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Ridgeback Motion - 2013 - from on your bike for £189
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Found 3rd Feb 2014Found 3rd Feb 2014
Summary
  1. Found 3rd Feb 2014
Entry level Hybrid bike FRAME 6061 heat-treated aluminium REAR SHOCK N/A FORK Hi-Ten Steel HEADSET Sealed SHIFTERS Shimano EZFire R. DERAILLEUR Shimano TX55 F. DERAILLEUR Shiman… Read more

There is little difference but the Subway has alloy stem and bars which may be a little lighter and it also has the more modern headset arrangement, The Ridgeback has 700c wheels with better narrower tyres for the road and is possibly a more upright riding position, better for commuting. I mentioned the spokes because its one way of cost cutting, the Ridgeback Speed specifically mentions stainless in the spoke description which made me wonder.
Edited by: "winchman" 4th Feb 2014

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winchman

The one thing i would query is if the spokes are stainless steel, just … The one thing i would query is if the spokes are stainless steel, just says steel 14g, after a few months look pretty grotty if not stainless.



would you say this is better than the Carrera Subway 2014 Limited Edition Hybrid Bike.

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The one thing i would query is if the spokes are stainless steel, just says steel 14g, after a few months look pretty grotty if not stainless.

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