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Winter Commuting Bike

geomickbgeomickb Posts: 147
edited November 2016 in Commuting general

I am thinking of getting a winter hack for commuting. I currently ride my Canyon 29er with massive mudguards and rack but I have to keep taking them off when I want to go MTBing.

Any thoughts? My commute is mostly disused railway with muddy puddles and tarmac cyclepath.

I will need to able to fit mudguards and rack. I am even considering hub gears or singlespeed because my gears struggle to cope when constantly covered in mud.

I don't want to spend much, maybe £300 - 500 max.



  • The RookieThe Rookie Posts: 27,809
    Have a look at the Planet-X London road, they are currently doing an offer at £200 off if you build it yourself, you could single speed it with a tensioner, sell the unused bits as brand new!
    Current steed - Whyte T129, 2013 frame, mongrel Revelations, Giant dropper, Stans S1 wheelset. 12, Magura Trail Sport brakes, 1x11. 12.8Kg
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