Cycling and bicycle discussion forums. 
   Click here to join our community Log in to access your Control Panel  


Go Back   > >

Introductions Welcome to the BikeForums community! Please introduce yourself to other forum members here.

User Tag List

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 02-27-11, 11:31 AM   #1
farrama
Junior Member
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Feb 2011
Bikes:
Posts: 6
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
new guy, with a question!

Hey guys, I have a question regarding a potential new bike purchase. I have been road riding for about a year on a 2001 trex xo1 cyclocross bike with road tires, mavic axiom wheels and all sora components. I have been looking to upgrade to something newer, nicer and lighter with a more relaxed geometry. Im not a racer but I like to ride fast and long distance. My current bike is a 58cm which is a bit to small for me (im 6'4). I had narrowed my search down to a specialized sectuer apex or the felt z85 with 105s. Both of which are in the 1200-1400 price range. Honestly a bit more than I wanted to spend. I came across this deal online for a schwinn le tour super, full carbon fiber frame with 105s and fsa cranks. Its only $999, list for $1999. I am super tempted to grab this bike as it has the relaxed geometry im looking for, as well as a carbon frame, a HUGE bonus vs the 2 more expensive bikes I had in mind. I donít care about ordering online as I cant ride the other bikes anyway, bike shops NEVER have my size in stock so I would be ordering blindly anyway.
My question is, does anyone have a new schwinn bike, specifically the le tour super? It seems like an amazing deal, but I donít want to spend this kind of money on a junker. Thanks for the help in advance.
farrama is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-27-11, 04:25 PM   #2
Tidal_Waves
Senior Member
 
Tidal_Waves's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2009
Bikes:
Posts: 64
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
hi
Tidal_Waves is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-27-11, 08:27 PM   #3
farrama
Junior Member
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Feb 2011
Bikes:
Posts: 6
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Hi!
farrama is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-27-11, 08:30 PM   #4
10 Wheels
Galveston County Texas
 
10 Wheels's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: In The Wind
Bikes: 2010 Expedition, 03 GTO
Posts: 29,325
Mentioned: 3 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 79 Post(s)
New Bikes Break...What warranty do they offer for $999?

Get The Felt z85
__________________
[SIZE=1][B]What I like about Texas[/B]
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PGukLuXzH1E

Set F1re To The Ra1n ( NY Night Rain Ride)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W7jfcWEkSrI
10 Wheels is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off



All times are GMT -6. The time now is 03:39 AM.