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Chivalry is not dead...

Discussion in 'General Motorcycling Discussion' at netrider.net.au started by Misty, Dec 22, 2005.

  1. I have just got home from a very stressful experience and feel the need to share it :oops:

    I work on St Kilda Rd, and am in dire need of summer gear, so I finished early today and went in to the city to get me some summer gloves.
    Haven't ridded or parked a bike in the city before, and battling the xmas crowds was not a good way to start, but after several goes round the block, I parked on La Trobe St, just near the corner of Elizabeth st, and wandered down to Mars and got some nice gloves.

    Got back to the bike - started, stalled, wouldn't start again. Sounded like the battery had all of a sudden died :cry:
    Rang and wailed at my other half, who was no help at all as he was miles away.
    I can't push it as I have a bodgy back.
    Went to Peter Stevens, and asked if they had any mechanics in need of something to do, they sent me round to their workshop, so round I go and tell my tale of woe.
    Really nice bloke walked back round to the bike with me, had a go at starting it, then pushed it all the way back to the workshop and push started it down the hill. Miraculously, it started :D

    I offered him $50 for a slab of Xmas cheer (beer) and he wouldn't take it :shock:

    Then rode all the way home stressed out of my tiny mind that it was going to stall and not start again, but here I am to tell my tale - with a nice cold cider in my hand :D


     
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  2. Peter Stevens fixed something without charging you at all???? :shock:
     
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  3. Nice to hear!!! :)
     
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  4. Peter Stevens fixed something??
     
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  5. He was booty blinded!
     
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  6. They are good blokes at the service centre in Little Lonsdale St.

    Dont believe a word of the Anti Peter Stevens stuff you read on this site.

    They are the business - Massive range and mega bucks to be saved on selected model runouts.
     
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  7. LOL @ Dingleberries
     
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  8. You showed him your boobies didn't you :)
     
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  9. I am pleasantly surprised.....
     
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  10. .......that she showed him her boobies :)
     
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  11. When my old Fizzer ran out of juice and i pushed it from Exhibition St to Elizabeth St, not ONE bike shop would even discuss it with me let alone help me with it.

    If only i was female. :roll:
     
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  12. yep, definately showed him yer boobies :LOL:
     
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  13. LOL, if I thought it would've helped I probably would have :LOL:

    As it was, I was glad I'd come straight from work and looked half-way decent & had lippy on :p
     
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  14. :LOL: :LOL:

    It must have been the boobs!
     
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  15. :?

    You have obviously been lucky enough to get, what we others call , customer service from them??

    I, on the other hand, am able to bag them. I have, at various times, gone to buy 2 bikes from them, as well as various expensive accessories like helmets. To my surprise, I have been totally ignored when I go in, and not taken seriously, when looking to purchase the bikes.
    I galdly take my custom elsewhere.
     
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  16. Christmas cheer at work, see? Great to hear of people still willing to help without thought of reward, a Merry Christmas to him!
    And Misty, get your voltage regulator checked......
     
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  17. Really great to see that the Christmas Spirit and Chivalry are still around.

    Are they nice boobies???
     
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  18. Hornet600 just wants a peek of the boobies (or should i have said 'Horny600')
     
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  19. Btw, um... maybe u need a new battery... (not good enough?)
     
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  20. Yes Misty in the spirit of Xmas I think you should show us all your "bike mechanic mesmerising" boobies :p
     
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