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 Post subject: Bike swap
PostPosted: Mon May 31, 2010 12:44 pm 
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Crazy idea to change my Giant TRC Advanced 2006 (pictures) to a Aluminium Canyon Ultimate Al?
I can't help it but since I saw Ph. Gilbert riding his alu Canyon this season I keep thinking about it...
I race a few times a year but most rides are trainingrides between 60 and 120 km.
Should there be a huge difference in riding?

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 Post subject: Re: Bike swap
PostPosted: Mon May 31, 2010 4:39 pm 
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I wouldn't make that change. Your Giant is a particularly nice example of the breed. Unless you are unhappy with the flexibility of the front of the bike and and the fork IMO the move would be a downgrade. If you can't afford something " better" then that Canyon then wait till you can. Canyon Ultimate CF perhaps?

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 Post subject: Re: Bike swap
PostPosted: Mon May 31, 2010 8:47 pm 
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The canyon Ultimate CF are one "promo sale" right now at 899 Euros !!!

http://www.canyon.com/_en/roadbikes/bike.html?b=879

That's appealing !!!!




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 Post subject: Re: Bike swap
PostPosted: Tue Jun 01, 2010 8:32 am 
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My Giant was a topframe in 2006. Should this new Canyon CF be stiffer overall? So an upgrade?
Or perhaps I buy some 50mm high carbon rims with the money.

Giant 2006 + 50mm carbon rims
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Canyon CF 2010 with my Shimano WH7850 C24 wheels


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 Post subject: Re: Bike swap
PostPosted: Tue Jun 01, 2010 3:31 pm 
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Giant 2006 + 50mm carbon rims

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