What road bike would you choose... Sorry!

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1981miked
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What road bike would you choose... Sorry!

Postby 1981miked » Thu Nov 29, 2012 21:30 pm

I'm definitely buying a road bike in the next couple of weeks, have looked at all sorts but this is the short list:

http://www.merlincycles.com/bike-shop/b ... -bike.html

http://www.wiggle.co.uk/giant-tcr-1-compact-2012/

http://www.evanscycles.com/products/bmc ... e-ec031069

http://www.chainreactioncycles.com/Mode ... elID=75442

http://www.chainreactioncycles.com/Mode ... elID=67805.

Bike is for fitness rides, commuting and hopefully a sportive next year. I had a road bike previously so I have a knowledge for fit and TT length. Been to the local shops but nothing that catches the eye and Certainally no deals on the go.. : (

So if it was your cash, what would you do? I really can't decide and I'm just going round in circles...

Thanks.

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Re: What road bike would you choose... Sorry!

Postby ju5t1n » Thu Nov 29, 2012 21:41 pm

If it was my money I'd go for the Giant

1981miked
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Re: What road bike would you choose... Sorry!

Postby 1981miked » Thu Nov 29, 2012 21:48 pm

Thanks mate,

Seems to be the consensus elsewhere aswell. Certainally hard to turn down at that price.. Even if the BMC looks frikkin awesome.. In my opinion of course!

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Re: What road bike would you choose... Sorry!

Postby Bozman » Thu Nov 29, 2012 21:52 pm

Giant, my mate bought the TCR 2 as his first bike last year for a similar price, it's a cracking bike for the cash and I couldn't really fault it but if I had to pick a weak point - it's the wheels but then again it always is.

1981miked
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Re: What road bike would you choose... Sorry!

Postby 1981miked » Thu Nov 29, 2012 22:06 pm

Yeah wheels is always where they save a few quid but that's no biggie for me to be honest. Thanks so far guys.

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Re: What road bike would you choose... Sorry!

Postby Grill » Thu Nov 29, 2012 22:45 pm

Giant. 105 at that price is a bonus. Cheap BMC's feel cheap.
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