG deparment (A.dvanced C.oncepts G.roup) this bike was one of the highlights. It is obviously still a prototype, but it has already been out in the wild, real world tested at Whistler not

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Trek Transport Cargo Bike Review

I got to try the Trek Transport, Transport + in Vegas and I’ve now owned the Transport for about a week. Here’s some key observations. $1300 – That is a great value. It comes complete with all the racks and one bag.

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Royal Racing To Sponsor Trek World Racing

Royal Racing To Sponsor Trek World Racing Trek World Racing, one of the most successful teams in mountain biking on the world cup circuits for downhill and cross country, has named Royal Racing as its downhill race apparel sponsor from 2011.  Royal will also provide casual clothing for all team riders; cross-country and downhill. The

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One Suspension Platform, Two World Championships

One Suspension Platform, Two World Championships Trek’s ABP Carries Trek World Racing to the Top of the World (Waterloo, WI) – Stripes are back in style at Trek this fall. This past weekend the podium at the World Mountain Bike Championships in Mont Sainte Anne, Quebec looked like a roll call for Trek riders the

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Chileno Valley Cycling Classic Fundraiser for NorCal High School Cycling League

Chileno Valley Cycling Classic Fundraiser for NorCal High School Cycling League Cyclists are invited to a memorable day of Marin cycling when the fundraising season for the Northern California High School Cycling League begins Sunday September 19th, with the Chileno Valley Cycling Classic. Based at Baumann Ranch near Petaluma, this is a fully-supported recreational road

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Trek 6000 Mountain Bike Review

When you can get 6000 for under 1000 Lustful Logic The MBT test crew prides itself on steering clear of bike snobbism but we’re human just like you. It’s only natural for us to drool over the latest big-travel designs, carbon fiber frames, lightest this and hottest that. So when affordable, sensible, and practical bikes

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The Trek Dirt Series in Colorado…and other bits of news

Wow. This season has been action packed. We’ve just come off four super back-to-back camps — three in California and one in North Vancouver, BC — and are now about to head into a five camp stretch including our first two camps ever in Colorado. Fruita, CO: June 5-6 So many people have told us

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TREK Announces Title Sponsorship of 2010 Dirt Series

Online Registration is Now Open for Women-Focused Mountain Bike Skills Camps (Madison, WI) — Trek Bicycle, North America’s largest domestic manufacturer of bicycles, announced its title sponsorship of the 2010 Trek Dirt Series mountain bike skills program today. Designed to help riders of all experience levels, particularly women, take their cross country, downhill and freeride

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Easton Wheels: The Choice of the Best Off-Road Athletes

Effort to test new technologies in the heat of competition results in better wheels and components for all types of riders. (Scotts Valley, Calif., Jan. 19, 2010) Easton Cycling has announced their support of the sport’s top teams and riders including the Lapierre International Team, Kona Clump and Trek-Brentjens Racing Team. New Zealand’s Sam Blenkinsop,

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Trek Racing Season So Far…

Trek Racing Season So Far … Seven Wins and Counting! (Waterloo, WI) Trek’s racing programs and its flagship models, the Top Fuel and the Session 88, are having a bang-up season so far. Just six weeks since Rene Wildhaber took the Trek Remedy to a definitive win at the Urge Kenya enduro downhill, Trek has

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Trek Remedy 9 Review with Video

Reviewer: Justin English Date: 9-15-2008 Model: 2008 Trek Remedy 9 MSRP: $4729.99 Note: Justin would like to thank his awesome bike shop, Ray’s Cycle in Vacaville, CA Trek makes a comeback? (skip lower for review) Earlier this year Trek released a couple of new designs into the full suspension market. This was very much needed

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Eatough Takes 24 on Top Fuel

 

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2009 Trek Top Fuel 9.9 – Sub 21 lb. FS bike

The premiere cross-country racing mountain bike in the Trek line up has been updated. The primary goals were to reduce weight and increase stiffness. These are conflicting goals that have to be attacked with better

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2009 Trek Fuel Carbon EX Bike Preview

The 2008 Trek Fuel line of bikes was wildly successful. 2009 brings about the evolution and the optimization of the species. The two most compelling changes to the 2009 Trek Fuel carbon frame are: 212 grams lighter than 2008. New frame weight is 2238 grams or 4.92 lbs Frame is now 28% stiffer in an

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TREK SIGNS ON AS TITLE SPONSOR OF MADISON URBAN ASSAULT RIDE

Trek helps bring beer, bikes, and big wheels to Madison on August 24 LONGMONT, CO – April 10, 2008 – Adventure Fit Inc. is pleased to announce that Trek has signed on as the title sponsor of the Trek Urban Assault Ride in Madison, WI and presenting sponsor at the seven other Urban Assault Ride

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Trek Mourns The Loss Of Its Founder, Dick Burke

      Trek Bicycle Corporation is in mourning after the loss of Richard ‘Dick’ Burke, the company’s co-founder and chairman, who died in a Milwaukee hospital late Monday night of complications from cardiac surgery. He was 73. Born in Chicago in 1934, Burke attended Marquette University in Milwaukee, earning a bachelor’s degree from the

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