Author Topic: Are used bicycles at LBS "co-op" negotiable?  (Read 122 times)

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Are used bicycles at LBS "co-op" negotiable?
« on: April 21, 2017, 07:49:57 AM »
I'm in the market for an older model used road bike, and I saw that my local bike shop, a bicycle "cooperative", has several for sale. Is it possible to negotiate on the listed price for bikes there? I ask because from my understanding, bicycle co-ops run non-profit and by donations. I wouldn't want to try to haggle if it could be considered offensive at this type of shop. Thanks!

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Re: Are used bicycles at LBS "co-op" negotiable?
« Reply #1 on: April 21, 2017, 08:58:14 AM »
Never hurts to ask.
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Re: Are used bicycles at LBS "co-op" negotiable?
« Reply #2 on: April 21, 2017, 09:09:43 AM »
At my local co-op, the bikes are absolutely negotiable if you are needy.  They are not negotiable if you can afford full price.