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John Clark's Aberdeen for bike servicing ??

Post by Dave » Tue May 23, 2017 12:05 pm

Anyone used John Clark's Aberdeen for bike servicing this year?

Last year I heard very bad comments about the bike servicing , but things should have improved.

Any comments about recent servicing?

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Re: John Clark's Aberdeen for bike servicing ??

Post by al » Wed May 24, 2017 12:27 pm

Just do it!

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Re: John Clark's Aberdeen for bike servicing ??

Post by robertjt » Tue Jun 06, 2017 10:02 am

I've had the S1000RS serviced there the last couple of times. No issues.

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Re: John Clark's Aberdeen for bike servicing ??

Post by Dave » Tue Jun 06, 2017 1:26 pm

robertjt wrote:
Tue Jun 06, 2017 10:02 am
I've had the S1000RS serviced there the last couple of times. No issues.
That is nice to know

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Re: John Clark's Aberdeen for bike servicing ??

Post by Zzzz » Wed Jun 07, 2017 11:05 pm

[Any comments about recent servicing?
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Had my GS done this week - all ok. Not a particularly friendly team of staff but efficient; they seemed to do the job well and at a resonable price. They are a big company with ever changing staff, not like the old days when it was a growing business operating out of Gray Street (before motorcycles).

I am impressed with the friendly service offered by the parts team.

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Re: John Clark's Aberdeen for bike servicing ??

Post by Gazza » Thu Jun 08, 2017 7:55 am

Zzzz wrote:

Had my GS done this week - all ok. Not a particularly friendly team of staff but efficient; they seemed to do the job well and at a resonable price. They are a big company with ever changing staff, not like the old days when it was a growing business operating out of Gray Street (before motorcycles).

I am impressed with the friendly wad of cash they paid me to post this.

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Re: John Clark's Aberdeen for bike servicing ??

Post by Zzzz » Fri Jun 09, 2017 10:34 am

That is an insult to my integrity and honesty.

You may not have the same values about life as I do but please do not judge me by your own standards

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Post by Gazza » Fri Jun 09, 2017 5:06 pm

It was a joke. It's quite obvious that you weren't paid a wad of cash. So no offence was intended.

Unlike your comment to me. :roll

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Re: John Clark's Aberdeen for bike servicing ??

Post by Dave » Fri Jun 09, 2017 8:41 pm

Well tgatis the bike booked in for next week

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Re: John Clark's Aberdeen for bike servicing ??

Post by al » Mon Jun 12, 2017 7:56 am

Dave wrote:
Fri Jun 09, 2017 8:41 pm
Well tgatis the bike booked in for next week
Covfefe!

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Re: John Clark's Aberdeen for bike servicing ??

Post by Gazza » Mon Jun 12, 2017 9:40 am

Dave wrote:
Fri Jun 09, 2017 8:41 pm
Well tgatis the bike booked in for next week

How much did they pay you to say that?

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Re: John Clark's Aberdeen for bike servicing ??

Post by Dave » Mon Jun 12, 2017 10:44 am

:log :log :log

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Re: John Clark's Aberdeen for bike servicing ??

Post by Zzzz » Sat Jun 17, 2017 9:26 am

Dave wrote:
Fri Jun 09, 2017 8:41 pm
Well that is the bike booked in for next week
Sorry I did not initially recognise you yesterday so thank you for speaking out first.

Nice bike that you have there,

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Re: John Clark's Aberdeen for bike servicing ??

Post by Dave » Sat Jun 17, 2017 2:35 pm

Zzzz wrote:
Sat Jun 17, 2017 9:26 am
Dave wrote:
Fri Jun 09, 2017 8:41 pm
Well that is the bike booked in for next week
Sorry I did not initially recognise you yesterday so thank you for speaking out first.
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Nice bike that you have there,
And nice catching up with you.

Good to hear you are still covering a few miles on two wheels :2up

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Re: John Clark's Aberdeen for bike servicing ??

Post by Dave » Sat Jun 17, 2017 2:44 pm

Dave wrote:
Tue May 23, 2017 12:05 pm
Anyone used John Clark's Aberdeen for bike servicing this year?

Last year I heard very bad comments about the bike servicing , but things should have improved.

Any comments about recent servicing?
I have :log
6000 mile service and heated grips fitted to my RnineT.
Nice discrete grips, connects to the original display.

No big complaints with JCs.
It took a bit longer than i hoped, but they did clean the bike...well most of it, some bugs managed to hang on.
It seams to take ages when leaving the bike, and picking it up. I have had quickquicker tyre changes at Sillets, both tyres, than the time it takes to exit Clarks.

And the final bill was less than the quote :2up
Not sure who that happens.

Overall, painless, apart from the hole in my wallet.

Some pictures here:
viewtopic.php?f=69&t=25866

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Re: John Clark's Aberdeen for bike servicing ??

Post by aisgsimon » Thu Jun 29, 2017 1:28 pm

i liked going in for MOTs when i had my old beemer, mostly cause of the free coffee machine and biscuits and nice sofas.

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Re: John Clark's Aberdeen for bike servicing ??

Post by Coully » Wed Oct 24, 2018 11:34 am

Phew , glad i found this here, reading more into forums for my new K1200s and given its low mileage there seem to have been some recalls and mods that have probably been missed or just not bothered doing, so reading that John Clarks seem to be okay for servicing i'm prepared to take the plunge on getting things sorted by them.

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Re: John Clark's Aberdeen for bike servicing ??

Post by Dave » Thu Oct 25, 2018 7:39 am

I have used John Clarks a few times now.

Not cheep, but you can get decent coffee and cakes .

Luckily my bikes have been still under warranty, as there have been a few expensive bits replaced over the years.

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Re: John Clark's Aberdeen for bike servicing ??

Post by Coully » Wed Oct 31, 2018 10:46 am

5 recalls/"enhancements" on the bike :eek didn't realise it would be that many ...
Top work from Big Mans Wanger though..Bike booked in for Monday and work done gratis..
Let's see what I can get as a loaner :biggrin2

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