Frequently Asked Questions
WHY YOUR BIKES ARE 60% OFF MSRP?
Cycle Spectrum Orlando and Bike Direct buy in Huge volume from the manufacturers, then shipped directly to one of our 3 warehouses and to our stores. There is no middle men, no advertisement, no overhead which save you lots of money.
WHAT DOES MEAN THE FREE LABOR FOR LIFE ?
It seems to good to be true. You are right, it is true and good too.!
Cycle Spectrum Orlando has been offering this service for about 20 years.
Because of our great quality bikes, the store is very confident to give you such a service.
No labor charge on any repairs, adjustments…. You just pay for the parts.
By providing your bike the service for life, it will pay for itself within a few years.
WHERE WAS YOUR BIKE MADE?
The big picture is pretty clear. Most of the bikes sold in the USA are mad in China or Taiwan by a handful of manufacturers of witch Giant is the largest. Asian factories probably produce 95% of the units sold in the USA. Therefore Motobecane as well as Windsor, Mercier… are made from the same factories than any other brands with the same warranty.
WHAT IS YOUR BIKE REPAIR TURN OVER?
Most of the repairs are done within 48 hours. Some bike repairs may need some parts to be ordered. Some minor bike repairs can be done while you are waiting.
WHAT BRANDS YOU CARRY?
Motobecane bike: Originally made in France until mid 1980’s. Motobecane won many Tour de France. Now the brand is made in Asia like most of any other brands. Also, Motobecane invented the Moped back in 1923, invented the Mountain bike back in 1955.
Windsor bike brand used to be made in England back in the 1970’s. Winsor USA bike is made by Ideal factory who owns Fuji, Kestrel.. Also Ideal makes bike for Trek, Specialize,
Cannodale and Motobecane.
Dawes bike : Dawes Cycles is an England based bicycle manufacturer known for its touring bicycles. Dawes produce a wide range of bikes including road bikes, mountain bikes, and tandem. Now DAWES USA Bicycle are made in Asia from the same manufacturers that make any other bike brands.
Mercier bike : Cycles Mercier was founded by Emile Mercier in France in about 1930.
Starting in 1933, Mercier began professional cycling team sponsorship in what must be one of the longest running team longest running sponsorship in cycling. Now Mercier USA is mad in Asia.
FUJI bike : One of the oldest bike brand in the cycling world. The bikes are made in Asia by Ideal the third largest manufacturer of bicycles.
KESTREL bike: Kestrel pioneered carbon fiber frame design with the world’s very first all-carbon bicycle frame in 1986. Carbon frame sets by better-known, mainstream manufacturers such as Giant, and most notably , Trek have been directly influenced by Kestrel design principles. Kestrel builds monocoque frames rather than more traditional tube and lug designs. In 2007 Kestrel was acquired by Advance Sport, which is also the parent company of brands Fuji, SE.
Mango Cruiser bike : Best aluminum cruiser ever made. Originally designed in the Florida Keys, now the bikes are made in Asia.
FREE AGENT BMX bike: A division of KHS Bicycles Inc. manufactures full lines of both freestyle and race BMX bicycles. With the street park, Trail and Youth series Free Agent has a bike for any rider. Free Agent is proud to have assembled the 2007, 2008, 2009 2010 World Championship Team.