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Hello...

Now that I find myself surrounded by seemingly endless urban sprawl and time is at a premium I'm after a cheap turbo to get a-training in earnest-nothing fancy but hopefully quite quiet so I don't drive the neighbours or my g/f totally insane!

Anyone have anything I'd love to hear from you-I'm in London and can pickup most days.

Much appreciated.

Greg

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Tony Farrelly [2868 posts] 5 years ago
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We might be able to help you out there Greg

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Gregoire500 [104 posts] 5 years ago
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Oh really? =)

That'd be much appreciated Tony-learning there's no such thing as a quick one hour spin round these parts! Let me know.

Cheers,

Greg

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step-hent [722 posts] 5 years ago
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Greg, whereabouts in London did you move to? Afraid I dont have a turbo for you, but depending on where you live and where you work you might find one of the parks worth a visit. I ride to Regents Park before work for a few laps, and many others do the same. I also used to do the same with Hyde Park. It's not countryside, but it beats the turbo monotony and you can often find people to ride with.

Also might be worth looking for a club - they'll know the best routes out of London and it's good for the motivation to know you can ride with a group rather than slogging round cold rides on your own... If you shout up with which area you're in, I'm sure someone will be able to recommend a club on your side of the city.

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Gregoire500 [104 posts] 5 years ago
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Hi,

thanks for your kind response-I'm in Stoke Newington/Stamford Hill area at the moment and living with my rather eccentric (read totally neurotic ;/ )employer in a shed in her garden... Nice enough area but I'm looking to find my own place asap, not entirely sure where but near enough to Stoke Newington/Hackney dependant on price. Regents park doesn't look very far so might give that a bash in the meantime, a bit of local knowledge would definitely be useful in the long run so will try and find a cycle club near me too, any suggestions please let me know.

Thanks again,

Greg