Join Date: Aug 2004
Location: Easthampton, MA, USA
I heard this as well. Is Canton still going to do anything with BMW? Will they do service on them after the sale? Not that I would bring my bike to them just wondering. I think that this sale will be the beginning of the end for Canton. They have a couple other lines I think Triumph and Victory. I don't know if they can survive with less. I know BMW is difficult on the dealers as far as how they like the dealer to operate. AJ's Cycle in Gill, MA is still a BMW dealership but BMW must hate this. AJ's is a very small shop that has not followed the BMW path of new designer stores. They have a following that keeps them in business. They are very customer friendly. Several times I have been there and only had a credit card and their credit card machine was off line. Allan would give me the parts and ask that I mail him a check. No one does that. It is to bad that more and more BMW dealers are closing. It appears that many owners can not make a living selling Beemers alone. And it appears that BMW sure does not like the multi line setup.