These high-performance machines will run you as much as $15,000. Here’s why a custom-built racer is a bargain
By Stephan Wilkinson
Posted 12.01.2004 at 4:35 pm 0 Comments
People still call them 10-speeds, yet the serious skinny-tire, drop-bar, hard-seat road bike hasn’t had a mere 10 speeds since John Kerry was in college. Now 20 gears are common and 30 an option, and few racers actually go racing.
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