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Recomendations on bike replacement Compact style(3 posts)

Recomendations on bike replacement Compact stylealansutton
Jun 6, 2002 8:48 AM
I just have my bike stolen- a Schwinn Fastback - all Record 10, carbon cranks and all the sweets. Since I can't get another Fastback, what other frames are out there that are very light and stiff.
THANKS!

Also, if anyone in the PDX area sees a custom gold anodized Fastback- it's mine! asutton@mail.com
re: Recomendations on bike replacement Compact styleCharlie - Empire Cycle Craft
Jun 6, 2002 7:07 PM
At least check out my website and give me a call. I build a sweet scandium frame with carbon stays that is both light (2.4lbs) and stiff. Of course there is also basic aluminum if want to stay that route. We can build anything in a compact style.

www.empirebicycles.com
re: Recomendations on bike replacement Compact stylebugleboy
Jun 23, 2002 5:58 PM
I work for a shop in Lincoln, Ne. I have seen most of the compacts out there. I would stay away from anything that comes s,m,l,xl. I have to admit that I'm not a big compact geometry fan. If I had a choice I would go with the Specialized S-works frameset. From 52-58 cm the frame increases in single cm increments. Other than that, I would go custom. Seven, Serotta, Merlin Etc.