Go Back  Bike Forums > Bike Forums > General Cycling Discussion
Reload this Page >

Buying a bike in China

General Cycling Discussion Have a cycling related question or comment that doesn't fit in one of the other specialty forums? Drop on in and post in here! When possible, please select the forum above that most fits your post!

Buying a bike in China

Old 04-22-10, 07:13 PM
Thread Starter
Join Date: Apr 2010
Posts: 4
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Likes: 0
Liked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Buying a bike in China

While there are plenty of reputable dealers (Giant, Merida, Trek and Specialized all have outlets in my city) in China, if you want anything a little different you are almost forced into buying a bike in the States and then re-importing back here, incurring shipping charges and a massive inconvenience factor and very often a return airfare which is ludicrous considering that many of the world's bikes are built in mainland China.

Does anybody have any information on direct from China vendors which might allow me to open up my world of bike choice? Any help will be greatly appreciated.
HowieinChina is offline  
Old 05-03-10, 01:44 AM
Senior Member
Guilou's Avatar
Join Date: Jan 2010
Posts: 120
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Likes: 0
Liked 0 Times in 0 Posts
I am in China myself, and I know exactly what you are saying. I bought a Trek 7.5 fx and wasn't able to find any good accessories for it here. Had to wait until I went back to the states to buy and bring back here. Giants and other brands of bikes, I couldn't find anything big enough to fit me except at the Trek dealer. At the Giant store, they wouldn't order me a bigger framed bike. They told me I had to wait 3 months or longer for them to place the order. With the Chinese people, most ride your typical Chinese style of bike(terrible....just terrible bikes)
Guilou is offline  
Old 05-03-10, 02:18 AM
Senior Member
Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: bc
Posts: 122

Bikes: to many, maybe a 100...

Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Likes: 0
Liked 0 Times in 0 Posts
what kind of bike are you looking for, or parts thereof?
where in china are you?

try looking here, https://www.made-in-china.com ,

https://racercycle.en.made-in-china.c...-Cohesion.html ,

https://racercycle.en.made-in-china.c...ail-FORCE.html ,


mykesbykes is offline  
Related Topics
Thread Starter
Last Post
Hybrid Bicycles
08-23-11 06:23 PM
07-25-11 10:49 AM
Hybrid Bicycles
08-03-10 11:12 AM
Mountain Biking
06-07-10 02:34 PM
General Cycling Discussion
05-03-10 09:52 AM

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Thread Tools
Search this Thread

Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service - Do Not Sell My Personal Information -

Copyright 2021 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.