I was just about to come and suggest those (they're £7k+ - the Epic is £7200) . . .
Welcome to the world of import duty.
But on the bright side we don't have to put up with yanks nearby.
Probably because most don't know you exist. Their world consists of USA, Vietnam (vanquished by USA), Korea (vanquished by older USA), Ruskie Commies (vanquished by USA), England (saved by USA), the Moon (owned by USA). Oh and those nasty drug dealing Mexicans.
Thanks for the reply's so far, and kind of what I had expected.
So forget all them, I need a plan B.
Canyon Strive AL 9.0 Race, 3,799 Euros. That's slightly more realistic, one problem, it's not a 29ner.
So maybe I'll have to build it myself?