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U.S. Pricing For Cooper Bikes

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I’ve been following the release of Cooper Bikes, and now that they are available in the United States, I decided to do some digging to find out availability and pricing. So far, 4 models are available in the States, T100 MonzaT100 SebringT200 Championship 50 and T200 Reims. The only place that you can get one is Prestige of Mahwah, in New Jersey.

I’ve been trading emails with the folks at Prestige, and they are in the process of setting up a dealer network in the U.S. Hopefully, there will be one near us soon.

I’ve also been given prices. Given the fact that these are imported, ’boutique’ bikes, I wasn’t expecting anything cheep. With their reputation for high quality and attention to detail, Cooper is known to charge a premium for their products. These bikes are no exception:

T100 Monza $1175.00
Available: 52cm, 57cm, 61cm

T100 Sebring $1175.00
Available: 57cm, 61cm

T200 Championship 50 $1600.00
Available: 57cm

T200 Reims 5spd $1700.00
Available: 57cm, 61cm

Not actually, seeing or riding the bikes, I’m going to hold my judgement on these prices. Sure, there are several comparable bikes out there for a lot less. The Cooper Bikes, however, have been getting a lot of great press and are starting to develop a good following. I would personally pay this premium if the bike holds true to it’s brand reputation. Hopefully, I’ll be able to test ride one to find out.

Written by dickdavid

November 6, 2010 at 1:17 pm