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Shimano R065 Road Cycling Shoes - £24.50 @ Halfords
Found 4th AugFound 4th Aug
Entry level Road Cycling shoes for £24.50. You cant go wrong at this price!. See my other post for SPD-SL cleats which go with these, then you just need the pedals to step your … Read more

It is generally accepted that the spd sl pedal benefits from less energy wastage from movement, twisting and vertical. The shoes are generally lighter and stiffer. With regard to bike cost, I always tell people to buy the most expensive well specced bike they can afford. If you don’t and you actually enjoy cycling you will be changing very quickly. Carbon frames are stiffer, lighter, and faster. Ultegra gearing has less friction, cleaner changes, and more precise. Expensive wheels are more aerodynamic, weigh less, and are stiffer and faster. Better brakes stop quicker. For those who think there is little difference between a £600 bike and a £5000 bike have obviously never ridden one. Even the difference in a £2k bike compared to a £600 bike is night and day.


From my experience I find that on longer rides, my toes and feet start cramping. The positions of the cleats and width of the pedal surface is to blame. Once the cramp sets in it will be slower. Was on the Shimano M520 then switch to the wider M530 over 4 years. Same problem. Don’t have the issue on my spd sl.


Carbon is stiffer and gives a smoother ride, it's not just about weight.


Assuming same shoe sole construction and weight how is it faster exactly?


Sure, but as an alternative view, I bought my winter road bike used for £600 and it weight just over 7kg, so I would equally question why anyone would spent so much on a new bike. Of course, the answer is easy - it's because we all have different priorities in life and value things differently. Some would want a nice, shiny new bike that never needs to be touched, while others sill spend (quite literally) hours in the workshop tinkering and repairing them. I'm one of the "club riders doing 200 miles a week at 19mph" mentioned above and I really value my cycle kit. I've got a good idea on where to spend the money and where not to and I definitely appreciate the difference between a £500 bike and a £5000 one! Not everyone will feel this way, but that's ok - I don't like golf, football or any one of a hundred other things that people enjoy doing. I like cycling and am happy to spend money on it!

Shimano SPD-SL SM-SH11 Yellow Cleats £7.69 @ Halfords
Found 3rd AugFound 3rd Aug
30% off at Halfords on clothing at the moment making these the cheapest genuine Shimano SPD-SLs I can find. I know you can get replicas probably as cheap, but they never work as we… Read more

Oh ok thanks


No, you need special shoes to fit the cleats to as they bolt onto them.


Are these something you put over normal footwear to fit pedals?


Thanks op. Need a new set.


Ordered and heat added. I've tried generic versions before and found them brittle compared to the originals.

Vitus Nucleus 275 V HT Bike 2018 at Chain Reaction Cycles for £369.99
Found 24th JulFound 24th Jul
Shimano Altus gearing with sr suntour forks and WTB tyres a brilliant mtb for someone looking to get into mountain biking or just for commuting. This bike has won the £500 section … Read more
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I think that's rare though but it depends on how good a deal you get for the components. I think if you bought this bike upgraded to the components of the VR and then sold the spare bits you would have a far more expensive bike and lost your warranty but I haven't done the maths but it certainly looks that way. Components are often sold at a far higher markup than complete bikes and are offered to bike manufacturers at hugely discounted prices compared to retail versions. Individual frame prices are a rip off. Most aluminium frames are made in China and have a factory door price of sub $20 and only 2-3x that for carbon. As ever though its about what the market will bear not what something costs to manufacture.


haha, buying a bike is a more casual experience than buying a car.. cars come with basic kit same as bikes, a ford popular is not the same as a ford XR2I it doesnt always ring true you need to price in the upgrades, my bike cost me £2,500 less to build myself to my own spec, than to buy off the shelf as you say.. although i bought another bike earlier this year, sold all the bits and ended up with the frame, stem and wheels for £550, when the frame was £600+ to buy and on backorder


I don't think it does Chain Reaction any credit to give such similar names to bikes as can be seen here it can be confusing to customers and end up thinking you are getting a better bike at a bargain price. It's the same naming style as cars but a bike is a much more casual purchase than a car and the buyer is much more likely to order the wrong product. Getting decent components on a bike as standard is much, much cheaper than buying a cheaper model and upgrading normally. I've seen many forum postings where people have a bought a bike for lets say £500 and then spent £1200 on upgrades over the first year (wheels, new suspension etc) but a bike with the same upgraded components would have cost £1000 new and may even had a few other upgrades like an improved frame. Much better to save until you can afford the right bike or even use credit and pay the interest. Not only that, upgrading often destroys the warranty anyway.


Saw this 2 months ago in their clearance section when looking for a bike for my 11 year old. Opted instead for a Carrera Salcuta which came in at £269.


This had been in the sale for £319 for a number of weeks. Wasnt even tempted at that price.

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Marin Pine Mountain 1 2017 27.5+ Hardtail - £549.99 ( 15 inch frame only) @ Rutland Cycling
Found 23rd JulFound 23rd Jul
At 50% off, this is one of the cheapest bikes with plus sized tyres. The only bike I know of at a similar price and also 27.5+ is the voodoo wazoo, which is £500 in halfords, but i… Read more
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Virenz_Patelz This one is also very good value and is in your frame size


Thanks, will check it out.

Virenz_Patelz Voodoo Bizango 29er, get the 22 inch frame size It has won the best hardtail of the year 2018 award for bikes under £750


Any good deals for bigger frames at the moment? I am looking for decent mountain bike around 500£ for 6.2 person? Thanks


Good deal for a 27.5" decent fatboy if the frame suits you.

Vitus Sommet FS bike with shimano deore 1x10 - £1,399.99 @ CRC
Found 22nd JulFound 22nd Jul
At 18% off it is the best full suspension for those on a budget. I think it is more worth it than even the boardman fs pro. The frame has a slacker, longer geometry than the board… Read more
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Gone up to 1500 odd now. Ain't sale items ment to go down


Nearly got the gravity trail a little while back, on one's prices fluctuate a lot and I missed the boat.


It was £1500, down to £1300, with an extra 10% off last week, plus BC 10% off, them 4.5% cashback. Technically you shouldn't get British cycling discount on sale/discounted items, but some staff aren't so worried


British cycling gives you 10% So how did you get it to £1000?


How can I justify this when I have a perfectly good Boardman fs already with loads a upgrades

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Folding electric bike with 6 speed Shimano gears for £449.99 at Argos.
Found 12th JulFound 12th Jul
Having posted a very cheap electric bike at Argos ( I… Read more

This is link to the ebike I returned,same make as op I think, absolute pile.of (poo)


HUKD voters strike again! I posted a basic electric bike and it's well over 400 degrees and rising. I then posted this much better electric bike with gears, folding frame and better design for £50 more and it's gone cold. Can anyone explain? Anyone?


Thank you. Had a look around and this appears to be a good deal. I have bought one. Collect later. The gears and the ability to fold are worth and extra £50 over the other non-folding version which has reached around 400 heat. Thanks again.


Hot vote from me, as it IS good value. No need to worry about cold votes, this link may not have been clicked-thru by many from the other thread. This is a great find for those of us looking for a cheap elec' bike - bonus that it's folding too 👌. Best wishes


Very low end drivetrain and no handlebar height adjustment limits the suitability for various height riders. It's an ok price but not great in my opinion. Not sure it deserves to go cold though.

Shimano R065 Road Shoes reduced to £28 at Halfords (click & collect only)
Found 9th JulFound 9th Jul
Halfords have 20% off cycling clothing at the moment, so these well-regarded budget shoes are very cheap (discount is applied at basket). I think the R065 has been superseded by th… Read more


Standard SPD cleats will fit, yeah. They take both types.


Nice find op i have had a pair of these for two years and they have held up quite well, tempted to add a spare set for this price! Decent shoe for the money, I wear mine with spd! much to the dismay of the cyclist purists :P


Just to make sure, I can't use MTB cleats with these ?


I was sleepy when I reserved, needed the MTB version, oh well

Shimano SLX M7000 disc brake £49.99 per brake (£100 a pair) @ CRC
Found 6th JulFound 6th Jul
I have these brakes and they're superb, they cost me a fair amount more than this current deal, but they're worth it. I would suggest ordering a right hand front brake and a left h… Read more
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Thanks I'm going to get it serviced at some time and see how things progress from there,I don't get out to use it much as I'm a full time carer but it's lovely to have a nice smooth running bike again and I'm going to look after this,I've just ordered an Onguard brute lock which I hope will serve me well


No worries Wilson. Have you checked the pads for signs of wear? It might be that if the brakes haven't been used very much then they need to be used some more so that the pads can bed in properly. Find some hills /gradients and start to put them to use (check that the brakes actually work before you go flying down a hill.....) If the pads are resin ones then changing the pads to sintered ones if you still aren't happy with the performance of the M446s could also be worth considering. Shimano brakes generally have a good reputation across the range, but if it remains a problem then check out problem solving methods on the internet/ YouTube, or get them checked out at a bike shop. Even though the SLX brakes are considered a good price, £100 is still a fair amount of money to fork out, especially if you can get your existing brakes to work properly. Good luck!


Hi sorry it took so long to get back to you but I was thinking ahead and have only had the second hand bike delivered it was in mint condition as it had hardly ever been used the brakes that came with the bike are Shimano M446 hydraulic disc brakes at the moment there is loads of movement of the brake lever and the brakes aren't that sharp


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Felt FR40 Road Bike (Tiagra - 2018) £599.99 @
Found 3rd JulFound 3rd Jul

Received bike today. Been for a short ride, seems fine. The user manual enclosed is just in German. Spoke to Wiggle and as the bike is manufactured in Germany its the only one they have. :/


I ordered yesterday so hopefully mines not too far behind


3rd July


Out of interest, when did you order? Mines been processed and packed but no tracking yet.


Yodel tells me I'l have my Felt FR40 on Saturday, just in time for a ride in the sun! 8)

Shimano Deore HG54 HG-X 10 Speed Chain £10.99 / £13.99 delivered @ Wiggle
01/09/2018Expires on 01/09/2018Found 1st JulFound 1st Jul
£10.99 for a very good MTB chain, can’t go wrong. Delivery £3 unless you spend £1.01 more to get to £13. I bought some tyre levers but ask recommend puncture repair kit, chain lube… Read more
SPD-SL cleats (Shimano compatible) £2.10 instore Poundworld
LocalLocalFound 21st JunFound 21st Jun
Cheap SPD-SL cleats from Pound World. Used to be £4, but they’re 33% off (manager special). Plenty on the shelf in Hounslow High Street.

Tried out some similarly packaged ones from ebay a while ago, they were dreadful. The plastic was brittle, a yellow bit broke off within a day and the whole of the front broke off within a couple of uses. Avoid these - the £10 that Shimano charge seems excessive, but this isn't a suitable alternative.


Awful, just awful... as others have said, spend a few quid more and get the real thing! You won't regret it (y)


Spd moment! I've had a few of them! (excited)


I remember my first proper cleat fail, couldn't get clip out in time and boomf, right down sideways. Young girl in the car behind me at the junction nicely asking if I was OK whilst trying not to laugh.


Had these before they didn't last long at all. It was as if the plastic was too soft. Spend the extra 8-10 quid and get Shimano whichll last hundreds and hundreds of miles

Pair of road wheels Mach 1 rims shimano hubs £54.99 Dispatched and sold by DiscPadsDirect / Amazon
Found 20th JunFound 20th Jun Not for racing but for everyday use would be good.
winchman If you need 135mm rear for MTB perhaps these.

winchman Spacer to make it 10 speed. I think this spacer is slightly narrower than the one you'd use with 8/9spd cassette. You may well find a 10spd will fit any way, various places say 8/9/10 cassettes fit.


The title on Amazon says '8/9/10 Speed Hub' but the description has '7/8/9 speed rear hub'. If you're looking to get this, check with the seller what size cassette it will fit.


Well heat from me... I'm not a road bike person . I'm a mountain biker.. but this is a good deal non the less...

Planet X RTD-80 Shimano Ultegra R8000 Mix Mechanical Disc Road Bike
Found 7th JunFound 7th Jun
Doesn't look like a temporary deal, so this might be the new normal, but it's nice to see a carbon-framed road bike with a (mostly) Ultegra groupset and (mechanical) discs for unde… Read more

The cubes drivetrain is £500+ to buy so a real bargain the wheelset fulcrum 77 is pretty heavy 1.74 kg (£175) get a decent set of wheels and it’ll soon lose weight


It doesn't have pedals at this price, it you don't understand that then its obviously not for you. :p


Definitely the Cube for me, I prefer the look of the Cube (personal preference I'm aware) more importantly hydraulic discs over mechanical. Down side is a 105 over Ultegra although Planet X have skimped on chainset etc. In reality not much deference between the them, have 6800 Ultegra on best bike and 5800 105 with discs on my winter ride, not much difference in operation and feel, a few grams in weight and a bit of snob value if you buy into that kind of thing.


I’d go cube personally full 105 kit whereas the planetX has got a FSR crankset, plus the brakes are shimano not avid, do like that grey as well, it’s a kg heavier but 9kg ok for me when I could do with losing a few legs that’d be a few pies cheaper than paying hundreds on a bike


Shimano XT M8000 Shadow+ Rear Mech Derailleur (SGS medium) £49.99 @ crc chain reaction
Found 25th MayFound 25th May
£49.99 for medium cage sg 1x11 speed, if you are running 11-42 on a double chainring you need the gs long cage version £53.99 Shimano XT M8000 Shadow+ 11-Speed Rear MechNow boasti… Read more
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My mate broke an eagle derailleur last week and replacement is £170, it seems shimano or crc are reducing prices for the launch of shimano 12 speed that has the XTR launch today

Muddyfox Race400 Road bike - Carbon Frame/Fork with full Shimano Tiagra 4600 £504.98 @ SportsDirect
Found 22nd MayFound 22nd May
I know, I know - it's Sports Direct/Muddyfox, but this is actually a proper bike and a genuinely good price. Carbon frame and fork for £500, and with a full Shimano Tiagra groupset… Read more
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Just thinking about it again, many carbon bikes are weighed without pedals but sounds like you have included pedals in the weight so could be significantly below 9kg although weighing without pedals is a bit ridiculous.


So it might just drop below 9kg for smaller frame sizes. I think it's normal to get such pedals for a carbon bike. Some brands will not supply pedals at all and others will just supply basic/cheap types to get you going. Fuji-ta are pretty decent carbon frames, I think Giant and Merida are better but I'd see fuji-ta as better than Quest composites that Trek use for the mid to entry level carbon frame bikes and Canyon use. Unfortunately carbon frames being a very hands on manufacturing process, quality consistency doesn't match metal frames so always worth regularly inspecting the frame. Hope you enjoy the bike.


Yes I weighed it myself after building it - 9.1 kg is for the largest 59 cm frame version. It came very well packed and appears to be in perfect condition. The two things I didn't like are the perspex spoke protector which looks generic and cheap (easily removed after checking gear stops are correct or replaced with a better looking one if you so wish) and the Wellgo pedals/foot cages which are mostly black plastic - I'll be replacing these with clipless pedals. Other than these items the bike has a high quality, solid feel. It comes with the tools you need (3 Allen keys and a spanner to mount the pedals). The only thing not supplied that you will need to get going is a pump.


That's exactly what I would have expected and puts it right in the same territory as other fuji-ta carbon framed bikes from various manufacturers back in 2015. Did you weigh it yourself if so general opinion of the bike and quality?


This bike is 9.1 kgs when fully assembled.

Shimano Ultegra R8000 Groupset. 44% OFF at Evans Cycles - £619.99
Found 17th MayFound 17th May
These ones are amazing and would recommend to anyone who is looking for an awesome and long-lasting Groupset. Description: Shimano Ultegra R8000 Groupset – 50/34 11/32. The group… Read more
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Worth a shot, but anyone in here able to give me a discount code from their British cycling membership? Need to do an order and need 10% :( lol




i take it you are one one of the fools with more money than brains. (lol)


Ah, you're one of those. Thanks for the clarification.


No, the fools who would spend £1000.00 on a few bicycle parts. Thats what boggles the mind.

Shimano G02A-R Brake Pads for XT M8000 / SLX M7000 etc Shimano mountain bike Brakes only £4 @ Amazon Add on Item
Found 10th MayFound 10th May
a great price, add on item so you need to be prime or spend £20 for free delivery if you went into a bike shop to replace these and get fitted you'd be paying £20+, so buy 5 pairs … Read more
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Bargain, unexpired cheer


Now 4 quid!


Now £4.95


whats wrong with resin, its summer, couldnt be bothered with the howl of sintered. in winter i'd agree done a few 3-4 hour rides and destroyed new that day pads


Good price but unfortunately resin.

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