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Old 06-19-13, 02:18 PM   #1
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Where to buy

Hey All Y'all,
This is my first time post to the forum. I'm looking to buy some gear and maybe a new road bike. I live in a small town with no bike shop. Are there any good stores online to buy from?
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Old 06-19-13, 02:25 PM   #2
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Other than Amazon? Sure. We have a Retailer Feedback forum that will help identify places to be wary of.

BikesDirect is a decent online source for bikes.
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Old 06-19-13, 06:39 PM   #3
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Hi Jordan, lots of good reputable on-line bicycle stores to use. I will use some of them like Amazon, that No1mad said, Nashbar, Ribble (in the UK), and a few others, for components and consumables for my bike. I'll second using the review sub-forum to get the ones to avoid. No matter which discipline you ride its great to have you join us here at BF.

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Competitive Cyclist

Thanks for the responses. Seems like a good forum. Has anyone bought from Competitive Cyclist? I'm thinking about ordering from them.
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Thanks for the responses. Seems like a good forum. Has anyone bought from Competitive Cyclist? I'm thinking about ordering from them.
I bought two bikes from them.

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Don't forget - Every small town has a Pawn Shop near by...

Be selective - I once bought three bikes for less than $40.00 and managed to put together one nice PUCH...
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