If you had a £1000

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Rossco8854
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If you had a £1000

Postby Rossco8854 » 13 Mar 2017, 9:35pm

If you had a grand what bike would be top of your pile?

Cx bikes preferably but road bike's also very welcome

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Re: If you had a £1000

Postby CREPELLO » 13 Mar 2017, 9:53pm

The Spa steel Audax (of which I have my own custom built version) or the Spa steel Tourer http://spacycles.co.uk/m1b0s21p0/Bikes/ ... d-Sportive

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Re: If you had a £1000

Postby Spinners » 13 Mar 2017, 10:05pm

Right now I'd go for a Giant Rapid 0 but it will be something different by the end of the week :lol:
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Re: If you had a £1000

Postby gaz » 13 Mar 2017, 10:39pm

Rossco8854 wrote:If you had a grand what bike would be top of your pile?

The one's I already have :wink: .
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Re: If you had a £1000

Postby eileithyia » 13 Mar 2017, 10:41pm

I would need more than £1000, though I might consider a carbon road bike from Decathlon.
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Re: If you had a £1000

Postby Bonefishblues » 13 Mar 2017, 10:52pm

I'd be trotting off to a frame builder and then looking down the back of the sofa to kit it out...

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Re: If you had a £1000

Postby Rossco8854 » 13 Mar 2017, 11:30pm

:lol: :lol: good replies although only 2 would be close to be helpful lol

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Re: If you had a £1000

Postby PDQ Mobile » 13 Mar 2017, 11:47pm

If I already had everything I needed or wanted in the bike department could I spend it on a fortnight in the warm Caribbean?
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Re: If you had a £1000

Postby 100%JR » 14 Mar 2017, 2:22am

Boardman CX Team.
I have the model down(CX Comp) as my 2nd/Winter bike and can't fault it.Probably going to replace it with the CX Team next Winter.
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Re: If you had a £1000

Postby tim-b » 14 Mar 2017, 5:23am

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Re: If you had a £1000

Postby Mick F » 14 Mar 2017, 7:09am

If I had a grand, it wouldn't be spent on buying a bike, but components and accessories for a bike.
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Re: If you had a £1000

Postby pwa » 14 Mar 2017, 7:24am

I don't need another bike. Imagine that! I don't need anything that money can buy. I feel free!

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Re: If you had a £1000

Postby Audax67 » 14 Mar 2017, 8:54am

I wouldn't buy a bike either - I've got all I need. I'd build a protected enclosure inside our barn to take them all and get them out of my workshop so that I can get some woodwork done without tripping over the buggers.
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Re: If you had a £1000

Postby pjclinch » 14 Mar 2017, 9:05am

My Brom is getting pretty tired after 15 years hard thrashing, so a replacement. Mine has a dynohub so that'll get it up to the grand.
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Re: If you had a £1000

Postby Samuel D » 14 Mar 2017, 11:03am

The Spa Audax would be high on my list, but I already have one.

If I came into a grand of spare cash I’d order a custom steel frame for the parts currently on my Spa Audax. It would be pretty similar to my Spa Audax anyway, but with some differences (including a steel fork) and probably a bright yellow paint job.

I wouldn’t buy a cyclo-cross bicycle unless I was racing cyclo-cross. They’re all wrong for anything else.