The Woodworm Lightening is your perfect budget racing bicycle. If you are somebody who is looking to get into biking and want to get a taste how it feels like, this bike is perfect for you. On the other hand, if you are somebody with experience and looking for a high-performance road bike which can be used for racing as well as riding, this can be your perfect choice. This bike comes with an alloy frame which is lightweight, strong and has just the right level of stiffness. The steel fork of this bike offers a smooth ride experience by handling the undulated road efficiently. Shimano components have been used to for the derailleurs and the shifters and they deliver fast, precise and seamless gear shifts. Ride position offered by this is extremely comfortable. This bike offers to you speed, performance and endurance coupled with a fun ride experience and if you are looking for a bike which can offer you all this within a small budget, then this one can be your perfect choice.
The Woodworm White Lightening comes with Woodworm Alloy (700c) Light weight 20-inch Frame; Steel 700C Fork; KMC Z33 Chain; Shimao SL SY20A Shifters; Shimano FD TZ31 Front Derailleur (3 speed); Shimano RD TZ50 Rear Derailleur(6 speed); Shimano 6 speed Freewheel; Double Walled Alloy Rims (700C); 14g Stainless Steel Spokes with Steel Nipples; Innova IA2301 Tires (700x23C); VP-990A Pedals; C-Star Alloy Single Pivot Racing Front and Rear Brakes; Alloy Brake Levers; ZOOM Alloy Handlebar; ZOOM Alloy Stem; Black EVA Grips; Comfortable Road Saddle and ZOOM Alloy Seatpost.
The Woodworm Lightening is an entry level road bike which can be used for racing, exercising or commuting. This bike ships with an aluminium frame and a steel fork. The ride quality offered is decent. It uses Shimano shifters and derailleurs which has a solid track record and perform well. Gearing is pretty smooth and braking is of good quality.
The bike is a bit on the heavier side although it is extremely easy to handle the bike. The gears and the brakes of this bike are not that well tuned out of the box and need a bit of tune up. The pedals are also quite low end and it is best to have the set replaced. The bike does not ship fully assembled although assembling this bike is fairly straight forward. However, if you face any difficulty, take it to your local bike shop.
If you are looking for a high-performance road bike which can also serve as a city commuter and which comes under a small budget, the Woodworm Lightening can be the perfect choice for you. The bike is fast, comfortable and reliable. The stylish looks of the bike are also pretty impressive and overall, this bike delivers value for you money.