|Best tri-frame for $||Mauceri|
Sep 18, 2002 4:11 AM
|I bought a Seven Axiom Steel not long ago and love it. For me, I am a Seven guy when it comes to road. But now I want to get into tri-racing, and TT.
As you can imagine I laid down a lot of money for the Seven, and I want to know what the best tri-frame is for the money.
It doesn't mean the cheapest frame...I'm willing to spend money on quality, but I don't want to spend money on inflated prices when I can get maybe a lesser known brand for a lot less.
Figure you guys would know....thanks.
Sep 18, 2002 4:44 AM
Sep 18, 2002 5:08 AM
|re: ... ditto Cervelo...||Akirasho|
Sep 18, 2002 5:26 AM
... granted, this bike has been modified from the original retail price of $2100 (2000 price) but still represents a great bang for the buck... indeed, the P3 starts to look good at today's retail prices as well.
Remain In Light.
Be the bike.
Sep 18, 2002 6:38 AM
|Weigh the cost of the bike vs size of the tri/TT season, which in most areas is only a handfull of races at best.
Also, considering you are just looking into racing, invest some time before you invest the bucks.
You can play with the geometry on your seven a bit...a 0 offset post, or even a forward post and some aerobars can emulate a tri bike pretty nicely without plunking down 1000 bucks for a QR or 2100 bucks for the 'bargain' cervelo.
But you want to be a 'serious' racer? About 1/2 the field at kona rides a standard geometry. I'd consider everyone there serious.
Sep 18, 2002 6:39 AM
|go over to the TRI board. Good advice can usually be found over there.|| |