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post #1 of 15 (permalink) Old 12-24-2006, 11:50 PM Thread Starter
 
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so does anybody know where i can find some info on where i can take my bike to get it worked on? I'm reluctant to take it back to my dealer b/c i didnt like thier service and didnt think they really took very much time on it.

any good way to compare service at shops?
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Man that really is a local thing. I don't know anything down there around Akron. Drewpy might be able to tell you somin...

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thanks man, i was really just hopin to hear about a site or something with reviews.

I thought about askin drewp but he's from cinci and is goin to school up in tiffin. Both are at least 3 hours from me.

is there anything specific i should be asking the shops when i talk to them? i've called a couple in my area but all i asked them was if they could service the bike and get the parts i needed.
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Check you local phone book or better yet, ask some of the bikers in your area.
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Yeah maybe a bike night...but of coarse you'll have to wait till spring time...




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i think you guys are starting to see why this is a problem
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Maybe just drive around and check them out in the cage. Get a feel for them and their service shop.

You will find out that a stand alone service shop will treat you better. Dealerships don't have to because they usually have you LOCKED in.




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Maybe just drive around and check them out in the cage. Get a feel for them and their service shop.

You will find out that a stand alone service shop will treat you better. Dealerships don't have to because they usually have you LOCKED in.
Try to find an independent shop. Go hang and talk to the guys there. If they seem like cool guys give them a shot.



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i dont know off hand how far akron is from dayton, Honda/Yamaha/suzuki of Troy does good work, they get the nod from me, i take my bike from northern oh to dayton just to get anything big done-and in findley OH the dealership is pretty good, never had a lot of work done there but was impressed with the service guys when they put the sliders on my bike for free



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Maximum performance and handling or MPH is very good in Akron.
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Maximum performance and handling or MPH is very good in Akron.
Then it's official!



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so does anybody know where i can find some info on where i can take my bike to get it worked on? I'm reluctant to take it back to my dealer b/c i didnt like thier service and didnt think they really took very much time on it.

any good way to compare service at shops?
Park Honda on Rt. 62... I dunno about service, but I got a great deal on my bike there... It helps that one of the managers is a friend of the family. It's at least worth checking out...
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Park Honda on Rt. 62... I dunno about service, but I got a great deal on my bike there... It helps that one of the managers is a friend of the family. It's at least worth checking out...
Hook him up. Tell your family friend to take care of him.



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Hook him up. Tell your family friend to take care of him.
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What? Get the guy the hook up.



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