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A Good Little Runner

Advantages: Good spec on bike, sturdy, mid range price, value for money
Disadvantages: Not too exciting

I have this bike; I bought it in a fit of recklessness following the theft of a beloved, far superior, previous bike. When the insurers gave the go ahead to purchase a replacement, between Christmas and New Year ‘08, I rashly ran to Halfords and bought t ...

JunePixie 12.09.2009 · Read full review
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Carrera Banshee X (2007) Aka a Kona Coiler/ Dawg in disguise.

Advantages: Absolutely superb.
Disadvantages: Many believe it is in superior because it is a Carrera, why? Snobbery?

Carrera, The brand The Carrera brand is a Halfords exclusive and therefore is recognised throughout the biking world for quality, reliable, great value bikes. It has 20years of manufacturing experience and this can be seen with the newer bikes espe ...

BazzaBoyT 15.11.2010 · Read full review
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Carrera or Kona?

Advantages: Great for downhill
Disadvantages: suspension no good for road.

...The old Carerra bikes seem to be doing well for themselves of late, Halfords still arent offering them though at a reasonable price. The Carrera is what I would call an entry level bike, the bikes are built in the same factory as Kona so expect the same l ...

sybenn2003 29.06.2004 · Read full review
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Unbeatable value

Advantages: Low price, low weight, huge travel, tough frame, 27 gears, lockout
Disadvantages: Poorly set-up gears

I've recently purchased a banshee after a few years of not owning a mountain bike. The online reviews of the bike claimed it was superb value for money considering the price tag of £499. So, you can imagine how pleased i was to get a 2007 ex-display mo ...

Jack_cheese 14.05.2009 · Read full review
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Carrera Banshee full suspension MTB

Advantages: Everything, build, price, quality, aftercare, look of bike
Disadvantages: none

I purchased my Carrera Banshee from Halfords on-line, the bike was priced at WAS £579.99 but being a bike coming to be replaced you can save £145.00. When I ordered mine there was a further 10% of online orders so I ended up with a brilliant bike worth £ ...

dingoo 21.12.2007 · Read full review
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