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Old 10-26-07, 08:46 AM   #1
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need advice on new bike

Hello all,

I'm thinking of getting a new faster/fitness bike and I've narrowed it down to two brands but four models in total. '08 Trek 7.5 - 7.6 FX and '08 Cannondale RW 2.0 and 3.0. I am currently riding a '04 Marin Larkspur (small frame 15.5) and I'm thinking of getting 17.5, I'm 5'8" btw. I have tried the Jamis Coda Elite but it does not feel right for me and it does not shift or go through the gears smoothly, but it is a fast bike don't get me wrong. It's a very nice bike! I'll try the FX tomorrow and the Cannondale on Sunday depends on my work load though. But need your expert advice. TIA
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Old 10-26-07, 09:44 AM   #2
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Out of those four choices my pick would be the 7.6 hands down.
That bike is HOT! Best components of the bunch too.
Curious how much they're going for at your LBS..?
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You're not going to see much performance or value difference between similarly priced name-brand bikes. Buy the one that fits the best from the shop that give you the best fitting service.
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