|Parting is such sweet sorrow|
Inventory is low in June, what is in the stores and online shops is there, with little in reserve, 2013 models will be announced and released at Eurobike and Interbike in 2-3 months and appear in the shops shortly after. Some 2013 groupos are already in shops. Prices in local shops seemed to match those online, so why not buy local. Bike shops are in a pinch - wanting to dump 2012 models, but then risking having nothing on the floor to sell - jittery times for bike shops (although very busy times for mechanics).
I bought more goodness