carrera

  1. B

    Carrera chainset Gryphon switching to a triple .

    Not posted here before so i hope this thread is in the right section. A mate wants to ride the Hardnott pass next year . The present drive on his Carrera is the factory fitted compact double chainset & 9 sp cassette . All the parts on the drive are shot. ie Chain, cassette, sealed bottom bracket...
  2. F

    Wanted - Carrera Crixus in Yorkshire

    As per the title I’m looking for a Carrera Crixus in the Grey/Green colour scheme. Ideally looking to spend around £150 but willing to pay more for a mint one. Size 51cm/medium. Please let me know if you are selling or know someone selling one. Cheers
  3. L

    Gtech sport ebike or carrera vengeance or subway ebike

    Hi thinking of getting a ebike as have knee problem. Any one used the gtech sport ebike if so any good. Other option is halford carrera vengeance. Or carrera subway
  4. D

    The Haunted Carrera

    Having got fed up with the poltergeist that keeps changing the gears at the freewheel into two harder gears down as soon as I changed to an easier gear on my Carrera Zelos (Turbo Trainer) bike at the first sign of the roads of Watopia going uphill, so I decided to perform an exorcism on it...
  5. Alembicbassman

    Cheapo Flat Bar Conversion of Halfords Carrera

    Just converted my Carrera to a cheap 1x9 flat bar hack. Lasco 42T single chainset £11.99 https://www.sjscycles.co.uk/chainsets/lasco-elite-p48-single-chainset-black-175mm-42t/ 107mm BB £4.99 Lock on grips £5.99 Tektro brake levers - free from the parts bin 9 Speed Microshift pod shifter...
  6. huggybear0

    Carrera Vulcan

    Hi all what are you thoughts on a Carrera Vulcan. I know it’s not top of the range but for 300 any good.
  7. jim55

    Carrera subway

    I’m toying with buying an electric bike ,mainly for commuting,obv Iv cycled before so not new to this but I just find I’m not up to hills and stuff now , still got a cube peloton and I was out on it yesterday and today (my daily exercise done a wee loop only about 2 mile but mostly uphill )...
  8. J

    Was looking for a drop handle gravel, but offered a Carrera Subway 1? Thoughts?

    Hi, I was looking for a gravel bike with drop bars, something with a low gear (34/34) and able to use at least 28mm tyres, if not 32mm for use as a general all rounder. Ive been offered a used Carrera subway 1, which may be too good an offer to miss. The Subway 1, seems to have 27.5x1.95...
  9. rustybolts

    Carrera Intercity Folding Bike

    Hi , I wonder if anyone has any experience of the Carrera Intercity Folding Bike as sold by Halfords. I would like first hand experience , pros and cons and is it easy to carry on a train ? Thanks !
  10. DCLane

    SOLD: Carrera Tanneri II cyclocross bike, 20" frame, West Yorks

    This is my son's 'winter' commuter. That he isn't using for commuting because he's racing / training and won't commute on those days. Basically it's done under 200 miles and is exactly as per original spec except for Widget mudguards being fitted. Not used off-road as he only rides the...
  11. MonsterEnergy

    Carrera MTB

    What does everyone think is the best upgrades to do on my carrera hardtail mtb?
  12. PHL67

    Vintage Carrera Mondiale.

    recently acquired but needed some work. Full 105 group set. Needs new tyres as cracking in walls. All working and very clean with marks in line with use. Please see pictures for condition.
  13. PHL67

    Carrera Mondiale

    just bought this today 105 group set. Araya rims. Turbo saddle. Will be cleaned up and serviced. New cables etc. Please see pictures. Many thanks.
  14. Bhitucyclist

    Carrera zelos tourney...is it good ?

    Hi friends planning to buy this one and change the handle bars to straight handle bars. Any one already uses this bike? Will appreciate any feedback. Thanks in advance
  15. SteveParry

    Carrera Subway - proper mudguards?

    I have an old ie V-brakes model and I'd like to fit some mudguards that properly cover both wheels as opposed to the mtb type that would appear to offer very little protection. Any pointers? Thanks, Steve
  16. biggs682

    Carrera owners manual GONE

    Found this whilst looking for something else . Never been stamped so not tied to a bike . If anyone wants it let me know and I can post it onwards .
  17. BristolRoversfc

    Carrera Crossfire prices

    I have a Carrera Crossfire 2 and wifey wants one also. Just looked at Halfords website and the Crossfire 1 is £284 whereas the later 2 model is £260. I would have thought it should be the other way around.
  18. biggs682

    2015 Carrera Crixus 51cm low useage now SOLD

    2015 model year very lightly used Carrera Crixus full std spec as per https://www.halfords.com/cycling/bikes/road-bikes/carrera-crixus-limited-edition-cyclocross-bike-2015-51-54cm-frames . 51cm size frame in black with contrasting decals , claris 2 x 8 gearing , kendra tyres , carrera finishing...
  19. Alembicbassman

    Carrera TDF Womens Road Frame and Forks 46cm £15

    Carrera TDF Womens Road Frame and Forks 46cm For 700c wheels Excellent condition, no dents, no corrosion. Includes bottom bracket cable guide, barrel adjusters, headset bearings, crown race. (FSA No.10) and mech hanger. £15 Collection from Rotherham, South Yorkshire.
  20. cyberknight

    Carrera TDF 51 cm - 53 TT

    Built us as a rat bike frame was pretty rough to start so i have t cut and touched it up , the right hole for the seatstay has a snapped bolt in 8 speed sora crud road racer guards new BB sram powerspline chainset rack and pedals not included ( if you want the pedals im sure i can sling...
  21. mustang1

    Carrera Parva - what does it really cost?

    For a short while, it said £180, down from £300, thus saving £120. Today I checked the site and it says it's £180, down from £210, thus saving £30. I never went into this bike thinking it was ever a £300 bike. Is this a bit like the never-ending sofa sales which have 50-60% off all throughout...
  22. biggs682

    Carrera Tony Doyle epic GT

    Just picked up this very tidy and original Carrera which as some on here will know I have a bit of a soft spot for. With a great retro splatter paint finish on Reynolds 501 tubing . And Shimano exage 300 ex running gear . . Just needs some new tyres and a tweak on the rear spokes .
  23. Joey Shabadoo

    Carrera Crossfire E

    Well, I was thinking about it and I'd booked a test ride but tonight I thought I'd fill in the C2W bumpf in the expectation that it'd be a week or so before it was approved when, to my surprise, it was approved immediately! A wee shufti at the Halfords website and there was one available for...
  24. Trigger369

    Would u buy it (carrera)

    Have been looking for a cheap 2ndhand road bike to use on the turbo trainer as I don't want to mess up my good bike a giant contend . Question is would any of you buy this carrera just to use on the trainer ? Looking at the gear leavers where are they .Where do u change gear on this thing ...
  25. G

    Bought Carrera Parva. Starting cycling advice + tips for a taxi driver

    Hu guys, Thanks to the advice from the bro's in the buying/selling section i have taken the plunge on the carrera parva from halfords. I'm 31 years old, 5foot 4" and weigh 70kg with 50% of that coming from my belly lol. Last 4 years doing night shift as a taxi driver and stuffing myself with...
  26. EasyCrank

    Carrera Subway 1 - A good commuters bike

    Hey everyone, I'm eyeing up this bike which on the face of things seems a good deal for the price. I live in Bristol which is far from a flat city so one of my main concerns is weight. This sounds to be around 14kg, do you think that will be ok for tackling up-hill commutes? My other question...
  27. P

    Carrera Intercity

    Just thought I'd post something without "Brompton" in the subject. 20% discount Halfords on-line, finding them in-store so I can use my cycling UK discount is another matter. Any riders of this here?
  28. taximan

    1986 Carlton Carrera

    I am reluctantly offering for sale my Carlton Carrera, frame No WG 6000986. This leads me to believe the bike was built in Worksop & dates back to 1986. I would describe it as being in reasonably good condition and I believe it is still fitted with many original parts. I acquired the bike last...
  29. fixedfixer

    Carrera Tanneri Limited Edition Cyclocross Bike

    So, having missed the bike that biggs682 was selling, I'm after a similar priced Carrera Taqnneri 54cm bike. Will need to be posted.... but if you are interested in selling one give me a PM. Cheers.
  30. B

    Carrera Vulcan Mountain Bike electric 250/1000w 13a 48v medium

    please read carefully so theirs no mix ups so i had a new 250w / 1000w kit left from another project. also a 15am 48v rack battery. so i but it on a used medium carrera vulcan. the bikes in decent condition for its age. the kits 250w or 1000w so when on the roads you discount a wire and your...
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