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want to purchase a bike! #211153
03/13/05 03:09 AM
03/13/05 03:09 AM
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San Pedro
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Hello! I will be in AC for a few months, how do I purchase a bicycle? On the mainland and bring it by boat or do I buy it right in AC? What is the cost for a regular average bike??

Thank you

Re: want to purchase a bike! #211154
03/13/05 09:08 AM
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Either way works, the last one I bought was $325BZ on the island and was advertised on the mainland for $250BZ (the hassle of going to the city wasn't worth it.)

Re: want to purchase a bike! #211155
03/13/05 09:47 AM
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thank you!
Ke

Re: want to purchase a bike! #211156
03/13/05 07:36 PM
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Buy local if you can and keep our fine merchants going!

Re: want to purchase a bike! #211157
03/13/05 09:49 PM
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a beachcruiser averages $250BZE on the island. Castillo's hardware usually have good deals! Make sure you get the ID number and save it! And buy a good chain and lock and always lock your bike.

Re: want to purchase a bike! #211158
03/14/05 03:36 PM
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I got the best deal from Fredricks by the soon to be replaced ferry. Get the basket.
If you do alot of riding you might want to have the cheep factory bearings replaced and a lower rear gear installed. Fredricks is a bike shop so he is fast with repairs and upgrades. I just returned to the states after spending two months rideing around the cayes and mainland towns and country.I had fun, good luck.

Re: want to purchase a bike! #211159
03/14/05 03:54 PM
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Thank you thank you!!! where did you live during your two months. Was it hard to return home to the states??
KE

Re: want to purchase a bike! #211160
03/14/05 04:22 PM
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California
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I stayed all over, Caye Caluker, San Padro, up to the Cayo and even down south. San Padro has the best and longest trails. Caulker is small but has some good roads and trails.
Supriseing I was ready to come back. In my real life I'm a commercial fisherman in Monterey California, I enjoy my work.

Re: want to purchase a bike! #211161
03/18/05 03:55 PM
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Ditto. Fredericks is the place to go. He'll build you a cruiser from the ground up if you like. Nice guy!

Re: want to purchase a bike! #211162
03/19/05 12:38 PM
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You might want to check out the Caribe Island bikes. They are all for sale.

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