Originally Posted by NLS
How is this even possible for a bike MADE in Germany.
(I mean currency conversion loses, plus taxes, plus shipping... it should be more expensive in USA not the opposite)
Also they seem to be getting more sensible extras packs.
It's a big battle for marketshare in the U.S., for cars too and the consumer is the winner. Your country may also have higher customs duties or fees that increase the price as well. In the US we also have sales taxes added on to the prices noted....about 8% for me but varies by State and County.