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Re: What's the best online store for road cycling gear?

25 Jun 2016 08:17


I can vouch for MAAP, very high quality stuff, I have a couple of their kits. Pricey but very much worth it.
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27 Jun 2016 15:33

Here's my top 3 choices:

Competitive Cyclist

ProBikeKit

Wiggle
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27 Jun 2016 16:38

You cant beat Wiggle due to their free returns - Cycle Store are also good, prompt returns and email replies
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Re: What's the best online store for road cycling gear?

13 Jul 2016 11:44

42x16ss wrote:

I can vouch for MAAP, very high quality stuff, I have a couple of their kits. Pricey but very much worth it.


My personal opinion of Twin Six is that they're shoddy, mid-tier kit with me-too designs. I'd avoid them. Attaquer stuff is nicer, but if you're wearing those prints, you'd better be first or last. No in-between there. :cool:

I'll add Velocio and Machines for Freedom to this list, especially for the ladies of the forum. (Though Velocio has some slick men's kit, too.)

https://velocio.cc/ - Classic solids and some subdued prints
http://machinesforfreedom.com/ - More adventurous prints and high-gloss finishes
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04 Aug 2016 13:19

http://www.bobs-bicycles.com


I use my LBS for 95% of my bike related purchases. If they don't have it I search ebay.
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04 Aug 2016 20:45

Just a reminder that most stores are doing sales. Merlin and Sigma have some extraordinary prices. Just got a pair of Bont Blitz for half the price with free (tracked) postage at Merlin! Sigma had the same shoes more or less the same price but had to pay an extra 25 bucks for delivery.
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05 Aug 2016 15:25

Most of my purchases are from Ribble. Usually in my mailbox in Canada in a week. My B&M lighting products I buy from XXCycles in France. Good pricing, fast shipping.

I sometimes use Wiggle but pricing is generally not as good as Ribble.
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Re: What's the best online store for road cycling gear?

05 Aug 2016 15:37

King Boonen wrote:
Martin wrote:Looking for being different from other cyclists? Well I recommend Velits brother's company:
https://isadoreapparel.com/our-story

I especially like merino stuff.
It' just different feeling then wearing those polyesters which really make me feel like wearing recycled plastic bottles.


I'm a huge fan of merino, pretty much don't wear anything else except a friends Cafe's kit. Thanks for the link, little pricey for me at the moment though... :(


As am I. Used to like to get Cima Coppi when they were in Vancouver. Then they moved to Spain, and now add in the import duties and shipping to Canada and it is way outside what I am comfortable paying for a cycling jersey.

Still and all, nice stuff.

Cimacoppi.cc
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Re: What's the best online store for road cycling gear?

12 Oct 2016 14:34

purcell wrote:
King Boonen wrote:
Martin wrote:Looking for being different from other cyclists? Well I recommend Velits brother's company:
https://isadoreapparel.com/our-story

I especially like merino stuff.
It' just different feeling then wearing those polyesters which really make me feel like wearing recycled plastic bottles.


I'm a huge fan of merino, pretty much don't wear anything else except a friends Cafe's kit. Thanks for the link, little pricey for me at the moment though... :(


As am I. Used to like to get Cima Coppi when they were in Vancouver. Then they moved to Spain, and now add in the import duties and shipping to Canada and it is way outside what I am comfortable paying for a cycling jersey.

Still and all, nice stuff.

Cimacoppi.cc


Cima Coppi... I am also a very big fan ;)

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12 Oct 2016 15:44

I remember that pic from the face thread. You look a Sagan-Boonen hybrid.
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13 Oct 2016 08:45

If only I could ride like that! To be fair that probably is how I ride, just about 50x worse than them...
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Re: What's the best online store for road cycling gear?

25 Oct 2016 14:44

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I can't go anywhere without bumping in to you :lol:
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Re: What's the best online store for road cycling gear?

25 Oct 2016 15:32

Ibbo68 wrote:I can't go anywhere without bumping in to you :lol:


Huh? No idea who you are mate... ;)
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27 Oct 2016 09:59

Cycle Chic wrote:You cant beat Wiggle due to their free returns -

CRC and Wiggle are now one.
I wonder if they'll carry on with two websites or if they'll eventually merge them into one?
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02 Nov 2016 10:41

Ibbo68 wrote:
Cycle Chic wrote:You cant beat Wiggle due to their free returns -

CRC and Wiggle are now one.
I wonder if they'll carry on with two websites or if they'll eventually merge them into one?

Well Wiggle have just announced that there are hundreds of jobs at risk at the CRC warehouse in NI so I think that it's the first step to merging websites too.
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23 Feb 2017 04:38

There are varieties of category of bikes so what do you want to buy it depends what are the sources for that particular category & where it will be provide.,.,,
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