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Compass high spec alloy folding bike just £299 at Go Outdoors (RRP £400).  UK designed and light weight.
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If you've been looking around at folding bikes you will have discovered that the cheap ones are horrible and the good ones are very expensive. I've just noticed this one at Go Out… Read more
bonzobanana

Notice on the Compass bike text they say ahead (threadless) headset but it looks clear to me its threaded with the handlebar stem attached with a quill stem fitting. Not a problem but you can get a threadless folding bike stem where the handlebar stem attaches to the fork steerer tube which is what their text is stating but the images certainly don't show that. The Greenway bike is threadless. In theory threadless is a bit stronger/safer but I don't think its a big deal.

bonzobanana

Greenway would provide pretty much no support. Total box shifter but the value of what you are getting is brilliant but servicing and adjustment is all up to the buyer. Great for many but not all. I've seen a Dahon bike in halfords sometime ago with poor welds, seem very expensive too with a freewheel for £400 thereabouts. Dahon is more a branding and marketing exercise often with the bikes made by other companies sometimes to Dahon's designs but often just a brand slap on an existing model. Their own factory looks pretty low tech and more of an assembly plant for parts built elsewhere and some very low tech frame manufacturing to supplement their bought in frames and so they can claim to be a full manufacturer nowadays. Their nuwave models are more innovative and take many of the ideas from their original bike design but whether they are popular is another matter. All seem to be single speed. The original Dahon folding bike below which they then dropped to make more conventional European style folding bikes. You can see the nuwave models use some of the strut designs with a very low frame height. I love the original Dahon folding bike I must say but doesn't represent a huge percentage of folding bikes sold in its day. For me the great folding bikes were the Dawes Kingpin and Raleigh Twenty. They set many of the rules for decent riding folding bikes back in the sixties and seventies.

Besford

I didn't say Dahon clone is a bad thing - in fact it's a good thing if it's close to a real Dahon. Yes, there are some horrible things with a Dahon label on them but the worst of them don't come to the UK. So, does anyone know what support (if any) Greenway provide?

kabs

With most bikes with near 50/50 fold I think you're supposed to tow it behind you, anyway carrying a 20" bike is cumbersome and the only bike that you would carry with ease for the size would be the Brompton but that's nowhere near in the running pricewise.

bonzobanana

You say Dahon clone but Dahon often has their bikes made by other manufacturers. Maxcom bikes in Bulgaria for European bikes and lots of other companies around the world including Flying Pigeon and Fuji-ta in China. Often just a brand slap. Yes they have their own factory now but it only makes some of their bikes and there is a company in Taiwan that assembles their more premium bikes that I forget the name of. The Compass definitely looks like a fuji--ta bike which is a manufacturer (world's biggest bike manufacturer) that also manufactures for Dahon.

Osprey Mutant 38 ( Go Outdoors price match with WebTogs 85.79 - 15% with code OSPREY15 minus 10% gooutdoors pricematch ) £65.63
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OK so webtogs are doing a deal on all osprey -15% with osprey15 code, and go outdoors price match -10% so this may work for other rucksacks. Mutant is an award winning rucksack, n… Read more
mcrobbj

Alive, code (OSPREY15) still works at webtogs and go outddoors match less 10%.

HavocLP

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Compass Control men's and Contour women's hybrid bikes £225 (were £299, RRP £400) at Go Outdoors.  Free delivery or collect in store.
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24/04/2018Expires on 24/04/2018Found 9th AprFound 9th Apr
Just spotted this hybrid bike deal on the Go Outdoors website. Looks like a great spec for the reduced price (RRP £400 is just flying a kite but £299 seems very believable). Equi… Read more
Besford

So, so true - unfortunately.

makkan00

Thanks for posting. Very useful post and gives me some basic info on these.

bonzobanana

Carrera Subway a much better bike which does come down to close to this price (£230-240) quite often. I would hold out for that. Low end suspension and a freewheel based drivetrain limits the strength and reliability of this bike. They have fitted a Altus derailleur to make you think the drivetrain is more high end but it isn't, the freewheel is the same as found on sub £100 bikes, infact the 6 speed shimano freewheel is probably better than the 7 speed overall slightly as the gears aren't so tightly packed and works better with a bit of freewheel wobble (threads on the freewheel and rear hub not being perfectly machined so the freewheel moves in and out slightly as you ride (very common)). The only good thing here is you can replace the rear wheel with a freehub based rear wheel and fit a 7 speed cassette and nothing else needs to be changed and that is a minimum probably of £40 extra. Shame they went with front shocks. If they had fitted rigid front forks they probably could have afforded to use a freehub on the rear with a 7 speed cassette and made a much better bike for the same price. The trouble is front shocks are appealing to a lot of people buying despite the fact most of the time they should be avoiding them. Just bear in mind the reason many bikes are thrown out is the suspension fails a few years after buying. Often seals and replacement parts aren't available or expensive and new suspension isn't viable so people scrap the bike. A comfortable saddle, deep tyres at the right pressure can provide a lot of comfort without the liability of suspension. A steel frame can help too, often being more springy than aluminium and dulling the sensation of hitting potholes etc. Riverside 120 is still available for £130 from Decathlon. A fully rigid hybrid but with a decent 8 speed freehub based drivetrain. The bike has a more limited weight capacity (100kg minus bike, accessories, clothes, luggage) so effectively a rider limit of about 80-85kg but if you fall into that camp great value plus also only the medium size frame is available but that bike should be far lower maintenance than this Compass bike especially over the long term. Compass bikes normally have a 100kg weight capacity just for the rider and Carrera 120kg just for the rider with a total weight capacity of 160kg (the certification recommendation). So the heavier the rider the more sense to go the Carrera Subway route which is very strong and can take a lot of abuse. https://www.decathlon.co.uk/riverside-120-hybrid-bike-id_8379017.html

woodgareth

Which you've got to keep adjusting yourself :-(

drbiggles

Crossfire 2 has an 8 speed cassette, whereas this bike looks to use a 7 speed freewheel. They're generally more expensive to replace when worn and harsher on the rear axle

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Hi Gear Sierra II Walking Shoes Men / Women - £10 Collected from store @ Go Outdoors
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Found 7th AprFound 7th Apr
Bought these today and I must say how comfortable they are, wont be trying to go up Snowdon with them but for general day to day they seem fine. Time will tell how long they last. … Read more
c9off

cheers OP, ordered a couple of pairs for dog walking..

mmachine

cheap as chips to use if you have an exercise bike or cross trainer probably useless for running tho - but for a tenner cant go wrong

woodgareth

Same here, no card and mine cost £10

woodgareth

I haven't got a card, paid £10 online, and picked up earlier in Manchester, feel comfortable and lightweight for the money, and wide at the front for people with wide feet, someone said they're a small fitting so try the size above your usual size, definitely agree with that.

DingIs

I saw it today!!! Honest I did... big bright shiny shiny!!! Yorkshire, 3 months winter, 9 months back-end... and I wouldn't live anywhere else... :{

La Sportiva - Miura Velcro - £70.20 using price match @ Go Outdoors
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These are £117 retail at any GoOutdoors store when you use the Discount card. But GoOutdoors have a promise that they will beat any price by 10% under certain conditions. These ar… Read more
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Itsmeshnitz

At GoOutdoors I saved £46.80 because they reduced their price to beat another by 10%. If I wanted the same product to collect from the shop then it would of cost me £117. Instead I did research and got them reduced by £46.80

Bilbo1968

I'll say it again too. You didn't save £46.80.

Itsmeshnitz

I’ll say it again if it wasn’t as clear for some people. At GoOutdoors “End result was that I walked away with a pair of climbing shoes that should of been £117 with my discount card and only paid £70.20 saving £46.80.” The e-trailer that we’re selling them at £78 only sell online and you would have to wait for delivery. I suggest doing this in store so you have the physical items.

GlesgaNed

Cold. Will only fit people with super bent feet

vyp3r

Brilliant 👏 (lol)

Hi Gear Kinder WP Women's Walking Boots - £17 @ Go Outdoors (free C&C) (Size 4)
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Found 30th MarFound 30th Mar
size 4 only. Superb value waterproof boots for everyday walks, keeping your feet dry and comfortable come rain or shine. Hi Gear's Kinder WP Walking Boots are an affordable way … Read more
MisterMadHatter

My girlfriend has these. Reasonably comfortable and good for fair weather walking. Not really suited to wet weather and rugged terrain but for the price they're a good buy if you're looking for some casual walking boots

DingIs

seem to get a lot of bad reviews, thin soles and not actually waterproof...?

sydney871

Good price but nearest store is too far away and they don’t do delivery.

chillianna

Brilliant, I managed to reserve a pair of size 5's in the Plymouth store. Thank you.

kiepau

Good price £17 but it is only this price with card

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Weber Q2200 gas barbecue with stand £225 instore (with pricematch) @ GoOutdoors
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Absolute bargain for one of these. Currently on offer for £250 here at https://www.riversidegardencentre.co.uk/weber-q2200-with-stand.html If you fill in the price match form… Read more
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Matholwch

Apparently BBQ isn't about the smoke smell, rather something more to do with the fat on metal.

aberboy007

never been able to get a gas BBQ, its it same as gas cooker, maybe just me that loves taste of burned n raw sausages (lol)

deany76

youtube channel 'fire escape griller' is worth checking out if you buy a 'Q' Fire Escape Griller - YouTube also Riverside - YouTube have a few on the Weber Q.

HotUKDealSeeker

Me 2!

ctcs95

From the thumbnail, i thought it was a weird quadcopter (excited) heat added

Cadac carri chef 2 combo using price match guarantee - £166 @ Go Outdoors
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Been keeping an eye out in the past while for my local go outdoors store to receive stock of the cadac Carri chef 2 (Belfast) so that I could go and see it first hand. I wanted to … Read more
Huqz

Have you tried and tested this? looking at the product on the John Cross website if comes with the chef pan rather then the paella pan from the Go Outdoors set. I'd be surprised if they would do the price match.

Go outdoors airgo solus horizon 4 air tent £275
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Just seen this in go outdoors york but is online also. Looks a good price for a quick weekend away tent and not a lot more than go outdoors pole version for same size. I'll be pick… Read more
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LewisBurke

I don't think it is they are normally £400. All the air tents are quite expensive.

justonemore

Bit expensive for a tent like this don’t you think?

thedvdmonster

Don’t forget to factor in you having to pay to even shop there which is an utter joke to start with.

Hi Gear Kinder II WP Men's Walking Boots with code £31.50 @ Go Outdoors (C&C)
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Now the beast and Emma have left us , i am doing what a typical man does after realising air max 95s and snow dont mix. Shutting the door after the horse has bolted !! SPRING18 … Read more
djwilko

Do I need a store card for this deal? Couldn't see anybody else ask in the comments.

tomba

Why not go the full hog and say "Faux Cuir" (Fake Leather....en francais). Because a lot of people will not know what FAUX means (and it sounds like "posh" leather, non ?).....and why put CUIR when it certainly will not sell those FAKE LEATHER goods lol (shock)

Gordinho

I was in GoOutdoors last week, the guy there reckoned they fell into the legal definition of waterproof but didn't have much of a hydrostatic head when compared to other boots they sell.

jgm1993

Voted hot just for the comment!! Totally sums me up

firstofficer

Are you pulling my leg? (y) It actually doesn't help that I failed my GCSE French... I mean, why don't they just call it fake leather (pirate) Kindest regards

MET Strale Road bike helmet £39 @ GoOutdoors
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I was just about to buy one of these for £49 reduced from £79.99, which I thought was cheap until I saw it for £39 at GoOutdoors! Free click and collect in store An extremely lig… Read more
gozo

I have to get some stupid Discount card to reserve and collect as well, which costs £5 per year..

basergorkobal

Does not look like it comes in different sizes. Rubbish

Muig1972

I definitely recommend people try on a bike helmet before they buy. Heads are as unique in shape as feet: except at least with shoes there is a chance of breaking them in, whereas bike helmets are totally unyielding.

lame

Just been to pick mine up and found that medium is too small for my head :(

Montane Men's Featherlite Down Pro Pull On - medium £124.99 @ Go outdoors (Price Match)
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Montane Men’s Featherlite Down Pro Pull On size medium. Go Outdoors pricematched https://www.sportsshoes.com/product/mon1015/montane-featherlite-down-pro-pull~on-jacket-~-aw17/ … Read more
jojitsu56

I bought the this, is a bit on the small side of medium. Got about 6% through top cashback

c787ocn

Gaynors of Ambleside have the full length zip version on for £99.99 at the moment. As of now only size S in stock, but stock seems to fluctuate, presumably as duplicate orders are returned. I ordered a large a couple of days ago tgat was previously oos, so worth checkinf bsck. https://www.gaynors.co.uk/mens-c4/insulated-jackets-c26/montane-mens-featherlite-down-jacket-p1983/s5690?utm_source=google&utm_medium=cpc&utm_term=montane-mens-featherlite-down-jacket-colour-antarctic-blue-size-s-colour-antarctic-blue-size-s-200101620031atc111&utm_campaign=product%2Blisting%2Bads&gclid=CjwKCAiA8bnUBRA-EiwAc0hZk5UGnrwMnjWWRE_A1hGJrNF991vTgJVtHH4cUboWBuMFVOXw7WAt8hoCVGMQAvD_BwE

thedvdmonster

Cold on deals from here and matalan aonlet me get this straight you went me to pay upjust to walk through the door

paulj48

Definatly down as I have one for walking the dog and it does lose the odd feather now and again.

ThanksForThat

That's cheap for a down jacket- I was expecting them to be synthetic for that price, but they're not. Nice find (y)

Vango ultralite 200 sleeping bag. D of E bargain. Go Outdoors instore - £52.19 Any store using price match system
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Needed a sleeping bag for daughter had to be compact, light and 3 season. In go outdoors they are £79.99 but a quick Google shows a shop called summit outdoors in Paisley with st… Read more
Euclid

Well said. Common sense isn't that common these days....... (y)

Common.Sense

A £50 sleeping bags is not always better than a cheaper one. it is like saying a £50 Adidas t-shirt is better quality than a £10 unbranded one. If you are is pathetic tent, you may be cold. If you are in a well insulated and erected tent then it is different. It is not just about the sleeping bag. There are other factors, including what you wear when you sleep in the bag. The OP did not state he was going up a mountain and did not have a decent tent. The mention is for DoE. I repeat a £50 sleeping bag is not required for a basic DoE trip. Not one single child at my son's grammar school had such an expensive bag. We were told at the meeting it was not necessary. Ask the school!

horsepills

I couldn't have put it better myself - though I suspect that he/she is actually just intending to wind people up with their comments. Surely nobody is that clueless... "A £10 bag was fine for my son and his mates on a DofE trip, so nobody should ever need to spend more than £50 on one"! I mean..what??!

ThanksForThat

You're talking about one specific incident- 3rd-hand experience gained from kids on their first camping trip under the supervision of professionals in a semi-controlled environment- and applying that tiny bit of knowledge to an entire world of locations and situations of which you haven't the faintest idea of what you're talking about because from your own admission you've never done it- which to be honest makes you a total moron. If you carry on dishing out advice like that, at some point someone will get hurt or worse. You remind me of these people who are constantly draining the resources of Mountain Rescue because they got stuck up the side of a mountain without the foggiest idea of what they were doing. I don't think I've ever seen anyone openly admitting to having no knowledge or experience on a subject while simultaneously proclaiming to be an expert on the matter. That really is a new one on me!

Common.Sense

It depends how good the tent is as well. It was -5 when mine went and they were not cold in the £10 bag. They also had a mat and wore warm bed clothes. Not one child spent £50 on a sleeping bag. Ask the school what they should buy. We can all afford a £100 bag, but it is not required.

Freedom Trail Men's Essential Baffled Jacket £25 including discount card (free C+C) @ go outdoors
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£20 is the price with a discount card(£5 per year) so all in all £25.
UncleWilly

What's a baffled jacket? What do you wear with it - confused trousers????

RayEdge-d2f52.39302

I have one of these. Whilst the quality isn’t the best it does a good job of keeping you warm and is fine in showers etc! £20 or £25 with the discount card is good value. Hope this helps

cheekyboy23

Been this price for a while now. Tried one on - nice jacket, synthetic fibre, and no water resistance, but really struggled with the fit so couldn't keep it. A down jacket in their range is only £10 more, which might be a better buy for some people.

Justsuperman

Pretty sure this was sarcastic

teerex

Nice

Five ten impact low mountain bike shoes £50 @ Go Outdoors
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These mountain bike shoes are highly rated and RRP is £100. GoOutdoors are selling at half price with store card. Store card cost £5 if you don't have one. Still £55 all-in, bargai… Read more
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benjam1n

these things are proper chunky. I like them, really solid. Maybe a bit too much for summer but right now they are perfect.

windta1ker

Nope it’s a common issue

DirtyPixel

Just had a pair of these replaced after just 2 months when the heel padding 'collapsed', meaning the shoe would just fall off your heel when riding or walking. I also find them clunky (ride flats) - miss the Exum Guide's I rode for years before they were discontinued ;( Took ages to get my replacements too, as the dealer said 5 Ten were 'swamped' with warranty requests. Not sure that's encouraging, but at least they replaced them and it's a great price OP (y)

w0nky

Think u were unlucky, had mine 2 years, occasionally hose them down with the bike and they are like new...ish

TJS271182

I might have just been unlucky but the soles starting peeling off my vxi (using DMR Vaults) Minimal use 10-15hrs maybe. Putting me off buying again.

Kona Jake 2017 CX (Tiagra) £539.99 price matched at Go Outdoors.
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I just picked up the pretty decent spec Cyclocross for £539.99 from Go Outdoors when price matched with Winstanley Bikes. Winstanley have the bike for £599.99 - Go Outdoors will m… Read more
hemanpaul87

Did anyone get this bike? if so is it worth it? They have 1 in stock in my local store I'm tempted

bblgoose

How is this a price glitch?

rmvt

shame they only stock L and just in two shops from what i've seen (it's collection only)

Sid87

Great deal.

juliet_bravo

Looks ace for the price @sbchilton (highfive)

Go Outdoors - Karrimor Bodmin Low Brown £10 - in store only
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Just been to Go Outdoors Oxford today and they had limited stock of Karrimor Bodmin Low walking shoes, in brown. When I left they had 7 and 9's left in the store. Maybe worth call… Read more
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guttediam

Not everyone is minted like you :p ;)

youngrobbo

Damn, could’ve done with that today. Renewed mine, which pushed 2 pairs of walking shoes to a massive £12.50 each :)

guttediam

Sometimes they do this https://www.hotukdeals.com/deals/milton-keynes-go-outdoors-discount-card-is-free-until-september-2762235 & I want one ;)

Gollywood

How do you get it for free & not £5?

guttediam

Still waiting for a free discount card grrrrrrrr, Heat Added

Salomon Quest 4D 2 GTX - £107 Price match at GoOutdoors with pricematch @ Go Outdoors
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Salomon Quest 4D 2 GTX Normally £125 at Go Outdoors sale. But on Salomon's web site it is priced at £119, or even better on sportsshoe.com it is £102. GoOutdoors has a price beat g… Read more
ianmcshane7777

Got these for £97 a year ago so not gr8 £101.99 at sportsshoe.com then 10% off Go outdoors price added so many many better deals than this includes gaynors

dogpatch

My partner and I both have these boots and they are substantially better than the Berghaus boots we had prior. They have managed snow, torrential rain, sodden boggy ground, slippery rock and sub zero temperatures in the Lake District and have kept our feet warm and dry. They tend to be small fitting, in my case one size up although She Who Must Be Obeyed found a perfect fit at her usual size. Both pairs are still going strong after a year.

gaz_marshall

I've been looking at these for the past couple of days and pricematched them this morning as well. The only reason I didn't buy them was the reports of water ingress after a short while. Check it out on Google

mattoligy

Or the Origins for £110.99 https://www.sportsshoes.com/product/sal1949/salomon-quest-origins-2-gore~tex-walking-boots-~-aw17/

Calibre Gravel bike at Gooutdoors reduced to £555
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Including membership at a fiver, I've put it down as £555, but a penny under £550 if you are already a member. A very decent bike as a fast commuter or all-rounder. This would be g… Read more
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bonzobanana

As ever in internet debates we will agree to differ but will look again when carbon forks start getting long warranties to match steel and forum posts about carbon forks failing become a rarity.

Bertz99

Beg to differ on manufacturers offering lifetime warranty on products they know will not fail - prime example is Cannondale who had the nickname for a while of crack and fail - mainly as they put their tolerances to the limit a decade ago - all original purchasers still with those frames have their lifetime warranty (25 years if I remember correctly). Second what is lifetime - different manufacturers will use this term differently - under consumer protection if not explicitly stated it is 6 years - Giant, for example, give 10 years on all rigid forks regardless of material and plenty of others out there that quote. The interesting bit is which quote Framesets or just frames (Cervelo for e.g.). In decathlons case it could be quite easily they are looking at weight with carbon and therefore engineering to more fine tolerances for that. Whereas their demographic for steel they know weight is less of a factor. This bike on the other hand is on the heavier side. As to strength - feel free to look it up - the term is tensile strength - gave you the prop shaft above with Hammond - that only survived 3 fold to its steel counterpart- the difference in tensile strength between the two materials is closer to 8 fold but less material is also used in that prop example to still hit the projected tolerances. Of course prop shafts, airplanes (got to love the new wing designs not possible with alloys fatigue), F1, top end cranks on bikes all use carbon for very good reasons and as I have stated would, imo, would be a positive in this bikes example - albeit if you want a pre war design feel free to fill your boots, you will certainly get plenty of exercise going that route. Suspect the hub and wheels will be your biggest issues using those off-road. As to a known material and 70/80 years - now come on how do you propose carbon hitting that requirement? Apparently there are some examples out there at 20 years but how carbon is being utilised has also evolved. Feel free to browse the forums on those who have had hidden rust and fatigue that have failed with steel, plenty of examples out there. Reality though, the probability of fork failure is still slim plenty of other things are far more common in failures (getting away from carbon's first introduction that is). The fork manufacturers themselves state the inspection for all types should still be the same - the difference is in a crash under carbon on failure is that it is a catastrophic event. The important bit to note there though is you are already in a crash situation. Also not too sure why you are bringing up a Saracen Tenant 3 with a alloy frame failure when the Croix de Fer is a steel frame with some noted pedigree, like having the record for circumnavigating the globe for a short period. Although you seem happy with alloy frames but dubious on the carbon fork! Anyway bored now so bobbing on - the only summary I have if anyone looking at this deal is it seems fair albeit not overly exciting - will make some a fair bike if it suits their requirements although some other examples out there on wiggle that are comparable (including a tiagra groupset with a steel fork for bonzo).

bonzobanana

I understand the weight upgrade but surely with chromoly forks often having up to lifetime guarantees and carbon forks mostly having short guarantees it can hardly be described as a strength upgrade. It's pretty clear many carbon forks fail. Just look at Decathlon and their bikes which is typical of many suppliers. Lifetime warranty on steel forks, 2 year warranty on carbon. Why would a stronger more durable product have a short guarantee compared to lifetime for a weaker product. It's clear Decathlon know the steel forks won't fail. No one offers a lifetime warranty on something unless they are pretty sure it is almost unbreakable under most situations. Same with carbon frames vs steel, lifetime on steel/aluminium but 5 years on the main frame for a carbon frame. So even the carbon frame warranty is much longer than the forks. Also Decathlon have very low weight limits compared to competitors. They set it at 100kg minus the weight of the bike, accessories etc. For a 15kg bike that is 85kg or less which is 50kg less than the full recommended 136kg/300lb weight limit of the bicycle safety standard for non-performance bikes. Their warranty is voided anyway if you ride above their weight limits. You'd think Decathlon having such low weight limits they could extend the warranty on their carbon forks if such forks were stronger. Also remember with carbon its far easier to show abuse and prevent warranty claims too due to the way carbon breaks or shows damage. Steel can hide abuse much more easily. I'm not saying that a carbon fork can't be stronger than a steel fork but there is a huge amount of evidence on the side of steel especially with people still riding steel bikes 70-80 years old, many post ww2 bikes still on the road. https://www.decathlon.co.uk/triban-100-road-bike-id_8377732.html https://www.decathlon.co.uk/triban-500-se-road-bike-id_8306187.html Lastly saw this about a Saracen bike; http://www.bikeradar.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=40012&t=13086820 Same stable as Genesis both from Madison. The older Saracen frames before they went to the wall were made by Merida but don't know who makes the Madison Saracen bikes but that looks really dodgy the way the frame has fractured. Prefer good old over-engineering myself. The Carrera and Voodoo range at Halfords may not be the lightest frames but they rarely break where as the more performance focused and lighter Boardman range has had some frame failures and recalls.

stephenashforth

Claris gears on the Limba are far inferior to the Tiagra on this and, at the current price of £450, isn't exactly much cheaper. I take your point about offer prices because Halfords will probably reduce the price on the Limba at some point but surely you need to look at the prevailing prices if a person is looking to buy now.

Bertz99

My own preference would be the other way - my Croix De Fer 20 came with a chomoly forks and in all the forums the first upgrade people go for is the carbon to improve both weight and strength. The individual that sprang to mind above has the same bike, has upgraded to carbon and takes it into situations I would only consider with my hard tail (2 weeks off roading in finland with it was last it me I saw him grinning at me about it).

North Ridge Mens & Ladies Pullover Fleece was £40 now £18 @ Go Outdoors
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North Ridge Fleece Tops Available in Mens and Women's Was £40, then £28, now £18 Deal available in store and online.
cburns

Nothing worse than having a sweaty North Ridge........ (shock)

Infiltrator

North Ridge is GoOutdoors own brand, so ignore the RRP and discount and judge your purchase on the price you pay and quality of the fleece. There are other cheap manufacturers in the same price bracket - Craghoppers, Regatta, etc.

DavidVonDavidson

For once they have them in all sizes and colours! Heat!