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Old 10-12-15, 07:50 PM
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I don't know who makes who's frames, but pretty much any LBS bike sold these days with a 'name' attached...Trek, Specialized, Giant, the store-branded bikes like REI's Novara, etc...are all equally comparable throughout their price ranges. A better way to select a bike is to get the one that fits you best after test riding several and has a decent component group. At this point I don't think aluminum/carbon or >20/<20 pounds should even play into the equation. My >20# 8-speed aluminum bike sees far more miles on a weekly basis than my <20# 11-speed carbon bike.


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