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Old 08-11-08, 02:20 AM   #1
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bikesdirect vs iron horse, which one is better ?

I'm considering bikesdirect and performance bikes, and bikesdirect seems to have way too much inflated prices. So, just to take an example, how would the follwoing two bikes compare ?
http://www.performancebike.com/shop/...tegory_ID=3050
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http://www.bikesdirect.com/products/...tom_comp08.htm

I also have a performance bike store in my city, so thats an added bonus, with their free lifetime tuneups
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Well perhaps you could read the spec sheets?
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Well perhaps you could read the spec sheets?
I'm a bit unfamiliar with the components, hence my query here to the more knowledgeable folks
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Some great deals on IronHorse bikes here........www.rscycle.com
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I'm considering bikesdirect and performance bikes, and bikesdirect seems to have way too much inflated prices. So, just to take an example, how would the follwoing two bikes compare ?
http://www.performancebike.com/shop/...tegory_ID=3050
and
http://www.bikesdirect.com/products/...tom_comp08.htm

I also have a performance bike store in my city, so thats an added bonus, with their free lifetime tuneups
Specs seem close to me
and the bike at performance will cost you about $100 more; unless you catch a promotion from them
but you get free tune-ups which is nice if you do not do your own work
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The drivetrain is really odd for the Ironhorse.
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The one you can get from your LOCAL BIKE SHOP. Both are disqualified.
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The one you can get from your LOCAL BIKE SHOP. Both are disqualified.
explain please.
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