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Old 08-12-08, 09:01 AM
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I'm stuck. I can't decide between 2 bikes.

1. Fuji Team Pro ( ultegra..carbon.....etc.)
2. Specialized Tarmac Elite ( 105....carbon....etc..)

Both are nice, fuji has better components, but i can get the tarmac compact which would be ideal for the mtns. Make some sense of this please....

oh forgot to mention the fuji rings in @ a little less than the specialized...somewhere around $2k for specialized.
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Tarmac.
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Tarmac...

whichever fits.

Tarmac...
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fuji's bikes = sex
Tarmac frame is so ugly, imo.
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Originally Posted by weavers View Post
fuji's bikes = sex
Tarmac frame is so ugly, imo.
Yes, sex. Fat, sweaty, greasy, awkward sex. The kind that when you stumble across the fat girl porn on the internet it makes you wince and sake your head.
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If you're looking at the Tarmac you should also look at the Pinarello FP2 - same price range, full ultegra and carbon forks and stays. I looked at the Tarmac and chose the FP2, just felt better to me.
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You said the Fuji is less, how much, could you get that compact or even a triple for the $ you save and still come up saving?

Have you done some test rides on both to feel them out?

My opinionated input - I recently rode a Fuji Team that fit me real well and I liked the responsiveness and feedback it gave. I also like the feel of the ultegra stuff slightly better than 105, but really that is minor. No rides on a tarmac.

Fit and ride quality are such complete subjective things just as the appearance of the bike, it's hard to get outside input that means much. As above was also mentioned, there may be other bikes in that price/component range that might work for you as well. Have you looked around and rode many bikes?
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