The Bike Stop
Arlington, MA 02476
If you are looking for a used bicycle, look no further than the Bike Stop of Arlington. This bicycle rental shop also sells new, used, rebuilt and consigned bikes. It is conveniently located on a bike path so customers can try out bicycles under real conditions before making a commitment. The Bike Stop also offers a discount on accessories when customers purchase one of its bikes.
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Kleen ‘n Hard Sports
70 James St., Unit 111C
Worcester MA, 01603
Kleen ‘n Hard Sports does not specialize in just one type of used sports equipment. It buys, consigns and sells equipment for nearly any sport you can imagine, from snowboarding, hockey and baseball to figure skating, soccer and golf. If you play field hockey, softball or lacrosse, it’s got you covered, too. Kleen ‘n Hard Sports boasts an onsite sanitizing process for all of its pre-owned sporting goods, meaning used sports equipment is thoroughly cleaned and sanitized.
Play It Again Sports
630 Washington St.
Dedham, MA 02026
Play It Again Sports is the first place locals should check for used sporting goods. It offers such a wide variety of sports equipment. This store sells used and new sports equipment for baseball, disc golf, football, golf, hockey and lacrosse. Play It Again Sports also carries fitness gear, bicycles, skates, skateboards and equipment for water and snow sports. Seasonal discounts mean if you time it just right, you’ll snag your gear for half of what those high-priced retail stores offer.
Instant Replays Used Sporting Goods
64 Central St.
Georgetown, MA 01833
Instant Replays Used Sporting Goods is a great choice for almost any type of boarder in the greater Boston area. Though it’s not rocking any surf boards, Istant Replays carries used skiing and snowboard equipment, ice skates and skateboards. The staff boasts an excellent reputation for being helpful and providing solid service to customers.
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220 Wood Road
Pure Hockey sells nothing but hockey equipment. It also donates used hockey sticks and skates from its customers via its innovative buy-back program. Although it does not ordinarily carry used hockey equipment, Pure Hockey is the presenter of the annual Boston Bruins Equipment Sale, which offers used player-worn practice and game-used equipment from the Boston Bruins players, with proceeds benefiting the Boston Bruins Foundation.
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