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Old 03-01-17, 09:17 AM
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Originally Posted by MRT2 View Post
True, but you need to know what you are going when it comes to C & V.
Absolutely true. My point was more that the people giving me advice that I needed a carbon 105 equipped road bike were taking their preferences and needs and imposing them on me. For the type of riding I do, my (admittedly a boat anchor) Le Tour suits me well, and I wish I had just done my own research and gone that route instead of putting off the sport for a year, because they were telling me I needed something I was never going to pay for to get into a sport I may have not kept up with.

To be honest, I probably could have gone the BikesDirect route and gotten a mid-range road bike for a third that $1500 price tag, and been just as happy, I just chose the C&V path first.

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