CLETA, LLC launches, the first concierge-style online marketplace for pre-owned, high-end bicycles.

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CLETA, LLC is pleased to announce the launch of, which will serve as the benchmark for pre-owned, high-end bicycle sales and purchases online.

CLETA, LLC is pleased to announce the launch of, which will serve as the benchmark for pre-owned, high-end bicycle sales and purchases online.

Conceived as a response to poor customer experiences with other marketplaces such as eBay and Craigslist, CLETAWORLD is designed to be a safe haven for bicycle enthusiasts who want to either upgrade to a high-end bicycle or sell their old one to a fellow bike lover.

"We saw a need for a marketplace more specialized in high-end bicycles than the common places people currently use," said Ricardo Sosapavon, Co-Founder of CLETA, LLC. “That made it very difficult for bike lovers who wanted to buy or sell high-end bikes in a secure environment. is the response to that.”

CLETAWORLD employs Karl Beglau, a full-time bicycle mechanic with certification from the United Bicycle Institute to visually inspect each bicycle before they are approved for sale on the site. Any bicycle that does not meet approval standards is rejected and will not be sold on This ensures quality of inventory and guarantees customer satisfaction, eliminating the risks associated with other online resellers.

"Our mission is to provide a specialized experience to both buyers and sellers," Sosapavon said. “We want to make the premier marketplace for pre-owned, high-end bicycles by acting as brokers in the exchange between buyers and sellers.” is designed to be simple, clean, and easy to understand. Sellers and customers alike can utilize CLETA's expertise in combination with trusted and familiar services such as PayPal,, and FedEx in order to maintain ease of user experience and familiarity.

CLETAWORLD also includes a robust community platform for long-time bicycle enthusiasts and newcomers alike to share ideas, discuss cyclist culture and news, and coordinate events or rides. The CLETAWORLD blog is regularly updated with engaging and useful content and the CLETA community is encouraged to contribute their own articles, pictures, and videos. Featured content is promoted regularly and users are given opportunities to put their ideas in the spotlight.

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Ricardo Sosapavon and Doug Johnson founded CLETA, LLC in 2014 in Seattle, Washington. After many years working at Microsoft, Sosapavon and Johnson identified a lack of reliable resources for high-end bicycle lovers to safely and securely buy and sell bikes online. The CLETA board of advisors has experience working with companies such as Microsoft, Boeing, Ernst & Young LLP, 3M Corporation, US West, and many more.

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