best place for a cheap group set

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Hanners
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best place for a cheap group set

Postby Hanners » Thu Nov 22, 2012 11:42 am

As title need a group set to build up my Genesis Equilibrium, has any one seen any good deals on line either shim (105)or Sram (apex) looking to spend as little as poss.

Richard Farrant
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Re: best place for a cheap group set

Postby Richard Farrant » Thu Nov 22, 2012 11:45 am

Merlin are pretty good


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Re: best place for a cheap group set

Postby Crozza » Thu Nov 22, 2012 12:29 pm

bike-discount was the cheapest by far for my 105 groupset a couple of weeks ago - and unlike Merlin you are not limited on crank lengths and cassette ratios

think it was £320 delivered (ex VAT, delivered to Channel Islands)

only wrinkle was that the front mech is braze on, so I had to buy a £5 adaptor (no big deal, but was not made aware of type until it was delivered). also there was no option of English or Italian threaded BB (it was English thankfully)

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smidsy
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Re: best place for a cheap group set

Postby smidsy » Thu Nov 22, 2012 18:57 pm

I just got a full Ultegra Group for £580 from Merlin.
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Re: best place for a cheap group set

Postby Luv2ride » Thu Nov 22, 2012 20:54 pm

Be aware that Shiny bikes have received some criticism on this forum recently.

I got a great deal on a SRAM Apex groupset from Fudges Cycles:
http://www.fudgescyclestore.com/index.php?c=5235

I ended up ordering the wrong band size front mech, and they were really helpful in sorting it out for me. They delivered really quickly as well. Highly recommended.
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