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Do bike shops give discounts?

Hello everyone,
For elementary, middle, and even high school students, a bicycle is a familiar object. It is a vehicle to help them go to school, hang out, and serve many other purposes. My son is about to enter third grade right now, so I want to buy him a bicycle, I wonder if there are any discounts at the bicycle store? Hope everyone can let me know.
Thanks everyone.


  • joe_totale-2joe_totale-2 Posts: 1,275
    Barely any discounts around right now as the bike shops can sell everything at RRP, such is the demand.
  • webboowebboo Posts: 3,270
    edited 7 April
    I get 10% off at the bike shop I use.
  • MattFalleMattFalle Posts: 2,702
    Are you in the US?
  • singletonsingleton Posts: 1,771
    My Local shop will give occasional and ad-hoc discounts to their regulars, but that's the sort of thing that local businesses do for their loyal customers.
  • pblakeneypblakeney Posts: 14,484
    Supply and demand. More likely to get discount on old stock.
    Old stock works perfectly well.
    The above may be fact, or fiction, I may be serious, I may be jesting.
    I am not sure. You have no chance.
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    PB is the most sensible person on here.
  • davebradswmbdavebradswmb Posts: 236
    From my experience if you have a relationship with your LBS they may still offer discounts despite the current shortages. If you are a first time customer things might be different. In fact a work colleague who ordered a bike last year and is still waiting for it has been asked to pay an additional amount to cover a price increase.
  • You will have to ask at 'the bike store' , wherever that is!
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