Motorcycles are fast, fun and loud. And there are more of them in Cuenca than ever due to increased sales in 2017. According to local dealers, you can expect to see even more in the future. Miguel Guerrero, owner of “AlmacenesLaran” (Laran Stores), said that at his stores, motorcycles sales doubled in 2017 compared 2016. He adds that his business sells about 40 a month. For many, motorcycles are an attractive option due to limited salaries. Compared to an automobile, purchasing a motorcycle is far cheaper, and fuel and maintenance costs are also much lower. Motorcycles can be purchased to…
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