Written on: 25/08/2008
Very very poor, and definitely not recommended! I managed to break the first one in 2 weeks (when the wheel and gears fell apart whilst cycling). Then on the replacement I averaged ~50 miles a week, and after 2 years (despite looking after it), it started to fall apart again - firstly the gears started slipping, then one by one they lost functionality - not helpful when you only have 8 gears to start with! Its life ended when grease started leaking and the staff at Halfords were, quote, "Not trained in how to fix the bike". However I can't fault Halfords service - now at 2 1/2 years into the 3 year guarantee they replaced it free of charge with a Carrera Valour - perfect bike.