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PostPosted: Sun Jan 27, 2013 4:12 am 
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Hi guys, its that time of the year again where I just have to have a new toy :oops:

I just cant decide which to have between the 3, I have read alot of reviews and searched the most of google's database, but am still stuck :x

I am 5"10 , weighs a shy 85kgs and have owned a trek 6.5 (sold), cervelo s3 and a clx 3.0 . I am pretty flexible on the bike itself. What I am after is stiffness and comfort.

My clx3.0 is just simply a joy to ride, its comfortable yet stiff enough for me, setup is a 50s sizing with a 130mm whereas my s3 itself, is such a pure race machine! it just wants me to go harder everytime :) its a sz 54 with 120mm stem. both have roughly between 69.5 to 70.5 from bb to saddle height ( sorry , i cant remember, but the clx3.0 has the lower of 2 measurements) The trek I sold prior to purchasing my s3, and oh what a difference there was, the trek felt noodly and not as responsive compared to my s3. It might be psychological, but its one of those things ya know :P My roads are mostly flat but do have some nice inclines. What I would be after is something snappy, good power transfer , and able to provide something not too harsh of a ride :mrgreen:

I am simply stuck, I can get very good deals on both bikes, but am just lost at choice ! the c59 is with the colour scheme as shown below. With the oltre/oltre XR, I am after the celeset colour scheme.

Any help would be greatly appreciated, I run campag but both bikes are with DA, I will only have the c59 most likely for a test ride before I purchase, but both bikes will be changed to Campag SR11, and weight weenied as much as possible :lol:

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Thanks again people, hoping for those who have the opportunity to ride both can give some feedback :beerchug:


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PostPosted: Sun Jan 27, 2013 2:22 pm 
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C59 :thumbup:

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PostPosted: Sun Jan 27, 2013 3:22 pm 
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C59 is both comfortable and super stiff. And it is a Colnago...


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PostPosted: Sun Jan 27, 2013 3:26 pm 
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Thanks peeps, I am so glad to have some reply, I will still test ride the c59 prior to my purchase :)


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PostPosted: Mon Jan 28, 2013 1:06 am 
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C59 :thumbup:


or you will regret it all the time.

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PostPosted: Mon Jan 28, 2013 4:45 pm 
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+1 c59!

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PostPosted: Mon Jan 28, 2013 5:12 pm 
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For me, the Oltre no question - but we're all different.

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PostPosted: Tue Jan 29, 2013 7:52 am 
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C59 is a better long term purchase IMO :mrgreen:

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PostPosted: Tue Jan 29, 2013 1:27 pm 
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Okay guys, Thanks so much. I have locked in the purchase of the c59 ! yay ! :beerchug:

Now my problem is.. Wheels?

I do not know if its just me, but I prefer my shamals over my mavic ksyrium sl's. its like 2 totally different rides. I have been offered either bora ultra 2s or Mavic R-Sys SLR Clincher.

I have researched extensively and do know it comes down to tubular vs clincher , ride quality, etc etc. In all honesty, are the bora ultra 2's much better than R-Sys slrs ?

Thanks ! :beerchug:


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PostPosted: Tue Jan 29, 2013 1:35 pm 
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In all honesty, are the bora ultra 2's much better than R-Sys slrs ?


Much, much better.

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PostPosted: Tue Jan 29, 2013 5:25 pm 
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Bora 2s and get yourself some Neutrons or Zondas for training.


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PostPosted: Tue Jan 29, 2013 8:16 pm 
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Bora 2s and get yourself some Neutrons or Zondas for training.


+1

If budget is an issue Bora Ones and Zondas, if not go for BU2s and neutron ultras


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PostPosted: Wed Jan 30, 2013 7:03 pm 
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I wish I could give some quantitative feedback, but I haven't had experience with either sadly. Aesthetically, I love the C59. Just gorgeous.


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PostPosted: Wed Jan 30, 2013 8:37 pm 
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I have had both sets of wheels the bora 2 and the r sys,boras really nice but kept breaking spokes.
r sys really nice as well,i now have mavic cosmic carbone slr best wheels i have had imo as i want to run clincher.
Anyone need a bora spoke kit i have one for sale brand new.

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White/green c59 looks hot.


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