Old 11-14-15, 10:02 PM
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Originally Posted by look171 View Post
After riding, racing steel bikes, almost all were Italian, since I was a teenage, I bought a LOOK KG171. The Jalabert special. That thing was flexy, but it rode well. Plenty of spring back (alive feel, to me) off the saddle. I am not a big guy, so a little flex is always welcome. Then, I bought an OCLV. It rode like a dead log but stiff and the feed back was dead, or I should say, not what I expected. Got rid of it after one season and got a Cannondale CADD3 from my club for cheeeeap.

They dial that in the new carbon bike so well that it rides like a Cadillac very still where you need it. I love my Time Compare to my 4 year old Ridley Damocles.
I have not tried out Modern CF but would love to. The good ones are beyond my means and I would not trust used. The OCLV felt like I was riding a stationary bike down the road. All workout, no thrill. I understand your feeling totally.
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