Join Date: Sep 2004
Location: Piedmont of NC
Bikes: 2007 Serotta Fierte Ti ; 2003 raleigh m-80 ; 1983 Motobecane Grand Touring (being transformed into Townie)
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I'm not the most experienced member on here by a long shot. I'll pass on the advice that I hear often though. I've been advised more and more to upgrade my riding before I look to upgrade parts. Especially if it's a new model that you're happy with, stick with it for awhile. Unless you are doing a riding style that is clearly beyond the ability of this model (for example, a big rider doing major freeriding on a bike that isn't sturdy enough..at which point they should look at another bike). But if the bike fits you and fits your riding, then stick with it.
The most common exceptions to that would be:
seat (not post), if it is really uncomfortable or causes undue pain.
pedals, if they just aren't the riding style that you do or are comfortable with.
aside from that, don't become a weight weenie until there's a good reason to be.