Old 03-15-16, 10:31 PM
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Originally Posted by Sy Reene View Post
Isn't this a bit ironic, considering the LBS is supposed to offer the service that you don't get ordering a bike via mail order (which also have decent return policies)?
The problem with the LBS model is the number of 6'6 or 7' customers is low. Maybe a bit better market for the 6'1 or 6'2 customers.

Anyway, shops do well selling the ordinary stuff.
They have troubles selling the stuff just a bit outside of the norm.

So, the customers are driven onto the internet.

Except that one can't test-ride anything on the internet.
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