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Re: Thread to tell everyone what bargains you've spotted!

Postby TGOTB » Fri Oct 05, 2012 13:35 pm

londonlivvy wrote:But in the last six months boyf and I have had 4 tyres fail, with a bulge along the side wall. Anyone else had this?

What have you been using them for?
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Re: Thread to tell everyone what bargains you've spotted!

Postby willy b » Fri Oct 05, 2012 13:44 pm

iPete wrote:Anyone spotted any good bargains on winter tyres? Think mine need replacing...


Just fitted these Pete
willy b wrote:A £6 tyre, can't be that bad, and might be fine for the commuter?
http://www.chainreactioncycles.com/Mode ... elID=86975


One thing to point out is that it's blue :lol: but has a nice pattern/ grip on the top & sides, certainly seemed well in the wet this morning. Obviously only one ride so can't comment on how long it will last. Last winter I ran a Vittoria Zaffiro, cost about £8 and lasted through winter.

EightOhEight wrote:
And anyone spotted any good inner tube deals?


Decathlon. 2 for £3. Only issue being you have to collect in store, and they don't have loads of stores.

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Re: Thread to tell everyone what bargains you've spotted!

Postby walkingbootweather » Fri Oct 05, 2012 13:44 pm

londonlivvy wrote:But in the last six months boyf and I have had 4 tyres fail, with a bulge along the side wall. Anyone else had this?


londonlivvy wrote:I'm up the duff


Sounds as if there is a pattern here. Rubber failure followed by bulge :shock:
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Re: Thread to tell everyone what bargains you've spotted!

Postby Daniel B » Fri Oct 05, 2012 22:16 pm

pangolin wrote:
EightOhEight wrote:
iPete wrote:Anyone spotted any good bargains on winter tyres? Think mine need replacing...


And anyone spotted any good inner tube deals?


I had a look about a week ago but couldn't find anything. Could do a group London buy on a box of 50 I guess, works out at £2.10 each.

http://www.ribblecycles.co.uk/sp/road-track-bike/tubes-inner-continental-race-28-inner-tube-box-of-50/conttube475

Bit of a faff to organise but it is silly us all buying inner tubes individually for more really.


I tend to buy them in 25's, just ordered my second lot, they last a good few years for me and my gf :lol:
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Re: Thread to tell everyone what bargains you've spotted!

Postby Daniel B » Fri Oct 05, 2012 22:18 pm

gabriel959 wrote:Sorry, I didn't want to spend your money. :D

There is a cracking deal on these Bloc Sunglasses (with 3 lenses) at ProBikeKit - £12.55 (when using EXTRA5)

http://www.probikekit.com/uk/clothing/c ... asses.html

They usually retail for £25-£30!


That's too good not to try, found a code for 10% off, and went through quidco for another 5%, so if they arrive works out at less than £11 a pair - ordered one for my bro too.
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Re: Thread to tell everyone what bargains you've spotted!

Postby AFF40N » Sat Oct 06, 2012 09:15 am

Daniel B, what was the code you found for the additional 10 per cent off at Probikekit?
Their home page gives the code for 10 per cent off but you've got to spend over £70

Thanks

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Re: Thread to tell everyone what bargains you've spotted!

Postby Paul_iow » Sat Oct 06, 2012 12:10 pm

Superstar have stans arch rims and Evo hubs for sale for £165! Be quick though as only 21 pairs, 20 now I've just got some! :-D

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Re: Thread to tell everyone what bargains you've spotted!

Postby rubertoe » Sat Oct 06, 2012 14:17 pm

Dont know if they are any good but £25 for a merino cant be bad.

http://www.mountainwarehouse.com/mens/c ... BLACK#Desc
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Postby Rolf F » Sat Oct 06, 2012 15:31 pm

Daniel B wrote:I tend to buy them in 25's, just ordered my second lot, they last a good few years for me and my gf :lol:


I'd expect to be dead before I'd used 25 inner tubes up! :shock:
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Re: Thread to tell everyone what bargains you've spotted!

Postby Cycloslalomeur » Sat Oct 06, 2012 19:26 pm

rubertoe wrote:Dont know if they are any good but £25 for a merino cant be bad.

http://www.mountainwarehouse.com/mens/c ... BLACK#Desc


Bloody expensive. Last year I stocked up on Decathlon long sleeve merino baselayers for a fiver (euros) each. :shock:

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Re: Thread to tell everyone what bargains you've spotted!

Postby meanredspider » Sat Oct 06, 2012 23:58 pm

Cycloslalomeur wrote:
Bloody expensive. Last year I stocked up on Decathlon long sleeve merino baselayers for a fiver (euros) each. :shock:


Hmmm - I don't know what the quality was like as you can't buy a decent T-shirt for 5 euro
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Re: Thread to tell everyone what bargains you've spotted!

Postby Daniel B » Sun Oct 07, 2012 16:23 pm

AFF40N wrote:Daniel B, what was the code you found for the additional 10 per cent off at Probikekit?
Their home page gives the code for 10 per cent off but you've got to spend over £70

Thanks


Sorry matey, was 'bicycling10' - was on the hot deals page, a comment a few lines down.
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Re: Thread to tell everyone what bargains you've spotted!

Postby Daniel B » Sun Oct 07, 2012 16:24 pm

Rolf F wrote:
Daniel B wrote:I tend to buy them in 25's, just ordered my second lot, they last a good few years for me and my gf :lol:


I'd expect to be dead before I'd used 25 inner tubes up! :shock:


Ah but I am cr@p at fixing p*******s so....... :lol:
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Re: Thread to tell everyone what bargains you've spotted!

Postby mroli » Sun Oct 07, 2012 23:29 pm

This is a referral code so good for me, but even if you don't want to do a referral to me - half price for the best looking helmets out there (Catlike Whisper Plus) at Sports Pursuit at the moment: £81.80 inc P&P http://www.sportpursuit.com/join/mroli2003_0a6099

Althought you can get from velodrome shop for £100 http://www.velodromeshop.net/index.php?p=product&id=413

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Re: Thread to tell everyone what bargains you've spotted!

Postby Cycloslalomeur » Mon Oct 08, 2012 05:31 am

meanredspider wrote:
Cycloslalomeur wrote:
Bloody expensive. Last year I stocked up on Decathlon long sleeve merino baselayers for a fiver (euros) each. :shock:


Hmmm - I don't know what the quality was like as you can't buy a decent T-shirt for 5 euro


The normal price was about 30 euros if memory serves. I'm happy with them, though they're not a roadie cut. Decathlon seem to have discontinued merino baselayers. The website lists only merino pullovers.

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Re: Thread to tell everyone what bargains you've spotted!

Postby apreading » Mon Oct 08, 2012 09:51 am

Cycloslalomeur wrote:
meanredspider wrote:
Cycloslalomeur wrote:
Bloody expensive. Last year I stocked up on Decathlon long sleeve merino baselayers for a fiver (euros) each. :shock:


Hmmm - I don't know what the quality was like as you can't buy a decent T-shirt for 5 euro


The normal price was about 30 euros if memory serves. I'm happy with them, though they're not a roadie cut. Decathlon seem to have discontinued merino baselayers. The website lists only merino pullovers.


If you search for techwool - that is what they call their merino.

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Re: Thread to tell everyone what bargains you've spotted!

Postby Cycloslalomeur » Mon Oct 08, 2012 09:58 am

apreading wrote:
Cycloslalomeur wrote:
meanredspider wrote:
Cycloslalomeur wrote:
Bloody expensive. Last year I stocked up on Decathlon long sleeve merino baselayers for a fiver (euros) each. :shock:


Hmmm - I don't know what the quality was like as you can't buy a decent T-shirt for 5 euro


The normal price was about 30 euros if memory serves. I'm happy with them, though they're not a roadie cut. Decathlon seem to have discontinued merino baselayers. The website lists only merino pullovers.


If you search for techwool - that is what they call their merino.


Thanks. I've a pile of these in a different colour I think: http://www.decathlon.be/sous-vetement-t ... 98688.html

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Re: Thread to tell everyone what bargains you've spotted!

Postby Asprilla » Mon Oct 08, 2012 10:08 am

Sportpursuit; Catlike helmets and glasses half price.

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Re: Thread to tell everyone what bargains you've spotted!

Postby pangolin » Mon Oct 08, 2012 10:25 am

Are the helmets any good? I had a look at a couple of reviews for the whisper and it seemed a bit rubbish, poor quality etc.
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Re: Thread to tell everyone what bargains you've spotted!

Postby gabriel959 » Mon Oct 08, 2012 10:47 am

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