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By Delivrine Registre - bio | email

ALBANY, GA (WALB) - Albany bicycle riders got to ride in luxury as manufacturers brought their products Sunday.

The demonstration by Trek and Gary Fisher allowed riders to test some of their high-end models.

Riders were able to do some on pavement test riding through the riverfront trail. They were also able to do some off-road testing on five miles of dirt trail behind the Civic Center.

"It gives you the opportunity to come out, look at the bike, take it for a ride and get the real feel for a $8,000 bike ride compared to my Walmart special for $45," said Cycle World Bike Shop manager, Jim Laue.

Bicycles available for test rides cost anywhere from 500 to eight-thousand dollars.

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