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    Bike Recommendations

    This is a bit random - but looking out to people on here that use Bikes (not the motor variety!)

    I am after a hybrid bike I think as although I would predominately use the bike on the road I would like to have the ability to take it through the woods every now and then.

    Probably looking max of £750/800

    Thanks in advance!

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    have a look at this site, Fahrräder - Citybikes | Chain Reaction Cycles

    all good quality.

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    Quote Originally Posted by hardtailstar View Post
    have a look at this site, Fahrräder - Citybikes | Chain Reaction Cycles

    all good quality.
    Will have a look thanks!

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    Quote Originally Posted by glennda View Post
    Will have a look thanks!
    no worries,

    also have a look in a local bike shop to try for frame size etc.

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    I want something similar so looking at cyclocross bikes with maybe a spare set of wheels so I can change between off/on roads...

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    Quote Originally Posted by hardtailstar View Post
    no worries,

    also have a look in a local bike shop to try for frame size etc.
    Yeah I know roughly what frame size I need (i have an old bike already) but i am going to double check that first when i do go into a shop.

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    Do some digging around for the Bike to Work scheme. I am waiting to get official info on it but I understand you can buy a bike for up to £1K and the money is taken from your wage pre-tax in 12 payments.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Danp View Post
    Do some digging around for the Bike to Work scheme. I am waiting to get official info on it but I understand you can buy a bike for up to £1K and the money is taken from your wage pre-tax in 12 payments.
    Don't work in a company where I can do that.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Danp View Post
    Do some digging around for the Bike to Work scheme. I am waiting to get official info on it but I understand you can buy a bike for up to £1K and the money is taken from your wage pre-tax in 12 payments.
    Your employer has to be part of the scheme in order to take part ...

    Home - Bike To Work

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    Quote Originally Posted by glennda View Post
    This is a bit random - but looking out to people on here that use Bikes (not the motor variety!)

    I am after a hybrid bike I think as although I would predominately use the bike on the road I would like to have the ability to take it through the woods every now and then.

    Probably looking max of £750/800

    Thanks in advance!
    If you can cope with drop bars I'd suggest a cyclocross bike. Faster than mountain bikes (on road), tougher than hybrids. Quite fancy one meself.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mats View Post
    If you can cope with drop bars I'd suggest a cyclocross bike. Faster than mountain bikes (on road), tougher than hybrids. Quite fancy one meself.
    I have one of these for the same reasons and love it, not rich enough for two sets of wheels but do have some cross tires and road tires. Also Fitted a rack

    Genesis CdF Cyclocross 2014 Bike : Bikes | Mountain Bikes | Road Bikes| Winstanleys Cycles

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