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Old 13-09-2018, 11:08 AM   #4771
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Can anyone plz recommend a good bike shop in SG? The one next to Spize in River Valley any good?
Good and expensive

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Old 13-09-2018, 11:45 AM   #4772
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Byx? That sell bianchi. See what brands you interested in? Giant and Specialized is Tay, Merida is Hup Leong, Cannondale is Cannasia, Cervelo and Focus is Bikes n Bites, B'Twin is Decathlon.
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Old 11-10-2018, 07:52 PM   #4773
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Hey all, I am new to the hobby of cycling. I do know how to cycle but I feel like joining groups to cycle long distance and get myself a decent road bicycle with thin tyres to start. Anyone can share with me how much budget to set aside and where to get it?

Some recommended buying second hand road bicycles.

Currently I am residing in central area near Toa Payoh.
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Old 11-10-2018, 08:00 PM   #4774
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Hey all, I am new to the hobby of cycling. I do know how to cycle but I feel like joining groups to cycle long distance and get myself a decent road bicycle with thin tyres to start. Anyone can share with me how much budget to set aside and where to get it?

Some recommended buying second hand road bicycles.

Currently I am residing in central area near Toa Payoh.
Hmm have you done some fairly long distance cycling before and have road confidence on a bicycle? Well you set the budget and yes going used is fine if you know what to look out for
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Old 11-10-2018, 09:17 PM   #4775
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Hey all, I am new to the hobby of cycling. I do know how to cycle but I feel like joining groups to cycle long distance and get myself a decent road bicycle with thin tyres to start. Anyone can share with me how much budget to set aside and where to get it?

Some recommended buying second hand road bicycles.

Currently I am residing in central area near Toa Payoh.
Try to have a budget of 2k for a very decent beginner road bike. 3k to 4k will give u a reasonably good and competent bike. 6k will get u an above average bike. 8k will give u excellent bike. 10k n above a superb one.

As for group rides esp long distances, they may roll at a minimum speed of 28kph. If you cannot catch up with them, u may ended up riding alone or get lost somewhere. You will still have to train up on your own in the beginning for maybe 2 or 3 months. When u are free, learn some cyclist hand signals from YouTube or cycling websites before you join the group rides.

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Old 12-10-2018, 09:57 AM   #4776
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Hey all, I am new to the hobby of cycling. I do know how to cycle but I feel like joining groups to cycle long distance and get myself a decent road bicycle with thin tyres to start. Anyone can share with me how much budget to set aside and where to get it?

Some recommended buying second hand road bicycles.

Currently I am residing in central area near Toa Payoh.
Nowadays people prefer fat tyres

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Old 12-10-2018, 10:16 AM   #4777
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Nowadays people prefer fat tyres

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for road bikes usually 25mm or 28mm. Many seasoned cyclists are still using 23mm as they are already so used to it.

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Old 12-10-2018, 12:47 PM   #4778
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I’m using 28mm - find good for stability
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Old 12-10-2018, 02:24 PM   #4779
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for road bikes usually 25mm or 28mm. Many seasoned cyclists are still using 23mm as they are already so used to it.

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Find it quite hard to go down to 23 after trying 25 and 28. There's abit of drag when using 28 but once you start rolling the comfort benefits more than make up for it, especially during long rides.

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Find it quite hard to go down to 23 after trying 25 and 28. There's abit of drag when using 28 but once you start rolling the comfort benefits more than make up for it, especially during long rides.

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to me the sweet spot is 25mm. 23mm a bit more difficult to handle.

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Old 13-10-2018, 08:52 AM   #4781
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Really cannot use normal wd40 on the bicycle chain?
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Old 13-10-2018, 09:09 AM   #4782
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Really cannot use normal wd40 on the bicycle chain?
WD-40 doesn't really lubricate much of anything. It's actually a de-greaser, so it will remove any lubricant from bicycle chains? Believe it or not i used singer oil as lube and it actually works ok but need to apply fairly often haha
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Old 13-10-2018, 09:55 AM   #4783
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Bought this to try.
WD-40 doesn't really lubricate much of anything. It's actually a de-greaser, so it will remove any lubricant from bicycle chains? Believe it or not i used singer oil as lube and it actually works ok but need to apply fairly often haha
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Old 13-10-2018, 10:14 AM   #4784
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Is oyama a ok brand for leisure cycling? Bought one of their folding bike during promotion and I saw they also have higher range series up to 3k+. Hard to believe there are people willing to pay 4 digits for a Taiwanese brand bike.
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Old 13-10-2018, 10:18 AM   #4785
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Ordered this basic tail light for night cycling. Quite like the design and it's affordable.
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