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Carrera Virtuoso Medium Road Bike

The Carrera Virtuoso Medium Road Bike is an ideal road bike for those new to the sport of road cycling. With a lightweight aluminium frame, 16 speed Shimano STI shifters and Alloy double wall alloy rims with 700 x 25C road tyres
Average Customer Rating:
4.571 out of 5
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7 of 7(100%)reviewers would recommend this product to a friend 
Customer Reviews for Carrera Virtuoso Medium Road Bike
Review 1 for Carrera Virtuoso Medium Road Bike
Overall Rating 
4 out of 5
4 out of 5
Excellent Value purchase,
January 11, 2012
By
from Chester
Quality 
4 out of 5
4 out of 5
Value 
5 out of 5
5 out of 5
Performance 
4 out of 5
4 out of 5
Pros: value
" Chose the bike as it represented excellent value over other alternatives. Very easy to put together and set up. Seems to be very comfortable compared to my old road bike (albeit a little heavier). Very happy with my investment! "
Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes
Age Group: 35 - 44
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 - With Children
Type of Cyclist: Just for fun
How many bikes: 3
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Review 2 for Carrera Virtuoso Medium Road Bike
Overall Rating 
5 out of 5
5 out of 5
Carrera Virtuoso Medium Road Bike,
January 10, 2012
By
from Bedfordshire
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
" 1st road bike and extremely happy with the bike so far. Amazing value as bought through the sale. Very helpful staff at the Kettering branch. "
Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes
Age Group: 35 - 44
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 - With Children
Type of Cyclist: Just for fun
Other hobbies: Camping
How many bikes: 2
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Review 3 for Carrera Virtuoso Medium Road Bike
Overall Rating 
5 out of 5
5 out of 5
Great bike and great price,
November 13, 2011
By
Quality 
4 out of 5
4 out of 5
Value 
5 out of 5
5 out of 5
Performance 
4 out of 5
4 out of 5
" This bike is fast, handles well, and has had no problems. It's ideal, and I paid more for it than it costs now, so it is a great deal. "
Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes
Age Group: 45 - 54
Gender: Male
Type of Cyclist: Commuting
How many bikes: 3
+1point
1out of 1found this review helpful.
Review 4 for Carrera Virtuoso Medium Road Bike
Overall Rating 
4 out of 5
4 out of 5
Fit for purpose,
October 11, 2011
By
from Weston super Mare
Quality 
4 out of 5
4 out of 5
Value 
5 out of 5
5 out of 5
Performance 
5 out of 5
5 out of 5
Pros: does what it says on the tin.
" Just returned to cycling at the age of 67 after a 40 year break. This bike does exactly what it says on the tin. Before purchase, I read all the feed back and the most common negative was the pedals. I have to say i do not find them a problem.
It would have been nice to have had a demo of the gear shift system, as when i took it out on my first ride, I could go up through the gears but had to phone the local branch to find out how to shift down the gears!!!! Things change a lot in 40 years
"
Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes
Age Group: 65 & Over
Gender: Male
Attitude to Shopping: Quality Seeker - I'd rather spend a little extra on something if I know its going to last
Type of Cyclist: Just for fun
How many bikes: 1
+3points
3out of 3found this review helpful.
Review 5 for Carrera Virtuoso Medium Road Bike
Overall Rating 
5 out of 5
5 out of 5
Good 1st road bike,
September 27, 2011
By
from Nottingham
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
" Bought this after years of mountain biking, excellent quality price after getting it durin extra 20% off carrera bikes. Only adjustments needed to buy where SPd pedals and more comfortable bar tape but bike is very fast and I'm loving getting out on the roads on this bike. "
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 - With Children
Type of Cyclist: Just for fun
How many bikes: 2
+1point
1out of 1found this review helpful.
Review 6 for Carrera Virtuoso Medium Road Bike
Overall Rating 
4 out of 5
4 out of 5
Very nice starter bike,
April 30, 2011
By
Quality 
3 out of 5
3 out of 5
Value 
4 out of 5
4 out of 5
Performance 
4 out of 5
4 out of 5
Pros: good value for money
" The Virtuoso is a great no frills bike, perfect for me just starting my road cycling adventure! There are several things you'll want to upgrade straight away: The saddle is not very comfortable, the handlebars definitely need an extra layer of wrapping and, as other reviewers have mentioned, you'll want to swap the toe clips for some spd's pronto. After 2 weeks of riding at least 12 miles a day I'm still very happy with the performance. I've needed to adjust the brakes and re-index the gears but that's to be expected early on with any bike as the cables stretch. In conclusion, you'll still be gazing longingly at fancier machines but the Virtuoso will serve you well! "
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 - With Children
Type of Cyclist: Serious Cyclist
Other hobbies: Camping
How many bikes: 2
+14points
16out of 18found this review helpful.
Review 7 for Carrera Virtuoso Medium Road Bike
Overall Rating 
5 out of 5
5 out of 5
Great Bike,
October 15, 2010
By
from Altrincham, Greater Manchester, England
Quality 
5 out of 5
5 out of 5
Value 
4 out of 5
4 out of 5
Performance 
4 out of 5
4 out of 5
" My first road bike i have purchased and it is fantastic! Had it a couple of weeks now and I use it every week day for the 4 mile cycle to university, also use it at weekends for longer rides. fantastic bike, great buy! "
Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes
Age Group: Under 25
Gender: Male
+5points
6out of 7found this review helpful.