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By Karl Fritzenkotter / February 15, 2019

Cyber Fraud- Easy Money?

Cyber Fraud- Easy Money? As our country opens its borders to other countries so has the level of sophisticated crime...

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By Karl Fritzenkotter / February 15, 2019

Motorcycling, it’s therapeutic and life changing

Motorcycling, it’s therapeutic and life changing Recently, when chatting to a customer who is a phycologist, we were discussing how...

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By Karl Fritzenkotter / February 15, 2019

Private Finance

Private Finance Depending on which bank you speak to arranging finance for a private purchase can be a really difficult...

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By Karl Fritzenkotter / February 15, 2019

What’s next for Ducati?

What’s next for Ducati? It’s no secret that I really love the Ducati brand and find the motorcycles beautifully crafted....

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By Karl Fritzenkotter / February 15, 2019

Does low mileage affect motorcycle value?

Does low mileage affect motorcycle value? In these articles I have debated, the affect that high mileage has on the...

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By Karl Fritzenkotter / February 15, 2019

Cash is king

Cash is king While many customers believe that offering cash for a motorcycle instead of financing it will place you...

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By Karl Fritzenkotter / February 15, 2019

Know your rights (Customers and Dealers)

Know your rights (Customers and Dealers) In my weekly blogs we’ve spent considerable time focusing on the what to look...

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By Karl Fritzenkotter / February 15, 2019

Check those banking details!

Check those banking details! Every week as I write these blogs, somewhere there are a bunch of well-educated fraudsters using...

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By Karl Fritzenkotter / February 15, 2019

Something wrong with the motorcycle industry?

Something wrong with the motorcycle industry? I was watching a popular car show on TV recently and I noticed that...

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By Karl Fritzenkotter / February 15, 2019

Facebook Fake?

Facebook Fake? With over 14 million South African’s using Facebook monthly to keep in touch with friends and loved ones...

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By Karl Fritzenkotter / February 15, 2019

Selling a Motorcycle from a deceased estate

Selling a Motorcycle from a deceased estate We recently had a ‘Bike on Show’ (Our unique consignment facility) and when...

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By Karl Fritzenkotter / February 15, 2019

Is your motorcycle correctly insured?

Is your motorcycle correctly insured? After the Tuesday Tip on Mechanical Warranties there was much discussion amongst customers in our...

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By Karl Fritzenkotter / February 15, 2019

Worrying Trend? or the New SA?

Worrying Trend? or the New SA? After numerous articles on how to sell your motorcycle I have warned of the...

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By Karl Fritzenkotter / February 15, 2019

Does Mileage Count?

Does Mileage Count? Well yes, mileage is probably one of the main contributing factors used to establishing a motorcycle’s value,...

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By Karl Fritzenkotter / February 15, 2019

Riding Gear

Riding Gear Should You Finance Your Accessories? - #Tuesday Tip When it comes to protective safety gear on a motorcycle...

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By Karl Fritzenkotter / February 15, 2019

Avoiding a motorcycle repossession

Avoiding a motorcycle repossession We’ve all had up and downs in our lives that has affected us financially and sometimes...

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By Karl Fritzenkotter / February 15, 2019

Buying On Auction

Buying On Auction The very word ‘Auction‘ gets buyers excited about a possible bargain to be had. While there are...

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By Karl Fritzenkotter / February 15, 2019

Selling Your Bike

Selling Your Bike Last week we chatted about establishing a value for your motorcycle and what it may be worth...

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By Karl Fritzenkotter / February 15, 2019

What’s Your Bike Worth

What's Your Bike Worth Your motorcycle is worth what the market will pay for it at any given moment, that...

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By Karl Fritzenkotter / February 15, 2019

What Bike Should You Buy?

What Bike Should You Buy? Buy the bike you love! It is wise however to follow a few simple guidelines....

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By Karl Fritzenkotter / February 15, 2019

What You Need to Qualify for Finance

What You Need to Qualify for Finance Last week I touched on some of the advantages of financing your motorcycle...

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By Karl Fritzenkotter / February 15, 2019

Cash or Finance?

Cash or Finance? With around 60% of motorcycles financed - the balance which are being purchased cash - when chatting...

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By Karl Fritzenkotter / February 15, 2019

Brake Fluid

Brake Fluid Why it's so important to change your brake fluid regularly? At Fire It Up! we always insist on...

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By Karl Fritzenkotter / February 15, 2019

Seller Beware

Seller Beware SELLER BEWARE!!! By Seller I don’t mean Clinton Seller, he’s legend in our books and a close friend!...

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