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Shimano slx m7000 brakes only £54.49 an end @ chain reaction crc / wiggle (10% BC discount)
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A bargain if you are a British cycling member and can use the additional 10% off code, bc membership is well worth getting as it gives liability insurance, road collision helpline … Read more
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CardboardCutout1 h, 25 m ago

I've got he M395 levers on my commuter and love them, I can only imagine …I've got he M395 levers on my commuter and love them, I can only imagine how good these will be!


A big step up I upgraded the m395 on a bike a few years ago to slx m675 and it really made a difference to power, the m7000/m8000 XT have a right sharp bite point
I've got he M395 levers on my commuter and love them, I can only imagine how good these will be!
Different options slightly cheaper at ribble, if not using British Cycling
Shimano Ultegra FD-R8050 Di2 E-Tube Front Derauilleur - Braze On £124.82 delivered with code @ ProBikeKit
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Bit of a niche one but I am updating my Di2 to the latest and have been keeping an eye out for the price to drop on the front Mech. This is the cheapest I have seen it and even th… Read more
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fatabelly8 h, 31 m ago

Anyone who spends 125 quid on a ruddy derailleur needs shaking violently!


Anyone who doesn't is equally mad on my books
It's niche, but you don't find it this cheap very often!
Anyone who spends 125 quid on a ruddy derailleur needs shaking violently!
Shimano SLX M7000 hydraulic brake set £102.58 @ Ribble Cycles
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I was looking for a set of brake pads for my M7000 brakes and came across this on Ribble which is an extremely good price. Front - £52.59 Rear - £49.99 Can be bought individually… Read more
nice find
Mark_A4th Jan

My YT Jeffsy came with Sram Guide R brakes, which I have yet to try, but …My YT Jeffsy came with Sram Guide R brakes, which I have yet to try, but have read they are not amazing. Would these be worth getting to replace the Guide R brakes and then sell them on ebay?



What brakes have you used in the past? The difficulty with a lot of bike parts is that it comes down to rider preference, some people don't like the quick grabby nature of the Shimanos and the new Guide brakes seem to have quite a few fans after Sram's rocky reputation with the Avids and DB's.

I have the inferior Sram DB5's that came with a bike and they're not great but on the other hand they work fine and it's a lot of hassle to replace them. I've got a set of SLX's ready to go on it and should really do it while that bike is on its winter break.
Very good brakes, can't go wrong for this price.
Great stoping power, had them on a jump bike, it was more then enough and then on trials bike for a while not the way to go duh, cost me about £140 at the time and then I laid my eyes on magura mt5 for like £160 and all I can say that i should have got magura from the get go... No way to compare them two, magura takes it all

For this price shimano is a good choise for a decent MTB
My YT Jeffsy came with Sram Guide R brakes, which I have yet to try, but have read they are not amazing. Would these be worth getting to replace the Guide R brakes and then sell them on ebay?
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Shimano CM-2000 Action sports camera GoPro alternative £49.76 @ probikekit
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listed as £55.99 but use code VCUK12 as a first time customer to get 12% discount and bring the price down to £49.76. 10% discount also available for non first time customers S… Read more
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miffyl13 h, 32 m ago

Did you have to copy the entire spec rather than just the 'highlights'?



was being lazy, some might want the whole spec
Should make a great dash-cam!
Can anyone find the replacement batteries for these? Would be especially good if more powerful versions can be found!
MisterSkinflint7 m ago

What difference does it make.....


In the grand scheme of things very little but it's nicer on the eye/hand not to have to scroll for 3 feet before you get to the comments.
Thanks OP. Ordered.
I've been thinking of buying an action cam for my cycling efforts and off-road runs. Can#t justify spending much as I don't really expect to use it much. But the choice at the bottom of the market while abundant, is rather confusing and unconvincing. Which put me off from buying.
This looks like a steal at this price. Short battery life seems the only downside. But that can be solved by carrying a power bank and topping up when needed.
Shimano Ultegra 6600 Chainset £42.50 at Merlin usually ~£100+ elsewhere
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Bargain Road chainset - 10 speed but will work with 11 speed kit. 53/39 and 52/39 with 175mm cranks available at time of posting.
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Animons4 h, 22 m ago

Sorry for noob q, but would this chainset be compatible on a tiagra 4700 …Sorry for noob q, but would this chainset be compatible on a tiagra 4700 system?



Hi, yes it will work perfectly - both are Shimano 10 Speed.
Sorry for noob q, but would this chainset be compatible on a tiagra 4700 system?
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johnnystorm41 m ago

11 speed cassettes fit on the same size mount as 10 speed. To achieve this …11 speed cassettes fit on the same size mount as 10 speed. To achieve this they are fitted closer together and consequently have a narrower chain. Teeth for a thicker 10 speed set-up might not play nicely with 11 speed.


On the back, yes, if you ran a 10 speed chain on an 11 speed cassette. On the front they are practically interchangeable.
morrig4 h, 36 m ago

My ancient Campy Record cranks are 177.5mm great for the hills less so for …My ancient Campy Record cranks are 177.5mm great for the hills less so for spinning. Cant see why the chainset should relate to the rear number of cogs so long as the teeth pitch is the same , might be wrong?


11 speed cassettes fit on the same size mount as 10 speed. To achieve this they are fitted closer together and consequently have a narrower chain. Teeth for a thicker 10 speed set-up might not play nicely with 11 speed.
Heat added. Cheers OP
Santa Cruz 5010 Carbon S 27.5" Bike 2017 (less British cycling extra 10% Discount = £2,970) £2992 @ Chain Reaction
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Great price, also good deals on the 5010 CC frame, bronson alloy and a 2016 tall boy. if its good enough for danny macaskill :0) if you want the 2018 colourway then this spec is £… Read more
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is this deal for a MTB or a pile of rubble in a rough hell hole in Bulgaria?
stevenfeeney8 h, 40 m ago

Oh look...here is a thread discussing the absolute eBay scams of Bulgarian …Oh look...here is a thread discussing the absolute eBay scams of Bulgarian property - http://www.mybulgaria.info/forum/viewtopic.php?f=0&t=37095And here is a legitimate property developer telling you that your holiday home *will* be robbed. https://www.propertyforum.com/forum/threads/bulgaria-property-on-ebay-co-uk.23273/


I'm no expert on bulgarian property but even those links have both good and bad. I think the scams are in the minority but some areas do have higher crime rates. There are videos on youtube of people who bought houses from peanuts and are happy. There may be cheap property in moss side but I'm not moving there. You'll find cheap property all over Bulgaria its not just in high crime areas although I'm sure those are likely to have the cheapest prices.
bonzobanana16 h, 53 m ago

You can get property cheap in Bulgaria. A large number of people have …You can get property cheap in Bulgaria. A large number of people have emigrated for work and the supply and demand is the reverse of the UK with an abundance of property. Just look at some of the completed auctions on ebay. Sometimes an un-modernised property can go for hundreds of pounds. http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Huge-Bulgarian-Property-Home-House-Villa-Land-Hilly-Views-Bulgaria-For-sale/182969088595[Image] What's going on with that birds nest at the top of that pole. I wouldn't want to have small children around whatever lives up there.


Oh look...here is a thread discussing the absolute eBay scams of Bulgarian property - mybulgaria.info/for…095

And here is a legitimate property developer telling you that your holiday home *will* be robbed.


propertyforum.com/for…73/
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bonzobanana16 h, 47 m ago

You can get property cheap in Bulgaria. A large number of people have …You can get property cheap in Bulgaria. A large number of people have emigrated for work and the supply and demand is the reverse of the UK with an abundance of property. Just look at some of the completed auctions on ebay. Sometimes an un-modernised property can go for hundreds of pounds. http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Huge-Bulgarian-Property-Home-House-Villa-Land-Hilly-Views-Bulgaria-For-sale/182969088595[Image] What's going on with that birds nest at the top of that pole. I wouldn't want to have small children around whatever lives up there.


So, for the bargain price of £3K you can purchase a condemned and abandoned property without metalled road access. Amazing. And EU citizens can stay in Bulgaria for 90 days in any 6 month period...except we are not going to be in the EU. Great.

Oh, and every professional advisor recommends paying for a special alarm and private security to respond to your property due to the high levels of theft from holiday homes. And just to top it all off - lots of properties were built without permits which there is no guarantee any eBay properties actually have...

Read more: bulgarianproperties.com/faq…545
You can get property cheap in Bulgaria. A large number of people have emigrated for work and the supply and demand is the reverse of the UK with an abundance of property. Just look at some of the completed auctions on ebay. Sometimes an un-modernised property can go for hundreds of pounds.


ebay.co.uk/itm…595


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What's going on with that birds nest at the top of that pole. I wouldn't want to have small children around whatever lives up there.
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Diadora X Phantom II MTB SPD Shoes £28.80 w/code @ CRC (10% off code Ends Today)
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Been slowly dropping in price on these, there's also a 10% off code - XMAS10 which ends today. There's a few sizes and colours to chose from on these. Reviews look good and for… Read more
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polg5 h, 21 m ago

Are Diadora a wide fitting shoe? I'm looking for a pair for my road bike …Are Diadora a wide fitting shoe? I'm looking for a pair for my road bike but I've a fairly broad foot and don't really want to spend any more than this.


I also have broad feet and I find Lake shoes broad enough.
I've been wearing my dbh m1.0 for months on my cycle tour of Europe. Should I buy these as back up? Loving the dhb shoes.
polg22 m ago

Are Diadora a wide fitting shoe? I'm looking for a pair for my road bike …Are Diadora a wide fitting shoe? I'm looking for a pair for my road bike but I've a fairly broad foot and don't really want to spend any more than this.


No - when I researched these they come up narrow. If you are broad Shimano and Northwave are good options.
Are Diadora a wide fitting shoe?
I'm looking for a pair for my road bike but I've a fairly broad foot and don't really want to spend any more than this.
i had some diadora cycling shoes recently ad the quality is pretty poor, the sole started coming away within a couple of months of use.
Shimano CM-2000 action sports camera - £64.99 @ Pro Bike Kit
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Big discount off RRP, I've not got on but might be useful to someone.
Bought two! Quality is amazing and mega easy to use. Uses normal gopro mounts so lots of options for mounting
muhasib39 m ago

Same message!I've bought one, keen to see if its ok and just being …Same message!I've bought one, keen to see if its ok and just being replaced soon by a newer model or if there is some issue with it as to why it's a big discount.


I am tempted. The 1080p 60fs clips on YouTube look pretty impressive
smitz99921 h, 32 m ago

"Unfortunately the discount code you have used is not applicable to the …"Unfortunately the discount code you have used is not applicable to the contents of your basket."


Same message!

I've bought one, keen to see if its ok and just being replaced soon by a newer model or if there is some issue with it as to why it's a big discount.
"Unfortunately the discount code you have used is not applicable to the contents of your basket."
Shimano CM 2000 1080p@60fps /1440@30fps Cycling / Angling / Action  Camera £64.99 - ProBikeKit
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Decent quality , small, lightweight camera that's fully waterproof/dustproof without a case, and can record ANT+ stuff for overlay. Unfortunately a Short battery life (1.2 hours at… Read more
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Wow, now at £49.50 using code top10.
Wolfsbane2k20th Dec

Glad it Glad to hear it!I found a matchbox coated in black gaffer quite …Glad it Glad to hear it!I found a matchbox coated in black gaffer quite effective for that effect too ;-)


Yep, even a light on the helmet would probably have the same effect. Sad really how drivers will change their behaviour, but only if they think they might get prosecuted as a result.
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Glad it
Judosteffer10 h, 37 m ago

Bought this. The quality is amazing. Battery does a 15 miles Commute each …Bought this. The quality is amazing. Battery does a 15 miles Commute each way so plenty enough for me. Helmet strap that it comes with is very good and I noticed all the cars overtook me leaving much greater distances than normal. Massive heat just for that!


Glad to hear it!

I found a matchbox coated in black gaffer quite effective for that effect too ;-)
windta1ker30th Nov

Anyone know if this can record on external power bank via USB?


Yes it can
Bought this. The quality is amazing. Battery does a 15 miles Commute each way so plenty enough for me. Helmet strap that it comes with is very good and I noticed all the cars overtook me leaving much greater distances than normal. Massive heat just for that!
Planet X XLS Shimano Ultegra 6800 Carbon Cyclo Cross Bike - £899.99 (+ £20 delivery) @ Planet X
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Full carbon monocoque, race-ready cyclocross machine kitted out with Shimano Ultegra and an FSA Omega chainset and Avid BB5 disc brakes. These bikes will be dispatched on or just a… Read more
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Also planet x charge a build fee on top of the bike cost, check before ordering so you are aware of full cost.
Milkfloat12 h, 23 m ago

Anyone know about mudguard mounts?


None fitted so the choice is crudcatchers or similar. Bought one of these on a cycle to work scheme at half term following price drop from 1499.00 to 999.99. Don't expect the lightest machine as once you've added some cages and a GPS mount you are looking at 10kgs for the xls.
I have to agree - And I've got the TRP Spyres and Deore hyd.... you just don't get the stopping power you do from hydraulic. It's an absolute joy to use the hydraulic, fab modulation... total convert over here
Not bad, but those wheels are terrible (speaking from experience).

Cable discs also suck. These TRP models are probably the best of the bunch, but they still suck. Again, speaking from experience here.

Still, not bad to get you started but you'll soon be replacing the brakes.
Edited by: "Sentral" 28th Nov 2017
Anyone know about mudguard mounts?
Shimano SLX/XT  MT800 Mountain Bike Bottom Bracket 68/73mm Threaded now only £11.99 @ CRC / Wiggle (road bike BB-R60 Ultegra BB £10.77)
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these are very good quality for the money, you could buy 5 for the price of a hope and even more for a chris kings, takes the regular shimano hollowlink 2 spindle of 24mm, and fits… Read more
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kalico21 m ago

Anyone know if these sizes are a standard fitment, even for older …Anyone know if these sizes are a standard fitment, even for older bikes?May sound a daft question but I've got a couple of older bikes (10/20 years old) that could do with new bb bearings.



The thread on these bottom brackets should be compatible with your frames, However, you'll need matching HollowTech II Chainsets to make this work for you.
Anyone know if these sizes are a standard fitment, even for older bikes?

May sound a daft question but I've got a couple of older bikes (10/20 years old) that could do with new bb bearings.
whatyadoinsucka1 h, 6 m ago

its a bottom bracket, the unit/bearings that fit into the frame to put the …its a bottom bracket, the unit/bearings that fit into the frame to put the crankset/pedal arms into., ive red circled it[Image]


So I take it you only replace if the original part wears out
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Pateo1 h, 5 m ago

Sorry if it's a dumbass question, but is this a replacement wheel axle, …Sorry if it's a dumbass question, but is this a replacement wheel axle, I'm just trying to work out if it's something I need to improve my biking experience


its a bottom bracket, the unit/bearings that fit into the frame to put the crankset/pedal arms into., ive red circled it
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whatyadoinsucka4 h, 26 m ago

http://www.wiggle.co.uk/shimano-bb-r60-ultegra-6800105-5800-hollowtech-ii/


Sorry if it's a dumbass question, but is this a replacement wheel axle, I'm just trying to work out if it's something I need to improve my biking experience
SHIMANO AM5 SPD MOUNTAIN BIKE CYCLING SHOES all sizes uk5-12.5 only £29.99 @ decathlon (C&C or £30 spend free delivery  add £0.49 bottle water)
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Shimano sizes usually narrow and @ one UK size smaller
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add a bottle of water 49 pence to get free delivery
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may be cheaper items to buy
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Shimano XT 1x11 Drivetrain Groupset £224.99 @ Chain reaction cycles
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Shimano's XT 1x11 Drivetrain Groupset beckons trail adventure. Manufactured to reach Shimano's ultimate goal of giving you a better riding experience. the XT 1x11 Drivetrain Groups… Read more
Some good deals on that canyon site had a look,Ribble cycles has the m7000 11 speed right shifter for 15 quid
another serrious bargain i cant post on this site german bike brand canyon has a mega sale
XT M8000 brakeset £110
SLX M675 Brakes £36 each
That slx chainset is a serious bargain if you can get it for 47.50 mind
Exactly what I've done the x11 chain is 15.50 at Merlin plus I had 100 points which gives you 5 pound off 50 spend and two accounts so two five pounds off.so paid 157 for above parts plus tcb couple quid
Individual parts are on merlin cheap
XT rear derailleur mech £42.50
XT cassette 11-42t £41.50
slx m7000 32t chainset £52.50
kmc chain x11-93 £16 wiggle
XT shifter £25

total £167.50

the slx crankset is decent and actually weighs less than the XT
Shimano Dura Ace 9100 Chainset £259 @ Merlin Cycles (plus Quidco)
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If you're in the market for a pro level chainset then take a look at this great deal from Merlin Cycles on Shimano's top of the line chainset. RRP is £500, though no-one ever pays… Read more
currychops10 h, 23 m ago

You really need to replace the whole groupset to get the improvement that …You really need to replace the whole groupset to get the improvement that Dura Ace offers...so £1200 is about the going rate for a 9100 mechanical groupset.


That was the conclusion I came to , haven’t got deep enough pockets at this time of year.
POWYSWALES8 h, 12 m ago

I bet if you shopped round you could find a bike for that money with this …I bet if you shopped round you could find a bike for that money with this part fitted. Then you would also have many more spares like tyres etc.


No way to find bike with duraace under 1500-2000
hiscos2 h, 30 m ago

Am Tempted, didn’t know I wanted one till now. Is it worth spending £250 t …Am Tempted, didn’t know I wanted one till now. Is it worth spending £250 to upgrade from ultegra ?


You really need to replace the whole groupset to get the improvement that Dura Ace offers...so £1200 is about the going rate for a 9100 mechanical groupset.
POWYSWALES3 h, 22 m ago

I bet if you shopped round you could find a bike for that money with this …I bet if you shopped round you could find a bike for that money with this part fitted. Then you would also have many more spares like tyres etc.


I challenge you find one and post it, though upper end stuff really isn't your bag, is it!
I
hiscos57 m ago

Am Tempted, didn’t know I wanted one till now. Is it worth spending £250 t …Am Tempted, didn’t know I wanted one till now. Is it worth spending £250 to upgrade from ultegra ?


Is the answer though always n + 1

Now going to start some research. I blame you if I buy them
Shimano SLX M7000 175mm 32T chainset only £52.50 @ merlin Cycles
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Bargain 11 speed chainset with a 32t chainring these are £59.99 on crc and they don't include a chainring which are easily £25+on top i just rang merlin cycles and the chinaline … Read more
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Check out the Xt rear derailleur for a bargain £42.50 as wel
Mountain Bike Snow Bike Cycling 21 Speed 26 Inch/700CC 40 mm SHIMANO 30 Oil Disc Brake Springer Fork Hard-tail Frame Aluminium Alloy £207.92 @ LITB
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Never going to be worth the RRP of £1,936 which is a complete joke. However, for £200 ish, might be alright.
Ad8012 h, 6 m ago

English grammar is the way in which meanings are encoded into wordings in …English grammar is the way in which meanings are encoded into wordings in the English language. This includes the structure of words, phrases, clauses, and sentences, right up to the structure of whole texts. There are historical, social, cultural and regional variations of English.Go back to Benefits Street. Maybe you would fit in riding this “bike” too.Clearly you don’t know when to admit you have made a mistake (or several). You linked the wrong bike, you complained about the spelling of Soul and then said it should be spelt sole (as in single or the bottom of a shoe) and then you said Grammar is spelt incorrectly, it pains me to speak to people as ignorant as you, so I will stop.


Only an idiot would post such pointless gibberish to defend their own spelling standard. You, my friend, have just earned a place in my ignore-list!
I thought oil disc brake meant they were hydraulic but you can clearly see the cable attached to them so only mechanical. The front shifter is non indexed yet the price is normally 1800! They are clearly the entry level Tourney shifters. Low end solid axles in the wheels. Seems slightly overpriced for what it is.
no_Sunshine2 h, 40 m ago

No need to, already know. Maybe you need to go back to school again i.e. …No need to, already know. Maybe you need to go back to school again i.e. if you ever went there in the first place?


English grammar is the way in which meanings are encoded into wordings in the English language. This includes the structure of words, phrases, clauses, and sentences, right up to the structure of whole texts. There are historical, social, cultural and regional variations of English.

Go back to Benefits Street. Maybe you would fit in riding this “bike” too.
Clearly you don’t know when to admit you have made a mistake (or several). You linked the wrong bike, you complained about the spelling of Soul and then said it should be spelt sole (as in single or the bottom of a shoe) and then you said Grammar is spelt incorrectly, it pains me to speak to people as ignorant as you, so I will stop.
leeparsons4th Nov

im not your mate


Alright Lee mate.
Ad802 h, 1 m ago

Lol you idiot, go look up the correct spelling. You have embarrassed …Lol you idiot, go look up the correct spelling. You have embarrassed yourself enough

No need to, already know. Maybe you need to go back to school again i.e. if you ever went there in the first place?
Diadora Cycle shoe reductions E.G Phantom SPD-SL Road Shoes £34.99 Delivered @ CRC (See OP)
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Nice
I like the colour and design! But...
I’ve already got one
Folding Mountain Bike Shimano 26 Inch/700CC Double Disc Brake Suspension Front/Rear - £219.19 - LightInTheBox EU Warehouse
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bonzobanana3 h, 8 m ago

I'm no bike snob or bike brand snob but this really doesn't look very good …I'm no bike snob or bike brand snob but this really doesn't look very good especially for £200+ which if carefully chosen will get you a pretty decent bike new. Many years ago I bought a new £65 bike and rode it at 26 stone despite the warnings from many people. It was brilliant, loved the bike but in contrast to this bike it was incredibly simple, no suspension or gimmicks at all just a strong rigid steel mountain bike. Of course the weight it was carrying meant a few issues, had to replace the bearings in the front wheel and after hitting a pothole had to true the rear wheel that happened within the first 3 months. The basic Shimano tourney rear derailleur was poor at shifting after going through rain and about maybe after 6 months of ownership changed it for a Deore. As I got lighter the problems pretty much disappeared. If you are buying a cheap bike new keep it simple would be my advice. Cheap suspension is next to useless and short life. Cheap suspension can pretty much guarantee a landfill destiny in a few years at best. It is true though that many people buy mountain bike style bikes (Apollo, Argos, Toy's R Us etc) with no intention of taking them off road because they like the style and such bikes could never successfully be taken off road anyway due to weak freewheels, threaded headsets and weak suspension. I don't think its unfair to warn people that such bikes aren't suitable for such use. Many would assume a bike described as a mountain bike could be taken off road.


Well done some good advice. No commuter needs a full suss, its just going to add weight and result in less money being spent on the basics. Plenty end of season deals around. I am going to mention the second hand market, despite havin previously being stalked on HotUK deals for doing so! Plenty of good deals on gumtree.
Be careful with this supplier. They clearly give false information.

This bike claims to be 7 speed but the image shows what looks like a single speed bike with no cable going to the rear for hub or derailleur gears and no derailleur shown either.


lightinthebox.com/fol…5.0

They are also claiming normal price at close to £2000 but the bike appears something worth more like £90-110 slightly below their asking price.
cb-uk2 h, 22 m ago

Looks quite a good bike for commuting short distances - and how many …Looks quite a good bike for commuting short distances - and how many people who own Mountain Bikes actually ride them on mountains? (or off-road at all for that matter)It seems "hardcore cyclists" are rapidly becoming this generation's wine snobs


I'm no bike snob or bike brand snob but this really doesn't look very good especially for £200+ which if carefully chosen will get you a pretty decent bike new. Many years ago I bought a new £65 bike and rode it at 26 stone despite the warnings from many people. It was brilliant, loved the bike but in contrast to this bike it was incredibly simple, no suspension or gimmicks at all just a strong rigid steel mountain bike. Of course the weight it was carrying meant a few issues, had to replace the bearings in the front wheel and after hitting a pothole had to true the rear wheel that happened within the first 3 months. The basic Shimano tourney rear derailleur was poor at shifting after going through rain and about maybe after 6 months of ownership changed it for a Deore. As I got lighter the problems pretty much disappeared. If you are buying a cheap bike new keep it simple would be my advice. Cheap suspension is next to useless and short life. Cheap suspension can pretty much guarantee a landfill destiny in a few years at best.

It is true though that many people buy mountain bike style bikes (Apollo, Argos, Toy's R Us etc) with no intention of taking them off road because they like the style and such bikes could never successfully be taken off road anyway due to weak freewheels, threaded headsets and weak suspension. I don't think its unfair to warn people that such bikes aren't suitable for such use. Many would assume a bike described as a mountain bike could be taken off road.
A bike with a lot of overweight cheap components,you'll spend more time repairing and pushing than riding,
spending a little more on something like a Raleigh Evo-2 [Halfords]with better quality gears and brakes
and a lighter alloy frame will be less fatiguing to ride,more reliable,and last a lot longer.
Looks quite a good bike for commuting short distances - and how many people who own Mountain Bikes actually ride them on mountains? (or off-road at all for that matter)

It seems "hardcore cyclists" are rapidly becoming this generation's wine snobs
Cannondale Supersix Evo Ultegra 2017 41% off. £1249 @ Wheelbase
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Found 9th Oct 2017Found 9th Oct 2017
Fantastic road bike (minus pedals) for sale at Wheelbase. Was £2099, now £1249. In size 54, 56 and 58. Have done a bit of a search around and by far the best price I could find by … Read more
56 and 58 now in stock
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They have in 58 still...
wattsey12th Oct

Looking at getting something really decent. Any tips on where to start …Looking at getting something really decent. Any tips on where to start looking. I do day rides of 70+ miles and multi day rides avg. 100 per day. Currently using a 3 Yr old £330 decathlon Road bike.




First - depends on what amount you are able/willing to spend
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