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post #16 of 21 (permalink) Old 11-01-2012, 08:18 AM
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+1 on dealers....

The big four dealers here ALL suck. Like incredibly badly. I went looking for a helmet a few months ago and visited them all. It was not pleasant.

I like going into my BMW dealer. Sadly, the parts guy that I got to know really well no longer works there.... but the rest of the guys are still pretty cool.

Except for the sales manager.... he keeps pushing me to take out a s1000rr. Jerk. Then I'd have to buy one.

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post #17 of 21 (permalink) Old 11-01-2012, 08:28 AM
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+1 on dealers....

The big four dealers here ALL suck. Like incredibly badly. I went looking for a helmet a few months ago and visited them all. It was not pleasant.

I like going into my BMW dealer. Sadly, the parts guy that I got to know really well no longer works there.... but the rest of the guys are still pretty cool.

Except for the sales manager.... he keeps pushing me to take out a s1000rr. Jerk. Then I'd have to buy one.
Exactly!

I go to a Big 4 and they are "pleasant" at best. I go to Hermy's or Eurosports and they tell you to pick something to demo.


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So true on the dealerships. We have a Ducati/BMW/Triumph dealer all the way in Fort Myers, but its worth the 1.5hrs to go there.

They're all knowledgeable, they have demo bikes of almost every model, and its a no-pressure type deal. Also an open fridge of Cokes is cool.

I think part of it is the customer base is different. You just don't get the same 18yo guys trying to get their girlfriends mom to cosign on a gixxah with 0 down.

Need a break from this place. Have a good one.
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Stock photos are cheating though...
Better? Just a snapshot today at lunch. -- KeS


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Oh do want want want. That is a nice ride you got there sir!
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How do you like it now that the honeymoon phase is over? I'm gathering from your GTL thread that there's been some sort of issue with it already. How's the vibration?
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