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    Help me choose a bike....please

    Hi all,

    I am looking to buy a cyclocross bike and have become a little confused as to what to get. It won't be used for competitions but for road (75%), Trail (20%) and off-road (5%)

    I think I have narrowed it down to the

    Specialized TriCross

    or

    Giant TCX 2

    Which one would you recommend or is there a better option I should be looking at ?

    Thanks for your help.
    Last edited by cyclospy; 06-04-11 at 02:05 PM. Reason: amend typo

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    [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)
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    Thanks for the photo vote (I think ). Which version is that - base/sport/comp etc ?

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    I don't know. She rode it 4200 miles in 58 straight days without a day of rest. NY to LA.

    Here it is.

    [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

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    The one that fits better. Ride both for a good 30 miles.

    Also look at the Planet X Uncle John Sport with Sram 20 speed: http://www.planet-x-bikes.co.uk/bike...oss/cyclocross
    Last edited by Barrettscv; 06-04-11 at 03:06 PM.

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    Thanks. The Uncle John bikes are a little out of my price range. So one vote for the Specialized. any views on the Giant in comparison ?

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    I am in the UK and I have a lovely Genesis Croix De Fer.

    Genesis make great cyclocross bikes. I am sure they export out the UK but a lovely bike.
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    Quote Originally Posted by seadragonpisces View Post
    I am in the UK and I have a lovely Genesis Croix De Fer.

    Genesis make great cyclocross bikes. I am sure they export out the UK but a lovely bike.
    I'm in the UK so that is all good.

    I think I am erring towards teh Giant as I may have found an older TCX 1 at a decent price

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