What's a good replacement battery for my Shadow? Buy online or local shop? Some online prices are cheaper?
Any opinions on batteries from Amazon, Bike Superstore, or ???
And how important is CCP for this bike that lives in Colorado?
I like the AGM style batteries and have had decent luck with them. I use a local battery store since shipping a battery will likely eat up any savings you might find online. Also returns are easier if something is defective.
Be sure to follow the filling and charging instructions exactly. A battery shop will usually fill them for you if you want to avoid doing that part. They may also charge them for free if you can come back the next day to pick it up.