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Old 08-12-2011, 04:24 PM   #1
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Canadian Vendors

Hey all,

Where can I find some decent Canadian sources for parts/gear? I know of A Vicious Cycle and Dual Sports Plus, but are there any other good Canadian retailers that you guys use?

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Old 08-12-2011, 04:56 PM   #2
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I use Dual Sport Plus and believe it or not I actually go to my local dealer for many items.....to support business in Canada when I can !!!!!
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Old 08-12-2011, 06:35 PM   #3
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Hey all,

Where can I find some decent Canadian sources for parts/gear? I know of A Vicious Cycle and Dual Sports Plus, but are there any other good Canadian retailers that you guys use?

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Old 08-12-2011, 06:42 PM   #4
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Black Foot Direct for Gear

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Owned by an inmate. Although affiliated with Blackfoot dealership, it is a separate (read: better run and courtesy ) entity.

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Old 08-13-2011, 03:55 AM   #5
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I mostly deal locally as well...Excalibur Motorcycle Works. 30% off tires, and 10% off cause I deal there.
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Old 08-14-2011, 09:01 AM   #6
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Another shoot out for Dual Sport Plus. I prefer to support Canadian stores whenever possible and to support a store that specializes in the small niche market we belong to is an added bonus. Good service and they always seem to have what I need in stock
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Old 08-14-2011, 07:24 PM   #7
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Another shoot out for Dual Sport Plus. I prefer to support Canadian stores whenever possible and to support a store that specializes in the small niche market we belong to is an added bonus. Good service and they always seem to have what I need in stock

Yeah, I'll back this up, I've had great service and good prices from them, of course I can say that of Vicious as well. Borque cycle in Moncton has good service and prices too.
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Old 08-16-2011, 09:38 AM   #8
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Thanks!

Thanks for all the good advice. I will always try to support Canadian business before I take my money to the US. I am going to visit a couple of the bike shops here in Ottawa and see what they can offer.

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Old 09-13-2011, 03:28 PM   #9
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While I used to be a fan of this place my last dealings have gone very poorly & I would urge caution against using them.

I ordered a common product (BarkBusters) from them on August 28th and after many broken promises about calls and 'their supplier' it is now September 15th and I am still without and have no ETA. It is the promises to call me & no calls that ticks me off. If it was just one thing wrong, I could accept that mistakes happen. I even went to their location, 2 hours south of me, and was told "Hey we are only 2 guys, we cant follow-up on everything"?!? If that is the case, they should scale back their web sales & only deal with what 2 guys could handle. Not one acceptance of responsibility. They even indicated the Contact Us link on their web-page is not checked frequently! (First place I requested a follow-up a week after not hearing from them on status of order...)

I ordered some stuff from CanadasMotorycle on same day and have received those & ordered stuff a few days later from Twisted Throttle Canada and received those. I would not hesitate to recommend dealing with CanadasMotorcycle or TwistedThrottle Canada)

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Old Yesterday, 04:16 PM   #11
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I tend to spread my purchases around but if I get shit service I don't go back. I've gone back to or would go back to all of these places: GP Cycle, Orange motor sport, Gnarly Parts, Woody's, Wheelsport DSP, Canadian Motorcycle Superstore.
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http://www.motorcycleinnovations.ca/

Always make sure to check in the vendors thread to see if the vendor offers any deals to inmates. In this case:

"a Canadian distributor that specializes in unique and innovative motorcycle products for all brands of rides. FREE shipping for Canadian orders over $100 to well established active ADV inmates, PM Matt for the discount code."
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I tend to spread my purchases around but if I get shit service I don't go back. I've gone back to or would go back to all of these places: GP Cycle, Orange motor sport, Gnarly Parts, Woody's, Wheelsport DSP, Canadian Motorcycle Superstore.

Good calls. I have bought from Gnarly & Orange with good results (Actually placing an order with Gnarly later this week, should have mentioned them). I have not bought from DSP yet but hear good things about them, even with new owners.

A buddy bought a few things from Mountain Motorrad and said they were easy to deal with.

Just found GP Cycle but not bought yet.

Blackfoot was supposed to call me back tonight with an update. They are closed now. Did not hear...sigh.
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http://www.motorcycleinnovations.ca/

Always make sure to check in the vendors thread to see if the vendor offers any deals to inmates. In this case:

"a Canadian distributor that specializes in unique and innovative motorcycle products for all brands of rides. FREE shipping for Canadian orders over $100 to well established active ADV inmates, PM Matt for the discount code."
Had not heard of these guys. Will keep in mind when surfing for things at late hours.

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I've had good experiences with CanadasMotorcycle.ca for street stuff.
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