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What road bikes are you considering?
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My price point was CDN$1500ish. I was considering Trek 2.1, Giant Defy 1, Cannondale CAAD 6 5, MEC Col and Speciailzed Allez Elite.
I settled with Trek 2.1. MEC Col does come with the best component group. With 7000 series aluminum frame and 105 around (Utegra RD as a bonus) it's a value for $1400. I have reservation about MEC selling bikes and concern about the harsher ride, I went with Trek 2.1 compact. Still in the process of getting used to the cleats, but so far so good