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Do remote members have an appetite for a fee based service for ememgency /expeditied parts shipping?

I would be prepared to pay a premium for expeditied parts, shipping, & handling from UK
7 (63.6%)
I would not be prepared to pay a premium
4 (36.4%)

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  • Offline Studley   ca

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    Triumph Forum Emergency Parts Service [Fee based service]
    on: Jan 26, 2016, 05.46 pm
    Jan 26, 2016, 05.46 pm
    Ok, just checking. Here is my question, if you are broke down in remote N.Am or Australia ie. generally stuck in BFNowhere, and Triumph quotes you 3 weeks, would you be prepared to pay to have an individual forum member near Hinkley or near Triumph parts personally pick them up for you and put them out on the next DHL truck or international carrier of your choice?

    Obviously we would have to work out some details and find an individual or individuals who would be available on request but I interested in whether there are enough on the list who would be interested in further discussions on this matter

    Thanks for your vote and thoughts

    Studley

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    Re: Triumph Forum Emergency Parts Service [Fee based service]
    Reply #1 on: Jan 26, 2016, 05.55 pm
    Jan 26, 2016, 05.55 pm
    Would the Triumph dealer near Hinkley be able to perform that function?

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    Re: Triumph Forum Emergency Parts Service [Fee based service]
    Reply #2 on: Jan 26, 2016, 06.17 pm
    Jan 26, 2016, 06.17 pm
    Hi Studley,
    Our `Guru'   Coconut  :020:   has already done  such a good deed  :028: ,   see attached...

                 https://www.triumph-trophy.com/index.php/topic,1721.40.html

    Hi Frosty ( and John ! ),
    If John is unsuccessful I would be happy to order one
    from "World of Triumph" and send it to you by Airmail.      ( which he did )

    Sending you a PM with details   

     
    Last Edit: Jan 26, 2016, 06.20 pm by Stelyn
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    Re: Triumph Forum Emergency Parts Service [Fee based service]
    Reply #3 on: Jan 26, 2016, 07.09 pm
    Jan 26, 2016, 07.09 pm
    I did indeed step in there to help a fellow Forum Member, and would do again.

    "Frosty" had organised a major Ride-Out and was at risk of having to cancel  :005:

    It wasn't really a big issue for me - "World of Triumph" had the part in stock,
    I phoned them, paid them by Credit Card, they sent it to me with Next Day delivery,
    and I sent it on to Oz by Airmail - sorted  :028:

    Frosty paid me by Paypal, he got the part in time and everyone was happy.

    I now have a Friendly Tour Guide for free if I ever visit that part of the World  :008:



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    Re: Triumph Forum Emergency Parts Service [Fee based service]
    Reply #4 on: Jan 26, 2016, 07.32 pm
    Jan 26, 2016, 07.32 pm
    *Originally Posted by nert [+]
    Would the Triumph dealer near Hinkley be able to perform that function?

    Perhaps they would, at this time what we are trying to determine is whether or not there are enough people who would enjoy such a service and be willing to pay a premium versus waiting. No sense of approaching a dealer or forum member if there is no need or people are not willing to pay.

    Thanks for your thoughts / idea

    Studley

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    Re: Triumph Forum Emergency Parts Service [Fee based service]
    Reply #5 on: Jan 27, 2016, 11.22 am
    Jan 27, 2016, 11.22 am
    If my triumph lets me down in the middle of nowhere, it won't be my triumph much longer. 

    If it gets damaged somehow, insurance, roadside assistance, and rental service will kick in.

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    Re: Triumph Forum Emergency Parts Service [Fee based service]
    Reply #6 on: Jan 27, 2016, 01.34 pm
    Jan 27, 2016, 01.34 pm
    Yes, yes I would.
    Motorcycles in my garage currently:
    2016 Triumph Trophy SE, 2015 Yamaha R1, 2014 Suzuki Vstrom 1K Adv

    Now looking for something new for summer play.

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    Re: Triumph Forum Emergency Parts Service [Fee based service]
    Reply #7 on: Jan 27, 2016, 04.52 pm
    Jan 27, 2016, 04.52 pm
    Hi Studley,

    Good idea, I suspect many of us would perform this service to fellow forum members, I know I would.

    In a Touring Forum I used to be very active on we have TA's, Touring Assistance, people who annually subscribe to a list with what they can help with to fellow Forum members who are on a journey.  I am still listed as a TA but no one has ever asked for my help.

    Good luck with your initiative,

    Love, light and kindness,

    Dave
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