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Old 04-02-2015, 04:46 PM   #1
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How often to the repair shop?

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Old 04-02-2015, 06:36 PM   #2
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I would like to see this broken down into per miles traveled.
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Old 04-02-2015, 07:30 PM   #3
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i don't even have a repair shop .
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Old 04-02-2015, 09:47 PM   #4
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I'd be interested in seeing what "failed" means. Is that a failed horn button or a failed connecting rod?
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Old 04-03-2015, 04:40 AM   #5
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I wonder if that translates to who has the ability work on their own bike? Or which bike is able to be worked on by the owner? emti
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Old 04-03-2015, 04:52 AM   #6
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How about recalls?

My last 2 new bikes: once for a warranty repair on the SV cost me $70

Once on the DL for a brake switch recall.

All other work was DIY.
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Old 04-03-2015, 05:38 AM   #7
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No mention of BMWs on that list? Final drives might have skewed the data a bit.
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Old 04-03-2015, 05:46 AM   #8
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40%?
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Old 04-03-2015, 05:54 AM   #9
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Not enough information to draw a proper conclusion there. Poor reporting.
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Old 04-03-2015, 06:56 AM   #10
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No mention of BMWs on that list?
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Not enough information to draw a proper conclusion there. Poor reporting.
This. You'll never get a reliable conclusion without including everyone who owns a bike and works on them themselves. Good luck getting that data.
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Old 04-03-2015, 08:21 AM   #11
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I wonder if that translates to who has the ability work on their own bike? Or which bike is able to be worked on by the owner? emti
+1. I bet you find that many Cam-Am spyder owners don't even consider working on their own stuff and one reason they are at the top of the list. That means they are taking it in for some of the smallest stuff. Probably quite a few BMW owners fall into that too.

When you spend $20k-30k on a bike/trike, working on it probably isn't high on your list.
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Old 04-03-2015, 08:24 AM   #12
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How did KTM not make that list?
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Old 04-03-2015, 08:53 AM   #13
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Poll doesn't go over 50% KTM?
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Old 04-03-2015, 09:15 AM   #14
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Poll doesn't go over 50% KTM?
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Old 04-03-2015, 11:30 AM   #15
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This. You'll never get a reliable conclusion without including everyone who owns a bike and works on them themselves. Good luck getting that data.
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