Paketa Dealer Policies

1. Dealer Types

  • Type A Dealer: Offers the full line of Paketa Custom bikes. Type A dealers must have a retail store front.
  • Type T Dealer: Is a Tandem specific dealership that offers the Paketa V2 racing tandem. Retail store front required.
  • Type F Dealer: Is a Bike Fit specialist and is a commission based dealer. Retail store is not required.

2. Area: There will only be one dealer of each type in a city or metro area.
3. Eligibility

Type A Dealers (Retail bike store)

  • Must have a retail store front
  • Must have liability insurance
  • Must be a privately owned shop and not part of a corporate chain
  • Must have 5 credit references in the bicycle industry

Type T Dealers (Tandems)

  • Must have a retail store front
  • Must have liability insurance
  • Must be a privately owned shop and not part of a corporate chain
  • Must have 5 credit references in the bicycle industry

Type F Dealers (Bike fit specialist)

  • Must be a bike fit specialist.
  • Must be a limited liablity company or corporation. Sole proprietors are not eligible.
  • Cannot sell through an online shopping cart. In person sales only.

4. Pricing

  • Paketa Dealer pricing applies to type A and Type T dealers.
  • Type F dealers are commission based.
  • Prices and commissions are subject to change.

5. Minimum orders

  • Type A dealers buy at least one of each type of bike that will be sold in shop per year.
  • Type¬† T dealers must purchase at least one V2 tandem frame per year.
  • Type F dealers have no minimum order
  • Type A dealers must have one road bike and one mountain bike available for customers to test ride. The demo bikes may count as the minimum order
  • Type T dealers must have at least one V2 tandem available for customers to test ride. The demo bike may count as the minimum order.

While we do each frame fully custom for your customer, it is important to have a bike available to test ride. Our bikes have an extremely smooth and comfortable ride quality that amazes everyone that rides one. Once an avid cyclist rides one of our bikes, they will want one!

6. Direct Sales

  • Paketa Cycles reserves the right to sell directly to end consumers.
  • If a customer resides in the metro area of one of our Type A or Type T dealers, Paketa will refer the customer to the local dealer.

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