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by Martinfry
17 Aug 2017, 12:22am
Forum: Off-road Cycling.
Topic: Decathlon MTB range
Replies: 3
Views: 7816

Decathlon MTB range

Hello

I was wondering if anyone here has any experience with purchasing MTB from Decathlon? I have one of their road bikes and it is fairly decent got the price, just eondering If their MTB are of similar quality and worth getting ?
by Martinfry
20 Jul 2017, 9:33am
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Upgraded wheels
Replies: 32
Views: 1873

Re: Upgraded wheels

Thanks for all the advice. I personally have had no issues yet with the wheels and as I said in my reply I was advised to change them but had no plans to unless others said it would make a massive difference. Having ever had a road bike I am unsure with how to check/ adjust hubs so does anyone know ...
by Martinfry
19 Jul 2017, 12:10am
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Upgraded wheels
Replies: 32
Views: 1873

Re: Upgraded wheels

Thanks for the replies. I only ask as I recently bought my bike a B'Twin 520 Triban and have even some poor reviews of the bike based solely on the wheels not being the greatest. Friends of mine keen on cycling have shown me wheels I should consider upgrading to but some are £500-£600 and I am reluc...
by Martinfry
18 Jul 2017, 9:02pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Upgraded wheels
Replies: 32
Views: 1873

Upgraded wheels

I apologise if this is an obvious question however being very new to road cycling I can't think of an answer for myself. What would be the reason for upgrading wheels on your bike that than to save a little weight? I have seen many different types varying hugely on price but can't really see why you...
by Martinfry
17 Jul 2017, 5:34am
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: close pass is this enough evidence for anything to be done?
Replies: 32
Views: 1434

Re: close pass is this enough evidence for anything to be done?

As a police officer ( I know Boooo!) I would suggest that most forces would take it seriously however for what ever reason some seem to be less strict than others. This video would count on the same level as CCTV would of an asssault on a Friday night for example and despite the video not working fo...
by Martinfry
15 Jul 2017, 7:49pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: First road bike
Replies: 4
Views: 422

Re: First road bike

I have ridden it and just found the saddle very hard. It may be the case that I am not use to t if I'm honest as I only ever used to ride mountain bikes and haven't ridden a bike in a long while. I will look into getting a saddle fit as I was unaware this could be done and was hoping people here may...
by Martinfry
14 Jul 2017, 4:56pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: First road bike
Replies: 4
Views: 422

First road bike

Hello all I am very new to road cycling and have just purchased my first bike a B'Twin 520 Triban as from reading various articles reviews etc sounded like a good cheap(ish) stater bike https://www.decathlon.co.uk/triban-520-road-bike-sora-id_8377757.html I am just wondering if there is any advice/t...