Best bike, maybe a Wheeler 9980
made out of Easton Varilite tubing with Judy FSX. Was not expensive, nor especially sexy. Stupid me I sold it some months later with a good profit for a titanium bike that never offered me the same sensations.
Worst bike was a 7780 â‚¬ bike called Tomac Revolver
. A titanium full-suspended, full XTR with CrossMax... so on paper a "pretty good" bike.
It came to be handling like a truck, suspension whatever plushy or stiff in settings were polluted by the side flexion of the frame. Far too much flexibility, inconvenient ride, cracking noises, brake rubbing noise when climbing, vague directionnal feeling, heavy cornering. And you would spend the price of a good second hand car for this sh## ?
Glad I was testing it for a magazine and wasn't the (un)happy owner...
Best Road Bike, my current Look 585
, I wanted to sell it, bought in the meantime a Look 595, broke two frames and, pretty upset, finally dug it back from the carbon box, rebuilt it with full Dura-Ace... to find out that I feel lot better on it.
Worst Road bike, definetelly my Cannondale R3000 Si Caad 5
... how do you call in English these pneumatic hammers which are used by the road-workers ? Felt the same thing, to the point that I had a blood circulation problem at the upper-leg part due to its shaky attitude. Kept it 6 weeks.