Join Date: Feb 2005
Location: Jersey City, NJ
Bikes: 2012 Brompton S6R;1993 Diamond Back Racing Prevail ti; 2003 Litespeed Firenze; 1994 Diamond BAck Axis TT
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Not happy with current bike - Please share with me your wisdom
I currently have a 2007 Bad Boy Ultra from Cannondale. Quite nice bike, good components, blah blah blah...
When I got the bike I was coming from an off-road background, and the idea was to invest, later down the road, on a set of off-road wheels and have, pretty much, 2 bikes for the price of one (the bad boy ultra is nothing but a F600 with 700c wheels and some minor cosmetic changes).
well, my riding style changed, my desire to go off road is gone, and now that I experienced some road-bike geometry and some simpler bikes (even a fixed gear that a friend has), I am interested in something different.
The problem is that I cannot afford a third bike (I already have my 16" Brompton that I love), if I sell the bad boy I will not be able to buy anything 1/2 decent (I actually have the Bad Boy for sale on clist and almost no people interested).
With that said, what kind of road bike geometry frame
can I get and pretty much import the decent components that I have from the Bad Boy and be happy with something lighter, faster and with a more urban geometry?
This is what I have:
This is what I want:
Is it possible? (I know, one is SS/FG, the other has 24 speeds, one is disk, the other one isn't, but I am just talking about the geometry).
Thank you for your feedback in advance.