Posted 25 July 2012 - 11:00
I have noticed that Tzaneen is well over 300 km from the nearest Cajees (I could be wrong).
Does this mean that you travel all that way, everytime u want stuff from them??
Cause fookme!!! If I was them I'd also give you "Oh My...peed my panties " good prices
to save you some petrol money for the trip back...
Posted 25 July 2012 - 05:33
You guys are are bunch of crooks.
To the hubbers be very wary, iIf you get it at less than say Cycle Lab, they have done something that is not immediately apparent; probably leave the stickers though. The clown in Fourways refused to give back my 26 tire after i tried to change it for a 29er. Ok, i can understand that the shop refusing to change the tire in view of the fact i did not have the slip as my wife bought it for my birthday, but to refuse to give it back period because i did not have the slip...they have word for it...it is called theft.
Posted 25 July 2012 - 06:04
I get from all these posts, people fictitiously commenting & yes some of you may just have issues, but whenever you were in a Cajees store & got crappy service, ever asked for a manager to complain? I mean really, lets face it, these guys are huge! Their pricing structures.... cant comment, don't work there but yes I never pay the marked price.... Its how some businesses run their model.... slash the price at the till & you got a deal.... I think you guys just have a lot of time! Cajees client base im sure is huge! Instead of wasting your time posting all this crap coz you guys are bored at work, go into the store, ask for the manager & become a somebody! You will never buy anywhere else!
Are their overheads high? I'm sure they are, running a store of that magnitude with the stock holding they have! Maybe the commission structure for their salesman's might be wrong where in turn they try & SHAFT (as you guys say) the customers, I don't know, but maybe bring it to a managers attention in store & you might just get better results then posting all this crap!
Its a bike shop not a bazaar - who wants to spend hours hagling on prices to walk out with a small moral victory that cost the best part of your saturday morning. Frankly its not worth the effort. One does not mind paying more if the service justifies the extra cost and from the consensus it doesn't seem to. Most companies would use a bad experience to win a customer over and back and in these examples the customers stay longer but from the attitude of the employees and random owner message they do not. They further alienate potential customers and people who clearly care a lot about the support, people who promote the sport. The discount one might recieve should rather be based on the relationship/frequency to the store and is not even asked. Case in point i bought some items from my lbs and besides the discount he halved the price of a TDF book as it had already started - never had to ask.
Posted 26 July 2012 - 04:15
with your first post you add this , mmmmm after what has been said on thi thread i dont think it will hold much water mate .
oh and welcome to the hub.
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Posted 26 July 2012 - 05:13
No, they suck.
I bought my first MTB there and they sold me a bike that was waaaay to big for me, and I learnt later that for the crappy (Acera) groupset on it, it was also waaay over priced.
I bought a fork there a while back and they broke the lockout trying to install it.
I phoned there a while back looking for rims and they were unable to tell me the width of the rims they were selling. They don't know their product.
....and then there's the general standing around their shop for a long time just to get some assistance.
Posted 26 July 2012 - 10:03
I bought my 1st mountain bike in October last year. being new to mountain biking, I spent a few weeks researching and learning on the best bike and components to suit my budget. I then found a bike I wanted and called around looking for the place i could find the bike I wanted at the cheapest price. Prior to buying the bike, I researched the components the bike I was going to buy came with. How to bleed those brakes, are those tires good, any problems with that make that make of Derailer...
Most people in this thread seem to have a problem with Cajees ripping off the newbie who does not know better. Really? I'm a newbie, I did the research and did not get ripped off. If you did not do the same, don't blame Cajees, BLAME YOURSELF!!
If I go into a shop, buy something and feel like I got ripped off.... I don't go back! (True Story!) A few people have mentioned they have been to Cajees a few times and ripped off a few times and blame Cajees for their lack in judgement.. The mind boggles
Where do i shop?
Solomons - most of my stuff, Rubblish service department but cheap parts and nice friendly helpful staff
Westdene cycles - Always get good service there
Dunkled cycles - Friendly helpful staff. Costs more than Solomons or Westdene but I don't mind paying more for good advice and service.
Morningside cycles - If they had a bigger selection of stuff, i'd buy everything from there even if I had to pay 5 times more than the RRP. They also a bit out of my way.
Where I don't shop
Cajees - self explanatory
Mias - the fishing version of Cajees. Must be owned by the same people as the have the same charge double and ask for a discount theory
Bicycle Trader - After seeing the adverts on the hub and the pamphlets on my car @ Northern Farm, I thought I'd support them. Walked in, waited for 5mins at the counter while the person behind the counter ignored me and bragged about his most recent holiday to the 2 people who were sitting at the counter, I left and will never return.
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Posted 26 July 2012 - 11:03
Sounds like Pornstar
Posted 26 July 2012 - 11:21
you laugh - there's a few pages on that in another thread!