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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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5 stars for the B'Twin Triban 500 road bike

Advantages: Lots of bike for the price.
Disadvantages: Brakes are slightly spongy

When I got back into cycling in 2013, I was using my mountain bike to cycle around all my circuits. As I only cycled on the roads this was not the most efficient option due to the weight of mountain bikes and the big thick tires which are designed to grip ...

craggybuk 06.07.2015 · Read full review
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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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