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1980 Fuji America to a Trek Domane 4.1?

Old 09-05-15, 06:07 PM
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1980 Fuji America to a Trek Domane 4.1?

I've owned my 1980 Fuji America since ... Well, 1980! If it could talk! Many long distance trips from IL to FL in its youth, and mine too. Walked into local Trek dealer after work today as I often do just to dream. Salesperson showed me last year's Domane 4.1 in red black and white. It was a 60mm and felt great when I straddled it. I was in a suit so going back tomorrow to test ride. I ride my Fuji about 15-20 miles 4 times weekly as I'm trying to get healthy. I've always loved riding but have neglected it over the years of raising 4 kids. She discounted it 500 from list which would still be a stretch for me but I'm considering it. Especially since I haven't bought a new bike since 1980, for myself that is. Any opinions on this particular bike for me, would be much appreciated. Thanks
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I don't see a problem in owning two bikes.
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There's nothing wrong with trading down on bikes,
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My experience was similar, I've been very happy with the Domane 4.5.
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Can't tell you what to buy next, but I had a Fuji America at one time, also. Great bike.

By the way, the Domane is a nice bike. $500 discount seems a little low for a year-old model, but who knows? Only you can decide. Test ride the Domane; you may like it so much that you have to have it.
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