A friend is looking for a cheap ladies bike for commuting around town. She's not in a position to fork out a fortune, especially as she won't be doing lots of mileage. Her only requirements are "It must have a basket"
Are there any places around Dublin that sell decent second-hand bikes at decent second-hand prices? I know the usual caveats about buying second-hand, but somewhere that sells basic bikes that don't fall apart two blocks later would be ideal.
Or, if buying new, where's best for a basic ladies bike? Places like CycleWays (as per the Recommended Links sticky) always struck me as being aimed at the enthusiast looking to blow €500 minimum, rather than a beginner whose only requirement is for a basket ...