COLOR VS. COST IN A ROAD BIKE
April 18, 2006
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I am shopping for a road bike.
I have narrowed my search down to two: the Trek 7.5 FX WSD
and the Trek 7.6 FX WSD.
I have test-ridden them. I understand
the frame difference. Basically both bikes are great. I
could live with either one, although I HATE the color of
Should I spend the extra $300 on
the 7.6 and get a color I like or save the $300 and live
with the ugly light blue? I will be taking long rides (4
hours) with seasoned cyclists so I need the speed to keep
up. Ill also take short trips by myself to the store.
Would appreciate your opinion.
Your question comes down to: Should
I get something I like more, or like less? Can you
guess my answer?
As a practical matter, for a given
bike model a bike dealer can often order the color of bike
you want. So if you want that color but also wanna save
From your perspective, both bikes perform well
enough. So, I say dont stick yourself
with something ugly that youll hate.
Hm, maybe I should work as a therapist.