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Written on: 30/06/2011

I also have been forced to use wheelies by my insurers. I could go in to a really long ramble about how shocking there customer service is but i think plenty of people have already done this for me so I will try giveing you a condensed version, If you want to waist allot of money calling there custom build guys leaving messages and never hearing back from them then you have found the company for you. If you have 6+ months to wait (my claim is still out standing) If you want a bog standard… Read Full Review

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“An almost unbelievable level of ineptitude”

Written on: 31/05/2011 by richardboddington (1 review written)

I am literally unable to work out how Wheelies can be so inept. My bike was stolen and so my insurance company directed me to Wheelies to get a new bike. I'm a bit of a bike nerd and so I spoke to their custom build team and wrote a list of exactly what components I wanted, which I sent to them. They then sent a quote back listing those same components and giving me a price. I waited six weeks for the bike - that's quite a long time. I could have sourced the same kit in two weeks, but hey… Read Full Review

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“AVOID THIS COMPANY AT ALL COSTS (IF YOU CAN)! ”

Written on: 15/04/2011

AVOID THIS COMPANY AT ALL COSTS (IF YOU CAN)!

I have been lied to about my bike being dispatched, TWICE. They never have any stock but if you are going via insurance then you have no choice so spend hours on the phone with them trying to work out what they have got. Then it never turns up. THEY ARE A COMPLETE JOKE! How on earth they stay in basis is anyone's guess.

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“I had the misfortune to come into contact with this...”

Written on: 05/04/2011 by Scott OM (1 review written)

I had the misfortune to come into contact with this company via my house insurance as my previous bike was stolen. I chose the bike I wanted
(Giant TCX 2 2011 £795) from their web site and was given a delivery date. This date was broken 3 times. Eventually when the bike turned up, it came without pedals, and when I complained about this fact, I was told it did not come with pedals, though nothing was mentioned or hinted at on the web site.
The customer service was awful, I had to phone the… Read Full Review

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“Excellent Service, I was plesantly supprised after...”

Written on: 29/11/2010 by lloydz1 (1 review written)

Excellent Service, I was plesantly supprised after ordering my Specialized Rockhopper from Wheelies, I read the reviews on review centre stating how bad the company was and became a bit anxious, however I ordered the bike on Wednesday, I had a phone call asking if I could take delivery on Friday, a couple of hours Later I had a text saying it had been despatched and it arrived on the Friday fully built with my lights and jacket. The only thing I needed to do was tighten the headset with the… Read Full Review

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Written on: 19/07/2011

Review was written by internal employee, so please ignore!

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“My employer entered the Cycle To Work Scheme. ”

Written on: 13/08/2010

My employer entered the Cycle To Work Scheme.

They are incapable of actually building the bikes correctly, which compromises safety especially for those buying that are not familiar with bikes.

And I am now awaiting my 3rd bike to arrive without being broken or scratched.

You can however guarantee they will let you down, so if you can, go elsewhere… Read Full Review

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“I don't think I have one good thing to say about them. ”

Written on: 02/08/2010

I don't think I have one good thing to say about them.

I have exactly the same experience. They are completely useless. I have been waiting for almost 6 months now and they still haven't managed to sort out my insurance claim. I have been lied to. Calls and emails are hardly ever returned. It took a mate in the bike industry to give them a call for them actually to respond to me.

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Written on: 04/02/2010


Wheelies Direct are the worst company that I have ever had to deal with. Their customer service staff are unknowledgable and incompetant, they lack even the most basic of bike knowledge and constantly get things wrong.

In the few months that I had to deal with them I have left messages that went unreturned, I have been given wrong information on various occasions and I have been lied to.

If you are considering buying from Wheelies Direct, I'll give you a good tip. Tie one end of a length of… Read Full Review

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“My company joined cycle to work scheme with them. I...”

Written on: 06/01/2010 by astratow (7 reviews written)

My company joined cycle to work scheme with them. I thought - great. I ordered carefuly selected GT GTR type CX bike offered for 799...They phoned me up and said they haven't got it in stock, offered me other one or waiting 2 months. After 2 weeks they phoned me up again saying I have to wait another month or change an order. Same situation happened to my working collegue... We are waiting... And we are not happy with this… Read Full Review

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Written on: 03/04/2010

Bike arrived in the beginning of February, with front gear not working. Month later I have noticed broken links on the chain, which is quite unusual. I had chain sent to me on warranty, but it is quite frustrating to wait so long, pay so much money and having this...

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