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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 (2), '91 Boarala 'cross, '93 Project 3, '88 Trofeo SOLd, '86 Volpe, '89 Axis SOLD, '79 Mixte SOLD, '99 Mega Pro XL Ti SOLD, '97 Ti Megatube, , '90 something Vento 603,

    Others but still loved,; '80 RIGI, '80 Batavus Professional, '87 Cornelo, '86 Bertoni (sold), '09 Motobecane SS, '98 Hetchins M.O., '09 K2 Mainframe SOLD, '89 Trek 2000, '?? Jane Doe (still on the drawing board), '90ish Haro Escape

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