Re: From a dealer
- SNIP<Have you ever been in a dealership and watched a punter try on 5 or 6
helmets, ask all sorts of questions about their various merits, and then
watch the guy walk out, presumably to order online or from a mag to save a
few bucks? I have.
And I heard from the dealer what it made him think next time the guy needs a
That's a good way to be, and I totally agree with the theory. However, I've
also paid over the odds to be loyal, and still been ignored when I wanted a
bit of advice. When I was buying a new bike. From them.
Also, when I was a self employed mechanic(car),I bent over backwards for one
or two individuals (including meeting them at start of their shift, 6am and
getting their car back to them for 2 pm after routine servicing at no
additional charge) and still being shafted when they bought their next car
from someone else.
Now I work in computers, same s**t, less effort, more money.I take my hat
off to anybody who makes a living doing an honest days work in the motor
Which UK dealers are good, bad or indifferent? I'll recommend On Yer
Triumph,Tring, Herts and Hugenden M40 as a good start for buying first time,
and Bike Connection or Dave Bliss, Luton, Beds for general repair work. They
may not look much, but tell 'em I sent ya:-)
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- On 4 Jun 01 at 10:42, dave troughton wrote:
> Which UK dealers are good, bad or indifferent?I find M&S Motorcycles in Newcastle to have a caring Salesforce, and
certain elements of the Service department that couldn't give a shit at times.
Ken the Geordie
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