Barcelona is mostly a flat city whose sunny weather invites locals and visitors on a good bicycle ride. More than giving you a pleasurable moment, a bicycle can prove to be your best ally in a city as busy as Barcelona. Using a bicycle to go where you need to be every day will also greatly improve your health, getting your heart pumping, the blood flowing, the muscles moving, and helping to flush the toxins out. If you are considering adopting a bicycle as your official means of transportation in the city, think about buying a second-hand vehicle from one of the many professional stores around town.
Ciclos Ratera – Bicis Ocasion Barcelona
Ciclos Ratera – Bicis Ocasion Barcelona is a store dedicated to buying and selling second-hand bicycles, scooters, electric bikes, among others. The store works with brands like BH, BMC, Niner, Scott, Cannondale, GT Bicycles, Alpcross, Argon 18 and Trek.
All bicycles are delivered with a 6 to 12-month guarantee, depending on if they are mountain bicycles or road bicycles.
Location: Ciclos Ratera is located on Passeig Sant Joan, 182 open from Monday to Friday from 9 am to 1:30 pm and then from 4 pm to 8 pm. If you are thinking of visiting the store on a Saturday, get in touch with them to confirm if the store will be open, though it usually is, in the mornings.
Goobici is a web page where people selling and looking to purchase a bicycle can get in contact to make or get a deal. The page sells both used and new bicycles and you can tailor the search to your specific desires, choosing the size of the vehicle, the brand, the price range, the condition of the bicycle, how many years it has, and if it’s a bicycle for a man, a woman, or a child. Gobici features items sold by private individuals, stores, outlet stores and workshops. The page also sells bicycle-related accessories.
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Along with selling new bicycles, Monbike Barcelona offers a buying and selling service for used bikes. They offer second-hand bikes in good condition, and each comes with a two-month warranty. If you are looking to get rid of one, bring it in and they might buy it from you! Monbike Barcelona also has a repair shop where they offer mechanical services, or you can view their used bicycle parts and opt to fix yours yourself.
Location: You can view their bicycles online, or at their store on Nou de Sant Francesc, 25 in the Gothic neighborhood.
Formerly known as SegundaMano, Vibbo is one of the most famous websites in Spain for the buying, selling, and renting of items and also property. Many people use it to rent flats, rooms, buy books, clothes, pet accessories and more. The website is also used for people to offer services and classes. Vibbo is truly a website where you can find a little bit of everything, including second-hand bicycles, including urban bicycles, mountain bicycles road bicycles, electric bicycles, BMX and trial bicycles, static bicycles, folding bicycles, cycling gear, and accessories.
BikeZona is a digital magazine for bikers, publishing a number of news pieces, events calendars, and photographs about the biking world. They also have a blog and even a video section with great videos about bicycle maintenance. At BikeZona, you can find bicycles being sold all across Spain, choosing from a variety that ranges from road, mountain and urban bicycles, to Tandem, Electric and Triathlon bicycles. The website also sells bicycle parts and accessories.
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Re-Nuevo is a store where you can buy or sell all sorts of items. Purchases can be made online while sales have to be done in person so that the items can be inspected by the staff. For those who have found something they like but can’t pay it in full, the store offers the possibility of paying in 3, 6 or 12 months.
Location: Re-Nuevo is open from Monday to Saturday between 10 am and 7:25 pm. and located at Carrer de la Selva de Mar, 177.
This store operates in a very similar way to Renuevo. You can buy items at the physical store or online and sell items in person. You will find everything at a Cash Converters, from DVDs, to fans, to videogames and, depending on the store you go to, bicycles.
Location: There are 10 stores in Barcelona. You can check the location of each of them and find the closest one to you and what its schedule is by clicking here.
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