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Racing on an OCR?(3 posts)

Racing on an OCR?Wheelsuker
May 30, 2003 3:22 AM
Is there anyone out there racing on a Giant OCR? I just bought one to use as a bike on the trainer, but it seems lighter than my LS Catalyst. I was just curious if the OCR, with my Rolf Sestrieres, makes sense for racing....I rode it once outside..seems a little sluggish, but that could have been my legs.

THX.
re: Racing on an OCR?daveo
May 30, 2003 10:06 AM
sounds like a great bike...ive seen plenty of dudes tearing it up on steel bikes with downtube shifters...it's not about the bike it's about getting out and riding it...
re: Racing on an OCR?I Love Shimano
Jun 3, 2003 2:18 AM
OCR geometry is not for racing.

Keeping all other factors equal..the rider on the OCR is at a disadvantage vs. the rider on a race geometry frameset.