Best bike for under £500 - please help me choose

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pete75
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Re: Best bike for under £500 - please help me choose

Postby pete75 » 3 Feb 2019, 5:27pm

DaveW wrote:I would have liked to have had that bigger budget as I've seen some decent bikes in that bracket but the firm I work for have limited it to £500


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DaveW
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Re: Best bike for under £500 - please help me choose

Postby DaveW » 3 Feb 2019, 6:44pm

If I didn't want disc breaks this Orbea is available in my price bracket (having been reduced)
[url][/url]https://www.tredz.co.uk/.Orbea-Avant-H50-Flatbar-2018-Road-Bike_109718.htm[url]

Is it worth it? Decent bike? Are disc brakes so much better than these? Or does this model pack a decent enough spec not to worry about the brakes?