mercalia wrote:pete75 your bike looks like my Dawes 1-Down now I have got it sorted
Yep and it looks like we both have longish legs......
al_yrpal wrote:Any bling draped Mamils here who have the answer? Or are CTC Forum members more pragmatic?
What would be your maximum sensible spend?
Phil Fouracre wrote:Disagree with OP, not expensive, you can buy bog standard from Halfords. Surely price is relative, spend whatever you want, it's all down to individual choice? Personally, bought a pedelec, thought it was something I would never do, for physio after a bad accident. We already have eight bikes between the two of us, it cost £1500, worth every penny!
I sort of agree with you, but there's something at the back of my mind that says I don't.andrewk wrote:Bikes are generally overpriced for what they are. A cursory comparison of bike prices with motorbike prices or car prices bears this out, you get much less for your money when buying a bicycle. Are bike makers incredibly inefficient or are profit margins overly fat?