£350 secondhand ideas please

stueyc
stueyc Posts: 518
edited December 2007 in Road beginners
£350 second hand bike ideas please...5ft 11...13 stone

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  • spen666
    spen666 Posts: 17,709
    stueyc wrote:
    £350 second hand bike ideas please...5ft 11...13 stone

    I've not seen a bike that tall or that heavy
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  • stueyc
    stueyc Posts: 518
    very good ...
  • heavymental
    heavymental Posts: 2,076
    Sure you could pick up a Spesh Allez or Trek 1000 for that kind of money. Both are common on the second hand market. Just got to keep scouring the ads. Probably need a 54 or 55cm but best to have a ride on it first.
  • stueyc
    stueyc Posts: 518
    cheers...allez is mentioned on here quite a lot......

    love Bianchi though..Via nerone at evans on sale at £450....just a little iver my budget with xmas and such
  • stueyc
    stueyc Posts: 518
    cheers...allez is mentioned on here quite a lot......

    love Bianchi though..Via nerone at evans on sale at £450....just a little iver my budget with xmas and such
  • heavymental
    heavymental Posts: 2,076
    Don't forget to factor in pedals and shoes, jersey, helmet, shorts, mitts, pump and a puncture repair kit. You may not need them all straight away but shorts and shoes are fairly essential...and some would say a helmet too.

    Course, if you buy brand new you have the chance to wander around the shop, take several bikes out for a spin and decide from there. Its handy to go second hand shopping armed with a bit of knowledge. Saying that....I bought mine blind and it turned out ok!
  • Anonymous
    Anonymous Posts: 79,667
    spen666 wrote:
    stueyc wrote:
    £350 second hand bike ideas please...5ft 11...13 stone

    I've not seen a bike that tall or that heavy

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  • stueyc
    stueyc Posts: 518
    hilarious...absolutely hilarious
  • PhilofCas
    PhilofCas Posts: 1,153
    i thought it was funny too, keep 'em coming Spen, didn't know there was a ban on humour......
  • PhilofCas
    PhilofCas Posts: 1,153
    oh, sorry, there's usually a decent selection at the back of CW, i'd give this a try too
  • sean65
    sean65 Posts: 104
    Why not get yourself a brand new Charge Plug :P
  • fraz167
    fraz167 Posts: 142
    Stif in Headingley have a 2006 (I think) Trek 1000 in a 58cm that has been in the shop for ages.. they offered me a sizable discount when i was in there.a few weeks ago..which took it down to £400.

    Nice bike, would have got it myself.

    Cheers
    Fraser