Cheapest Crosser around?

Discussion in 'Pro Cycling (Road and Track Racing)' started by GaryA, 25 Mar 2008.

  1. GaryA

    GaryA Subversive Sage

    High Shields
    Just got the new Edinburgh store summer catalogue and this new cyclocross bike in the revolution range looks interesting
    Ok I suppose its too low rent to be remotley competitive but for a cheap all rounder which could handle touring/ off road and fastish road (with a change of wheels/tyres) I reckon its a good buy

    Using our ride-to-work scheme I estimate about £270ish a few updates and....even i could afford that:tongue:
  2. Dave5N

    Dave5N Über Member

    It's not a great bike but they have done well to bring it in at that price.
  3. bianco

    bianco New Member

    Have you had a look over at on-one?

    They've got a nice kaffenback frameset for £135 that could be built up cheapish.
  4. bonk man

    bonk man Well-Known Member

    I have an alloy x frame and fork for sale at the moment, 54 cm, used one season and in good order. £70 posted.
  5. bonk man

    bonk man Well-Known Member

    Oh yeh the Kaffenbacks don't take a very wide tyre I believe, so might not be a good choice for cross racing. I looked at one last year and that put me off.
    Got a Van Nicholas now.............................. not cheap though ;)
  6. RedBike

    RedBike New Member

    Beside the road
  7. zaid

    zaid Well-Known Member

    Hi guys, I bought my crosser from Paul Milnes (cos he's local) about 3 months ago. I went for the the tiagra groupset with his new blue 08 alloy frame+fork. It has been rock solid since the day I bought it and is pretty light and really well put together (cos he's been in the trade for donkey's years and really knows his stuff). I was a bit tentative before I bought mine but it's been the best decision I could of made.
    The bike cost me roughly £500 but that's cos I asked for tiagra stuff and better saddle/pedals/canti's etc. I reckon you could get the Sora groupset with the same frame etc for a lot less.
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