Donor bike + Woosh kit advice pls

Sanjuro

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I need some advice on which Woosh kit to buy and a donor bike to suit it. I would use the bikes for longer trips, e.g Central London to Windsor, South Downs. I can spend upto 300 or 400 on the donor bike.

I want a mountain bike with disc brakes, should they be hydraulic or mechanical?I'd like 29 inch wheels, but I see the kits come in 26, so I'll stick with that.

I'll need someone to fit it for me as well as I don't have the know how.
 

sjpt

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If you haven't already got a donor bike and won't be able to fix it yourself anyway you will probably do better with a ready-built complete bike. (?Woosh RIO MTB?)
 

Sanjuro

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If you haven't already got a donor bike and won't be able to fix it yourself anyway you will probably do better with a ready-built complete bike. (?Woosh RIO MTB?)
With something like that I'd have to pay over a grand all at once, which I can't do any time soon. If I get a donor I can ride that around for a while until I'm ready to convert. Plus a converted donor just feels more individualis tic and personal.
 

Woosh

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some customers ordered their bikes to be sent to us in Southend to get the conversion done.
This Voodoo is pretty good value and works well with the XF08C kit:


if you want to look at a ready built all rounder that does not cost much, I would suggest the Woosh Camino:
 
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Sanjuro

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some customers ordered their bikes to be sent to us in Southend to get the conversion done.
This Voodoo is pretty good value and works well with the XF08C kit:


if you want to look at a ready built all rounder that does not cost much, I would suggest the Woosh Camino:
I wouldn't mind bringing the bike down to Southend once I get it, how much do you charge to fit a kit?
 

Woosh

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I wouldn't mind bringing the bike down to Southend once I get it, how much do you charge to fit a kit?
crank drives: £75
hub drives: £95

Time: about 2 1/2 hours. Ideally, arrive before lunch, leave your bike with us and park your car in our car park then go to lunch, the High Street and sea front is 5 minutes away on foot.
Please let us know a couple of days before coming.
 
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