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Old 09-23-13, 05:30 PM   #1
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Ridgeback Velocity vs Claud Butler Odyssey

I have seen second hand of both brands - I haven't felt big difference , Ridgebacl Velocity maybe is slightly better , but more expensive , almost new but . Commuting in town -3-4 miles3-4 times during the day,some uphill .. prefer lighter if possibler , sturdiest and stable drive .

Frame: 6061 Double Butted Aluminium
Fork: Cro Moly
Cranks: Shimano Acera 48/38/28
Bottom Bracket: Shimano
Pedals: Nylon street
Front Derailleur: Shimano M310
Rear Derailleur: Shimano Acera
Shifters: Shimano EZFire
Cassette: Shimano Cassette 11-32 8sp
Chain: HG50
Hubs: Shimano RM30 rear
Rims: Alex ACE-19 36h
Tyres: Continental Contact 700 x 37c
Brakes: Shimano Acera
Brake Levers: Shimano
Handlebar: 6061 Aluminium riser
Headset: Sealed
Stem: Alloy multi position
Grips: Triple Density Lock-on
Saddle: City Comfort W2
Seat Post: Aluminium 27.2mm
Weight: 27.1 lbs

and Cloud Butler :

Stock code: 3029
Sizes: 15" 17" 19"
Frame material: Alloy
Fork material: Alloy
Second Hand ? 150

Frame 6061 T4 T6 aluminium
Fork Suntour CR 8V V2 50 mm
Gears Shimano TX75 rear TX51 front
Freewheel 7 speed freewheel 14 28
Shifter Shimano EF 51
Brakes Alloy V brake
Wheels 36 h Alloy QR hub with double wall alloy rim
Chainset Shimano 171 28 38 48
Tyres 700 x 38 City
Stem Alloy quill with rise adjust
Bar alloy trekking comfort
Saddle Comfort quilt with elastomer
Accessories mudguards, steel carrier rack and strap

Any experience or advice ?

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