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Originally Posted by Sy Reene View Post
I'm not following.. If Ultegra can be found at a US e-tailer, presumably selling for the approx. $700 I referred to, and this represents MAP supposedly, then 105 I would think would sell for some amount less than this at MAP, and Tiagra even lower than this. Ie. a complete bike with 105 for $600-700 wouldn't be that terribly common.
Even so.. if you can't buy from the UK, you have to be able to buy it somewhere, don't you?
If Ultegra is currently selling for $700 in the U.K. and would be a good deal more here because of MAP .... then a bike with Sora would cost as much as an Ultegra group set?

Unless one shops at Bikes Direct, or better still, Bike Island ... if one doesn't care about the frame at all and is just buying the group set a nd maybe a set of training/ride-around wheels, then one could buy a leftover odd-sized frame, a scratch-and-dent 46-cm or something .... and get a great deal on the group set, perhaps.
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