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17/08/2012 at 15:27

saffy - I have been to TFN a couple of times - the guys in there are great are very helpful. They do price match to the internet too - so maybe look at the kind of prices wiggle offer on the bikes that TFN do and ask them to price match - they did it when I got a wetsuit no problem. It is not far from the sainsbury's carpark

17/08/2012 at 15:47
That's fab thanks girls
17/08/2012 at 16:04
I'd be interested to hear what you end up with - I'm in a similar situation - I need to be able to get round 40k by next July, in one piece, without creating a major obstacle to others. I'm about the same height and I was also about to visit Evans.
17/08/2012 at 18:52

Well I went to TFN and they were lovely 

Made me a coffee whilst they told me about basic bike stuff to reduce my numptiness and set up a turbo so I could have a pedal in the shop. Then I popped down the road and did a few spins round Sainsbury's car park to try out my favourite one.

So..........I HAVE A BIKE       (well I don't actually have it yet....I've paid for it and am collecting it tomorrow with Mr Saffy and the bike rack!)

They knocked me £70 off and also threw in a helmet.

Running Rodent, I ended up going for a Giant Avail, which is a women specific one.

Rafiki wrote (see)

Red ones are always faster - fact!  

OMG I boght a white one 

p.s. I've called her Betty 

17/08/2012 at 18:54

saffy - brilliant!! Oh, wish I had got mine there, although I like mine anyway. Should be nice weather tomorrow for you to have a little spin as well

you'll be signing up for outlaw before you know it

17/08/2012 at 18:56

I need a name for my bike....

17/08/2012 at 19:47

Ooo nice.    Wondering if I can afford a new bike for next year at the moment - just bought a new (not brand new) car so might have to keep the current one another year.  So when's the forum Derbyshire bike ride then ?

17/08/2012 at 19:59

Hee hee  I think i need a bit of practice first so as not to embarrass myself . I'm crrently surfing the Internet looking for pretty accessories for Betty 

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18/08/2012 at 18:34
I have an Avail - I lurrrrve my bike!! Had a bike fit this week and live it even more now. Will you put aero bars on?
18/08/2012 at 18:43

Ooh I hadn't thought about aero bars. It's my first road bike, so I think I need to get some confidence on it first. Are you getting some?


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