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Old 06-21-10, 09:09 AM   #1
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2009 Giant Defy 1 opinions

Found a mint condition 2009 Giant Defy 1 in my size. The bike has been ridden 3 or 4 times and the owner has the original receipt.

He'll take $750 for it. Is that a reasonable price?

Is this a good intermediate road bike?

I'm not looking to race it, just bring up my endurance level for mountain biking.
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Old 06-21-10, 01:26 PM   #2
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That's a steal at almost half price. You get full 105 groupo and Mavic wheelset. Between the the triple and the eyelets/brazeons,it's suitable for anything short of CAT I road racing.
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Is the Defy considered an entry level road?
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The Defy is entry level, but the 105 group on it rocks. You won't get a much better quality aluminum frame, although the CAAD9 worshippers might kill me for saying it. One of my buddies and frequent riding partner has one, and it's super stiff with a nice relaxed geometry and good quality construction. It's at least as good as my Specialized Allez. For $750, go for it.
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Got it today. The bike is almost brand new and a computer was included. Very sweet bike. Thanks.
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I'm a little late to the party here, but I have a 2010 Defy 1 and its a pleasure to ride. I think you'll be quite pleased with your purchase! Great price too!
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