Sites recommended by your fellow forum Members

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    Hi guys,
    Wildpig started an excellent thread and I've taken it and expanded on it a bit.
    The intention of this thread is to illustrate sites that our members have dealt with and have had good (or bad) experiences with. You can guarantee that if its on this list the people named in each entry have ordered something from the site and can give you direct feedback on what its like to deal with them.

    If you have an experience with a dealer/vendor please post it up in this thread and I will add it to the list.
    If you have something good or bad to say about a vendor on the list, write it up and I will add your name and if there's room, your comments.

    If you would like this thread organised in a different way, let me know.
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    :grommit: WEARABLE GEAR
    Website: Bike Gear Warehouse
    Recommended by: Ulaa
    Notes: Open on Saturdays until 12. Well worth the visit for Joe Rocket gear at fantastic prices.

    Website: The legendary MCAS
    Recommended by: Ulaa
    Notes: Bought loads from these guys from both the Paramatta and City stores. Always remember to ask if thats the best price if you are spending good money and they will come to the table with a better offer.

    Website: Bikers Gear Australia
    Recommended by: Just Cruizen, Chops, robo7579
    Notes: All things leather and Kevlar

    Website: Ausleather
    Recommended by: Fungus
    Notes: not a lot of stuff on this site but some very cheap leather vest and jackets

    Website: AMX Outlets
    Recommended by: Carnivor
    Notes: Wearable gear, helmets

    PARTS
    Website: RegproTube
    Recommended by: Ulaa
    Notes: Reg holders for your bike. No longer required in NSW woot!

    Website: Stebel Horns
    Recommended by: Ulaa
    Notes: This is a search link, but shows all the Stebels from a single vendor.

    Website: Rated R Parts
    Recommended by: Ulaa, SteveM109rz, Carnivor,
    Notes: I think he is based in WA. Has an insane 'Busa. Lots of us have brought from him.He used to post on the old site.

    Website: Toll Rider
    Recommended by: Ulaa
    Notes: Little waterproof baggie for your electronic toll unit.

    Website: Bad Penny Customs
    Recommended by: Old Fart
    Notes: "Bad Penny Customs Aussie supplier has some neat stuff, with lots of other useful info including a milage calculator, so not just a sales site"

    ELECTRONICS
    Website: Ryda dot Com
    Recommended by: Ulaa, SteveM109rz
    Notes: Anything and everything for bike comms. Based in Petersham Sydney, authorised dealers for Scala rider electronics.

    Website: Motorcycle Alarms
    Recommended by:
    Notes: Based up in Brisbane. I cant emember who dealt with this vendor but I remember his service and products geting the heavy talk up.

    Website: More Power racing
    Recommended by: Ulaa, EvilMannie
    Notes: All things electronic/tuning for the nine. Ive bought from them twice, always been a good experience. Fast delivery.

    Website: Australian Motorcycle Components
    Recommended by: Ulaa
    Notes: Resellers for HealTech, makers of the GI-Pro.

    EXHAUSTS
    Website: The legendary Denis Foran
    Recommended by: Ulaa
    Notes: Best custom exhaust maker in Australia, bar none.

    BITS AND PIECES
    Website: Webslinger Cycles
    Recommended by: SteveM109rz
    Notes: Custom Speedo faces

    Website: Bikers Bits
    Recommended by: Old Fart
    Notes: you can get belt buckles, badges, decals, headgear and sun glasses goggles etc from this place at pretty good prices. Once you get to the main page just go to the shop frieght is a standard six bucks no matter what you buy. Also has recomended rides, wearable gear, electronics and Videos.

    Website: Bibblebar
    Recommended by: Old Fart
    Notes: "Now this guy makes really good quality saddlebags, covers for bikes and saddlebags, and check out his mirrors."

    Website: Custom Ear Mold
    Recommended by: Azzqld (owns the company) Watto (Recommends the company)
    Notes: Custom Stereo ear pieces for either turning the noise up or cutting it down while riding.

    SERVICING
    Website: Battyes Bikes
    Recommended by: Ulaa
    Notes: Motorcycle servicing and modding from a 9 specialist (Southern Sydney)

    Website: RC Motorcycle Tuning
    Recommended by: Ulaa
    Notes: Motorcycle servicing and modding from a 9 specialist, best Dyno in Sydney. (Southern Sydney)

    Website: Motogarage in Mitchell
    Recommended by: Lurch, Spadnium
    Notes: Moto Garage in Mitchel, Brett's your man. (Canberra)

    PAINT
    Website: Redback Race Paint
    Recommended by: Lurch
    Notes: Best motorcycle painter/smash repairer in Canberra (Canberra)

    TYRES
    Website: Balmain Motorcycle Tyres
    Recommended by: Ulaa
    Notes: This is one of the best places to start looking for tyres in Sydney. Gets you a good indicative Price.

    SEATS
    Website: MetCruze
    Recommended by: Ulaa, BBB, Our Sweet Lord, Evil mannie and many many more.
    Notes: I like them so much I bought 2!
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    PARTS
    Website: Meancycles
    Recommended by: Ulaa, BBB, Wildpig, Chops, Steel Cowboy,
    Notes: Good guys to deal with, Ive spent a lot of money with them buying just about everything.JC is the guy at the other end of the dispatch email and he is friendly and really helpful.

    Website: Mom & Pop Cycles
    Recommended by: Ulaa, BBB
    Notes: The website is a bit of a pain to negotiate, but well worth the effort as they often have the best prices around.

    Website: Yanashiki Billet parts
    Recommended by: Ulaa
    Notes: Good quality gear, better quality than most USA billet/chrome

    Website: Raw Design
    Recommended by: Ulaa
    Notes: For when you want to start spending the big $$$, everything from LED kits to custom fat rears

    Website: Low and Mean
    Recommended by: Ulaa
    Notes: Built up a big reputation over the years, prices reflect in in some cases but decent to deal with.

    Website: Kewl Metal
    Recommended by: Ulaa
    Notes: Lots of parts, site is a bit hard to navigate. Chroming has been patchy over the last few years.

    Website: Rivco
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    Notes: Lots of good quality billet and chromed gear. Some of the better chroming coming out of the notriously patchy USA

    Website: Cruiser Customising
    Website: Australian Motorcycle Accessories
    Recommended by: Ulaa, SteveM109rz, Carnivor, Chops, C50 Bobber (negative review),
    Notes: 2 links, one company. One of the biggest mod sites on the net for metric cruisers. If they dont have it probably doesnt exist. Can be a bit pricey.

    Website: Phat Performance Parts
    Recommended by: Chops
    Notes: "Good range but can be awkward to deal with"

    Website: Metric Thunder
    Recommended by: SteveM09rz
    Notes: Solid range of a little bit of everything

    Website: Billetcycles
    Recommended by: Chops
    Notes: Gotta give a big rap to Billet Cycles. Just bought some Yana Shiki chrome levers from them , only thing is Suzuki had changed the clutch perch from the 2006-08 models to the current models. Clutch lever I was sent fitted ok but not perfect, obviously for 2006-08 model, mines 2009. Anyway told Billet Cycles of this, and they sent me out the correct replacement of the lever, no questions, no extra charge, no "You need to send the other one back first", and hasn't even asked for the first one I was sent.

    KEYS
    Website: CycleOps USA
    Recommended by: Ulaa, BBB
    Notes: Custom keys for your custom ride. Bought 2 keys from them, never had an issue. Husband/wife team, really nice people.

    Website: Samurai Keys
    Recommended by:
    Notes: I havent bought from them but I think Jerone did, someone on the big ride had one.

    PAINT
    Website: Collorite: Official Suzuki Paint match
    Recommended by:
    Notes: These guys make the official Suzuki paint. I don't even know if you can import from these guys, but a good link to find your official colour match if you are looking at custom paint.

    EXHAUSTS
    Website: Hacker Exhausts
    Recommended by:
    Notes: Go LOUD or go home. Guess who owned the bike at the top of the website.

    WEARABLE GEAR
    Website: Jafrum
    Recommended by: Lison
    Notes: Mainly gear, some parts as well

    Website: Motorcycle Superstore
    Recommended by: Carnivor
    Notes: Wearable gear, helmets and tyres

    Website: Leatherup
    Recommended by: Afterdarker
    Notes: All things leather, plus some helmets, boots, saddle bags, seats etc

    TYRES
    Website: Rocky Mountain ATV
    Recommended by: NUKLZ
    Notes: "Got tyres from this site. They have M109 stuff. Rocky Mountain ATV. GOOD SITE."

    Website: Jake Wilson
    Recommended by: Ulaa, Evil Manny
    Notes: Really good prices, deliverd to my door 4 days after order from the USA. Cant fault it.
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    RACKS AND BAGS
    Website: Ventura
    Recommended by: Ulaa
    Notes: Arguably the best rack systems and bags on the market
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    PARTS
    Website: Xtreme Revolution
    Recommended by: Ulaa!!
    Notes: A real out of the box thinker selling self designed well made product. He seems to have disapeared. If anyone knows his new website let me know.
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    Well done guys what an awesome post :eek:ccasion14: :icon_thumright:
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    Excellent idea and a good layout.

    Suggestion: Something simple like a ** double Asterisk next to any of them who will give a discount for members of the forum? This would certainly lead me to call them first and also helps them know when they are getting business referred from Oz Boulevards?

    Just a thought of mine.......
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    Great idea Richo :icon_thumright:
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    Its a good idea Richo and I'm going to talk to at least one of those to see if they will do something like that. But right now as far as I'm aware, none of them give discounts to us.
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    Any chance of updating with a reference to local Australian sites in the references?