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Old 07-07-2016, 02:13 PM
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Default anyone else seeing a severe slow down in 2-stroke sales and service

Over last 6 weeks, I've only had two simple repairs here and only 4 or 5 phone calls about how to fix something. Not sure if this is general slow down or maybe just kids not using craigslist anymore.

Anyone else seeing this?
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Old 07-07-2016, 04:22 PM
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Default Re: anyone else seeing a severe slow down in 2-stroke sales and service

I'm not in the business but I can tell you a lot of younger people are choosing OfferUp over Craigslist.
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Old 07-07-2016, 05:57 PM
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Default Re: anyone else seeing a severe slow down in 2-stroke sales and service

I agree. you should try offer up. It has a convenient instant message service which makes life easier than all that anonymous email that you have to deal with and never get an answer.
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Old 07-07-2016, 07:01 PM
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bummer, I rarely have more than 4 or 5 bikes for sale in a year because I'm just a repair shop - also, don't have 'puter on all day just waiting for msgs and have no mobile phone for texts

was really hoping it was just a slow down of interest in these
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Old 07-07-2016, 07:39 PM
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Default Re: anyone else seeing a severe slow down in 2-stroke sales and service

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I'm not in the business but I can tell you a lot of younger people are choosing OfferUp over Craigslist.
I am 22 and never heard of OfferUp. Just saying.
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Old 07-11-2016, 01:37 PM
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Default Re: anyone else seeing a severe slow down in 2-stroke sales and service

another week - no repairs, no parts sold, not even some kid on the phone wondering what kind of oil to use
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Old 07-11-2016, 09:06 PM
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Default Re: anyone else seeing a severe slow down in 2-stroke sales and service

Maybe they're making better kits, or people are doing their own research? I just got 2 kits from BEKITS and they're amazing. 100miles on the one engine and not a single hiccup- didn't even need to retighten anything because the motor purrs like a gherkin.
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Old 07-11-2016, 11:03 PM
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Old 07-12-2016, 12:35 PM
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Default Re: anyone else seeing a severe slow down in 2-stroke sales and service

true that my current kits rarely come for repairs unless the guy really screwed up somehow, but no one is looking for kits or builds either

bikes that other folks are selling on CL have been there quite a while too
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Old 07-12-2016, 11:54 PM
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Default Re: anyone else seeing a severe slow down in 2-stroke sales and service

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Maybe they're making better kits, or people are doing their own research? I just got 2 kits from BEKITS and they're amazing. 100miles on the one engine and not a single hiccup- didn't even need to retighten anything because the motor purrs like a gherkin.
I agree, Bekits are good motors! I have used about 5 of his motors, never an issue.
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