I have just moved from Bayside to inner Melbourne and am planning to ditch my car! I am looking to purchase a bike to ride for leisure and errands. I need some sort of satchel/ basket arrangement for…Continue
"Hi I know of a bicycle store in Healesville that imports Swedish Skeppshult brand bicycles for women (and men ) they have got a sale on right now on Skeppshult Swedish hand made frames with quality geras, brakes, panniers etc..
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"Some good replies above.
Consider a Giant Via. Being a Giant, they'll be good value and work properly. They are slightly retro euro style bikes. They look a bit like an old Peugeot or Raleigh. I think there are a few models with single or multi…"
"First, a disclaimer- I have no vested interest in any of these bikes, or the people who sell them.
These are some women's bikes i have seen around that seem good quality and are not terribly expensive- upright city bikes with racks mudguards…"
"If you prefer to shop in person then there are a number of great new stores in the inner city that cater for basic transport cyclists, particularly women.
My partner and I use a collection of Basil products to pick up groceries and whatnot.…"
"Yup. Test ride some.
In my opinion, you won't need suspension, so that'll rule out heaps. Think about distances and hills around you. Saddles can easily be swapped (and frequently are). Think mudguards and lights as…"
"If you have a good idea of your criteria check out BikeExchange.com.au, I've found it helpful in deciding on bikes for people, even if you don't go and buy one of the ones on there (although if you are after a new bike it will help find a…"
I have just moved from Bayside to inner Melbourne and am planning to ditch my car! I am looking to purchase a bike to ride for leisure and errands. I need some sort of satchel/ basket arrangement for groceries etc. Not too concerned about price- interested in comfort and quality. Does anybody have some advice?