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Bicycle expert/enthusiast needed in the UK. Ive been looking

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Bicycle expert/enthusiast needed in the UK. I've been looking around at bicycle shops to see about buying my 17 year old son a road bike. I'm rather shocked at how expensive they seem to have gotten; most seem to be above £1000 with the very bottom range in excess of £600-700. Why are they so expensive? Is there a sensible place (e.g. bicycle shop or online) to buy a road bike in the UK? (I live near Oxford.)
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: General
Expert:  Cher replied 2 years ago.
Hello again, and welcome back to Just Answer!

I hope you have been well!

Are you set on buying your son a new bike, or would a gently used or refurbished road bike also be acceptable, seeing as the prices of new bikes are quite high. You're absolutely right, that the prices are sky-high and this is most likely due to the rising price of materials and our current overall inflation.

I've found a bike shop called 'Stuart's Bikes' in your area, and this may be a great solution for you. Read about how they refurbish second-hand bikes and make them like new. The prices seem quite reasonable:
http://www.oxfordbicycles.co.uk/

You can call them to see if they have what you are looking for, in stock:
01993 850521 / 07889 050494

If you are interested in only a new bike for your son, please let me know and I will be happy to continue working with you to find one.

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