Altitude C50 vs. A70

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Altitude C50 vs. A70
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Posted: Nov 6, 2019 at 17:34 Quote

I'm in the market for a new or lightly used Altitude. They seem like awesome all-around bikes. I can get a C50 or A70 for pretty much the same price. I'm really unsure which is a better option. Any advice would be greatly appreciated. Mainly riding blues and blacks on Fromme.

Posted: Nov 7, 2019 at 6:38 Quote
The 2020 C70 is my perfect bike, but pricey. I don’t think the A70 is offered in a 2020 model. Looking at 2019 A70 vs C50, the A70 has better shocks, better brakes, and a 10-50 cassette vs 11-50. With a 34t chainring, the 10t is almost like having an extra high speed gear. With equal components, I would pick a carbon frame and maybe pay an extra $500. Otherwise, A70 would be my pick.

Posted: Nov 7, 2019 at 8:14 Quote
Thank you Don. Good advice

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