Where to Sell Used Recumbent Bikes

February 07, 2020 - Equipment and Tools

Wondering where to sell used recumbent bikes?

Finding where to sell used recumbent bikes might seem like a hassle. We understand. The bike is heavy and it’s not exactly a common item you see being sold at store like a thrift shop or consignment shop.

Read on to learn where you can sell your recumbent bike quickly, easily and for the most money possible.

Where to Sell Used Recumbent Bikes Quickly & Easily

The best place to sell exercise bikes with minimum work and time investment on your part is at a local pawn shop.

If you’ve never entered a pawn shop, you likely have a preconceived notion due to what you’ve seen in the media. Before you conjure up images of ominous storefronts, pawn shops are reputable businesses run by professionals with years of experience pricing items of value.

You’ll meet friendly faces like these (below) and the pawn brokers are often straightforward with you about pricing and more. Better yet, you’ll get same day cash-in-hand for your exercise equipment. And you don’t need to do the whole “pawn loan” thing. You can sell your bike outright.

Given the fact that there are most likely multiple pawn shops in your town, let’s talk about how to know where to sell your used recumbent bike for the most money possible.

Where to Sell Used Recumbent Bikes for the Most Money Possible

It’s difficult to know where to sell used recumbent bikes in order to get the biggest payout. It’s also important to know that if there’s a wide array of pawn shops in your city, there are also likely specialized pawn shops that might take exercise equipment.

Some pawn shops focus on jewelry, some focus on electronics, and others focus on weapons and ammo. Many shops are very general, though, and will take a wide variety of used items.

To sell your used recumbent bike for the most money possible, we recommend using PawnGuru.

What is PawnGuru and How Do I Sell My Recumbent Bike?

At PawnGuru, we give you a platform to list your bike for sale in your local area for just pawn shops to see. You describe the bike, take a photo, add your contact information and that gets sent directly to pawn shops in your local area.

This way, the pawn shop can say “yes I’ll take your bike and here’s how much I’ll pay for it,” or “No thanks, I’m not interested.” This happens pretty quickly, and sometimes almost immediately!

This accomplishes two things, which save you time, money and research:

  • You get to compare offers from pawn shops in your local area, where it’s convenient to you
  • You get to see which pawn shops are actually interested

Here’s how to sell your used recumbent bike through PawnGuru:

  1. Clean your bike so it looks as new as possible
  2. Take a photo of it in great lighting
  3. Start a new listing on PawnGuru—it’s free, quick and easy!
  4. Upload the photo, contact info and describe the brand, model and condition of the bike
  5. Watch offers roll in
  6. Accept the highest bid (no obligation!)
  7. Enter the pawn shop with the highest bid (have your bike in the car!)
  8. Finalize the offer and walk out with cash in hand

Now that we answered your question on where to sell used recumbent bikes, you might be interested in selling other used equipment at a pawn shop. We put together the related resources below to help you on your journey. Enjoy!

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David Stiebel
David Stiebel

David Stiebel is one of the cofounders of PawnGuru. David was educated at MIT, where he studied Math. He subsequently worked at Bain as a data scientist before starting PawnGuru in 2015. He started PawnGuru to build a better tool for pawn shops and consumers to connect.

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