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Old 04-27-07, 12:03 PM   #1
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Need advice on Hybrid Devinci or Giant FCR1

Hello, Kind Hybrid Enthusiasts...i Need A Little Advice. I want something Easy To Ride, that I is mostly for the city riding - sometimes will ride with other road-bike riders (but rarely)...

Here are the two bikes I've narrowed it down to...there is $200 price difference between the two bikes...are the parts about equal quality on both bikes? Thanks

Devinci Amsterdam around $900
FRAME Hybrid SL
FORK Devinci Carbon As with disc brake hanger
REAR DERAILLEUR - Shimano LX M581
FRONT DERAILLEUR -Shimano R443
CRANKSET - Truvativ Touro 3.0 Power Spline 52/42/30T
SHIFTERS - Shimano R440
WHEELS - Formula DC20-DC22 disc / Maddux DM21 / Stainless
TIRES - Kenda Kwest puncture resistant 700x32C
BRAKES - Promax TX-122
STEM - FSA OS-190LX 31.8mm
HANDLEBAR - V2 Gyro raiserbar 31.8mm
SADDLE - Selle Italia XO trans am
SEATPOST - FSA SL-280 27.2mm

Giant FCR1 - around $1,100
frame ALUXX Compact Road Design
fork fomulaOne Full Composite, w/ alloy steerer
handlebar Easton EA50 XC Flat bar
stem Easton EA50 6 Degree
seatpost formulaOne Composite
saddle WTB Lazer V Race
pedals Shimano clipless M505
derailleur Shimano 443 front, 105 rear
brakes Alloy Direct Pull
brake levers Alloy Direct Pull
shifters Shimano R660 RapidFire Plus
cassette SRAM PG950 12-26 9-speed
chain Shimano HG-73
cranks Shimano R4550-S compact 34 / 50
bb Shimano external
rims Xero XSR-3
hubs Xero XSR-3
spokes Xero XSR-3
tires Kenda Kontender, 700x26
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