Join Date: Apr 2010
Location: The OC
Bikes: 2010 Mercier Kilo WT, 2011 Specialized Tarmac Pro SL3 Red
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I have both. If you care about craftmanship, the Kilo is the way to go. The welds on the State (specifically, The Contender) looks like a young child from China did it quickly cuz he had like 100 more do weld on that day. Wheels are heavy, and the saddle is too small, the cog is questionable. SRAM cranks are the only name brand thing on it..
Ride quality, same. Coolness factor, choose State.