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Old 12-16-20, 02:39 PM
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Surfer77
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Bikes: Alan Competition, Serotta Club Special, Bottecchia ADR SL, Ciocc San Christobal, Aventon Track

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Originally Posted by cb400bill View Post
I have a carbon Fuji with Di2 and I love it. But, if were to go racing, I'd ride my aluminum 105 equipped Cannondale Synapse.

Have you priced the cost of the replacement Di2 levers, derailleurs, and such?
👆🏼 This. Index shifting is so good, you are not going to lose races bc you dont have electronic shifting. You will lose races bc of fitness, not being near the front, or having a bad sprint.
You can upgrade to Cat 4, maybe even Cat 3, with just a number of races and experience under your belt. You need to be comfortable bumping elbows with other riders, eating, drinking all while not making sudden moves = “holding your line.” When you get to Cat 3, you will have a better idea where your strengths are and build a “dedicated” bike to suit. imho.
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