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by Claireysmurf
13 Jan 2012, 7:49pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Suggestions for trying out possible new bike
Replies: 16
Views: 1610

Re: Suggestions for trying out possible new bike

I was looking at some Genesis bikes in my local bike shop in Cathedral Road, Cardiff on Wednesday and they said they did free test rides. Maybe worth a call? http://www.bikeshedwales.com/bikes/ Cardiff is a nice day out and or the shop is very close to the Taff Trail (http://www.tafftrail.org.uk/) i...
by Claireysmurf
13 Jan 2012, 1:31pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Bike choice and fitness
Replies: 56
Views: 4001

Re: Bike choice and fitness

Dear all Thank you. I am blown away by the range and quality of suggestions, and please do keep them coming. I will try and address some of the many points: My current cycling style is probably fairly good in terms of maintaining cadence but I do have intermittent spells of ambitious speeds that ten...
by Claireysmurf
12 Jan 2012, 9:54pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Bike choice and fitness
Replies: 56
Views: 4001

Re: Bike choice and fitness

Thanks for that. I'm in Cardiff and have posted for a bike buddy on this site I'm not against drop handlebars as such, but I think that some road bikes must be a lot lower than others. I have had some (mainly postural) problems with achey shoulders and wrists. One bike I forgot to add was the Dawes ...
by Claireysmurf
12 Jan 2012, 9:19pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Bike choice and fitness
Replies: 56
Views: 4001

Bike choice and fitness

Dear all I have had a search through previous threads and don’t think I have found the answers I want. Apologies if they are numptyish questions; I am new to this forum, so please be gentle and sorry for so many questions. I am a 42 year old woman, 180cm, perhaps 3-4 stone overweight (BMI 29.3), not...