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by Xilter
31 Jul 2018, 7:34pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Upgrading from a Giant contend (2017) 2. What to get ?
Replies: 4
Views: 595

Re: Upgrading from a Giant contend (2017) 2. What to get ?

I am in no place to give advice. I dont even own a bike (yet) I joined this forum to ask advise about acquiring one. Still reading this I am wondering. I was under the impression that the C2W scheme only worked on bikes up to £1000 The giant contend2 is on their site for £999. So £1000isnt going to ...
by Xilter
31 Jul 2018, 3:19pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: First ever road bike. Need opinion
Replies: 21
Views: 1352

Re: First ever road bike. Need opinion

So I went back into Halfords and spoke with the guy whom quite quickly accepted that I’d be better off considering something that does have built in allowances for panniers and mudguards considering I’m going to be packing lunch a change of clothes and be out year round. So thanks for setting me str...
by Xilter
31 Jul 2018, 3:05pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Advice for new cyclist
Replies: 13
Views: 646

Re: Advice for new cyclist

In your list of things you need to buy
I couldn’t help but notice you have not written down peddles

There is a reason you call them push bikes and not peddle bikes in the uk.
I’m looking to buy my first road bike and Peddles seem to be an option extra on every one I’ve looked at.
by Xilter
28 Jul 2018, 6:09pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: First ever road bike. Need opinion
Replies: 21
Views: 1352

Re: First ever road bike. Need opinion

Thanks for the advice I do apppreciate it. Currently I have a Specialized Hard-rock with RST front suspension I got from a charity shop for toddling around the common with the kids. The thing weighs more than me I’m sure ( despite being 5’11”, I’m only 9.5 stone ) I have done a couple test runs on i...
by Xilter
28 Jul 2018, 4:05am
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: First ever road bike. Need opinion
Replies: 21
Views: 1352

First ever road bike. Need opinion

Got a new job 3.5 miles from home. Currently use a motorcycle to commute and always said I wish I lived closer so could cycle. Now I’m selling my motorbike to pay for a road bike. Never having bought one before I need some experienced opinion. Was going to get a Canyon Endurace but reviews about the...