Finding an Inexpensive Bicycle or Gas Scooter

I'm looking for a bicycle or gas scooter that's in good condition to ride to work which is only 2 miles away but I need to save all the money I can and riding a bike is a good start!

Aaron from Wilson, NC

July 10, 20080 found this helpful

In many cities, police auctions are places to get abandoned bicycles in fairly good condition; beware professionals trying to up the price for you, though.

I got a bike that way, though it's the kind with a bar across the front, so it's awkward in a skirt. Does anyone have suggestions on how to deal with that problem?

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July 10, 20080 found this helpful


Join your local group and put out a request for what you are asking for.

9 times out of 10 if I need anything there are so many people out there that have what you need and it saves stuff needlessly going to landfill.



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July 11, 20080 found this helpful

Some towns have organizations that repair used bicycles and then sell them very inexpensively. Also, try garage sales. Two miles is not a very long bike ride. It should be relatively easy to find a suitable bike.

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