Schwinn Le Tour Road Bike

4/5 (1 Reviews)
MSRP : $630.00

Product Description

  • Shimano 2203/Sora Derailleurs
  • 2200 Shifters
  • Truvativ Iso-Flow Triple Cranks
  • Formula 32h Hubs
  • Jalco Rims

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Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:5
Submitted by photobiker07 a Recreational Rider

Date Reviewed: October 6, 2008

Strengths:    Price. I don't think any new road bike can be that cheap.

Tires. Schwalbe Blizzard comes standard and they are Kevlar-claded. Nice, durable dry weather tires.

Steel fork. If you don't mind the weight, steel fork offers very good ride and unquestionable durability.

Saddle. Very serviceable saddle. Comfortable WITH BIKE SHORTS.

Braze-ons. Braze-ons are there for front and rear racks.

Weaknesses:    Pedals. It's a cheap plastic crap with non-removable toe-clips. I have to buy a new pair of pedals.

Drivetrain. The 8-speed drivetrain is rather antiquated and the Sora brifters need frequent adjustment to make it work. Overall, the entire drivetrain is as cheap as you can put on a road bike.

Bottom Line:   
I bought it at clearance at Performance Bike at Charlotte. I joined the Team Performance so I got 10% cash back. Account for that, my out-the-door price is $412.55. I also recommend Performance Bike at Charlotte, their people are top notch.

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Favorite Ride:   Around my home

Price Paid:    $418.00

Purchased At:   Performance

Similar Products Used:   Different road bikes by Raleigh, Giant, and Specialized

Bike Setup:   Modification to fit the bike to my body: Shorter (Forte 90mm road) stem, Ritchey Biomax II handlebar.

Brooks B17 saddle. Forte Gel tape, Forte comp ATB pedal.

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