Hi im a newby and because of that I have a common question and appreciate any feedback that I can get from you omniscient masters of the road.
I am wanting to get in to road biking (have been an avid MTB for years) and have two options that I have narrowed my search down to:
1. I can buy a bike like the Gravity Liberty 2 on Bikesdirect.com
2. I found a guy that is selling a 2005 Felt F70, 20 speed Dura Ace (about a year old), Ultegra cranks, Ritchey bars and stem, 24 spoke Xerolite XR4 wheels, and said he would throw in a tool kit, pump, tires, and a computer. He says that it got a tune up and lubed about 2 months ago and is in great condition. The good thing about this is that instead of spending money he will trade me for something that I have which value totals about $500 (snowboard, etc). My concern is that it is a 2005 so it is 7 years old.
Not knowing a tone about road bikes and wear, which one would be a better choice?
Thank you so much ahead of time, I really appreciate the wealth of knowledge that all of you can share with me