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I have created this section so that anyone here can organize a group buy to help us get discounts on Sportster products.

Commerical vendors may post their products in this area in only in conjunction with a group buy only when an XL Forum member who does not work for or run the business initiates the group buy.
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Cool. Now if we can all decide on the one thing we need
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Well that is what this area is all about. You want something then post it up in here and see how many other people want the same thing.

Then you all find a vendor and ask them for a group discount.
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Go for it...but start your own thread.
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Has anyone here ever been part of a group buy?

If so, how many people normally have to buy in order to reflect a decent savings?

Are there any specific vendors that are more favorable than others concerning group buys?

How does the payment part of things work?

Any other info would be helpful from those of you who have previously participated in a group buy. thx.
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Has anyone here ever been part of a group buy?

If so, how many people normally have to buy in order to reflect a decent savings?

Are there any specific vendors that are more favorable than others concerning group buys?

How does the payment part of things work?

Any other info would be helpful from those of you who have previously participated in a group buy. thx.
There was a group buy partially organised last year. If I remember correctly, it was for shocks and fork springs (?). But the price that was quoted by the vendor was no cheaper than ya could get 'em anywhere else so I think the whole thing fell flat.

Its a good idea but whatever vender is approached needs to be able to give a decent discount to make it all worthwhile.

I'm still interested in some progressive shocks..but only if the price is good.
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Hi,

I sell a variety of Motorcycle related items see: http://DONSCYCLEWARE.COM

From time to time I order in quantity at a good discount and I would like to give the forum members an opportunity to take advantage of my discount.

The minimum purchase quantity varies by item. On some items we get a good discount on purchases of a dozen or so items on others we need to purchase a 100 or more.

Collecting the money and keeping track of the orders is always a problem. I propose to list the items in my on-line store. You can place an order at the reduced price and I will handle it like any other order. You can use Paypal, credit cards etc. to pay for the purchase. I will post a link on the forum to the item.

If several members are interested in an item that I already have in inventory I can always let you know when I expect to order more and we can organize a buy of that item. Just post what you want here. If enough people are interested I'll set up the buy.

Keep in mind that as a forum member you get a 10% discount off my already low prices at any time.

I'll start the ball rolling by listing an intercom set I'll be ordering in two weeks. Look for the post shortly.

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