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Old 08-02-09, 02:58 PM   #1
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Greetings from Portland, Oregon

Riding an old Cannondale Mountain Bike upgraded to a hybrid but, looking to buy my first carbon.

Maybe I can get some advice:

I am down to two bikes:

1.) Motobecane Le Champion CF Ltd - $1495
http://www.bikesdirect.com/products/..._cf_ltd_10.htm
(Bicycling Magazine just get this bike a pretty decent review in Sept 09 issue)

2.) Cannondale Synapse Carbon 5 Compact - $1995
http://aroadbike4u.com/itemdetails.cfm?ID=624

It seems the Motobecane has better components while the Cannondale has a better frame? I am leaning Motobecane... because I think I will be getting more bike and saving $500.

I would really like to hear your opinions.

Thom
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Old 08-02-09, 06:56 PM   #2
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Welcome Thom. This is the Introductions forum. You'll get more responses if you ask about the bikes in either the Road Cycling forum or the General Cycling forum.
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