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Old 01-16-2013, 03:51 PM   #1
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Which bike would you choose?

Getting into cycling and can't decide between the Specialized crosstrail pro disc, the Specialized Sirrus Limited, or the Trek 7.7fx. The limited and fx have carbon fiber frames so that's a plus, but the crosstrail looks cool with suspension fork and disc brakes. Does anyone know how much any of these bikes weigh?? I imagine the Crosstrail weighs the most b/c it has the suspension? Other bikes on my list our the Cannondale bad boy 1 and Giant escape rx 0. I just can't decide.



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Old 01-16-2013, 10:23 PM   #2
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Save your money and get either a Cannondale Bad Boy 9 or a Marin Muirwoods 29er!



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Old 01-16-2013, 10:26 PM   #3
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Why is carbon a plus?

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because it's light weight and makes the ride smoother and faster geez.

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it doesn;t make it faster, thats up to you. all the frames will just sit until you pedal them around.

you know that carbon has its own peculiarities? any little ding and the rigidity of the frame tube is probably lost. like if you whack the frame getting it off the jeep or out of the back of the vehicle and it makes a small little barely visible ding, you probably lost the ability of the frame to not bend at that point.

we use a lot of carbon in aviation.

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So I should go with the Specialized Crosstrail pro disc then, it has an aluminum frame

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I would go with aluminum.

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Hi man i think when go any zig zag roads so bike is not control properly. If you ride with cycle so any type of way you can go any where easily..

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Hi man i think when go any zig zag roads so bike is not control properly. If you ride with cycle so any type of way you can go any where easily..
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