Things I’ve Learned About Bikes
This article from NSMB.com is weighted towards the mountain bike side of the bike industry, but some of these points are universally true:
Rule #1 – If the primary upgrade over last year’s bike is a new graphics package, think about looking elsewhere. If you buy that bike, when next years graphics package comes out your bike is going to feel old. Single colour paint schemes age better than the flashy shit.