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What are some good entry level compract frame roadbikes?

Old 08-26-08, 01:57 PM
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What are some good entry level compact frame roadbikes?

Because I'm mostly torso and arms @ 6'1, i'm gonna try out some 58cm compact frames as recommended by many of you here. (thanks)

Right now I only know of 1 compact road bike- the Giant ocr3 . What others new or used, should I be looking to test ride? From all the advice i've read, it seems that most entry levels will be the same fit and feel. I should instead try to focus on getting a shimano 105 setup..

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