Hi,I have just given up on my clunker and started looking for a good novice bike primarily for weekend rides and commutes. I have found a handful that fit my meagre budget...1. Giant TCR with Ultegra…Continue
"Hi from the Gawler Wheelers,
Welcome to the Adelaide Cyclists Website !
The Gawler Wheelers are a road cycling Group based in Gawler, SA.
A regular group ride is held every Saturday morning.
Check the various Event Calendars on this website for the…"
"Wilier are excellent but you pay for the 'made in Italy' sticker.They are also a bit different which I find very appealing. You can't go wrong with the build quality.
Consider a Focus Cayo 4.0 with 105s. Has CF frame and BB30…"
"I would sell your internal organs and push it out to the Izoard with Ultegra. Italian bike and frame with a good groupset and probably lighter and more Euro but the main reason it I think you will outgrow anything less as you really enjoy riding and…"
"definitely over capitalize than under capitalize! worst thing you can do it get something and wish you spent the extra couple of $ and got what you needed...not wanted...NEEDED (remember that when talking the Minster for Finance after…"
"I'd go for one with Ultegra as well. People say you can upgrade your groupset but if you are on a tight budget this is not realistic anyway, so your better off with good components straight up. And like someone else said, pedals, computer,…"
"Ask anybody who has diabetes if you need your pancreas.
If you want to do hills and are only of average fitness consider a triple on the front.
Where do you think your riding will take you in the next few years?
Would sitting down and writing a list…"
"Also, unless you already have them or have them in with the deal, dont forget to factor in new pedals, shoes, cleats, maybe some bike shorts, computer, tools, pump, and any other accessories you made need that you dont already have, depending on…"
"I am riding a 2011 model Merida Scultura Evo 904 at the moment and I absolutely love it. Mine is a 60cm frame (XL) and weights 8.8kg.
The 2011 model has a full Shimano 105 groupset which gives it an edge over the new 2012 model because that only has…"
Hi,I have just given up on my clunker and started looking for a good novice bike primarily for weekend rides and commutes. I have found a handful that fit my meagre budget...1. Giant TCR with Ultegra ($1899)2. Wilier la Triestina with Shimano 105 ($1699) - or an Izoard with Ultegra at $2599 if I sell my pancreas, apparently I don't need it.I've spoken to folks at JT and Trak and they were both very helpful though I did not realise when I started how much there is to learn. My existing bike…See More
I coordinate four AC groups with emphasis on improving cycling conditions: Adelaide BUG, Prospect BUG, Look For Cyclists and Vote For Cyclists. There is more info in the introduction on each group web page.