I bought a 64 cm SECTEUR COMP APEX COMPACT in late Oct 2011. I just hit the 3000 mile mark on it earlier this week. I'm 68, 6'5" and 210 pounds (was 230 when I bought it). In Oct I struggled to do my 15 mile daily route at 14 mph. This morning I did my first 11 miles at 18.3 mph and my daily route total of 19 miles was 16.8 mph. I live in Florida on a bike trail that has mild hills. I find myself always on the lower bars and usually using the 50/11 gear and always standing going up hills and getting up to speed.
I love the Secteur but have been eyeing a 2012 64cm Trek 5.9 that just went on sale. Anyone have experience with difference between Trek H2 and Secteur/Robauix? Would I be more upright and closer to the standing position with the 5.9?
I'm also considering a 53/39 chain ring. My Secteur has a 50/34.