Ragley frames in South Wales :)
Ah its not a question of letting them.Posted 8 years ago
For example, we had a visit from the rep of a large MTB brand saying that the other shop had dropped their bikes and would we like them, we duly said yes and ordered a significant amount, sold them and all was good. We came to order more to be told that we werent the dealer anymore and the other place had taken them back, they had a small amount in stock just to push us back out ( both the rep and the dealer were to blame in my opinion as the rep used us a leverage to get back in).
We've had a distributor blank us because the other place threatened to close their account (and they have quite a large account),and finally we had a rep call to say he would deal with us but to keep it quiet and only do small orders so as to not incur the wrath of the other mob.
There are a lot of brands that this shop "stock" according to brand websites but the address listed is'nt a shop its an unmarked warehouse on the outskirts that you can't visit.
And i'm not going to name them as I dont want to start a shop fight 🙂
Hope this doesnt cause any probs.Posted 8 years ago
I work in a small independant LBS in South Wales, i'm trying to convince the boss to stock some Ragley Frames as I think if we push them then we could probably sell a few. Our problem is the big LBS locally tends to step on us a bit when we do something that they could do (but dont)
Is there any interest in this area for people wanting to hire a demo bike for the day and then maybe purchase a frame? The demo would probably be based on a Blue Pig.
ah yes i'm in swansea 🙂
cant complain though, theres plenty of other stuff to keep me busy.Posted 8 years ago
Anybody wanting to ride in the evenings let me know as the night rides are starting on either wednesdays or mondays(we are a bit slack on organising rides but get in touch anyway)
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