Tommaso Imola vs. Gavin Nouvo vs. Windsor Bristol

Discussion in 'Bike buying advice' started by dolonikesn, Feb 15, 2010.

  1. dolonikesn

    dolonikesn New Member

    Feb 15, 2010
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    Of these three bikes, which would you guys choose?

    Tommaso Imola

    Frame: Semi-Compact Aluminum with Integrated Headtube.
    Fork: Carbon Fiber Fork (painted black) with Aluminum Steer tube, 1 1/8"
    Rear Shock:
    Front Derailleur: Shimano 2203
    Rear Derailleur: Shimano 2203, Silver Upgrade
    Shifters: Shimano 2203 8-Speed
    Brakes Levers: Shimano 2203
    Brakes: Tektro Alloy Dual Pivot R310
    Chain: KMC
    Crankset: Prowheel 52/42/30T, (24 total gears)
    Cassette: 12-24 8-Speed
    Pedals: N/A
    Bottom Bracket: VP 118mm
    Headset: FSA Headset
    Saddle: Tommaso Racing Saddle
    Seat Post: Aluminum 27.2
    Handlebar: Aluminum Ergo, 26.0mm, Black
    Grips: Velo Cork Tape White
    Stem: Aluminum 26.0mm, Black
    Tires: Kenda 700x25c
    Wheelset: JY/XR-18 Weinmann

    Gavin Nouvo

    Model: NOUVO 2010
    Color: Silver
    Frame: 7005 Aluminum Double Butted
    Fork: Carbon Fiber Aero
    Shifters: Shimano 2300 STI Integrated Brake/Shifter
    Front Derailleur: Shimano 2300
    Rear Derailleur: Shimano 3400
    Crankset: Truvativ ISOflow SRAM Triple
    Cassette: Shimano CS-HG50
    Chain: Shimano HG50
    Hubs: Formular
    Rims: Weinmann SL 700c Double walled w/ CNC machined sides
    Tires: Continental ULTRA Sport 700c x 23c
    Brakes: Tec9 RC-462
    Headset: Prestine
    Handlebar: Tec9 Alloy
    Saddle: San Marco Ponza
    Seatpost: Tec9 Alloy
    Stem: Tec9 Alloy 90mm

    Windsor Bristol

    Road Bikes - Windsor Bristol

    Frame 6061 Aluminum by Kinesis - Handmade MultiShape, Engineered Aluminum Tubing, Precision TIG welded with Double water bottle bosses and replaceable rear derailleur hanger
    Fork Kinesis StraightBlade carbon fiber with 1.125 steerer
    FSA Tempo Forged Aluminum arms, Triple ring 52/42/30T
    Bottom Bracket
    Sealed cartridge, square taper
    Pedals Traditional Road Alloy/Resin with toeclips
    Front Derailleur
    Shimano FD2203 For Triple
    Rear Derailleur
    Shimano Sora 3400 (Long Cage/GS, 9spd compatible)
    24 total gears, Shimano 2200 STI (shift and brake at the same time)
    Cassette 11-28T 8 speed
    KMC IG 2-51 for 8 speed
    Hubs Forged Aluminum Alloy with Quick Release skewers
    Stainless Steel
    32H Alex SUB 30mm Aero Section Track DoubleWall 6061T6 Aluminum
    Maxxis Xephyr Road 700x23c with presta valve tubes
    Tektro aluminum calipers
    Brake Levers
    Shimano Sora 2200 STI (shift and brake at the same time)
    Kalloy Aluminum black finish (25.4mm)FREE Bonus AeroBars
    Kalloy Aluminum threadless, 1.125 inch x 25.4mm
    Black cork
    Comfort Groove
    Seat Post
    Kalloy Aluminum Micro Adjust
    Seat Clamp
    SL Aluminum