Before anyone pipes up yes this bike is rubbish in comparison to a £500 bike. So with that said:
For an entry level budget this is a great looking bike, bearing in mind that tescos and sports directs cheapest raod bikes are £125 and they are rubbish another £75 on top of that is quite a jump but this is the best sub £200 road bike there is. (I doubt anyone can argue otherwise)
Currently only in 54,57 and 60cm frames, yes it doesn't have the traditional look road bike bars but that may suit some people who dont like the low down position that raod bikes normally have.
lifetime warranty for the frame, stem, handlebars and rigid fork
6061-T6 aluminium, sloping, with integrated headset socket. Short frame geometry, 1.9 kg in size 57, durable frame, available in 8 sizes for users from 1.60 m to 2.00 m tall.
curved fork, 1⅛" aheadset pivot: filters road vibrations and very secure on impact. Weight 900 g
new Sram trigger shifters, large cage SRAM 3.0 rear derailleur, triple steel front derailleur
B'TWIN double brake pivot with pads mounted on brake shoes to facilitate replacement when worn down, without modifying the position of the brakes
triple 48/38/28 chainset that will work perfectly on all types of even terrain or inclines
Handlebars / stem / steering
semi-raised B'TWIN handlebars, with large width for better stability, raised stem for comfort, more secure Aheadset system.
B'TWIN double-walled aluminium with reinforcement rings, 32 stainless spokes, front rear quick release
Hutchinson Equinox — an excellent tyre for fast-paced training rides. Weighing 290 grams, it is equipped with steel beads, bi-material rubber, and a tread that is harder than the sides mounted on a 66 TPI body.
KENDA tyres, sizes 48 and 51 (650 wheels)
B'TWIN aluminium seat post
Weighs 11.4 kg in size 57