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Tour de France technology at Entry level price

Advantages: Value, Carbon Fork and Seat post
Disadvantages: Sora shifters

The Trek 1000 is an excellent value for money Entry level Road bike. The increasing demand for road bikes is a result of Triathlons huge and continuing success in the UK. There are few bikes in the Market which geniunley consider that ther are those of us ...

tombarnes 15.11.2006 · Read full review
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Review of Trek 1000

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Silky smooth ride

Advantages: Smooth ride and handling.
Disadvantages: Not a ideal criterium bike

I bought the 2003 model so after 4 years of riding it I thought why not write a review! The bike is very easy to live with, I have had no mechanical problems to speak of. In fact i did not have any punctures for the first 2 years, and was beginning to ...

Emperor_Penguin 17.06.2007 · Read full review
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Review of Trek 5200

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I bought a GIANT bicycle!

Advantages: Price, Components, Performance
Disadvantages: Lack of "street-cred"

When I was little, I got a TCR racing set for Christmas. In those heady days, TCR stood for "Total Control Racing". Something like a Scalectrix, but without the slots, so the cars could change lanes. In July of this year, I bought a new bike, a road-ra ...

LegendaryMrDude 19.11.2006 · Read full review
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Review of Giant Bicycle Inc TCR

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Diamond review  On yer bike!

Advantages: well priced bike
Disadvantages: no big extras

It's been a year since my eldest daughter got this bike, a year in which she has gone from being a rather wobbly and unskilled novice to, some would say, slightly over-confident. She's now an extremely competent bike rider who rides this bike pretty well ...

azana 14.02.2011 · Read full review
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Review of Apollo XC.20 Girls Bike

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Nifty Folder

Advantages: Power assistance on hills
Disadvantages: Relatively heavy, you still have to pedal

My announcement to the family at large that I was buying a bicycle was greeted with a mixture of awe, disbelief and unsuppressed laughter. You see I had not actually seriously been on a bicycle for over 40 years! As the mirth subsided the information th ...

suehome 16.10.2008 · Read full review
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Review of Brompton L3 Bicycle

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