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hey everyone I am currently looking for a sweet frame I could use for crit racing.
my budget is 500-1000 $ and I was ideally looking for a steel frame but aluminium is gucci too.
Any suggestions ?
cheers !
     
July 30, 2017 05:19 PM
Gucci
     
July 30, 2017 08:17 PM
neehil
From: Phoenix
12 posts
3 bikes
buy the one that makes you go fastest
     
July 31, 2017 05:14 PM
Jehu
From: Salt Lake City
544 posts
14 bikes
Bombtrack Needle is what I'd get if I was looking for a crit whip
     
July 31, 2017 06:10 PM
mnmash
From: MPLS
120 posts
4 bikes
Which one is that Jehu ?
The needle is pretty sweet but can't find the price.
     
July 31, 2017 06:34 PM
$849 via Retrgression (Scrodzilla's shop)
     
July 31, 2017 09:31 PM
mnmash
From: MPLS
120 posts
4 bikes
The new vig is cheaper and lighter than the bombtrack so yeah.

Do your own research, look at what other racers are riding, get whatever you like the most
     
August 1, 2017 04:14 AM
Jehu
From: Salt Lake City
544 posts
14 bikes
^ +1
     
August 1, 2017 04:30 AM
ghostridethewhip
From: bay area
500 posts
0 bikes
aerodynamics matter more than weight in crits tbh but don't go with some bs fake aero bike just because of it. you want something with a higher bb than a normal track bike and a slightly longer wheelbase. other than that there's not much to it. the caad 10 track is really good for crits because they have geometry similar to a road bike.
     
August 1, 2017 08:38 PM
cyclegoth
From: Portland, Or
31 posts
7 bikes
+1 on the Vigorelli , steel > for the inevitable crashes #crithappens
     
August 2, 2017 02:39 AM
citycyclist247
From: New York , NY
985 posts
0 bikes

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