lgstrickland wrote:If not, can anyone recommend where I could buy a good used bike in Canterbury (hopefully from a shop who can make sure it will make it?) Or, perhaps recommend a good place where I could buy a new bike that is not too expensive.
I don't know the current state of local bike shops in Canterbury. I'd recommend an e-mail to Adrian at CyclingAge. Finger in many a cycling pie in the area, he'll set you on the right track.