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Help with bike choice after theft

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Help with bike choice after theft

Hi all,

I recently had several bikes stolen in a break-in. Annoying, but at least the insurance are paying out.

The insurance company have given me a decent amount of credit to spend at a website called wheelies.co.uk and I was hoping for a bit of collective wisdom on what I should go for as a replacement.

I will be commuting on it (about an hour a day) and riding it around Bristol (hilly) plus the odd longer road ride at the weekend. Discs are a must for the bad weather and avoiding bad drivers. I'm 183cm tall with an 88cm inside leg and weight 66kg. I've been looking at endurance style for a bit more comfort.

I was looking at the Cube Attain GL 2020 or the Cannondale Synapse 105 Disc 2020. Can't post links I'm afraid as this is my first post, but you can easily find them on the wheelies website.

Any thoughts would be much appreciated.


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Can't speak to the Cube as they are not widely available here, but the Synapse seems to be well liked. You really can't go wrong with anything from one of the major manufacturers, so long as it fits.
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I cannot find an Attain GL … (https://www.cube.eu/en/2020/bikes/road/road/attain/) The Cube Attain looks like a standard endurance-geometry bike. Giant Contend/Defy. Fuji Sportif/Gran Fondo, Specialized Roubaix, Trek Domane …. All basically the same bike. Look for specific components and color schemes at the specific price points which suit you.
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