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Old 07-29-19, 08:40 PM
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Originally Posted by spinconn View Post
I wish I could take some test rides but the nearest Giant Dealer has no Fastroads, the Specialized dealer has no Sirrus, and the Trek dealer has only the FX 2 and 3. I will check out the Cannondale Quick bikes on line and see if there is one in a LBS to try. I think I will also go take a look at the FX 2 and 3. Thanks.
Be firm with these dealers. If they don't have the models in stock, they cannot sell you a bike unless you can try them out. Many bike companies have floating stock demo bikes that dealers can access if customers insist. When I worked for a company that distributed a brand of bikes, we kept a stock of demos that we shipped out to dealers so that prospective customers could try out our bikes. Not having a particular model in stock is not an excuse for a dealer to not be able to provide a test ride. Giant, Trek, Cannondale and Specialized are big sellers. All their dealers should be able to access demo bikes. If they can't, look elsewhere

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