trail tech question !!
Posted January 17, 2003 - 02:02 PM
1st. anyone have any problems with how quick the TT store responds to there orders?
i ordered mine on the 16th(yesterday) and had it 2nd day aired which to me would mean i would get it saturday but i don't think saturday counts so i should get it monday. either way it should have been shipped and it hasn't yet!!
2nd. how long does the battery last?
3rd. is it waterproof ?
Posted January 17, 2003 - 02:28 PM
I ordered one through the TT store, and I received it from TrailTech BEFORE TT sent me a notice saying that it had been shipped! (TrailTech is located in Washington state, so a ground package gets here the next day, and I am sure that helped a little bit!)
2. Don't know how long the batteries last, but I bought my personal unit last May and the original battery is still going strong.
3. Mine has ridden through rain, stays on the bike when I wash it after each ride, and I am experiencing no problems. I think that they say their units are "water resistent" but I could be wrong. If so, it is because they are water PROOF.
4. You got a great bike and a great speedometer!
Posted January 17, 2003 - 03:05 PM
Posted January 17, 2003 - 03:18 PM
I have seen mine go wacko when ridding in extremely wet conditions. By wacko I mean the spedo was reading like 167mph and the odometer reading was way off from what it should be.
But once it dries out it works fine. I wonder if it is the two metal contacts on the back getting wet and arcing screwing up the readings.
Otherwise I love mine. Its a little slugish in cold temps. And by cold I mean like 20 deg. I was ice riddin last weekend and it was a little slow.
Oh yea. DONT wash it with simple green. It will eat the scratch resistant coating and make the display fog up. Take it off b4 washing with any detergent cleaner. Power washing shouldn't hurt it. Just keep detergents away from it.
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Posted January 18, 2003 - 01:19 PM
Thank you for your inquiry regarding your order status. Please note that your order was not received until Thursday, January 16th at 6:27 pm PST (see attachment) and our UPS shipments are picked up at 4:00 pm PST. Also please refer to our shipping policy (specifically items 7 and 8), which I am copying below:
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Posted January 20, 2003 - 07:52 AM
Posted January 20, 2003 - 09:12 AM
Although shipping is closed today (for the MLK Jr. holiday), we are going to drive to the warehouse (70 mile roundtrip) so that we can ship your parcel to you overnight at NO additonal cost.
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