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Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 08-05-13, 04:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 689
Posted By JayWall
That's a shame about the CX1. I can only tell you...

That's a shame about the CX1. I can only tell you what i have found personally so is it possible for you to try the bikes out or borrow a friends bike for a while?
It really depends on you and what...
Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 08-04-13, 03:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 689
Posted By JayWall
Hi Stefan, All the bikes you mention can be...

Hi Stefan,

All the bikes you mention can be found online with details and reviews too. They each have their differences so it's hard for anyone to say which is better for you but given the prices...
Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 08-04-13, 02:40 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,779
Posted By JayWall
So the Schwalbe CX Comps turned up last week but...

So the Schwalbe CX Comps turned up last week but today was the first chance i had to fit them and try them. I went for a ride that covered my commute and a few trails around here and i'm very pleased...
Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 07-31-13, 02:26 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 545
Posted By JayWall
Both look nice bikes to me, i really would...

Both look nice bikes to me, i really would suggest trying them out though. They have different geometry and so do you. You wouldn't buy a sofa based on the quality of it's material would you? nah...
Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 07-26-13, 05:47 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,779
Posted By JayWall
It will be good to see how these CX comps with...

It will be good to see how these CX comps with 'puncture protection' hold out (ordered just now on Amazon 23 a pair delivered)
I'm in Ashford, Kent. I haven't been here that long but since i got...
Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 07-26-13, 04:47 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,779
Posted By JayWall
Thanks for your detailed post contango, there's a...

Thanks for your detailed post contango, there's a few reasons i want to try the CX comps, price point and the extra grip as they are listed on the schwalbe site mostly. They 'appear' to be quite...
Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 07-26-13, 04:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,779
Posted By JayWall
Thanks all very much for your comments, I think i...

Thanks all very much for your comments, I think i might give the Schwalbe CX Comp's a shot then! I'll be back once i have had a while to let you know how i get on.
Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 07-26-13, 04:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,779
Posted By JayWall
That's another tyre i have been looking at, the...

That's another tyre i have been looking at, the Schwalbe CX Comps look quite similar to the sammy slicks so it's good to hear another good review. Do you know which type have? I think some have...
Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 07-25-13, 06:47 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,779
Posted By JayWall
Im leaning towards these sammy slicks at the...

Im leaning towards these sammy slicks at the moment, anyone have any thoughts?

http://www.wiggle.co.uk/schwalbe-sammy-slick-road-folding-cyclocross-tyre/
Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 07-25-13, 05:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,779
Posted By JayWall
Can you recommend tyres for 80% road 20% trail?

Hi all,

I have a Whyte Caledonian hybrid bike ( link here http://www.whytebikes.com/2013/product.php?xProd=8&xSec=44 ) I bought a hybrid because i can only have 1 bike, this is down to space...
Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 07-08-13, 06:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,778
Posted By JayWall
Hi, i had a look at the dutch and it might be...

Hi, i had a look at the dutch and it might be alright, it might not be. But unless i could test ride it i wouldn't consider it personally. That is the most important thing, it really is. It might be...
Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 06-27-13, 05:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 763
Posted By JayWall
I personally love my whyte caledonian for just...

I personally love my whyte caledonian for just that purpose, but then the state of the roads i use is horrendous. Depending on where you are Whyte may be difficult to get hold of but they have a few...
Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 06-27-13, 05:06 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,006
Posted By JayWall
HI, I have a colleague who has just returned...

HI,
I have a colleague who has just returned his third and final Carrera Subway. Apparently he pedals too hard when changing gear which causes the chain to lift into the frame and get caught. It's...
Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 06-26-13, 03:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 684
Posted By JayWall
Hi, i just got my first bike in years recently...

Hi, i just got my first bike in years recently and found i needed a whole host of stuff i didn't have or wasn't suitable. Firstly, clothing you are comfortable in to ride the bike and if you don't...
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