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Private Finance –  #The Tuesday Tip.

Private Finance – #The Tuesday Tip.

Depending on which bank you speak to arranging finance for a private purchase can be a really difficult process. Some banks will simply not allow the finance of private purchases while others will if the finance is arranged through an authorised broker or dealer. Some...

Tuesday Tip!

Tuesday Tip!

Your motorcycle is worth what the market will pay for it at any given moment, that is what it is worth. Unfortunately, it is never how much you paid for it and although you may have fitted many accessories the value of these can never be recovered but they will...

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 the presenters always seem to mention a ‘poster vehicle’ and discussed a particular vehicle and if that vehicle was on their bedroom wall when they were young and how they dreamed of owning it as did...

The VIP Comprehensive Customer Care Pack

The VIP Comprehensive Customer Care Pack

After 12 years in the motorcycle industry assisting major finance companies pioneer mechanical warranty products, Fire It Up is undoubtedly the industry leader in customer needs and expectations when ‘life happens’. Over the last year we have designed a product that...

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 trying to contact the seller to conclude the transaction we learnt that the customer had unfortunately passed away. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family. In many cases the deceased...

Know your rights!

Know your rights!

In my weekly blogs we’ve spent considerable time focusing on the what to look out for when buying privately as you as you have little or no recourse should something go wrong. I have had many requests to highlight what customers rights are that have purchased from a...

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 store sharing experiences both good and bad on mechanical warranties. The customers who had suffered a bad experience or an experience had all purchased the incorrect...

Facebook Fake

Facebook Fake

Facebook Fake? – The Tuesday Tip   With over 14 million South African’s using Facebook monthly to keep in touch with friends and loved ones it has also become the leading platform to share information, express opinions and very importantly for companies and...

Ducati – Tuesday Tip

Ducati – Tuesday Tip

What’s next for Ducati? - #TheTuesdayTip It’s no secret that I really love the Ducati brand and find the motorcycles beautifully crafted. I love buying, riding and selling them. Many years ago, I nearly acquired the brand for SA but was delighted that the current...

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 to the point where your motorcycle falls behind in payments and before you know it, there is a repossession notice. Believe it or not a fair number of repossessions can be avoided...

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