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need help between two bikes...(2 posts)

need help between two bikes...daneil
Aug 2, 2002 8:05 AM
Ok everyone i've got my first new road bike and i'm down to two. One is the 2002 Iron Horse Victory that I posted about before and the other is the 2002 Fuji Marseille. The price difference is about $100. Both have the same Reynolds 853 frame and Ultegra componants and Ritchey bit and pieces. The only difference is the wheelsets. The Victory has Mavic's Cosmos wheels and the Fuji has Ritchey Pro hubs with Ritchey Zero system rims. I'm a lean 165 lbs @ 5'6" and I tend to grind a big gear rather than spin in a lower gear so I'm looking for a stiff wheelset. My question is whether the Mavic's are enough of an improvement over the Ritchey's To justify the $100. Thanks guys.

-Dan
Fujijose_Tex_mex
Aug 2, 2002 2:50 PM
How much are you spending? Perhaps, it's just me but you don't see too many Iron Horses around. Fuji is definitely a better name. If the Fuji has Ritchey's and is $100 cheaper that only makes the deal better.

One of the posts above had a Fuji for $999. It looked like a great ride - with Ultegra and all. If this is in your price range checkit out.