Help to Decide (bikes are inside with details)

Discussion in 'Bike buying advice' started by some123, Apr 21, 2012.

  1. some123

    some123 New Member

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    Hello

    I’m a new Road biker and I’m trying to make a decision to buy my first road bike.
    My budget is $700.I found 5 bikes that fit to this budget, So, I need your professional opinion to help me decide which one should I choose.

    1- 2011 Specialized Secteur Sport Triple (Price: went down from 1049 to 699)
    http://www.greggscycles.com/product/11specialized-secteur-sport-triple-72330-1.htm

    2- 2012 Specialized Allez Compact (Price: 699)
    http://www.greggscycles.com/product/12specialized-allez-compact-130913-1.htm

    3- 2012 Trek 1.1 (Price: 659)
    http://www.greggscycles.com/product/12trek-1.1-123188-1.htm

    4- 2011 Specialized Secteur Sport Compact (Price: 649)
    http://www.greggscycles.com/product/11specialized-secteur-sport-compact-72331-1.htm

    5- Raleigh Revenio 1.0 (Price: 650)
    http://www.raleighusa.com/bikes/road/revenio-1-0-12/

    Since It’s my first road bike, so I’m not very familiar with many things in the bikes, so you opinion would be appreciated about which bike should i choose. Thanks
     
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  2. oldbobcat

    oldbobcat Well-Known Member

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    These are all fine bikes, but the prices on the two Specialized bikes make the deal. I voted for the Allez because I find the tall head tube of the Secteur silly.
     
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