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    (URGENT) Good bike stores in New York City and Conneticut

    Sorry if i spelt conneticut wrong. I dont live in this area. Actually, i live in Toronto. But I am going to the places listed in the title for about 2-3 weeks in 3 days. While im there i might as well check out some bike places (I need some cheap gloves for a good american cheap price). So here could you list any good places in the areas i listed with good prices. A review wouldnt be bad either.

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    There are some good shops in NYC.

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    Not sure about "cheap" in NYC, but drainyoo listed some solid LBS. Bay Ridge Bicycles in Brooklyn has a good reputation with a lot of locals.

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    Quote Originally Posted by drainyoo View Post
    There are some good shops in NYC.

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    Cool, ill check these out.
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    Quote Originally Posted by jeebusaurousrex View Post
    Not sure about "cheap" in NYC, but drainyoo listed some solid LBS. Bay Ridge Bicycles in Brooklyn has a good reputation with a lot of locals.
    Everything in america seems to be cheaper than the stuff in Canada. So i guess it depends on what you think is cheap. I think 50 bucks for gloves is to much.
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    Do a search under my user name for last 6 months (I think it was titled "visiting NY"). I visited NY around February this year and started a similar thread. The BFers gave lots of useful info in there.

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    Here you go.
    New York visit - bike shops + rental

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    Quote Originally Posted by mustang1 View Post
    Do a search under my user name for last 6 months (I think it was titled "visiting NY"). I visited NY around February this year and started a similar thread. The BFers gave lots of useful info in there.

    EDIT:
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    New York visit - bike shops + rental
    Wow awesome. Thanks man.
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    Quote Originally Posted by lanfarm View Post
    Sorry if i spelt conneticut wrong. I dont live in this area. Actually, i live in Toronto. But I am going to the places listed in the title for about 2-3 weeks in 3 days. While im there i might as well check out some bike places (I need some cheap gloves for a good american cheap price). So here could you list any good places in the areas i listed with good prices. A review wouldnt be bad either.

    Thanks
    You don't mention where you are going in Connecticut, but these may help:

    http://www.ctbikeroutes.org/pages/shops.html
    http://www.bikerag.com/bike_shops_ct.htm

    I highly recommend:

    Pedal Power in Middletown
    Zane's in Branford
    The Bikers Edge in Bristol

    Good Luck

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    Quote Originally Posted by murbike View Post
    You don't mention where you are going in Connecticut, but these may help:

    http://www.ctbikeroutes.org/pages/shops.html
    http://www.bikerag.com/bike_shops_ct.htm

    I highly recommend:

    Pedal Power in Middletown
    Zane's in Branford
    The Bikers Edge in Bristol

    Good Luck
    Ill be staying in my relatives house for the entire trip. I dont know location though. Ill find out when i get there

    Edit:Ill be in "Redding"
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    Quote Originally Posted by lanfarm View Post
    Ill be staying in my relatives house for the entire trip. I dont know location though. Ill find out when i get there

    Edit:Ill be in "Redding"
    You're in probably the most expensive part of the state, so 'cheap' may be hard to find.
    I haven't been to any of the shops in that part of the state in a long time (used to live out there), but check out:

    Bethel Cycles (closest to where you will be)
    Any of the shops in Westport, Norwalk, Danbury, Stamford, Fairfield, Greenwich...

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    Chris's Spoke and Wheel at 2335 East Main Street in Bridgeport is cheap and reliable and good for old parts, and Chris is a good guy who does work well at a reasonable price.

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    Just a little outside NYC, in Paramus, NJ you'll find Campmor, a large sporting goods store that a carries a good selection of bike gear at discounted prices. You can get an idea of what they have and their prices from their website. www.campmor.com

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    Quote Originally Posted by jeebusaurousrex View Post
    Not sure about "cheap" in NYC, but drainyoo listed some solid LBS. Bay Ridge Bicycles in Brooklyn has a good reputation with a lot of locals.
    +1

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    Woah guys, i got to the house this morning. Its humongous. And to make it better, he has 3 acres of pure forest in his backyard. Today i went riding on this old steel mtb. It was hard obviously, but i found tons of great places there. If i had my bike, i would be awesome. But either way, its great, lots of rocks, tree, fallen trees, stumps and small ravines. ITs beautiful. Going to NYC tomorow for some sightseeing. So If any of you guys see a 5-4 foot tall chinese person wearing a t shirt say hi
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    Quote Originally Posted by lanfarm View Post
    Woah guys, i got to the house this morning. Its humongous. And to make it better, he has 3 acres of pure forest in his backyard. Today i went riding on this old steel mtb. It was hard obviously, but i found tons of great places there. If i had my bike, i would be awesome. But either way, its great, lots of rocks, tree, fallen trees, stumps and small ravines. ITs beautiful. Going to NYC tomorow for some sightseeing. So If any of you guys see a 5-4 foot tall chinese person wearing a t shirt say hi
    Sounds nice, have fun. The City is a blast.

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