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Polar CS 500 HRM/Bike Computer, Who has one?
Which one would you buy & why?
£269 for the sport 1
£389 for the Allez 16 (2010)
Is it worth the extra for the Allez??
9 user comments
Well at a glance the specs look very similar, the main difference seems to be the decathlon's steel fork. The allez at £389 is a bargain, the decathlon looks good value too but i'd pay the extra for the carbon fork
posted by Dave Atkinson [7500 posts] 30th January 2011 - 14:39
Don't know anything about the Decathlon but own an Allez 16 and my father bought one too. Lovely bike to ride and at that price a bargain. Check out the review on this very site and then run out buy it!
posted by Super Domestique [1653 posts] 30th January 2011 - 15:20
Cheers, allez it is then!
The question now is red or silver!
posted by rusky [4 posts] 30th January 2011 - 18:06
I had a Decathlon and it was a great little bike for the money.
posted by jimmythecuckoo [1299 posts] 30th January 2011 - 18:12
allez, red.. everybody knows red is faster than silver.
posted by Fringe [1085 posts] 30th January 2011 - 20:46
Mine is red and my dad's is silver so the red is the cool version
posted by Super Domestique [1653 posts] 31st January 2011 - 9:12
I went for the Allez 16 in the end, it turned up today with a chunk out of the fork. To say I'm not happy is an understatement!
posted by rusky [4 posts] 1st February 2011 - 21:02
hmm, not ideal. back it goes then
posted by Dave Atkinson [7500 posts] 2nd February 2011 - 9:51
Keep us posted. I guess you have called the shop already.
btw which colour did you go for and can they replace like for like?
posted by Super Domestique [1653 posts] 2nd February 2011 - 12:32
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