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Old 06-01-09, 07:30 PM
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Originally Posted by msullivan63 View Post
Thanks for the info!

The Dolce is a women's bike, and was a better fit. Both the Allez and the OCR3 were men's bikes, so she definitely needs a women's bike.

I was wondering if there were other popular women's bikes. From looking around Specialized has the D4W line, Trek has the WSD bikes, Giant has Giant for Women but I wasn't sure which ones people had good experiences with.
My wife had an Orbea Mitis Dama, which was a 2005 model that she bought in 2006. I think their models included 2 or 3 that were women-specific, but I think they are using different model names now. Anyway, Orbea makes very nice bikes and if you order one, you can do a lot of customization to the component selection.
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