alternate bodywork for 1st gen

vik anderson eeeeek at gmail.com
Wed May 4 11:56:10 PDT 2011


Sounds to me like you are running with no windscreen by choice. Spears
offered up one that you declined because it wasn't a double bubble. I won
races with the non-double bubble, so if you're making hte choice to decline
his offer, that's all on you.


On Wed, May 4, 2011 at 9:35 AM, Jo Rhett <jorhett at fastlizardracing.com>wrote:

> As stated at the top of the thread, I've had standing orders with them
> since January and they haven't delivered.  When I called them they said they
> have no orders for that product, even though SharkSkinz says they also have
> outstanding orders with them since the beginning of the season.  So either
> their ordering system is completely fubar, or they are just ignoring this
> one product, or they are lying as they go out of business.
>
> In all three situations, I have to take myself out of situation where I
> rely on them.  I'll be racing with no windscreen for the second race in a
> row, even though I originally placed my order with them in January, placed
> an order with a second distributor in March, and I still don't have the
> screens I ordered.  One distributor has already told me that they're not
> willing to keep calling ZG to get updates on their order -- that this is
> part of an ongoing trend from ZG and they are dropping their product line.
>
> On May 4, 2011, at 9:25 AM, Gregg Spears wrote:
> >    After 10 years of doing business with Zero Gravity, this is there
> business model, I order all of the time and it takes approx 3 weeks to get
> the order....with the way todays economy one can understand that such an
> obscured product would not be on the shelf.as far as going out of
> business, I would be very surprised.
> >
> >> I called ZG direct.  They say "3-4 weeks out" but they won't commit to
> the date
> >> without an order, and won't provide a commitment date on order
> acceptance
> >> either.  I suspect ZG is in the process of going out of business, which
> is what
> >> concerns me about the 1st gen SharkSkinz requiring them.
> >>
> >
> >
> >
> > Gregg Spears
> >
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> >
> >
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Jo Rhett <jorhett at fastlizardracing.com>
> > To: Suzuki SV650 Mailing List <sv650 at micapeak.com>
> > Sent: Wed, May 4, 2011 9:15 am
> > Subject: Re: alternate bodywork for 1st gen
> >
> >
> > I called ZG direct.  They say "3-4 weeks out" but they won't commit to
> the date
> > without an order, and won't provide a commitment date on order acceptance
> > either.  I suspect ZG is in the process of going out of business, which
> is what
> > concerns me about the 1st gen SharkSkinz requiring them.
> >
> > On May 3, 2011, at 3:18 PM, dsapsis at comcast.net wrote:
> >> Call ZG direct and get them to make a mold run.
> >> ----- Original Message -----
> >> From: "Jo Rhett" <jorhett at fastlizardracing.com>
> >> To: "Suzuki SV650 Mailing List" <sv650 at micapeak.com>
> >> Sent: Tuesday, May 3, 2011 10:49:59 AM
> >> Subject: alternate bodywork for 1st gen
> >>
> >> At this point I've had standing orders for 17-156DB-01 for more than 4
> months,
> > and every time I call the distributors and they call ZG it's "3-4 weeks
> out".
> > Since the ZG screens will clearly be 3-4 weeks out until after the season
> is
> > over, its seems I have no choice but to swap the bodywork for something
> that
> > uses a screen I can get from multiple sources.
> >>
> >> I had a list of places that made SV bodywork, but only Sharkskinz and
> > Hotbodies are still around. Any other choices for the 1st gen SV?
> >>
> >> --
> >> Jo Rhett / velociRaptor Racing
> >> #553 WERA / AFM
> >>
> >
> > --
> > Jo Rhett /  velociRaptor Racing
> > #553 WERA / AFM
> >
> >
>
> --
> Jo Rhett /  velociRaptor Racing
> #553 WERA / AFM
>
>


-- 
Vik


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