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      Buy a used gravel bike at VeloBird!

      Are you looking for a used gravel bike of high quality with a guarantee? You've come to the right place! VeloBird is a specialist shop specializing in used and beautiful gravel bikes. Our bikes are all professionally checked and come with a 14-day return policy.

      What actually is a gravel bike?

      Is a gravel bike a racing bike? That depends on what we mean by road bike. If a road bike is a bike with curved handlebars, thin tires and a sporty seating position, then the gravel bike is a special type of road bike. Because a gravel bike essentially differs from a classic road bike in the following areas:

      • Wider tires but with very little profile
      • Relatively comfortable seating position
      • Slightly wider handlebars
      • Disc brakes are standard
      • More robust components

      Due to these properties, the Gravel Bike is not only suitable for the paved road, but also for terrain or forest paths. The German word “Schotter” or “Kies” is already in the name “Gravel”. The slightly more comfortable seating position allows you to survive long bike tours without pain. A gravel bike is a bit heavier than a classic racing bike due to its robustness. The frame of most gravel bikes these days is made of carbon or aluminum. But from time to time there are also beautiful gravel bikes made of steel.

      How much does a used gravel bike cost?

      The question is not easy to answer, as gravel bikes vary greatly in quality and the condition of used gravel bikes also plays a major role. The price range of new gravel bikes is between 1,000 and 10,000 euros. The models with aluminum frames are the inexpensive models and you can get a cheap gravel bike made of carbon from around €2,000.

      But why spend too much money on a gravel bike when you can also buy used high-quality gravel bikes. Used gravel bikes are often not the latest models, but they are often much cheaper as a result. And what's worse about the older models? Often not much. It's not a computer where significant changes are released every 1-3 years. Gravel bikes often only make small changes to the latest models. Conclusion: New gravel bikes are significantly more expensive than used gravel bikes, although these have only received small improvements.

      At VeloBird you will find used gravel bikes in different price ranges and years of construction. With us you will find gravel bikes that are significantly cheaper than the new price. Used gravel bikes in very good condition can be 50% cheaper than when they were purchased new. VeloBird checks every gravel bike and replaces worn parts. This means that every Grave Bike that leaves the VeloBird workshop is in a high-quality condition.

      What should you look out for when buying a used gravel bike online?

      Watch out for hidden damage! The used gravel bike is not always in exactly the condition that you expected before you bought it. A slightly bent fork or small cracks in the carbon are not easy to see on photos, or were even hidden. No matter who ultimately takes responsibility for such damage, such incidents cost a lot of time and nerves. With VeloBird you don't have this risk, because we check every single gravel bike. We will transparently inform you of any scratches or minor damage prior to purchase.

      Pay attention to the correct shipping and delivery times! If you buy a used gravel bike online, shipping naturally plays a very important role. Is the gravel bike insured? When will the bike be shipped? Is the correct packaging material used? Will it be professionally packed? A carbon gravel bike in particular is not easy to pack for safe shipping. VeloBird packs every gravel bike quickly and professionally in a suitable bike box and with special packaging material.

      Pay attention to guarantees and return rights! What happens if damage to the gravel bike is only discovered later after purchase or if the size doesn't quite fit? Private sellers exclude a right of return and also give no guarantees. A very big advantage of buying a used gravel bike from VeloBird is that we offer a 30-day right of return on every bike.

      Why should you buy a used gravel bike from VeloBird?

      At VeloBird you will find a beautiful used gravel bike and buying it is easy, safe and fast.

      We make sure that every gravel bike meets our standards: every bike is of high quality and in very good condition. Every gravel bike is therefore checked in our workshop and, if necessary, upgraded with new parts. After purchase, every gravel bike is packed quickly and professionally so that you receive it undamaged and safe. Another advantage is that we give a 14-day return policy on every used gravel bike.