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PostPosted: Fri Jan 18, 2013 1:19 pm 
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I have a bit of a lower back problem and want i bike fittet for me.
I'm not a hardcore racer and will be using the bike for everything in between 60-200km+ rides.
So I need something cozy but still fun to ride.
I have arround 4.000€ to spend on one of the three above.
All with Ultegra DI2.
All of them 2012 machines.

Pleas let me know you think.

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PostPosted: Fri Jan 18, 2013 3:52 pm 
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None of those bikes are "cozy". You should look for something more upright like a Roubaix or CR1.


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PostPosted: Fri Jan 18, 2013 4:02 pm 
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Out of the ones you mentioned the BMC SLR01 would be the most comfortable. I have read a lot of good things about the TCC (Tuned Compliance Concept) that BMC uses. I would also consider some offerings from Specialized or even Cervelo if they are available to you. I have ridden their discontinued now RS model for some time and it is by far the most comfortable and compliant bike I have ever ridden. I've ridden a 104 mile granfondo on it with 11,500ft of climbing and did not feel beat up.

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PostPosted: Fri Jan 18, 2013 4:21 pm 
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Gf01...

Tar from the list above, hands down. But the gfo1 or trek domane or Parlee z5 in tall geo would be my comfort bike choices

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PostPosted: Fri Jan 18, 2013 4:25 pm 
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I'll happily take the Storck off your hands if it's not to your liking ;)


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PostPosted: Fri Jan 18, 2013 5:04 pm 
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Hi,

I happened to own both the BMC and Giant TCR, but never tried the Venge. If I have to choose between BMC and Giant for comfort, I would say the BMC is way more compliant than Giant.

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PostPosted: Fri Jan 18, 2013 5:06 pm 
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Thanks guys. Think Ill stick with BMC

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