New bike stuff!

a good one?

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11/02/2012 at 18:58
Came very close to buying a Giant Defy 3 today as my first road bike ... any thoughts, feedback, or comments? I'm thinking of heading to the shop next week to put down the readies.
11/02/2012 at 19:30
Giant makes reasonable bikes, although im personally not a fan of the finish they have compared to other brands. I also think that Giant generally underequip their frames. The frame set is worth better components, especially the rear derailler. The Sora groupset can be a pain in the arse and the shifters have a lot to be desired imho.
I would personally look for a good deal on a 2011 bike with a better groupset, or a decent second hand bike.
Edited: 11/02/2012 at 19:30
11/02/2012 at 20:06

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