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Masi CXGR Expert 2018, thoughts?

Old 10-18-18, 11:02 PM
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Masi CXGR Expert 2018, thoughts?

Hey folks,

Thinking of getting the Masi CXGR Expert (2018 model). Anyone own one and have impressions that they want to share? Like/dislike, why/why not? Any info helps. Not a lot of reviews out there...

Thanks!
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Old 10-19-18, 05:58 AM
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What are you looking for in this bike? For that price $1,500 there are a lot of options out there.
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I can get it for 1000 with free shipping; about 30% off
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I'm looking for a bike that has road bike feel, off road capabilities, low weight, decent components, and priced at 1000 or lower.

Gravel seems to fit, cyclocross is a bit more agressive than I'd like. Otherwise I'm pretty flexible.
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for msrp $1,050 (maybe less depending on shop) you can get a really nice Cannondale Claris Topstone. and Claris isn't bad at all, not the new stuff. I think it's nicer than my last generation Sora!! by far. the CAAD frame will give you comfort and performance both.

I don't think the steel frame CXGR will give you that low weight thing. Road bike feel? maybe, but not as close as some other Gravel bikes.

If you want a seriously good deal on a decent bike.

2017 Willard1 as 2x $699 + $75 shipping (size 54, 56, 58)
https://www.eriksbikeshop.com/RALEIG...3E8965/Product
2017 Willard2 as 1x $899 +75 shipping (54, 56, 58)
https://www.eriksbikeshop.com/RALEIG...3E8964/Product

If you really want steel,
2017 Tamland1 as 2x $999 + $75 shipping (54, 56)
https://www.eriksbikeshop.com/RALEIG...E16617/Product

yet at the end of the day.... buy the bike that you find visually attractive, you are the one that has to see it everyday.
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I think it is a very good bike. 105 for a grand seems good. However the bike may be heavier than you want. Those Raleigh bikes seem to be fantastic deals as well.
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