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Study shows that used bike owners ride more, buy more

From Bicycle Retailer:

Owners of bikes they bought used ride more, buy more, and visit bike shops more often than owners of bikes they bought new, according to a new study.

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3 Comments

  1. KyleApril 28, 2012 at 5:35 pm

    Anyone who works at a shop knows this.

  2. J.MillerApril 29, 2012 at 10:17 am

    It sounds corny,but my favorite bike is the one i built from spare parts.I poured my blood sweat and tears into that bike.

  3. DLakeApril 30, 2012 at 3:53 am

    I haven’t bought a brand new bike since 1996 and I honestly don’t think I will with how much the value drops of new bikes in a few months (like a new car).

    The beauty of used bikes is that within 20 seconds you can see 99% of the problems with it versus a used car where a problem can creep up weeks (sometimes months) later.

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