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All Chain Reaction Cycles Deals, Discounts & Sales for December 2018

Schwalbe Durano Plus Road Tyre 700C 28C 25C 23C £17.99 @ CRC
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Found 26th NovFound 26th Nov
Good price for a decent winter tyre - I've found these much better than Conti Gatorskins in terms of grip in the wet, comfort and wear but of course YMMV. Reviewed/rolling resistan… Read more
Toastplex

Love these. Been using them for years. Got myself 25c and there was no reflective sidewall. Got the 28c for my other bike at the same time. Reflective wall. No idea why.

villageidiotdan

Thanks Flibble, appreciated. Reckon the extra may be worth it as I don't get out on my bike so much (I still use the ones I bought in Apr 14 :D ) and have a baby on the way so suspect that won't help!

flibble42

GP 4000/5000 and GP 4 Seasons are generally regarded as the best consumer tyres but are also some of the most expensive, best place to find objective reviews for comparison is https://www.bicyclerollingresistance.com/road-bike-reviews

villageidiotdan

How do these compare to Conti GP 4000 S Ii, anyone know pls? I ask as I have some of them on my old alloy beater and bloody love them! OPs look like the reflective side wall which is an absolute no brainer, almost to the point where I think no tyre should be sold without it!, heat

valuz91

Rode them for a year in London and only got a single p******e! Great price for them, I’m tempted to buy them even if I’ve just ordered other tyres.

Vittoria Rubino Pro Folding Road Bike Tyre 700x23/25 @ChainReaction
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Found 25th NovFound 25th Nov
Absolute steal particularly for the 25mm version - I've been using these for years (just cleaned my bike, saw I needed some more and found these!) - they're great tyres. Grab th… Read more
francozola

Thanks

alfrado

25s are fine I’d stick with what you’ve got unless you start getting punctures

francozola

Guys, i'm running on continental 25 ultra sports for winter, are they suitable? or better going for a 28 in something like the durano? I've also got the original rubino pro's that came with the bike, would they be better?

Scale70

Great tyres. Well worth it.

alfrado

Used Rubino Pro’s myself on my winter bike for years and was happy with them. Very few punctures but not great in the wet. Switched to Duranos and found them much better. Just giving my opinion. I’m not on my own when I say they are not good in the wet but make your own mind up https://www.bikeradar.com/forums/viewtopic.php?t=12969514

Virus 20 kids bike - £159.99 @ CRC
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Found 23rd NovFound 23rd Nov
Hi there! I've been watching this bike for a while and it's gone down from £229.99 to 159.99 plus £10 off if you are British cycling member and don't forget 4% cashback through Qu… Read more
crazy_b

Yes these have very good gear levers for kids, brakes are far better than v brakes and it’s light. I bought mine from wiggle fully built , just had to turn the handle bars. Delivered that is. Great service

crazy_b

How heavy is it? 9.4kg this is, front suspension waste of time and just weighs it down in cheaper bikes and hardly works

Azael

There is really good bike expecially in current price. My son have yellow one and definitely is the best bike around his friends

Cabanos

In my opinion go for vitus why? Does kids 6-8 needs front suspension? which makes bike heavier also Dawes got a revoshift which is poorly shifting, but this is my opinion , your choice

ngac

Is it worth a punt this or the Dawes bullet HT 20 for £170?

Osprey Daylite Plus Backpack Stone Grey (20 litre) £30 @ Chain Reaction Cycles
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Found 23rd NovFound 23rd Nov
Osprey Daylite Plus for the same price as the regular Daylite (13L). These are the rucksacks that attach to some of the other larger Ospreys packs, Sojourn and Farpoint, for examp… Read more
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mmquokka

Thanks

jackbremer

I’ve not seen one in the flesh but from this video review I’d agree with you:

unknownuser

I ordered this previously, i was disappointed. There wasn't any real laptop padding. The clips at the back get in the way for daily opening of the bag. The mesh bottle pockets aren't deep enough. It didn't feel like decent quality for the price.

bobbi

If you want black it's £27.99 from wiggle. Great backpack for day use. Thumbs up.

winchman

chainreactioncycles.com/mobile/my/en/osprey-hikelite-18-ss18/rp-prod170424?mx101=n Another option is the hikelite for £35, has a trampoline vented back, and also includes a rain cover.

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Vitus Razor VR Road Bike 2018 £449.99 @ CRC
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Found 16th NovFound 16th Nov
Good entry road bike. Here is some description : Description Vitus Razor VR Road Bike The Razor Razor VR Road Bike is the perfect road bike for the first timer; it's comfortable, n… Read more
kay9

I have this bike and it's very good. Only issue I have is front derailleur is a bit fiddly to adjust

eternald

This is clearly a knock off, there's nowhere near enough RGB lighting for it to be an official razor product. At least it's VR capable though :/

bonzobanana

I know its an inferior drivetrain but you can get the Giant Contend for similar money. https://www.rutlandcycling.com/bikes/road-bikes/giant-contend-2-2018-road-bike-aluminium-blue_381947?currency=GBP&gclid=CjwKCAiA8rnfBRB3EiwAhrhBGiV3xNUjeJEZVXovzUuJG6dn1sL9XUG4L2kQrrc94Pjlv6-wcS4AcRoCeQsQAvD_BwE&gclsrc=aw.ds Slightly lighter, easier hill climbing (11-34T) and a much more advanced frame. Unfortunately limited frame sizes left. I think although Claris is worth considering over the Razor if your frame size is available.

Nukeproof Horizon Pro Pedals - 40% off - £41.99 @ CRC
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Found 14th NovFound 14th Nov
Nukeproof Horizon Pro pedals reduced to £41.99. Same pedal as World Champ Sam Hill uses, just these ones are black. These are usually around £65 so great price!
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chrisross22

With two EWS titles from Sam Hill using these pedals they are arguably the best flat pedal on the market!

whatyadoinsucka

Was reading that these are very good pedals earlier in the day yesterday , with people saying they prefer these to dmr vaults /v12’s , pedal size they are 100mm x 100mm and 17mm thick, so ever so slightly smaller than vaults which are 105mm x 105mm Definately a hot deal for a great product

chrisross22

Weight: 430g

whatyadoinsucka

Apologies mr Ross, I was just reversing a common theme that gets posted a lot on this site when bicycles not sold by Tesco Asda or Halfords are added to hukd

Husamx

How much do they weigh?

Mavic Winter Underhelmet AW17 £9 @ CRC
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Found 12th NovFound 12th Nov
Good for cold weather rides.
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Tomacha

I measured my head and its around 57 cm, anyone know what size should I buy ?? Thanks

theposter

Same price on wiggle for S/M Matador/Black

Hondo

Wear it as is .... everyone will think your in luge training ....or something .

starbidder

OOS for L/XL/XXL

amazoncrazy

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Rapha Leather Musette £100 @ CRC
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Found 8th NovFound 8th Nov
If that fixie bike those skin tight jeans and interesting facial hair isn't telling your story then Rapha have got you covered. "Here we have a luxury version of the classic food … Read more
Haircut_100

To put your iPhone, Beoplay earbuds, beard oil and hair scrunchies in whilst you are cycling to the local micropub.

baggy1234

Can any one give me one use case for it?

X-Tools Bike Tool Kit - 18 Piece £24.99 @ CRC
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Found 8th NovFound 8th Nov
This is a great kit for anyone with a bike. As a cyclist you eventually end up a cycle mechanic and this kit give you everything you need to get started and build on. It's not go… Read more
Coppers

Very rarely seen at this price, now back up to 37.49 shame I missed it 😫

wilf1234

Pretty standard price I'm afraid. Don't expect Park Tools or Snapon quality - things like the chain splitter don't last very long, but the spanners/wrenches are OK

trickytree1984

Had one for years and it's still going strong

swedishfireball

Had this kit for about 4yrs and for basic maintenance on my fleet it's held up very well (y)

Cube Kid 200 Mountain Bike 2018 Model £169.99 w/code (New Accounts) @ Chain Reaction Cycles
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Refreshed 13th NovRefreshed 13th Nov
A good looking bike for the kids, decent brand as well. For this kind of money it seems a bit of bargain. There's two different colours at this price (Grey/Green OR Black/Red- both… Read more
trickytree1984

Oos

tuckeral

Any other suggestions on alternatives for this? Was going to get this but it's gone out of stock (and more expensive elsewhere). Carrera Abyss mentioned above which seems decent (also around 10kg, which is a crucial factor for me (trying to accommodate 4 bikes on a bike rack). (and around £200) Dawes Blowfish also mentioned - but has no gears, which rules it out for me.

mango888

OOS

deathwishdave

Can anyone help me with sizing? Would this be suitable for a smallish nine year old?

audin

I hope that's sarcasm (flirt)

Osprey Zealot 15 Backpack £44 w/code @ CRC (Using New Account  Code) Early Black Friday
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Found 6th NovFound 6th Nov
Decent price on this, both M/L and S/M are this price in Carbide Grey only. It's for new accounts only using coded NCV2018 - Prices have been up and down for this for a while, th… Read more
hong_kong_englishman

oh ok , i just rried it before in the bascet, will try again thanks.

NeoTrix

Hey, you need to be logged in with a new account for it to work - Just tried and still working here :)

hong_kong_englishman

Well i tried the code but it wont work.

NeoTrix

Unexpired, turns out that it's still live on site :)

Garmin Forerunner 935 Tri Bundle for £399.99 plus another £10 for new customers @ CRC
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Found 6th NovFound 6th Nov
This is for the Garmin Forerunner 935 Tri Bundle. The watch alone has been selling for around £384, the Tri bundle for £499 minimum but it has suddenly been reduced to £399.99 in m… Read more
Auracus

Tried ordering from Wiggle and CRC, both have cancelled the order, seems like they aren't honouring the deal

andrewp

Depends on your goals. If you just go for the odd jog then yeah the phone is fine. If you run races and train a lot you can’t be holding a phone in your hand to check your distance, pace, HR etc. And if you do multiple sports you need something capable of tracking multiple sports. Yeah you can get cheaper versions, but sometimes its worth spending extra and getting the best you can personally afford

sprouty76

Yeah, I'll just use my phone the next time I'm doing an Ironman. I'm sure it'll hold up well during the swim and the battery will definitely still have charge after 14+ hours.

bluntmachetti

can your phone track your HR while you run, ride and swim ?

hitmant

Colddddd who spends almost half a grand on a watch just use your phone

Rear Derailleur Hanger Alignment Tool £19.99 @ Chain Reaction Cycles
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Found 4th NovFound 4th Nov
I bought one last year when on sale. I've used it on 4 bikes so far and it is brilliant at what it does. It takes a bit to learn the method and get efficient but now in < 5 min… Read more
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bonzobanana

I bought one too when either quidco or topcashback was giving bonus cashback which bought it down to about £16.50 I think with the normal cashback. Seems a good tool. Price back up now. If you need a derailleur hanger for your bike definitely go via somewhere like aliexpress. You can get them for 80-90p delivered but looking around on uk sites some charge as much as £24.99 although most are around £5-8 but they are pence direct from China and quality seems no different to those originally fitted to the bike. https://www.aliexpress.com/item/1PC-MTB-Bike-Bicycle-Rear-Gear-Mech-Derailleur-Hanger-Dropout-Convertor-Adapter/32829481099.html

Klyken

Ended up buying one of these. So much easier.

arckuk

Thanks OP, have thought about getting one of these before, but they've previously been at the £30 mark - a drop to 20 means I'll bite!

Klyken

Definitely one of those on the list tools. A spare crank arm and old axle was good enough for an older bike, but it did take time.

alexytin

I have this, it’s well made and has improved the shifting of all my bikes.

Smith rover MIPS MTB helmet £40.98 using code @ chain reaction cycles
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Found 4th NovFound 4th Nov
This helmet is reduced to £49.99 at chain reaction cycles but i just ordered it for £40.98 by using the code NCV2018. This code is £10 off any order over £50 for new customers so I… Read more
whatyadoinsucka

My mate has the pink one, he swears by it, he’s good enough to wear a pink helmet though (lipstick)

CharlieBravo

Really good deal for a well reviewed (at RRP!) MIPS helmet (y)

Black Friday Deals on kids Cube Bikes e.g Cube Kid 200 Mountain Bike 2018 £179.99 @ Chain reaction cycles
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Found 4th NovFound 4th Nov
Christmas is sorted for our boy! 40% saving on kids Cube Bikes. Was £299.99, now £179.99. Signed up to the newsletter for another £5 off. Or use Clear18 for £10 off taking the pric… Read more
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Nero1

Thanks for this. Just ordered for my sons birthdays :-) Clear18 doesn't work, but they had £10 off for new customers so only £170!

Aznar

I have a Cube mountain bike myself and I love it, but while buying a bike for your kid, please keep in mind this particular bike in this deal is not a proper mountain bike.

B0rker

Cube bikes are great. I always go with a Cube or a Boardman for a bike with a decent spec (at a very reasonable price) that will last well. I've had a good few of each down the years but then I've always had two or three bikes or the go at once.

Brand X Dropper Post 150mm and 120mm £89.99 @ Chain reaction cycles
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Found 3rd NovFound 3rd Nov
This has come down form £150 to £90 in an early black friday deal.
HitmanPetey

Great price - have some heat. &#x1F525;

HitmanPetey

Got my 120mm ascend dropper a couple of weeks ago for £99.99 really pleased with it, fairly easy to install. The remote I think has been updated from earlier models as I think it feels pretty solid. Bargain price compared to other brands. Works well.

Tjohal

Thanks for the update. Will update

Klyken

The 150mm are back in stock. Got my 120mm today pleased to find that it came with the revised remote style of the later models.

Rusty82

I was going to post this yesterday but didn't think it would get the heat it deserved! Great dropper. Had mine about 8 months, used a lot, no issues at all. The lever is very good too, better than some of the much more expensive posts. Heat!

Fulcrum Red Power 27.5" CL Boost MTB Wheelset down to £69.99 @ CRC (£60 with a new email and code)
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inner rims are a bit narrow, so a 2.25 max width tyre id say Fulcrum Red Power 27.5" CL Boost MTB WheelsetA dynamic, versatile, and technical performer, Fulcrum's Red Power 27.5" … Read more
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whatyadoinsucka

Good point on this, looking at this deal I think why such cheap wheels on a boost specific bike. It’d be a good upgrade on a sub £500 bike but I can’t imagine many even have thru axles let alone the newer wider boost variant, the majority are still 9mm and 135mm/142mm on rear

Kid_Sickarus

This is a very helpful reply, you’ve just saved me the likely scenario of having to return these wheels. Thanks.

oobie38

TBH, if you don't know what size fits your bike, then the wheels probably won't fit- boost wheel sets use a bolt through 15mm axle and a hub width of 110mm rather than the more common 100mm up front, at the back there's a 12mm bolt through with a hub width of 148mm, rather than 135 or 142mm. Basically, a high end mountain bike with 27.5 diameter wheels, and a Shimano drivetrain from the last couple of years.

ClotBot

How do I know what size will fit my bike? It says size available is 15x110mm 12x148mm