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Boardman Performance Hybrid Comp Bike 2012/2013 - Small 18"

The Boardman Performance Hybrid Comp is a versatile and fast bike, perfect for fitness/leisure riding and commuting with a lightweight triple butted aluminium frame.
Average Customer Rating:
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4 of 5(80%)reviewers would recommend this product to a friend 
Customer Reviews for Boardman Performance Hybrid Comp Bike 2012/2013 - Small 18"
Review 1 for Boardman Performance Hybrid Comp Bike 2012/2013 - Small 18"
Overall Rating 
5 out of 5
5 out of 5
Great Bike,
July 25, 2013
By PT24
from Doncaster
Quality 
5 out of 5
5 out of 5
Value 
5 out of 5
5 out of 5
Performance 
5 out of 5
5 out of 5
Pros: weight, style, speed
"Got the bike on the C2W Scheme and upgraded from an old Mountain Bike.
Bike is nice and light and quick on the road but if you want to do anything other than ride on the road I wouldn't buy this bike, with no suspension, a rigid frame and very firm tyres it would be very uncomfortable off road.
If you're not happy/trusting of Halfords, just spend a little extra and get someone else to give it a once over, don't blame the bike and it's always worth having a steady mile or 2 before going mad just to make sure everything feels ok.
1 thing I would note, if like me you've upgraded from a MB, keep an eye on the tyre pressure, it should be about 100psi, MB's are usually around 30psi so you can lose pressure and not notice as you're not used to how hard the tires should feel and it'll cost you speed"
Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes
Age Group: 25 - 34
Gender: Male
Attitude to Shopping: Quality Seeker - I'd rather spend a little extra on something if I know its going to last
Family: I'm Living with Partner/Spouse - No Children
Type of Cyclist: Commuting
Other hobbies: Running / Athletics
How many bikes: 2
Which Store did you visit? DONCASTER
+1point
1out of 1found this review helpful.
Review 2 for Boardman Performance Hybrid Comp Bike 2012/2013 - Small 18"
Overall Rating 
5 out of 5
5 out of 5
Delighted with the bike and service from staff,
May 16, 2013
By eleanor1989
from Dublin
Quality 
5 out of 5
5 out of 5
Value 
5 out of 5
5 out of 5
Performance 
5 out of 5
5 out of 5
Cons: the saddle - get a gel one!
"I went to Halfords in Blanchardstown looking to purchase a bike for the Ring of Kerry cycle. I didn't know what I wanted and the staff there were brilliant and providing me with information, especially Jamie. He gave me info, answered my questions but didn't try and push more expensive bikes on me. I'm delighted with this bike, it's my first "proper" bike and it's great to cycle. I've gone on a good few 25 - 30 KM cycles with it and haven't had any problems. Will be bringing it back soon for a full service as it's included in the price. I've had lots of compliments from other cyclists on this bike and I definitely get stares from cyclists when out on it - the good kind!
The gears are great, the frame is super light and the bike flies down the road with minimal effort from me.
Only con I have is the saddle, very hard and uncomfortable at first, but that's to be expected. Once it's broken in (I am already noticing a difference in it) it should be much more comfortable.
Overall I'm delighted with this bike and couldn't recommend it or the staff in Blanchardstown who helped me highly enough."
Would you recommend this product to a friend? No
Age Group: 25 - 34
Gender: Female
Attitude to Shopping: Quality Seeker - I'd rather spend a little extra on something if I know its going to last
Family: I'm Single - With No Children
Type of Cyclist: Commuting
Other hobbies: Running / Athletics
How many bikes: 1
Which Store did you visit? BLANCHARDSTOWN (ROI)
+3points
3out of 3found this review helpful.
Review 3 for Boardman Performance Hybrid Comp Bike 2012/2013 - Small 18"
Overall Rating 
5 out of 5
5 out of 5
should have bought it years ago!,
March 08, 2012
By pedallingfastageingfaster
from Aberdeen,Scotland
Quality 
5 out of 5
5 out of 5
Value 
5 out of 5
5 out of 5
Pros: good build quality, well spec'd for price
"Got the Boardman Comp Hybrid after suffering for 18 months on my roadbike. Finally had to admit that drop handle bars are not for me. After reading the reviews online I went for the Comp Hybrid and have to say I am really pleased with it. Only had it a week and done a 30 mile and 40 mile ride on it. Actually enjoing cycling again. It's very surefooted, responsive and not any slower than the roadbike I had previously. i've changed the saddle for something with more padding but that's a very personal preference."
Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes
Age Group: 25 - 34
Gender: Male
Attitude to Shopping: Quality Seeker - I'd rather spend a little extra on something if I know its going to last
+18points
19out of 20found this review helpful.
Review 4 for Boardman Performance Hybrid Comp Bike 2012/2013 - Small 18"
Overall Rating 
5 out of 5
5 out of 5
Excellent decision,
November 16, 2011
By jimmybazza
Quality 
5 out of 5
5 out of 5
Value 
5 out of 5
5 out of 5
Pros: quality, value
"Having been a mountain bike user all my life and now commuting 99% of the time on my bike, I decided this was a good compromise. I was not disappointed. This is clearly well made, sturdy and slick. It is very comfortable, despite the saddle seeming quite small. The gears and brakes are efficient. It has also shaved off 25% of my journey time."
Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes
Age Group: 25 - 34
Gender: Male
Attitude to Shopping: Quality Seeker - I'd rather spend a little extra on something if I know its going to last
+9points
10out of 11found this review helpful.
Review 5 for Boardman Performance Hybrid Comp Bike 2012/2013 - Small 18"
Overall Rating 
5 out of 5
5 out of 5
best hybrid on the market,
September 22, 2011
By snazzy23
from winscombe somerset
Quality 
5 out of 5
5 out of 5
Value 
4 out of 5
4 out of 5
"love the boardman hybrid its the best you can buy at a great price ...
perfect for road & off road"
Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes
Age Group: 45 - 54
Gender: Male
Attitude to Shopping: Quality Seeker - I'd rather spend a little extra on something if I know its going to last
+13points
22out of 31found this review helpful.