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    Another select my bike thread

    Sorry for the lame thread but I don't know where else to ask.

    I am thinking of trading in or selling my kona for a cross bike.

    The LBS has (what I think is) an Axis in a real sexy Grey color scheme and sram rival for around $1400.
    The cross concept is seriously nice but I can't see paying that much for upgrading to carbon fiber frame and ultegra components.
    Only other option I have scoped is a motobecane from BD which is about the middle of the road pricewise.

    I would really like to keep it around $1500, what other cross bikes should I be looking at? Is the sram hard to get used to and switch back and forth from a shimano equipped ride?
    Douglas Precision Ti
    2006 Kona Blast
    2009 Specialized Roubaix Comp

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    Bianchi Goddess Bianchigirll's Avatar
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    Apr 2009
    Camp Hill, PA
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    the Axis gets my vote!
    Bianchis '87 Sport SX, '90 Proto, '90 Campione del Fausto Giamondi Specialisma Italiano Mundo, '91 Boarala 'cross, '93 Project 3, '86 Volpe, '97 Ti Megatube, , '90 something Vento 603,

    Others but still loved,; '80 RIGI, '80 Batavus Professional, '87 Cornelo, '09 Motobecane SOLD, '?? Jane Doe (still on the drawing board), '90ish Haro Escape

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