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Old 03-27-23, 10:11 PM
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Help me decide between bikes

  • Giant Revolt Advance Pro 1 - 2 year accidental damage + lifetime warranty - lighter than Canyon? Wheels maybe not as good?
  • Canyon Grail CF SL 8 Di2 - 6 year warranty - Kinda weird, kinda very cool. - lower cost by about $400.

They both seem to be about what I want and from research plus value for the $ seem great. I think a Lauf is even better but I think I want 2x and Lauf is only 1x so it's the last option although it has the biggest tire clearance and power meter which I suppose I could add to the others if I really wanted.

Main use will be riding road, rarely flat, a lot of steep hills, unpaved fire roads and trails. Just about anything the greater Bay Area (California) has to offer, Marin Headlands, Santa Cruz Mtns etc.
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I'd probably go Canyon since it's di2 (which I prefer over SRAM)... plus, it's kind of funky/cool.
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I cannot speak for the Canyon, but the Revolts are excellent bikes. Very well made, ride beautifully, nicely equipped and you can ride it and get correct sizing before you buy it. And if you do have any issues your dealer is usually not far away.
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