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Old 07-06-08, 09:47 PM
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Gunnar Sport vs Soma Smoothie ES vs... ?

Hi all,
I'm thinking of either a Gunnar Sport (http://www.gunnarbikes.com/sport.php) or a Soma Smoothie ES (http://www.somafab.com/extrasmoothie.html) as the basis for a road bike that'd be sportier than the Surly Long Haul Trucker I currently own. Anyone have thoughts one way or the other? I'm looking for clearance for 25/28s and perhaps fenders. I'm imagining rides in the 50-100 mile range, so I'm looking for handling/position that's a bit more relaxed than a full-on race bike, but that's still fast enough to be fun.

And if anyone near Seattle has one of these, I'd love to (potentially pay you to let me) ride it.

Thanks,
Daniel
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