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Old 01-21-18, 02:27 PM
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2018 quick 8 or 2016 quick 4

Im trying buy a bike for exercising and riding around town. I was going to buy the 2018 quick 8 but i found a 2016 quick 4 for the same price. I know nothing about bike components or anything really. Which one would be the better buy?
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Old 01-21-18, 06:03 PM
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Is the 2016 one new or used? If new, I'd go with that one (unless the specs were drastically lower in 2016 but I doubt it).
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Old 01-22-18, 04:53 PM
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Here are pages I found for the

2016 Quick 4

2018 Quick 8

Looks like Quick 4 is a pricier, better-specced bike than the Quick 8, even at 2yr old.

Reasons to get the Quick 4: 3x8 instead of 3x7 gearing (or is it even 3x9?), carbon instead of steel fork, nice schwalbe tires, lighter 24spoke wheels

Reasons to get the Quick 8: if you are heavy (>200lb?) then 32-spoke wheels will be stronger. The updated frame, or the color looks better (subjective).
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Quick 4. Get the better components.
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