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post #21 of 26 (permalink) Old 09-06-2020, 09:54 AM
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To curb the BS, Ontario has a law that vehicle prices must be stated as inclusive except for sales tax and a paperwork admin fee that must be disclosed up front if you ask. Not that they won't try to sell you extended warranties or loans, but at least you have a decent idea where you stand when you walk in.
Meanwhile, I don't buy new bikes any more, there's plenty of good used low milers around. You may have to spend the normal bucks making it yours and catching up on maintenance, lots spend lots on new bike farkles too. Do a little homework and save some big $$ and never be in a hurry. There's always a deal out there if you have some patience.
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To curb the BS, Ontario has a law that vehicle prices must be stated as inclusive except for sales tax and a paperwork admin fee that must be disclosed up front if you ask. Not that they won't try to sell you extended warranties or loans, but at least you have a decent idea where you stand when you walk in.
Meanwhile, I don't buy new bikes any more, there's plenty of good used low milers around. You may have to spend the normal bucks making it yours and catching up on maintenance, lots spend lots on new bike farkles too. Do a little homework and save some big $$ and never be in a hurry. There's always a deal out there if you have some patience.
When I see some of the 1-2 year old bikes that come through with about 1000 miles on them and 35% less than new it amazes me the deals that can be had.
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You mean you don't fall for the common sales line "What would it take to earn your business right now?"
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You mean you don't fall for the common sales line "What would it take to earn your business right now?"
YES!!!!!
Sell me this bike for this much!!!
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You mean you don't fall for the common sales line "What would it take to earn your business right now?"
And how do these people think this actually works?? The 1950's called, they want their sales pitch lines back!

I mean, I am no salesman, but I would think it would be pretty easy to sell a bike.

You know the potential customer likes to or wants to ride. You are 90% there!

Find out their skill level and what they are looking for, show them what you got, show the price and pull up a Google search for the same model.

Sure, mine is a little more, but I gotta make "some" profit, and you can ride today! And you will get excellent service from us!

Done!

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post #26 of 26 (permalink) Old 09-11-2020, 11:06 AM
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None of this nonsense surprises me. I think these dealers understand that many people especially younger ones only look at the monthly payment and pay little attention to the total purchase price. Just how it is in this country. I mean h*ll, Most of these younger geniuses can't even add without their so-called devices. Pretty sad when you think about it.
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