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Best Used Sporting Goods Stores In The Atlanta Area

September 4, 2012 1:00 PM

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Anyone who plays sports knows that the price of new equipment isn’t cheap. If you play golf or tennis regularly, your clubs and rackets take a beating and you need new equipment every six months to a year. Even “weekend warriors” need fresh gear and they don’t want to spend a whole paycheck getting it. Luckily, Atlanta is such a sports-minded city in that there are used sporting goods stores scattered throughout the metro area. Each offers great items at low prices.
Golf Warehouse Atlanta
2697 Spring Road
Smyrna, GA 30080
(770) 435-1934
golfwarehouseatlanta.comFrom drivers to putters, the Golf Warehouse on Spring Road in Smyrna has it all. The Golf Warehouse wants you to play better golf and enjoy the sport, so it offers the finest in used golf equipment, accessories and bags to take to the course. The expert staff will make sure you are using the right clubs depending on your ability, swing and size. Gold Warehouse also offers a club fitting service and will buy your lightly-used clubs if you want something different. Hit the Golf Warehouse before you hit the course.

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(Find great used clubs at Golf Warehouse / Credit: Rick Limpert)Hardcore Tennis
2359 Windy Hill Road #245
Marietta, GA 30067
(770) 993-1905
hardcoretennis.net

With USTA league tennis and tournaments, along with ALTA leagues happening all year long, you need to have extra tennis gear at the ready position. Owners of Hardcore Tennis, Eric and Walter, are tennis players themselves so they can help you with your needs. Check out the gently-used rackets and ball machines at Hardcore Tennis and when you need your frame restrung, the staff will do it while you wait or grab a bite to eat. This is tennis central in Atlanta so stop on by. Check out the used racket inventory here.

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(Get geared up with rackets from Hardcore Tennis / Credit: Rick Limpert)Sticktime Hockey
2615 George Busbee Parkway, Suite 13
Kennesaw, GA 30144
(770) 420-2929
sticktimehockey.com

Let the truth be told. Even though the Thrashers left for Canada, hockey is not dead in Atlanta and Sticktime Hockey proves that. Used hockey gear and equipment, including hard-to-find items for goalies, is what Sticktime prides itself on. It will also sharpen your sticks, repair your skates and be your source for custom team gear. For all you high stickers and hockey goons in Atlanta, there isn’t a penalty box at Sticktime, just the best used hockey necessities in the metro area.

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Intown Bicycles
1035 Monroe Drive
Atlanta, GA 30306
(404) 872-1736
intownbicycles.comAtlanta is a huge cycling town. With the Silver Comet Trail and numerous other bike paths, you can really get around the area on a bike. Atlanta also has some great bikes shops like Intown Bicycles where you will find an inventory of used bikes and gear at affordable prices. Intown Bicycles is passionate about residents using bikes to get around town in a safe and efficient manner. Stop in today to find your new ride. Check out used bikes and specials here.

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The Fitness Depot
1808 Lower Roswell Road
Marietta, GA 30068
(770) 971-6828
thefitnessdepot.comFor 30 years, the Fitness Depot has been selling, servicing and installing fitness equipment in and around Atlanta. If you are looking to outfit a home gym, used equipment might be your best option. From exercise bikes to ellipticals and even freeweights, the Fitness Depot makes sure everything is in working order and guarantees the lowest prices. Visiting its store in Marietta is quite an experience, so be prepared for the best in all types of fitness equipment.

Rick Limpert is a freelance writer/photographer in Atlanta. His work can be found at Examiner.com.

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