New to Road Bikes Python RX1 for £450???

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Sunnyg
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New to Road Bikes Python RX1 for £450???

Postby Sunnyg » Sun Feb 17, 2013 23:17 pm

Hi,

I would really appreciate some help. I am completley brand new to road bikes and am looking to buy a new bike. I'm not sure whether to buy a brand new Python RX1 for roughly £450 or £200 is on a second hand Carrera? I think an Allez is just above my budget.

The thing that is putting me off the python is there is very little on the bike online interms of reviews etc?? Not sure if that is a risk worth taking?

Any help is much appreciated!

cheers
S

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Monty Dog
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Re: New to Road Bikes Python RX1 for £450???

Postby Monty Dog » Mon Feb 18, 2013 07:57 am

You'd probably be better looking at bikes from Decathlon for that kind of money - Triban 5 for £500 has a better spec
Make mine an Italian, with Campagnolo on the side..

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Re: New to Road Bikes Python RX1 for £450???

Postby ShutUpLegs » Mon Feb 18, 2013 11:41 am

Or as you said, a 2nd had carrera TDF
I Like Black Bikes

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Re: New to Road Bikes Python RX1 for £450???

Postby smidsy » Mon Feb 18, 2013 18:58 pm

IMO ignore the Pyhton.

Btwin from Decathalon, Carrera from Halfords or 2nd hand brand names will probably all provide you a better bet.
Yellow is the new Black.

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Re: New to Road Bikes Python RX1 for £450???

Postby Sunnyg » Mon Feb 18, 2013 22:39 pm

Thanks for your help.

My mistake it was a python ZX1 for £430??

But i think i have decided on a Carrera Virtuoso (New) as i feel it have better resale value too!

Any other advice is super appreciated as every day i'm just researching more and more and learning alot from you guys!

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Re: New to Road Bikes Python RX1 for £450???

Postby passout » Tue Feb 19, 2013 13:52 pm

I might look at 2nd hand or maybe spend 100 quid more & get this: http://www.planet-x-bikes.co.uk/i/q/FBB ... _bike_2012
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