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    2013 or 2014 Felt TK3?

    My divorce was finalized today so I treated myself to a present!

    I went to my LBS and they have to order either one so it doesn't matter what year I pick. The bikes are generally identical except the paint scheme. The 2013 TK3 was a more expensive bike only because of the value of the USD.
    So he gave me an option:

    2013 Felt TK3 at 20% off or a 2014 Felt TK3 at current price.
    So the price ends up within $50 of each other (2013 is cheaper)

    Is there any benefit at all to having a year newer bike if all parts are identical? Does it boil down to personal preference on color in this case?

    felt_2013_DEALERBOOK_TRACK_V1_6_6_1202_2013.jpgTK3_1.jpg

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    As you have noticed, they are, for all intents and purposes, identical. Pick the one that looks best to you and/or that is the least expensive.

    If you don't plan to keep it forever, I'd venture to guess that the matte black one will be slightly easier to sell.

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    I dig the black, there are lots of them at my track. Really don't care for the standard bar though, it feels humongous (the endurance bar is even worse though!)

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    That all black has a sense of stealth to it, but that little bit of red has gotta add, what? At least 5hp to it?
    I think I'm going with the '13

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    Good choice. I have a Felt TK3 , maybe form 2011, got it in white because that's what they had. Truth is with so many black bikes on the track, I'm easy to pick out. I do agree that there may be a higher resale value to a black bike
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    Picked it up today! Man it's so much lighter than my budget bike and feels so comfortable. Disregard the pedals, I haven't swapped them yet.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Fiveflat View Post
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    Picked it up today! Man it's so much lighter than my budget bike and feels so comfortable. Disregard the pedals, I haven't swapped them yet.
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