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Re: BEWARE OF BIKE TYRE WAREHOUSE IN MIDRAND - MY OPINION
« Reply #40 on: April 10, 2018, 05:53:52 pm »
Operator - you hit the nail on the head. Bruce should just 'Go out to Batt' for his customer and do the right thing for his business and sort it out - worth it in the larger scheme of things. Clearly the puncture was too large to hold a plug(s) as any kind of satisfactory fix. This was determined by the attempt of a fix and should not disqualify the claim. The cut bulged and therefore would also not be able to be repaired by an internal patch fitted by a responsible repair shop. Should be an open and closed case. I agree give them a chance to make good otherwise fuckem.
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Re: BEWARE OF BIKE TYRE WAREHOUSE IN MIDRAND - MY OPINION
« Reply #41 on: April 10, 2018, 06:14:58 pm »
Which shop is this? Where are they situated is what I'm asking.

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Re: BEWARE OF BIKE TYRE WAREHOUSE IN MIDRAND - MY OPINION
« Reply #42 on: April 10, 2018, 07:03:19 pm »
Let me get this right: We are talking about a loss of R1500 or $125 in real terms? Seriously?

Maybe this biking hobby is just too expensive...

I for one would never ever insure anything like a tyre, but that's me. Avoids a lot of heartache like this.
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Re: BEWARE OF BIKE TYRE WAREHOUSE IN MIDRAND - MY OPINION
« Reply #43 on: April 10, 2018, 07:29:39 pm »
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Re: BEWARE OF BIKE TYRE WAREHOUSE IN MIDRAND - MY OPINION
« Reply #44 on: April 10, 2018, 08:00:08 pm »
Let me get this right: We are talking about a loss of R1500 or $125 in real terms? Seriously?

Maybe this biking hobby is just too expensive...

I for one would never ever insure anything like a tyre, but that's me. Avoids a lot of heartache like this.
The tyre came with "free" insurance.
 

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Re: BEWARE OF BIKE TYRE WAREHOUSE IN MIDRAND - MY OPINION
« Reply #45 on: April 10, 2018, 08:37:16 pm »
Free insurance is worth what you paid for it  :deal:

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Re: BEWARE OF BIKE TYRE WAREHOUSE IN MIDRAND - MY OPINION
« Reply #46 on: April 10, 2018, 08:55:50 pm »
Free insurance is worth what you paid for it  :deal:

No such thing as a free lunch ... insurance is costed into the tyre pricing ... for what it is worth ... or not   :peepwall:
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Re: BEWARE OF BIKE TYRE WAREHOUSE IN MIDRAND - MY OPINION
« Reply #47 on: April 10, 2018, 09:02:06 pm »
Let me get this right: We are talking about a loss of R1500 or $125 in real terms? Seriously?

Maybe this biking hobby is just too expensive...

I for one would never ever insure anything like a tyre, but that's me. Avoids a lot of heartache like this.

My thoughts as well.

Taking insurance on a ds tyre? Seriously?  :imaposer:
And driving 400km to the dealer to show them the damaged tyre.
My fok, jou petrol soontoe en terug is meer as wat die tyre kos!



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Re: BEWARE OF BIKE TYRE WAREHOUSE IN MIDRAND - MY OPINION
« Reply #48 on: April 10, 2018, 09:06:05 pm »
Let me get this right: We are talking about a loss of R1500 or $125 in real terms? Seriously?

Maybe this biking hobby is just too expensive...

I for one would never ever insure anything like a tyre, but that's me. Avoids a lot of heartache like this.

My thoughts as well.

Ja nee. People insure swimming pools against fire - but who in their right minds would do that ?


Taking insurance on a ds tyre? Seriously?  :imaposer:
And driving 400km to the dealer to show them the damaged tyre.
My fok, jou petrol soontoe en terug is meer as wat die tyre kos!
 

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Re: BEWARE OF BIKE TYRE WAREHOUSE IN MIDRAND - MY OPINION
« Reply #49 on: April 10, 2018, 09:12:46 pm »
Have you seen what a fire can do to a swimming pool? Ask my neighbour edgy  :3some:
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« Reply #50 on: April 10, 2018, 09:15:13 pm »
Have you seen what a fire can do to a swimming pool? Ask my neighbour edgy  :3some:

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Re: BEWARE OF BIKE TYRE WAREHOUSE IN MIDRAND - MY OPINION
« Reply #51 on: April 10, 2018, 09:20:12 pm »
 :sip: All cell phones has cameras, we should use that as records of when, how, what, where happened.  :3some:
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« Reply #52 on: April 10, 2018, 09:21:48 pm »
 :sip: Did not see any pics so far?
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« Reply #53 on: April 10, 2018, 09:49:36 pm »
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Re: BEWARE OF BIKE TYRE WAREHOUSE IN MIDRAND - MY OPINION
« Reply #54 on: April 10, 2018, 10:38:27 pm »
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Re: BEWARE OF BIKE TYRE WAREHOUSE IN MIDRAND - MY OPINION
« Reply #55 on: April 11, 2018, 12:29:38 am »
I don't deal with BTW any more. I've tried a couple times to use them and each time there's been some excuse as to why they couldn't help me. I just go a further 10min up the highway to Just Bike Tyre where I've never had a moments trouble.

I totally agree with the OP, they should just replace the tyre. Don't offer insurance (particularly 'free' insurance) if you can't/won't honor claims of obvious damage to the tyre. I wonder how much it costs to send out an accessor to have a look at this tyre?

Reminds me of an on going issue with takealot who won't replace a burnt out blender that's under warranty because I change the plug to the 3 prong plug - it's technically illegal to sell electronics with the euro plug on it in SA.
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Re: BEWARE OF BIKE TYRE WAREHOUSE IN MIDRAND - MY OPINION
« Reply #56 on: April 11, 2018, 06:03:19 am »
I don't deal with BTW any more. I've tried a couple times to use them and each time there's been some excuse as to why they couldn't help me. I just go a further 10min up the highway to Just Bike Tyre where I've never had a moments trouble.

I totally agree with the OP, they should just replace the tyre. Don't offer insurance (particularly 'free' insurance) if you can't/won't honor claims of obvious damage to the tyre. I wonder how much it costs to send out an accessor to have a look at this tyre?

Reminds me of an on going issue with takealot who won't replace a burnt out blender that's under warranty because I change the plug to the 3 prong plug - it's technically illegal to sell electronics with the euro plug on it in SA.
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Re: BEWARE OF BIKE TYRE WAREHOUSE IN MIDRAND - MY OPINION
« Reply #57 on: April 11, 2018, 06:23:00 am »
Gee hulle gas man. Voor hul jou of enige bike tyre aan enigiemand verkoop weet hulle obvious jy het nie n spaar nie so die “normale” prinsiep op n bike is bietjie anders as op n motor wat n spaarwiel saamry-so logies moet jy hom langs die pad reg maak of probeer om by jou eindbestemming te kan kom. Hoe lank en vanwaar sal jou hulp dan gekom het? Moes jy vir Tyre Warehouse/assessor langs die pad sit en wag het die hele lang naweek??

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« Reply #58 on: April 11, 2018, 06:50:57 am »
I think if this scenario was reported on the WD or Adventure rider fb pages it would be sorted swiftly.  ::)
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« Reply #59 on: April 11, 2018, 07:12:15 am »
I am the customer in this scenario. I appreciate all the input. But F@CK Boet! When I decide to drive 800km to sort this thing (400km one way) then you must know this has become a matter of principle to me! The cost not even considered.

I think us South African consumers are so used being taken and used to bad service from all walks of life and the suppliers out there know nobody really ever complains! Likes being ripped without a word!  On this issue I've just decided - fuckem all! And if you're consumer? I do this for you too! You can thank me later!
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