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TREK vs Cannondale purchase decision

Old 12-31-10, 07:18 PM
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TREK vs Cannondale purchase decision

Hi All,
Please be patient, first post.

I am considering a new road bike purchase after 12 years. I am 47 and what I would call a casual rider. (50-100 miles a week, March-Sept). Hibernation or indoor workouts during other months.

Don't have a large budget $1,000-$1500 but I have narrowed it down to two.

Cannondale Synapase Ultegra ($1350) vs Trek 2.1 ($1200)

any thoughts?
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Old 01-01-11, 06:30 AM
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Trek Versus

If you can put a bike together look into www.bikesdirect.com
to stretch your dollar.

which bike shop is closer?
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Old 01-01-11, 08:12 AM
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At this price range bikes are similar. I usually advise people to consider which feels better riding (if you can test ride) and which bike shop you prefer.
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You will ride the bike that fits the best.
Brand doesn't matter, Fit does.

A friendly bike shop can become your friend with quick help for questions and warranty work when needed.
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I second BikesDirect - you can get a lot of bang for your buck.
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Old 01-08-11, 08:56 AM
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I would choose the Cannondale.
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Ride them both for as long as the shop will let you and buy the one that feels the best.
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