Last year (Feb 2011) I bought an ex-demo bike from a shop which is no longer trading. I since discovered that there is a problem with the frame. The bike has gone to the manufacturer and they agree that there is a problem, however claim that it is now outwith the warranty period as it was originally "owned" by a previous shop (i.e. Shop A -> Shop B -> Me) for demo purposes.
The manufacturer states on their website a two year warranty on the frame "...from the purchase date of the original owner." I think I'm the original owner of the bike, but do shops count as owners if the frame is purchased for demo, rather than normal stock?
I've had a brief look around t'internet but couldn't find anything relevant - I'm sure I'll get a range of views on here Thanks.