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Originally Posted by spatel
Hi I did the London to Brighton bike ride 2 weeks ago (56 miles) and have bought some semi slicks 1.5 tyres. and yes I did mean GBP so 450 GBP is fine, however if I get a very good deal for something better I wouldn’t mind a bit extra.
Also, please consider my dodgy back (had fractures to lower back about 10 yrs ago) when recommending a bike, would I be better off with drop handles, or a Hybrid - so my other question is, Can a drop handle bike strenuous for a dodgy back?
With a dodgy back you may want to sit a bit more upright. Also, you may want to contact member stapfam--he rides MTB tandems, road bikes, etc., is located in the UK, AND has dodgy back problems if I remember correctly. You can find him easily in the 50+ forum, and also in the General Cycling forum. Or, just make a post asking about this in either of those two forums.
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Last edited by East Hill; 07-03-07 at 03:25 AM.