Join Date: Dec 2011
Location: Fort Worth, Texas
Bikes: 2000 Bianchi Veloce, '88 Trek 900, '88 Schwinn Prologue, '92 Schwinn Crosscut, '03 Diamondback Tandem, '94 Yokota Grizzly Peak
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Both of them are low end road bikes. The Vitesse looks very similar to a department store bike sold here in the US called a GMC Denali, which is not well regarded. It has gripshifters next to the stem and both wheels are nutted.
The Viking appears to be a slightly better model. It also has shifters next to the stem, but of a different kind that is more of a rocker lever. It also has a quick release front wheel, which is a huge convenience. Quick releases on both wheels are preferable, however. You'll appreciate that the first time you have a flat while out riding, or want to transport the bike in a vehicle.
At 6'3" you will be looking for a fairly tall frame, I'm not sure how tall, as I am 5'7" and ride a fairly short frame.
2000 Bianchi Veloce, 199x Bianchi Volpe, 199x Bianchi Boardwalk, 2010 Bianchi Milano, '88 Schwinn Prologue, '88 Trek 900, 198x Benotto Triathlon. '88 Schwinn Crosscut