I'm new to cycling having recently decided to lose weight from a 22 stone behemoth and having now reached my goal of 14 stone I'm looking at purchasing a road bike.
I'll be using it mainly for commuting and pleasure weekend cycling and would prefer not to spend to much if at all possible but saying that don't wanna walk away with a piece of trash bike.
Been browsing for a few weeks now and found 5 bikes that seem to have caught my eye and was interested in the opinions of people who know better than I do and any advice would be appreciated.
1 : Giant defy 2 2014.
2 : Trek 1.5 2014.
3 : Specialised allez sport 2014.
4 : Merida race lite 904 2013.
5 : Giant tcr composite 3 2013.