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  • Commuter / Light Off Road / leisure Bike options? What have you got?
  • Premier Icon timc
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    Currently ride a Giant XTC 29er with some very shallow tread 2.0 tyres for a mix of bridleways, canal paths, cycle lanes & the odd bit of tarmac but I’m now looking to add longer stints of tarmac in & maybe something a little more suited seems something to consider as I also feel id benefit from a slightly larger bike.

    Ive previously had a CX & Roadbike & don’t wish to go back to that geometry, nor ride with drops, wide bars a must, flats also a must & i like the mtb wider Q factor also.

    Comfort something Im keen on & place above speed.

    All that considered I land at a couple of bikes…

    Cotic Roadrat
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    Orange Speedwork S
    Link

    Does anyone have any experience of these?

    Any other bikes in a similar mold?

    Any recommendations?

    All thoughts, opinions, experiences welcome?

    Cheers Tim

    Premier Icon shermer75
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    I have a Surly Troll, both those options look great though! A steel frame should, in theory, last longer..

    Premier Icon digger95
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    I have one of these if more relaxed geometry would work for you – so very cheap:http://www.bikes2udirect.com/B5300.html
    Upgrade:
    forks to rigid carbon ones
    the wheels
    carbon seat post
    Happy days.

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