DONT buy from Bike Inn

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DONT buy from Bike Inn

Postby AndyD2574 » Fri Jul 06, 2012 10:24 am

Whatever you do DO NOT use Bike Inn.
http://www.bikeinn.com/bike

What a total bunch of useless w@nks and con artists.

Ordered some new shoes and gloves on 22nd June and site said 4 days to get them.

Its now 6th July and by my limited maths thats 2 weeks?????

NO telephone numbers work on the site and the one that does goes to a legal firms help desk and no response from the numerous emails yet they have my money!!

DONT use this site as I have just been proper stung!
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Re: DONT buy from Bike Inn

Postby Sonny73 » Fri Jul 06, 2012 13:11 pm

I bought some Sidi's from them, came within 3 days of ordering all spot on. I also cancelled an order of something a while ago having found it cheaper elsewhere and they responded to the email fine and promptly. Maybe give the email a go if you haven't already.
Does seem a long while based on what you say I agree, but I would definitely not give up on them.

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Re: DONT buy from Bike Inn

Postby Cubic » Fri Jul 06, 2012 13:42 pm

I've used them a couple of times, buying a Garmin and some Oakleys, and they were fine. Both items arrived quickly. I ended up returning the sunglasses and the return was processed quickly and without any problems. Sorry you've had problems with them, but they're a good shop in my experience.

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Re: DONT buy from Bike Inn

Postby nweststeyn » Fri Jul 06, 2012 16:26 pm

sigh... here goes...

I blame Wiggle.

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Re: DONT buy from Bike Inn

Postby cycologist » Fri Jul 06, 2012 22:21 pm

nweststeyn wrote:sigh... here goes...

I blame Wiggle.


That reminds me - i ordered some chain lube from Wiggle on Tuesday- still ain't got it by Friday. In their early days I'd have got it by Tuesday pm at the latest. I blame capitalism and greed for Wiggle.

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Re: DONT buy from Bike Inn

Postby Dog Breath » Fri Jul 06, 2012 22:37 pm

I don't get this 'blame Wiggle' all the time. I've always found them absolutely fine. Recently ordered an inexpensive handlebar mount for a GPS and it arrived promptly and with free Haribos and energy gel. I'm sure it's an on-going joke but it's getting boring now.
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Re: DONT buy from Bike Inn

Postby nicklouse » Fri Jul 06, 2012 22:53 pm

Dog Breath wrote:I don't get this 'blame Wiggle' all the time.

have a read of this viewtopic.php?f=30005&t=12692260&hilit=Be+warned followed by
viewtopic.php?f=30005&t=12718893&hilit=Be+warned
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Re: DONT buy from Bike Inn

Postby Kendal Black Drop » Fri Jul 06, 2012 22:53 pm

Dog Breath wrote:I don't get this 'blame Wiggle' all the time .... I'm sure it's an on-going joke but it's getting boring now.


Try reading BE WARNED !!!! and the follow-up DO SOMETHING!!!!.

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Re: DONT buy from Bike Inn

Postby T.M.H.N.E.T » Sat Jul 07, 2012 09:27 am

Dog Breath wrote:I don't get this 'blame Wiggle' all the time. I've always found them absolutely fine. Recently ordered an inexpensive handlebar mount for a GPS and it arrived promptly and with free Haribos and energy gel. I'm sure it's an on-going joke but it's getting boring now.


It is :D Wiggle even acknowledged somewhere that they saw the funny side :lol:

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Re: DONT buy from Bike Inn

Postby cycologist » Sat Jul 07, 2012 13:42 pm

cycologist wrote:
nweststeyn wrote:sigh... here goes...

I blame Wiggle.


That reminds me - i ordered some chain lube from Wiggle on Tuesday- still ain't got it by Friday. In their early days I'd have got it by Tuesday pm at the latest. I blame capitalism and greed for Wiggle.


Chain lube arrived today at 13:00. Thank you Wiggle. I now blame Royal Mail.

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Re: DONT buy from Bike Inn

Postby Le Commentateur » Sat Jul 07, 2012 17:32 pm

AndyD2574 wrote:NO telephone numbers work on the site and the one that does goes to a legal firms help desk and no response from the numerous emails yet they have my money!!


Spanish company... maybe they went out of business?

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Re: DONT buy from Bike Inn

Postby team47b » Sat Jul 07, 2012 18:04 pm

Le Commentateur wrote:
AndyD2574 wrote:NO telephone numbers work on the site and the one that does goes to a legal firms help desk and no response from the numerous emails yet they have my money!!


Spanish company... maybe they went out of business?


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Re: DONT buy from Bike Inn

Postby gwa70 » Thu Jul 12, 2012 22:03 pm

i bought sidi shoes from them on 5th...not arrived yet and the website has dissapeared............good job it was a paypal payment then so i can claim it back................who knows they may arrive in the next few days but i doubtful now...........can,t blame wiggle for this one

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Re: DONT buy from Bike Inn

Postby Bunneh » Sun Jul 15, 2012 07:46 am

You can and we will :)

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Re: DONT buy from Bike Inn

Postby Yossie » Sun Jul 15, 2012 17:57 pm

Dog Breath wrote:I don't get this 'blame Wiggle' all the time. I've always found them absolutely fine. Recently ordered an inexpensive handlebar mount for a GPS and it arrived promptly and with free Haribos and energy gel. I'm sure it's an on-going joke but it's getting boring now.



Don't be duped by them - all they are doing is brainwashing you into a Wigglet.

Blaming them is the only way to remain a member (ooooeeeerrr) of the human race.

I blame Wiggle.
This is only a joke by the way, I am in no way implying directly or otherwise that there is any kind of link or similarity between BR and North Korea :)

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Re: DONT buy from Bike Inn

Postby gwa70 » Sun Jul 15, 2012 19:57 pm

in the interests of fairness i have to tell you my shoes sarrived from bike inn on saturday......i take it all back and most definitely lay the blame at wiggles door


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