Boardman Comp review, £ 700.00

ื“ื™ ื‘ืึธืจื“ืžืึทืŸ ืงืึธืžืคึผ ืงื•ืงื˜ ื•ื•ื™ ืขืก ืก ื•ื•ืึทื ื“ืขืจื“ ืื™ืŸ ืึทืงืกืึทื“ืขื ืึทืœื™ ืคื•ืŸ ืึท ื”ืขื›ืขืจ ืคึผืจื™ื™ืกื˜ ื‘ื™ื™ืง ืคึผืจื•ื‘ื™ืจืŸ. ืึธื‘ืขืจ ื ื™ื˜, ื“ืึธืก ืื™ื– ื•ื•ืึธืก ืขืก ืงืึธืก. ืื•ืŸ ื™ืึธ, ื“ืึธืก ืื™ื– ืึท ืจืึธืงืงืกืฉืขืงืก ืจืขืงืึธืŸ ื’ืึธืคึผืœ.

ื‘ื•ื˜ื˜ืขื“ ืื•ืŸ ื”ื™ื“ืจืึธืคืึธืจืžืขื“ ื˜ื•ื‘ื– ืคืึธืจืขื ื“ื™ ืึทืœื•ืžื™ื ื•ื ืจืึทื. ื“ืึธ ื“ื™ ื•ื•ืขืœื“ื– ื”ืึธื‘ืŸ ืฉื•ื™ืŸ ืกืžื•ื“ื“ื™ื“ ืึธื“ืขืจ ืคื™ื™ืœื“ ืื™ืŸ ืื™ื™ื“ืขืจ ื–ื™ื™ึทืขื ื“ื™ืง ืคึผื™ื™ื ื™ื“, ืึทื–ื•ื™ ืขืก ืงื•ืงื˜ ื›ึผืžืขื˜ ื•ื•ื™ ืื•ื™ื‘ ื“ื™ ืจืึทื ืื™ื– ืคื™ ืœืœืขื˜ ื‘ืจืึทื–ืขื“. ืขืก ืžืื›ื˜ ืขืก ืฉื•ื•ืขืจ ืฆื• ื–ืึธื’ืŸ ืฆื™ ื“ื™ ืจื™ื™ื ืคืึธืจืกืžืึทื ื˜ ืื™ืŸ ื“ื™ ืงืึธืคึผ ืจืขืจ ืื™ื– ืึท ืขื›ื˜ ื’ื•ืกืกืขื˜ ืึธื“ืขืจ ื“ืขืจ ืจืขื–ื•ืœื˜ืึทื˜ ืคื•ืŸ ืžืขืจ ื”ื™ื“ืจืึธืคืึธืจืžื™ื ื’.

ื“ื™ ืึทืจืึธืคึผ ืจืขืจ ืื™ื– ื‘ื™ืึทืงืกื™ืึทืœื™ืฉ ืึธื•ื•ื•ืขืจืกื™ื™ื–ื“, ื•ื•ื™ ื’ืขื•ื•ื™ื™ื ื˜ืœืขืš, ื‘ืฉืขืช ื“ื™ ืฉืคึผื™ืฅ ืจืขืจ ืื™ื– ืคืœืึทื˜ืึทื“ ื›ืึธืจื™ื–ืึทื ื˜ืึทืœื™ ืฆื• ืžืึทืงืกืึทืžื™ื™ื– ืงื™ื™ืŸ ื”ืขืกืงืขื (ื•ื•ืึธืก ืื™ื– ืฆื• ื–ืึธื’ืŸ, ื ื™ื˜ ืคื™ืœ) while retaining torsional rigidity. ื“ืขืจ ืงืึธืคึผ ืจืขืจ ื”ื™ื™ื–ืขืจ ืึท ื”ืึทืœื‘-ื™ื ืึทื’ืจื™ื™ื˜ื™ื“ ื›ืขื“ืกืขื˜.

ืื™ืŸ ื“ื™ ืฆื•ืจื™ืง, ื“ื™ ื˜ืฉืึทื™ื ืกื˜ื™ื™ื•ื•ื– ื–ืขื ืขืŸ ื•ื•ื™ื ืงืœืœื™ ื’ืขืคื™ืจื˜, ืึธื‘ืขืจ ื ื™ืฉื˜ ืžืึทืกื™ื•ื•, ืื•ืŸ ืขืก ืื™ื– ื’ืขื ื•ื’ ืคึผืœืึทืฅ ืึทืจื•ื ื–ื™ื™ ืื™ืŸ 2.3 ื™ืŸ ื˜ื™ืจืขืก ืื•ื™ื‘ ืขืก ืื™ื– ื˜ืจื•ืงืŸ. ื“ื™ ืึทื•ื•ืขืงื–ืขืฆืŸ ื–ืขื ืขืŸ ืกืงื™ื ื ืขืจ, ืึทื–ื•ื™ ื“ื™ ื‘ื™ื™ืง ื–ืึธืœ ื ื™ืฉื˜ ืคื™ืœืŸ ื•ื•ื™ ืื™ืจ ื–ืขื ื˜ ื’ืขื–ืขืกืŸ ืื•ื™ืฃ ืึท ื’ืจืึทื“ืขืจ, ืื•ืŸ ื“ื™ ืึทื•ื•ืขืงื–ืขืฆืŸ ืจืขืจ ืกืœืึธื• ืคื ื™ืžืขืจ ืคืึธืจื•ื™ืก - ืึท ื ื•ืฆื™ืง ืคืึทืจื‘ื™ื ื“ืŸ ืคึฟืึทืจ ื‘ืœืึธื˜ืข ืจื™ื™ื“ื™ื ื’.

ืื™ืŸ ื“ืขืจ ื”ืึทื ื˜, ื“ื™ ื‘ืึธืจื“ืžืึทืŸ ืงืึทืžืคึผ ืคื™ืœืŸ ืœื™ื›ื˜, ืื•ืŸ ืึทื–ื•ื™ ืขืก ืื™ื– ืื•ื™ืฃ ื“ื™ ื•ื•ืึธื’: ืึท ื•ื•ื”ื™ืกืงืขืจ ืื•ื ื˜ืขืจ 26 ืœื‘ ืึธืŸ ืคึผืขื“ืึทืœื–. ืขืก ื’ืขื”ืึธืœืคึฟืŸ ื“ืขื ืกื˜ืึทื ื“ืึทืจื“ ืคึฟืขื™ึดืงื™ื™ื˜ืŸ: ืึท ืจืึธืงืงืกืฉืขืงืก ืจืขืงืึธืŸ ืกืึธืœืึธ ืœื•ืคื˜ ื’ืึธืคึผืœ. ืื™ืจ ื˜ืึธืŸ ื ื™ื˜ ื–ืขืŸ ืคื™ืœืข ืœื•ืคื˜ ืคืึธืจืงืก ืื•ื™ืฃ £ 900 ื‘ื™ื™ืงืก, ื ืึธืจ ืึท £ 700.

ืคึฟืขื™ึดืงื™ื™ื˜ืŸ ืึทื–ืึท ื•ื•ื™ ืคื•ื ื“ืจื•ื™ืกื ื“ื™ืง ืึธืคึผื‘ืึทืœืขืžืขื  ื–ื™ืš ืื•ืŸ ืึท ืœืึทืงืึทื•ื˜ ื•ื•ืึธืก ื•ื•ืขื˜ ืงืœืึทืคึผ ื“ื•ืจืš ืื•ื™ื‘ ืื™ืจ ืฉืœืึธื’ืŸ ืขืคึผืขืก ืฉื•ื•ืขืจ ืื•ื™ืš ื“ืขืจืฉื™ื™ึทื ืขืŸ ืื•ื™ืฃ ืจืึธืงืงืกืงืกืงืก 'ืก ื˜ืฉื™ืคึผืขืจ ื˜ืึธืจืึท ืคืึธืจืงืก, ืึธื‘ืขืจ ื“ืขืจ ืจืขืงืึธืŸ ืื™ื– ืึท ื’ื•ื˜ ื˜ืฉืึทืง ืœื™ื™ื˜ืขืจ ืื•ืŸ ืคื™ืœื– ืกืžื•ื“ืขืจ.

Gearing is 27-speed SRAM X5 mostly, with a rear mech that's been upgraded to X7. ืึท ืฉื˜ืจืขื ื’ ืคื•ื ื“ืจื•ื™ืกื ื“ื™ืง ื“ื ืึธ ืงืœืึทืงืขืจ ื•ื•ืขื˜ ื‘ื™ื˜ืข ืžืขืจ ืฉื˜ืึทืจืง ืจื™ื“ืขืจืก, ื‘ืฉืขืช ื“ื™ ืึทื•ื•ื™ื“ ื“ื–ืฉื•ืกื™ 3 ื‘ืจืึทืงืขืก ื–ืขื ืขืŸ ื‘ืขื ื˜ืฉืžืึทืจืง ืคึผืขืจืคืึธืจืžืขืจื– ื‘ื™ื™ึท ื“ืขื ืคึผืจื™ื™ึทื–.

ื“ื™ ื•ื•ื”ืขืขืœืก ืจืึทื˜ืขื•ื•ืขืŸ ืึท ื‘ื™ืกืœ ืคื•ืŸ ื’ืขืœื˜ ืžื™ื˜ ืงื™ื™ืŸ-ื ืึธืžืขืŸ ื›ืึทื‘ื–, ืึธื‘ืขืจ ื ื•ืฆืŸ ืœื™ื™ึทื˜ื™ืฉ ื™ื™ืขืœืึทื˜ื™ื“ ืจื™ืžื– ืื•ืŸ Continental ืก ืžืึทืจืึทื˜ื”ืึธืŸ ืจื™ื™ืกื™ื ื’ ื˜ื™ืจืขืก: Speed โ€‹โ€‹Kings. ื“ืืก ืงื•ืžื˜ ืื™ืŸ 2.3 ื™ืŸ ืื•ืŸ ื“ื™ 2.1 ืื™ื ื˜ื™ืคื™ื“ืขื“, ื•ื•ืึธืก ื•ื•ืึธืœื˜ ื’ืขื‘ืŸ ื’ืจืขืกืขืจ ื˜ืจื™ื™ืกื˜ ื‘ื™ื™ึท ื“ื™ ืคึผืจื™ื™ึทื– ืคื•ืŸ ืžืขืจ ืœื™ื™ื›ื˜ ืงืœืึธื’ื™ื ื’ ื“ื™ ืงืึธืžืคึผ ืก ืจืึทื. ืืคื™ืœื• ื“ื™ ื–ืึธื˜ืœ ืื™ื– ืœืขืคื™ืขืจืขืš ืœื™ื›ื˜ ืื•ืŸ ืจื™ื™ืก. ื“ืขืจ ื‘ืœื•ื™ื– ืคืึทืงื˜ื™ืฉ ื™ื‘ืขืจืจืึทืฉืŸ ืื•ื™ืฃ ื“ืขื ื“ืึทืจ ืจื™ื™ืกืขืจ ืื™ื– ื–ื™ื™ึทืŸ ื‘ืจื™ื™ื˜ ื‘ืึทืจ.

ื“ื™ ื‘ืึธืจื“ืžืึทืŸ ืงืึทืžืคึผ ืจื™ื“ืขืก ื•ื•ื™ ื•ื•ืึธืก ืขืก ืื™ื–: ืื™ื™ื ืขืจ ืคื•ืŸ ื“ื™ ืœื™ื™ื˜ืึทืกื˜ ื‘ื™ื™ืงืก ื•ื•ืึธืก ืžื™ืจ ื”ืึธื‘ืŸ ื˜ืขืกื˜ืขื“ ื‘ื™ื™ึท ื“ืขื ืคึผืจื™ื™ึทื–. ืขืก ืคืœืึธื•ื– ืฆื•ื–ืืžืขืŸ. ืขืก ืก ื’ืึทื˜ ืคืขืจืœื™ ืงืจื™ื™ึทื–-ืœืึทื ื“ ืจืึทืกืข ื ื•ืกื— ืึทื ื’ืœืขืก ืึธื‘ืขืจ ื“ื™ ื’ืจื•ื™ืก ื‘ืึทืจ ื’ื™ื˜ ื•ื•ืขื’ ืงืึธื ื™ืคืขื–. ืื™ืจ'ืจืข ื ืึธืš ืคึผื•ืฉื“ ืคืึธืจื•ื™ืก ืื™ื‘ืขืจ ื“ื™ ืคืจืึธื ื˜ ืจืึธื“, ืึธื‘ืขืจ ืึทื– ืก ืึธื•ืงื™ื™ ื•ื•ื™ื™ึทืœ ืขืก ื”ืื˜ ืึท ื’ืจื•ื™ืก ื’ืึธืคึผืœ.

ืฉื˜ืขืœืŸ ื–ื™ืš ืคึฟืึทืจ ื“ื™ื™ืŸ ื•ื•ืึธื’, ื“ื™ ืจืขืงืึธืŸ ืื™ื– ืฉื™ื™ื ืข ืื•ืŸ ืึทืงื˜ื™ื•ื• ืื™ื‘ืขืจ ืงืœื™ื™ืŸ ื‘ื•ืžืคึผืก, ืึธื‘ืขืจ ื ืึธืš ื˜ืจืึทืงืก ืึทืงื™ืขืจืึทื˜ืœื™ ืื™ื‘ืขืจ ื’ืจื•ื™ืก ืึธื ืขืก. ืขืก ืื™ื– ื“ื™ ื”ื•ื™ืคึผื˜ ืกื™ื‘ื” ืคึฟืึทืจ ื“ื™ ื‘ื™ื™ืง ื˜ื™ื™ึทืขืจ-ื’ืขืคื™ืœ, ื ื•ืึทื ืกื˜ืขืจ ืคืึธืจืฉื˜ืขืœื•ื ื’, ืคึผืœื•ืก ืขืก ื“ืจื™ื™ื•ื•ื– ื“ื™ ื•ื•ืึธื’ ืึทืจืึธืคึผ.

ื“ื™ ื‘ืึธืจื“ืžืึทืŸ ืงืœื™ื™ืžื– ื’ืขื–ื•ื ื˜, ืื™ืŸ ื˜ื™ื™ืœ ื•ื•ื™ื™ึทืœ ืขืก ืก ืึทื–ื•ื™ ืคืœ ืึธืึทื˜ื™ ืœื™ื›ื˜, ืื•ืŸ ืื•ื™ืš ื•ื•ื™ื™ึทืœ ื–ื™ื™ึทืŸ ื˜ื™ืจืขืก ื˜ืึธืŸ ื ื™ื˜ ื’ืขื‘ืŸ ืึทืจื•ื™ืฃ ื•ื•ืขืŸ ื“ืขืจ ืฉื˜ืขื’ ื’ืขืฅ ืกืึทื’ื’ื™. ืœืื ื’ ืงืœื™ื™ืžื– ื ื™ื˜ ืžืขืจ ื“ืึทืจืคืŸ ืึท 34 ื˜ ืกืคึผืจืึธืงืงืขื˜ ืื•ืŸ, ืคึฟืึทืจ ืงื•ืจืฅ ืึธื ืขืก ืžื™ื˜ ืจืึทืฅ, ื”ืึทื™ืจืคึผื™ื ืก ืื•ืŸ ื˜ืจื™ื˜, ื“ื™ ื‘ืจื™ื™ื˜ ื‘ืึทืจ ืœืขืฅ ืื™ืจ ืฉื˜ืขืœืŸ ื“ื™ ืคืจืึธื ื˜ ืจืึธื“ ื ืึธืจ ื•ื•ื• ืื™ืจ ื•ื•ื™ืœื˜ ืขืก.

ื“ืึธื•ื•ื ื”ื™ืœืœ, ื“ื™ ื˜ื•ื™ื’ืขื•ื•ื“ื™ืง ื’ืึธืคึผืง ืื•ืŸ ืฉื˜ืขื’-ื‘ืจื™ื™ื˜ ื‘ืึทืจ ืžื™ื™ื ืขืŸ ืขืก ื‘ืœื™ื™ื‘ื˜ ืงืึทืžืคึผืึธื•ื–ื“, ื‘ืฉืขืช ื“ื™ ื“ื–ืฉื•ืกื™ 3 ืก ืฆื•ืฉื˜ืขืœืŸ ืžืึทื›ื˜ ืื•ืŸ ืžืึทื“ื–ืฉืึทืœื™ื™ืฉืึทืŸ ืึทืคึฟื™ืœื• ืื™ืŸ ืคึผืึธืจื™ื ื’ ืจืขื’ืŸ ืื•ื™ืฃ ื’ืœื™ื˜ืฉื™ืง ืกื•ื•ื™ื˜ื˜ืฉื‘ืึทืงืง ื“ื™ืกืขื ืฅ. ืงื™ื™ืŸ ื”ืึทืจื“ื˜ืึทื™ืœ ื‘ื™ื™ึท ื“ืขื ืžื“ืจื’ื” ืึทื– ืื™ื– ื’ื•ื˜ ื’ืขื ื•ื’ ืฆื• ื‘ืึทืงื•ืžืขืŸ ืึทื•ื•ืขืง ืคื•ืŸ ื“ื™ ื‘ืึธืจื“ืžืึทืŸ ืงืึทืžืคึผ ื’ื™ื™ ืึทืจืึธืคึผ ืงืขื ืขืŸ ืžืกืชึผืžื ื–ื™ื™ืŸ ื’ืขื”ืื ื’ืขืŸ ืื•ื™ืก ืฆื• ื˜ืจื•ืงืŸ ืื•ื™ืฃ ื“ื™ ืคืœ ื‘ื™ื™ึท ืึธื“ืขืจ ื“ืขืจ ืขืจืฉื˜ืขืจ ื’ืจื•ื™ืก ืงืจื™ื›ืŸ.

ื ืฉื ืขืœ, ืœื™ื›ื˜ ื‘ื™ื™ืง ืžื™ื˜ ืึท ื•ื•ืื•ื™ืœื’ืขืคืขืœืŸ ื”ื•ื™ืš-ืงื•ื•ืึทืœื™ื˜ืขื˜ ื’ืึธืคึผืœ, ื“ื™ ื ืึทื˜ื™ืจืœืขืš ื”ื™ื™ืžืขืŸ ืคื•ืŸ ื‘ืึธืจื“ืžืึทืŸ ืงืึทืžืคึผ ื–ืขื ืขืŸ ืคึผืขื“ืึทืœื™ ืกื™ื ื’ืœืจืึทืขืงืง, ืึทืœืข-ื˜ืึธื’ ืขืคึผืึธืก ืึธื“ืขืจ ืจืึทืกืข ืึธื ื”ื™ื™ื‘ ืฉื•ืจื•ืช. ืขืก ื•ื•ืขื˜ ื”ืึทืœื˜ืŸ ื’ืึทื ื’ ืžื™ื˜ ืงื™ื™ืŸ ืกืึทื‘- £ 1.000 26 ืื™ืŸ ื”ืึทืจื“ื˜ืึทื™ืœ, ื ืึธืš ืขืก ืก ื ื™ืฉื˜ ื’ืขื‘ื•ื™ื˜ ืกืึธื•ืœืœื™ ืคึฟืึทืจ ื’ื™ื›ืงื™ื™ึทื˜ ืึธื“ืขืจ.

ื˜ื™ืจืขืก ื•ื•ืึธืก ื•ื•ืขื˜ ืžืึทืš ื˜ืจื™ื™ืœื– ืื•ืŸ ืึท ืงืึทืžืคืขืจื˜ืึทื‘ืœื™ ื‘ืจื™ื™ื˜ ื‘ืึทืจ ื‘ืึทืฉื˜ืขื˜ื™ืงืŸ ืคืึทืงื˜ื™ืฉ-ื•ื•ืขืœื˜ ืจื™ื™ื“ื™ื ื’. ืื•ืŸ ื‘ื™ื™ึท ื“ื™ ืจื™ื–ื™ืงื™ืจืŸ ืคื•ืŸ ื‘ืึทื ื’ื™ื ื’ ืื•ื™ืฃ ื•ื•ืขื’ืŸ ืึทื– ืจืขืงืึธืŸ, ืื™ืŸ ื“ื™ ืžืœื›ื•ืช ืคื•ืŸ ื‘ื™ืœื™ืง ืฉืคึผื•ืœ ืคืึธืจืงืก, ืึท ืœื™ื™ึทื˜ื™ืฉ ืœื•ืคื˜ ื’ืึธืคึผืœ ืื™ื– ืžืœืš. ื‘ืึทืงื•ืžืขืŸ ื“ืขื ื‘ื™ื™ืง ืื•ื™ื‘ ืื™ืจ ื ื™ื˜ืึธ ื ืึธืš ื“ื™ ืจื™ื™ืฉื™ืึทืกื˜ ื”ืึทืจื“ื˜ืึทื™ืœ ืคึฟืึทืจ ืื•ื ื˜ืขืจ £ 900, ืื•ืŸ ื“ืขืžืึธืœื˜ ื”ื•ื™ื–ืŸ ื“ื™ ืกืคึผืขืจ £ 200.

ืœืึธื–ืŸ ื“ื™ื™ืŸ ื‘ืึทืžืขืจืงื•ื ื’