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Fondriest Top Level or Carb Level???(4 posts)

Fondriest Top Level or Carb Level???Ride-Fly
Jan 11, 2003 1:40 AM
Howdy all! I know there was some posts earlier about the value of carbon seatstays but I wanted to get some more input from people who might have some saddle time with these 2 bikes. I currently ride a '00 Klein Q Race and love it but I have an opportunity to buy either of these 2 frames at a LBS at a price I CAN'T pass up!!! The difference in price is only $200. Also, the Carb Level is in Team Lampre colors and a the Top Level is black. I have always been a subdued color type guy so black appeals to me more but not enough to offset the carbon seatstays (if they are truly a step up in comfort and stiffness.) So I need your help on this one!!! I would especially appreciate feedback from riders of the Top Level and Carb Level and how they compare to some of their counterparts. Thanks all!! BTW, anyone out there ride in the Little Rock, AR area??? Ride ON!!!
re: Fondriest Top Level or Carb Level???I_See_Fred_People
Jan 11, 2003 7:39 AM
hey, i think i know which shop you are talking about. Dont they have a website? Can you post a link?
re: Fondriest Top Level or Carb Level???Ride-Fly
Jan 11, 2003 1:17 PM
The shop name is Bikeseller.com. It is a really nice shop with some great brands. They sell nags, Pins, eddys, pegs, and derosas along C-dales, Kleins, and I think Specialized. They are one in the same as Competitivecyclist.com only they don't sell the above mentioned American bike names on their website. They only have a few Meds and 1 Small Fondriests in stock so ...you better not take either of the 2 I am thinking about!! :^) Really though, are you interested in getting a Fondy? Top Level or Carb Level or Don Racer?? What size do you ride??
re: Fondriest Top Level or Carb Level???I_See_Fred_People
Jan 11, 2003 4:26 PM
I'm not interested actually. I know someone else who is.