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Old 06-01-12, 01:46 PM
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Originally Posted by Wilbur Bud View Post
-1 on buying new the first time (assuming this is your first recumbent). Buy a used one of a well regarded model, ride it a year, then go buy a new one if your want continues. That way you get what you want (the first year riding the used bent will tell you which features are most important to you), and you can sell the used one back to the market for its original price.
I dunno. Maybe I got lucky. I went to bike shop that fateful day in 2008 to buy a doo-dad of some kind. I started drooling over the $1500 'bent in the corner. I was offered a test ride. After a few fun loops around the parking lot, the bike was mine. It's still my only recumbent, and I love it.
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