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Author Topic: Spoke to two dealers about C5  (Read 4317 times)

r80rt

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Spoke to two dealers about C5
« on: February 22, 2009, 11:40:39 PM »
I called my two closest dealers yesterday, they both said they had no idea when the C5 would be available, and also said they wouldn't order any until remaining stocks of old bikes were sold. So I'll have to special order one if I want to see one in the flesh. Any one want a good buy on a Bonneville black?
« Last Edit: February 22, 2009, 11:43:16 PM by r80rt »
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Re: Spoke to two dealers about C5
« Reply #1 on: February 23, 2009, 01:36:28 AM »
A word to the wise, if they told you that they didn't have any idea when they were coming there is a good chance that they have also not yet gone through training. The G-5 and C-5 will not be avaiiiilable to any dealers who have not been trained. If you want to send me a private message with their dealer names I will let you know.

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Re: Spoke to two dealers about C5
« Reply #2 on: February 23, 2009, 01:50:39 AM »
Thanks Kevin, I'm excited about this bike and can't wait to throw a leg over one.
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Re: Spoke to two dealers about C5
« Reply #3 on: February 23, 2009, 10:17:09 PM »
Kevin, If the C5 won't be available to all dealers, what kind of ordeal will it be for me to find one when I get ready to buy? ???
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Re: Spoke to two dealers about C5
« Reply #4 on: February 24, 2009, 03:34:10 AM »
The UCE bikes (E-5, G-5 and C-5) will be available to any dealer that wants to sell them and completes training on the new bikes.We would like to think that all of our dealers would make that commitment.
  These bikes are 'deal changers" for Royal Enfield as a company and for Classic Motorworks. I am adamant that dealers need to fully understand and be able to properly prepare and support these new bikes. Most dealers welcome the opportunity for this type of thorough training and they have the same goals as we do.
  I would ask your dealer straight out what their plans are. If they do not want to sell these new bikes, there are plenty of dealers who have been trained and made the commitment to the product.

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Re: Spoke to two dealers about C5
« Reply #5 on: February 24, 2009, 03:38:40 AM »
Thanks, I'll call the dealers and find out if they plan to get the proper training.
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Re: Spoke to two dealers about C5
« Reply #6 on: February 24, 2009, 06:56:51 AM »
somewhat related: the Motorcycle Warehouse in NJ told me they won't be getting the bikes in until FALL of this year due to some unspecified federal standard that had yet to be met. i called both the brand store in the Twin Cities and UK Motorsports in Long Island, and they both told me that the G5 will be in by early April. i haven't yet called Classic Motorworks yet, but plan on it Thursday. do you know what's up with this? are there some hurdles for the state of New Jersey that have yet to be jumped? i know they have plenty...

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Re: Spoke to two dealers about C5
« Reply #7 on: February 26, 2009, 01:17:13 AM »
Is there a way to find out who is the closest dealer to me, that has had training on the UCE?
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Re: Spoke to two dealers about C5
« Reply #8 on: February 26, 2009, 02:27:55 PM »
Kevin,
Maybe you could list on the dealer page those dealers who have completed the training? I know you don't want troubles with those who haven't/won't do the training. However, it's already hard enough for some of us who live far away from ANY dealers, that would make it easier to shop for the bikes.

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Re: Spoke to two dealers about C5
« Reply #9 on: February 26, 2009, 10:58:16 PM »
Well, who's fault is it if any dealer doesn't want to stand behind the product?  I agree, a list of qualified dealers would be most welcomed by prospective EFI buyers.

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Re: Spoke to two dealers about C5
« Reply #10 on: February 27, 2009, 01:56:56 AM »
 I'll buy the first one I find within a reasonable distance.
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Re: Spoke to two dealers about C5
« Reply #12 on: February 27, 2009, 01:28:15 PM »
Both Gene and I attended the training and cannot wait to be involved with such a wonderful achievement by the company..

We are fully commited to the UCE and will be stocking new models asap.

I contacted some friends in the UK and the feedback for the UCE is very positive.

Congratulations to all who took this from conception to completion.

Personally .....I want one too... ;D

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Re: Spoke to two dealers about C5
« Reply #13 on: February 27, 2009, 03:46:29 PM »
Paul;

Sounds like you are a RE dealer.  If so, where are you and what is your contact info?

Both Gene and I attended the training and cannot wait to be involved with such a wonderful achievement by the company..

We are fully commited to the UCE and will be stocking new models asap.

I contacted some friends in the UK and the feedback for the UCE is very positive.

Congratulations to all who took this from conception to completion.

Personally .....I want one too... ;D

Paul White

Holopaw Fl


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Re: Spoke to two dealers about C5
« Reply #14 on: February 27, 2009, 08:26:30 PM »
Both Gene and I attended the training and cannot wait to be involved with such a wonderful achievement by the company..

We are fully commited to the UCE and will be stocking new models asap.

I contacted some friends in the UK and the feedback for the UCE is very positive.

Congratulations to all who took this from conception to completion.

Personally .....I want one too... ;D

Paul White

Holopaw Fl



So Paul,  when should I plan my trip to Holopaw?


Dave,
Here is a link to to what I believe is his shop..=======> Linky<======    It might take a few seconds to load up.

I think that is him mowing the lawn....
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