I'm looking to buy a road bike soon. My hybrid is a bit too small, and I would like to have more hand positions of a road bike.
I'm looking to spend 1500 max, and want tiegra or 105.
It seems like a lot of the road bikes at that range have 28 spoke rims, and 23c tires. Will those give me problems (I weight 270)? I would prefer 32 spoke, and 25-28c tires. Any bikes that come like this? I really don't want a cyclecross bike, and even if I bought a cyclecross bike, I would still have to end up replacing the tires for smooth road tires.
I'm trying to get an idea what my options are before I start hitting the stores this week to try a few bikes.