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Online (international) 56 26.79%
Online (local) 106 50.72%
In a shop 38 18.18%
I steal 9 4.31%
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post #41 of 88 Old 12-12-12, 14:38
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My local Triumph dealer usually has to order what I want in, but they are pretty competitive with their pricing and shipping times are about what I would expect from online sites. It also helps to have a bit of a relationship when you need things worked on.
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I buy both on-line and from a local accessory store.
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Revzilla.com is has best prices, videos, free shipping, etc.
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Problem with my local place is lack of selection and double the price of online. I can usually buy from within Canada for cheaper than from US but only because shipping is cheaper.
I don't blame the dealers here for higher prices, they are getting ripped off too. Why is it that I can buy items from RD or STG for less than a local dealer's cost? RD and the like are making profit so why is their cost on items so much cheaper than a local dealer's cost? Doesn't make sense. Some manufacturers just gouge Canadian (and other international) dealers.

Example: Shoei tinted visor locally is about $60, Canada online is about $55, Online from USA is under $48. Shoei is a Japanese company, products made and shipped from Japan to the rest of the world. The Canadian/American dollar have floated around par for the past 10 years. Why are their products wholesale price cheaper in the states?

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Depends on how quickly I need it. If I can wait a while, I usually try to go to a local shop to try things on for size. Then I order the same thing from TJ at RD or Jason from STG for MUCH cheaper (even with shipping included). Don't worry, I still buy things from the local shops if it's something I need immediately before a track day or something like that where I can't wait for shipping.
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I watch videos on revzilla, but i buy in the stores. If the price is WAY off, (depends on how expensive the item is), i'll ask them to maybe give me a discount, and i buy from them.
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post #47 of 88 Old 06-30-13, 22:06
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I usually buy from SPTG but since being more active here and seeing that riders discount has even better prices I'll most likely go with them from now on. I will buy fluids and minor stuff at cycle gear but around here there aren't many options that are remotely close to reasonable prices. Plus most stores here have no selection.
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Tj at riders discount
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Riders discount for sure! Service, quality and expert advise!
They have outfitted me top to bottom with awesome gear!
It's hard to go somewhere else when you get their service.
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Revzilla for me, its great to have a retail location close to me to try stuff on.
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