Old 09-26-18, 10:17 AM
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Originally Posted by ColonelSanders View Post
How many bikes of this style come with a carbon frame, let alone at this price point?
That is hard to find. I'll give you that.


How many people here have had a steel framed bike they have looked after even moderately well, rust out on them?
That I don't know. But I would rather not have to maintain a bike frame to keep the rust away.


In respect of aluminium, there is the reasonable possibility that this steel framed bike would provide a more comfortable ride than an aluminium equivalent.
Possible. I keep hearing steel rides nicer.

If I bought that bike I would give it carbon fork, carbon bars, carbon wheels and carbon seatpost. Might get it down to the low 20's in weight.
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