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Old 05-28-14, 05:35 PM
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Cheapest place to buy parts from?

Was just wondering where to buy from, I've just started looking at european (german) online stores which are making out to be much cheaper, but there's so many! Anyone got any reccomendations?
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Old 05-28-14, 05:40 PM
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I get good service and prices from ebikestop.com. niagaracycle.com often has better prices and wider selection but has mis-served me often.
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It depends on what part(s) you're looking for. Supply chain differences seem to make European shops less expensive sources for some parts. In the U.S., I often order from niagaracycle.com since I can usually find an item on their site, no matter how obscure, and prices are typically low.

It couldn't hurt to check your local bike shop, either. Their prices may be reasonable, especially once you consider no shipping cost, common parts in hand same-day, and no shipping cost if you need to return something.

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Old 05-28-14, 11:31 PM
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I've used chainreactioncycles and rosebikes with good results. But which sells what cheapest varies from time to time.
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I get the best deal at my local bike shop. They don't steer me wrong, I get the parts I need at a decent price. They know I'm loyal to them and they treat me well
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I agree with Unterhausen. By the time you pay shipping local for me is often cheaper or equal and gives much better service. Roger
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I get good service and prices from ebikestop.com. niagaracycle.com often has better prices and wider selection but has mis-served me often.
+1 they don't like honest reviews of their service
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Its already cheap thats why they stopped making stuff in the US And UK an now even Campag shifted factories to Romania to cut costs .


Lets talk about buyers wages not sellers costs.
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Originally Posted by MrLucky
Was just wondering where to buy from, I've just started looking at european (german) online stores which are making out to be much cheaper, but there's so many! Anyone got any reccomendations?
Check with... yo' mama.
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I too have used Niagara, but they are frequently slow to ship and I've had several orders that simply didn't ship until I called them and ask what's up and low and behold the order shipped that day. They do have an extensive catalog, but their online site can be out of date, particularly on the shipping lead times which feeds into the shipping problems. Also, their customer service is very "abrupt"; not necessarily rude, but extremely cold. If their prices weren't so low, I'd have left them behind long ago.
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i often find the best prices, on new and used stuff, with the "Buy Now" and "Make Offer" on Ebay.
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