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Old 12-18-2017, 07:35 PM
whateveronfire whateveronfire is offline
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Bike purchase advice?!

Hi Paceliners,

I've got an opportunity to buy a Colnago AC-R for cheap. I rode it and it fits well and I liked the ride characteristics. Not a terribly high end spec, but solid.

Currently I have a Lynskey Cross, a Pegoretti Duende (see Speedvagen thread for that decision fun), and a Lemond spine bike from the early aughts (Zurich).

I'm thinking of sending the Lemond to my folks' place to which I travel a few times a year and "replacing" it with the Colnago.

So...always a smart thing to ask on a bike board: would you all go for the Colnago?

Anyone owned an AC-R? Been happy with it?

I don't need another bike, of course...
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Old 12-18-2017, 07:41 PM
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Hi Paceliners,

I've got an opportunity to buy a Colnago AC-R for cheap. I rode it and it fits well and I liked the ride characteristics. Not a terribly high end spec, but solid.

Currently I have a Lynskey Cross, a Pegoretti Duende (see Speedvagen thread for that decision fun), and a Lemond spine bike from the early aughts (Zurich).

I'm thinking of sending the Lemond to my folks' place to which I travel a few times a year and "replacing" it with the Colnago.

So...always a smart thing to ask on a bike board: would you all go for the Colnago?

Anyone owned an AC-R? Been happy with it?

I don't need another bike, of course...
This is an easy one. Yes! You don't have a carbon bike in the line up, you have a useful plan for the Lemond and the Nago is "cheap" in your words. Not their Italian made line of course buts it's a Colnago. It fits well and you like the ride. Don't think you can go wrong.
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Old 12-19-2017, 10:16 AM
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Everyone agrees with Rob?

Any experience with these frames/bikes specifically?
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Old 12-19-2017, 10:41 AM
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Old 12-19-2017, 12:11 PM
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Isn't the answer to "should I buy a bike?" always yes?
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Old 12-19-2017, 12:46 PM
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Isn't the answer to "should I buy a bike?" always yes?
I don't understand the question.

Whenever I form those words into a sentence, it comes out like this:

"I should buy a bike!"

And it's worked out pretty well so far!
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