This is the problem question
T, wishing to be the first to complete the bicycle ride (and thereby impress his girlfriend), contracted with Red Hen Ltd, a manufacturer of sports’ drinks, for a supply of their drinks to be available to him at all stops on the route. T agreed to pay £100 to Red Hen Ltd for this service. In fact, Red Hen Ltd had already contracted with the organisers of the ride to supply their drinks without charge to all participants. Red Hen Ltd supplied T with the drinks which he had contracted for, but when he discovered that he could have received the same drinks without charge he refused to pay them.
U, also wishing to be the first to complete the ride, contracted with Z, a specialist maker of sports bicycles, to have a very lightweight bicycle made to his own specification at a price of £800, payable after the completion of the ride. Two weeks before the ride was due to take place Z informed U that, because of an unexpected rise in the price of titanium, he would be unable to complete the bicycle for the agreed price and would require a further £200 if it was to be completed in time. U reluctantly agreed to pay, but when the ride was completed he refused to pay Z more than £800.
So far I'm under the impression that T's contract remains with Red Hen LTD and that he must pay them. I'm not sure what cases to use however or where to start.
I also believe that the bicycle in the last paragraph was a fixed price contract, where even if titanium prices go up the contractor (the guy who made the bicycle) holds 100 percent responsibility for this occurrence.
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From what I know, U must pay aswell