Where to buy a bike?

    Hello everyone, well firstly I moved house on the 28/03/08 and have only just got the internet connected, and i have really really missed this site.

    But the reason for my post is that its my partners birthday soon and I think I want to buy him an new bike, any advice and places to buy would be very helpful. I think he wants whats called a road bike or commuter bike and i only want to spend just over £100.

    Thanks in advance.


    i dont know if its nationwide but at my tesco they have mens bikes that are very good for just £40

    Well i suggest you get it instore somewhere as ive ordered two in the past year one from the internet(tescos) and one mail order (Empire stores) and both arrived damaged so i think its a must to go get one yourself to make sure its ok

    I have bought 3 bikes from my local JJb in the past 1 for myself and my partner and 1 for my partner all were in great condition and were built up ready to go out on the road and they had great deal on bikes from as little as £60 but it was the building and safety check that swung it for me

    Take a look in Decathlon, you get excellent value for money and well trained staff to help you.
    You can also take the bike saving on delivery charges.


    i dont know if its nationwide but at my tesco they have mens bikes that … i dont know if its nationwide but at my tesco they have mens bikes that are very good for just £40

    no no no no no. dont buy these. I bought one after reading wha i thort wer just elitists telling me they wer unsafe. but the bikes are so unbelivably *****. just spend that extra money halfords have a dual suspension bike on offer for 80 quid. Bargain and not cheap tat.



    do NOT get a dual suspension bike for commuting. heavy and hard work. Then again with a budget of £100, its still going to be heavy & hard work. Ok for a journey of 2 miles or less IMHO.

    Original Poster

    Thanks for your replys everyone. very grateful




    With the odd bargin at…spx

    That the £40 bike that was mentioned? Seems pretty good to me, no suspension will make for a bumpy ride but it looks pretty basic and so I can't imagine much going wrong with it.

    as said before if you are just using the bike on standard roads, having a dual suspension bike will make it a harder ride because of the extra effort needed. no suspension is fine for roads

    Original Poster

    Thanks again to everyone, i found a really good one on wiggle for £200. More than i wanted to spend but worth it. Thanks to everyone for your replys
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