De Rosa or Storck.

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blueturtle
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by blueturtle

Help, can somebody help me make my mind up. I am agonising over the choice of two different bikes both of which are good deals. One is a De Rosa SK Pininfarina the other a Storck Aeroad Pro g1 Both are aero both have good reviews. Do i go for the Italian styling or the German functionality. Both have Dura Ace groupsets and similar type aero wheelsets. Advice would be appreciated.

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silvalis
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by silvalis

Buy the one that looks better.
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deano87
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by deano87

what does your heart say?
they're very different bikes.... go with the one that makes you happy.
The Journey is more important than the Destination!

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wheelbuilder
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by wheelbuilder

I find it really odd when people ask strangers on the internet to "help them decide" which bike to choose. This is going to be your pride and joy! Not ours............ you have to pick the bike that YOU like best. Not the one someone else likes best.

mriddle
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by mriddle

Ugo DeRosa = Legendary.
Storck = perhaps dumbest bike name ever.

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TonyM
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by TonyM

Italian styling AND functionality = De Rosa SK Pininfarina

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by Squashednuts

Storck

hannawald
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by hannawald

De Rosa, i wanted one for me, but there is only one option on proprietary seat post and the offset was too much for me.

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by gotgame

i would buy a red DE ROSA SK ... but if i think better, the blue one is also a great looker :)
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kgt
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by kgt

IMO a De Rosa Protos ticks all the boxes.

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by Leviathan

Buy the one which you can cancel within 24 hours. Then sleep on it and it will be pretty clear your heart has made the right decision. Nothing factual from anyone else will help with this as its a "red wine or whiskey?" kind of question (actually, my answer to that one it both but nevermind)

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kidrob
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by kidrob

I'd pick the one that causes more "emotion" in you and that you look at and feel the need to touch and ride it ;)

(...and i'd also go with @kgt: the Protos is damn awesome in case you want to also consider that one/got a deal on it)

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corky
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by corky

Storck but Aernario not Aeroad

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by bremerradkurier

Is either one actually made in Europe?

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by Greatestalltime

hannawald wrote:De Rosa, i wanted one for me, but there is only one option on proprietary seat post and the offset was too much for me.



Are you saying all De rosa require this seatpost? Or just the Pininfarina?

I have a Protos frame I’m building and I thought it accepted a standard 31.6

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