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stock bikes w/ Rival?

Old 04-22-08, 07:53 PM
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stock bikes w/ Rival?

Is there a list available of what fully built bikes are spec'd with SRAM Rival?

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Old 04-22-08, 07:56 PM
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specialized roubaix and specialized tarmac
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specialized roubaix and specialized tarmac
end of discussion
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Cannondale SystemSix 4:
https://www.cannondale.com/bikes/08/c...el-8RST4D.html

That's the only one they've got for '08; they do have two others with Force and Red, though.
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Originally Posted by knucklesandwich View Post
Is there a list available of what fully built bikes are spec'd with SRAM Rival?

Thanks.
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Originally Posted by celerystalksme View Post
specialized roubaix and specialized tarmac Expert
Fixed. 53/39 is your only option. White hoods btw.
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If you are looking, run over to Competitive Cyclist and buy the Ridley/Rival deal. It is a seriously great deal and if I hadn't just bought a bike, I would be buying this one.
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If i recall bianchi 928 as well.
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don't buy rival anything right now, the new version is well worth the wait.
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Originally Posted by Surferbruce View Post
don't buy rival anything right now, the new version is well worth the wait.
Unless they phase out force and raise the price of Rival...
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Unless they phase out force and raise the price of Rival...
No, hey are adding the "Red" upgrades to the Force and Rival lines.
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Originally Posted by umd View Post
No, hey are adding the "Red" upgrades to the Force and Rival lines.
I understand that, but Force seems to serve no discernible purpose now.. There is no mechanical difference between the groups, and if you are a Weight Weenie you're going to buy Red. Force seems superfluous.
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https://www.gvhbikes.com/

You can get tons of bike built with Rival here...
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Originally Posted by tekhna View Post
I understand that, but Force seems to serve no discernible purpose now.. There is no mechanical difference between the groups, and if you are a Weight Weenie you're going to buy Red. Force seems superfluous.
There was never a mechanical difference between Force and Rival. Force still looks nicer than Rival, is still lighter, and costs much less than Red. At least for a while, Force is here to stay. I suppose if in the future the sales declined they could decide to axe it, but the rep said that Rival and Force were being updated for the time being.
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Force vs rival serves the same purpose as Ultegra vs 105. At least, I think that's the intent. More expensive and lighter, but functionally basically the same.

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Novara Squadra? https://www.rei.com/product/763768

I'm not a road biker, but I checked one out tonight when I was wandering through REI. The SRAM hoods are more comfy than my Tiagras. Oh, one day, they will be mine......
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