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Best Road bike under £750 for 2021

Words by Cycles UK

on 23/08/2020 16:27:35

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Cycle to work scheme is available through most employers can help you spread the cost of a bike read more here Up last year, it was the limit for most cycle to work schemes. If you think you could spend a little more check out our guide to the Best Road bikes under £1000 for 2021

Pretty much all the road bikes at this price point will come with an aluminium frame and a carbon fork. What you will tend to find with a road bike around this price is built for road riding but not necessarily a racing ready bike this is due to a more upright comfortable riding position. If you're unsure how much road riding you will be doing, it the perfect choice for starting road riding and commuting.

2021 Specialized Allez Road Bike £725

2021 Specialized Allez Road Bike £725

A light, fast road bike that is an excellent choice for entry-level road riders and commuters. The Allez has been our go-to beginner's road bike for as years. They have always been a great mix of value and performance. With the 2020 Allez Specialized have made the bike lighter and improved the geometry to give a better fit and ride. Entry-level road bikes often feature either alloy or cheap carbon fibre forks that greatly detract from the overall ride quality. But with a full FACT carbon fibre fork, the Allez is better handling, smoother riding, and lower in weight. So floating over rough roads and carving through corners like a slalom skier.

2021 Orbea Avant H60 Road Bike £719.00

2021 Orbea Avant H60 Road Bike £719.00

Designed to put you in a riding position that is comfortable for long days in the saddle on roads with varying surfaces.

Orbea Avant H60 is built around a lightweight hydroformed triple-butted aluminium frame with a carbon fibre fork to help soak up bumps and vibrations from the road. The Avant H60 comes with 2 x 8 speed Shimano Claris gearing (giving 16 gears total) and uses a wide 11 – 32T cassette, so you have plenty of options for getting up hills. 25c tyres, slightly wider than the traditional 23c, for even more suspension comfort and grip without compromising your speed. The frame has internal cable routing to give your bike a cleaner look.

2021 Trek Domane AL2 Road Bike £625.00

021 Trek Domane AL2 Road Bike £625.00

A lightweight aluminium road bike with a reliable Shimano drivetrain, full carbon fork and a wallet-friendly price tag. The Domane AL 2 is the perfect gateway to comfortable road cycling. It's stable, light, easy to accessorise and fun to ride, all of which makes it the ideal choice for anyone looking for a great first experience with a real road bike. The Shimano drivetrain has 16 speeds, with shifters that are integrated into the brake levers, so your hands never have to leave the bars. The wide range of gears makes it easier to ride terrain that varies in elevation. The lightweight Alpha Aluminium frame has mounts for a rack and mudguards and a carbon fork a feature that's not typically available in road bikes at this price point.

If you have a little extra money, consider the

2021 Orbea Avant H50 Road Bike £779.00

2021 Orbea Avant H50 Road Bike £779.00

Designed to put you in a riding position that is comfortable for long days in the saddle on roads with varying surfaces. Built around a lightweight hydroformed triple-butted aluminium frame with a carbon fibre fork to soak up the bumps and vibrations of the road. The Avant H50 comes with 2 x 9 speed Shimano Sora gearing (giving 18 gears total) compared to the 2 x 8-speed gearing on the entry-level H60. Both use a wide 11 – 32T cassette, so you have plenty of options for getting up hills. The Sora gearing is lighter and better quality than the gears found on the entry-level H60 so you will get smoother shifting for longer. It also comes fitted with 25c tyres, slightly wider than the traditional 23c, for even more suspension comfort and grip without compromising your speed. The frame has internal cable routing to give your bike a cleaner look.

2021 Cannondale CAADX 2 Road Bike £899.99

2021 Cannondale CAADX 2 Road Bike £899.99 (2)

if you are not looking for a pure road bike the CAADX is Cannondale's entry-level cyclocross bike. This performance cyclocross bike comes from a title-winning bloodline: Although designed as a cyclocross racer, it also makes a fast and fun gravel bike, winter trainer, versatile commuter and more. The frame on the Cannondale CAADX uses the SmartForm C2 Alloy Construction and tube shapes from Cannondale's super-light race bikes to keep it light and easy to shoulder. Cannondale's SAVE micro-suspension helps to smooth out the bumps by introducing flex points into the frame without the need for any moving parts.