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Old 07-24-09, 11:24 AM
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Originally Posted by eminefes View Post
Very similar bikes. The GF comes with a cromoly fork, which is probably better than the alloy fork that the Trek has, and the crankset on the GF might be slightly better. The Trek comes with better tires. Don't know how the frames compare.
The frame is the heart of the bike. The reason I favor the Trek is that the "black" aluminum-frame on the 7.3 is the same as my (former) 7.5 is 7.6 is 7.7. And these frames are very good. The frame on the GFM is an unknown quantity at this point.
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