Should I buy one of these?

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scrumpymonkey
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Should I buy one of these?

Postby scrumpymonkey » Fri Dec 14, 2012 16:10 pm

Thinking of going for one of these;

http://www.wiggle.co.uk/raleigh-airlite ... agra-2012/

or one of these;

http://www.wiggle.co.uk/raleigh-airlite-400-105-2012/

Two questions please. Is it worth the extra £75 for the 105 kit and which size frame do I need? I'm 171cm (5'7" and a bit in old money) and an inside leg of 79cm (31").

Any replies would be greatly appreciated :D

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Re: Should I buy one of these?

Postby smidsy » Fri Dec 14, 2012 16:23 pm

As they only have 51 and 55cm available you pretty limited. The 55 will almost certainly be too big so that leaves the 51cm which may fit.
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Re: Should I buy one of these?

Postby Charlie Potatoes » Fri Dec 14, 2012 16:31 pm

scrumpymonkey wrote: Is it worth the extra £75 for the 105 kit



IMO Yes
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Re: Should I buy one of these?

Postby scrumpymonkey » Sat Dec 15, 2012 08:20 am

Murky buckets guys.

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Re: Should I buy one of these?

Postby nathancom » Sat Dec 15, 2012 12:54 pm

The 105 looks significantly nicer as well...

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Re: Should I buy one of these?

Postby scrumpymonkey » Sat Dec 15, 2012 14:17 pm

I agree, just ordering it now :D

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Re: Should I buy one of these?

Postby scrumpymonkey » Wed Jan 02, 2013 13:27 pm

Just thought I'd post this up in case anyone else is looking at the Airlite 400. I did get the 51cm frame for a bargain price of £485. It fits really well and I'm enjoying being back on a road bike. I'd certainly recommend this for anyone looking for a well specced bike at a great price.

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Re: Should I buy one of these?

Postby smidsy » Wed Jan 02, 2013 13:29 pm

Glad my thoughts on sizes proved correct ;-)
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