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Originally Posted by tyw214 View Post
So I am deciding between the bikes, and i know CAAD12's position is more aggressive than the other two choice, so I'd like some first hand experience/suggestion if the position is very different.

My Longest Rides would probably be 50-60 miles tops
My usual rides just about 15-20 miles
Budget: ~3000 USD
Groupset: 105 is good enough for me.
I am used to 48/32 chainrings, have some rides on 50/34
I've been riding the Diverge
I am looking for Disc brakes.

So currently my choices are:

CAAD12 105 Disc + Fulcrum Carbon wheels (my only concern is the 52/36 crankset)
Synapse Carbon Disc 105
2016 BMC GF01 Disc 105 (my LBS has one left at a 20% discount since it's last year's model)

Thanks for help.
Never ridden any of those bikes, but the CAAD12 seems to be universally regarded as a great bike, and the best aluminium bike, period.

That being said, I really like BMC bikes so I'd say test ride the GF01 and see if you like it. It is also very well regarded.
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