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Need help choosing a road bike to buy

  • 05-03-2014 4:07pm
    Registered Users Posts: 223 ✭✭ summit2summit

    Hi Boards,

    I currently own a Giant Seek 1 which I have for sale at the moment. It’s a really solid hybrid bike that gets me in and out of work each day. It’s been a great workhorse for me.

    However, I wish to upgrade to a pure roadbike as I want to get into a bit of cycling in the Wicklow area ie: Sally Gap etc, but I have no clue what to look for....

    I was told to buy carbon if possible and also to buy 2nd hand as I would get more for my €.

    My budget is about €400

    Any help with what to buy would be most appreciated,




  • With your budget buy a good alloy frame bike as a carbon bike in that price range will be old, well used and probably not in great shape. You'd want to be doubling your budget to get a half decent spec carbon bike.

  • Moved to main forum, the adverts forum is for buying and selling only :)

  • Check halfords for any deals on carerra range at that price.