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Best Used Sporting Goods Stores In Pittsburgh

September 4, 2012 5:55 AM

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Used and discount sporting goods are the way to go if you’re testing out a sport or letting the kids make the rounds through the year’s offerings. Whether you want to hit some balls at your local driving range, bike the beautiful trails that sprawl through the suburbs or hit the slopes at Pennsylvania’s mountain ski resorts, used sporting goods stores offer unbeatable savings and unmatched fun. Shop these top five options in Pittsburgh.
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Golf Specialtees
3732 Library Road
Pittsburgh, PA 15234
(412) 343-2323
www.golfspecialteespa.com/

Golf is a fun, challenging sport for the whole family, but when mom, dad and junior take to the course, the cost of equipment can flatten your wallet. If you’re ready to score a hole-in-one with golf gear, check out Castle Shannon’s Golf Specialtees. This family-owned store is proof you don’t have to spend an outrageous amount of money for clubs, particularly if you’re just getting started with the game. Golf Specialtees carries the area’s widest selection of used golf equipment and accessories from major brands including Taylor Made and Odyssey.

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West Newton Bicycle Shop
106 W. Main St.
West Newton, PA 15089
(724) 872-2185
www.wnbikes.com

As the hot temperatures of summer begin to simmer down, now is one of the best times of the year to spin your wheels on the region’s bicycle trails. Whether you’re in search of adventure on a mountain bike, wanting to peddle the neighborhood on your cruiser or simply looking for a commuter bike to get you to and from work, you’ll be sure to find it at West Newton Bicycle Shop. The store’s pre-owned bikes make finding a bicycle for your lifestyle and budget stress free and affordable. Browse by manufacturer or style, and let the knowledgeable and friendly staff get you rolling with one of the store’s refurbished bikes. West Newtown Bicycle Shop also carries safety equipment, biking accessories and apparel.

Related: Best DIY Bike Tours In Pittsburgh

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Pittsburgh Soccer & Sports
4205 Murray Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15217
(412) 421-1880
www.pittsburghsoccer.com

Pittsburgh Soccer and Sports is the place to go for the best soccer equipment at rock-bottom prices. This family-owned retail sporting goods store may be small, but it’s certainly big on soccer savings. The store regularly holds special sales and closeouts on hundreds of brand-name soccer gear from manufacturers including Nike, Adidas, Puma and Official Sports. If you’re looking for the most extensive collection of soccer gear in the area for men, women and youth, including apparel, backyard equipment, footwear and shinguards, Pittsburgh Soccer and Sports has got you covered.

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Play It Again Sports
6041 State Route 30, Suite 65
Greensburg, PA 15601
(724) 834-1121
www.playitagainsports.com

It may be September, but the snow will be here before you know it. Stock up on your snow sporting goods early at Play It Again Sports, which encourages athletes to reuse, recycle and replay. This store carries top-quality used winter sports gear for the entire family, including snowboards, cross country skis, protective gear and snow apparel, all at super low prices. Get ready to hit the slopes with great deals from manufacturers such as Burton, K2 and Airwalk. Play It Again Sports is located in the Greengate Shopping Center in Greensburg.

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Perani’s Hockey World
1600 Cochran Road
Pittsburgh, PA 15220
(412) 343-5857
www.hockeyworld.com

Add up the cost of skates, helmets, pads, sticks and gloves, and hockey is without a doubt one of the most expensive kids’ sports. While you can’t cut corners on necessities like ice time and coaching, there’s no reason why you can’t save a few bucks on apparel, protective padding and even sticks. Perani’s Hockey World helps with the best used and clearance hockey items at a fraction of their retail price. Helmets such as the Nike Bauer 5500 Combo are priced to sell at nearly 45 percent savings and Easton sticks are less than $70.

Related: Pittsburgh’s Best Dek/Inline Hockey Rinks

Jessica Wasik lives in Pittsburgh where works as a full-time figure skating coach sharing her passion with todays generation of young skaters. A graduate of Robert Morris University with a degree in English Studies, Jessica is also a contributing writer for Allegheny West Magazine. Her work can be found at Examiner.com.

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