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I really like this bike. It is a HUGE improvement from my 1980? Schwinn Varsity :)

The only thing I upgraded were the tires and the pedals: Vredstein Fortezza SE which are great. Ultegra SPD (awesome)

I love the bike. I quess it is harsh according to everyone saying "aluminum is harsh", but I think it is fine (probably due to the fit being just right for me, and the carbon fork and seatpost).

I tried converting to a double but didn't like it (not a fair review since I only changed the middle chainring to a 39T so that it was the same ratio as an Ultegra double crank). It shifted just fine but I found I liked having the overlapping gears with the triple and the ability to instantly change to a granny if needed. So I went back to the triple. My next bike in a few years will probably be a double, but for now, the triple is fine.

By the way, I got an good deal at Performance bike (imho) on the bike and the pedals (both on sale) $837 for the bike and $50 for the pedals! This was due to buying the bike at 10% off sale and being a Team Performance member and seeing the pedals on sale online (and going to the store and telling them). Maybe this is why the store went out of business :(

Anyway, nice to be part of this forum,
linuxted
 

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congrats, sounds like you got a an amazing deal, but...

 

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Well here's a pic for you....My OCR 1, which is hopefully being sold this weekend. It was my first road bike and I loved riding it. Found a great deal on another manufacturers road bike and jumped on it.

I cannot have two road bikes so the OCR had to go.:( I will miss her dearly.
 

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emmaus28 said:
Well here's a pic for you....My OCR 1, which is hopefully being sold this weekend. It was my first road bike and I loved riding it. Found a great deal on another manufacturers road bike and jumped on it.

I cannot have two road bikes so the OCR had to go.:( I will miss her dearly.
Yup, that's my bike. The seat and seatpost are different, but that is it. I love the color of the bike by the way.
 
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