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Choice of new road bike/help.

Old 08-25-08, 06:28 PM
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Choice of new road bike/help.

Brand new to the Forums and looking for opinions. Have been riding a hybred that was purchased five years ago when it wans't for sure riding would be my thing. Don't do more than twice a week but like quality "stuff" and want to upgrade. Want to go compact and away from a triple. Am 68 so don't want to upgrade down the road again; want this one to be good for a long time. Three finalists (unless you convince me different): Fuji Team RC, Trek Madone 5.5 or Cervelo RS. Fuji marked down $1100.00 and Cervelo dealer is 30+ miles away in Philadelphia (where I hate to go). All priced almost exactly the same (except Fuji sale price) and all three are Dura Ace/Ultegra and other quality components.
What are your opinions and experiance. .........Cervelo says if you buy from a non-authorized dealer the warranty in void. Will have to ask them about buying at authorized dealer and servicing locally. Most likely a no-no too. Thanks in advance for any replys.
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Old 08-25-08, 06:31 PM
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Originally Posted by Late2theroad View Post
Am 68 so don't want to upgrade down the road again; want this one to be good for a long time. Three finalists (unless you convince me different): Fuji Team RC, Trek Madone 5.5 or Cervelo RS.
Specialized > Trek > Cervelo > Fuji
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Old 08-26-08, 03:06 PM
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I ride a cannondale supersix and really like it; however, if i didn't get a deal on it i probably would be riding a cervelo. You get a lot of bike for your buck. If this is your last bike you should get the one you lthink you will enjoy the most. I bet that you start riding more because you will find whatever bike you get much, much more enjoyable than your hybrid.
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Old 08-26-08, 03:10 PM
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Originally Posted by Late2theroad View Post
Have been riding a hybred
Isn't a hybred a kid you have with your sister in West Virginia?
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