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    Posted: 14 Jun 2011 at 5:25am
Looking to get a new bike on the cycle to work scheme.
I dont a racer, looking to get something with the mountain bike handle bars
Any recommendations?
 
 
     
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Originally posted by horsebox horsebox wrote:

Looking to get a new bike on the cycle to work scheme.
I dont a racer, looking to get something with the mountain bike handle bars
Any recommendations?
 
 
 
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Horsey........note "Mountain Bike Style" handlebars


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If your not actually planning on doing mountain biking then go for hybrid, its got the riding position of a mountain bike and the stifness, while its geared for the road and has larger wheels giving you the best of both

actually got a new racer meself on this scheme, should be collecting today or tomorrow

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Yeah looking at the hybrid bike alright - coming into this section for advice is really bad idea LOL
     
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Hows it work Horsebox?
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Halfords have a class range of bikes.
 
If youre going to be on the roads mainly, a few things:
- Hybrid bike probably best (mountain bike style & comfort but skinny tyres for better speed)
- Dont bother with suspension (if youre not using it off-road then suspension just slows you down).
- Are the handle bars adjustable i.e. move up and down (some are locked in position and nothing worse than not been able to change it if youre not comfortable)
 
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Balf.airy is the bike expert spends most of his time on his,
please dont buy it from Halfords, support your local bike shopThumbs Up
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halfords is a last resort lads, stay away if possible, a monkey would do a better job of building your bike!

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If you are using the scheme go big and get good value.



Specialised elite is a great bike. Hybrid will do you. Spend at least 600 euros and you will get half of that back (well depending what tax bracket you are in
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Originally posted by deisedevil deisedevil wrote:

support your local bike shopThumbs Up


+1 local bike shops all the way
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Do you not work miles away
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I dont ever plan on cycling to work.
     
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Originally posted by bhob bhob wrote:

Hows it work Horsebox?
 
Go to bike shop and spec up a bike and all the accessories for up to €1000 bring the quote to work and they will write you a cheque for the bike.
The money will then come off your tax or something!
     
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