Too good to be true?
the fact that no where on the site gives you their registered address makes me a little more dubious, just the fact they deliver free if you are in the midlands! they don't even offer a secure pay through their website, so you will have to trust them with the card details you are giving them over the phone! if you really want to go for it, do the request a call back thingy on the site, explain your concerns, ask where they are based and if you can come and pick it up (as a test) see if they will give you their local phone number rather then just a national one and check all the details match up, if they are able to deliver within 24 hours of calling, they must have a fair few in stock, which will take a fair bit of space! or ask if you were able to pay on delivery, even if you have to offer a small deposit (through paypal) to proove you are not wasting their time and fuel!
I really dont want to say its a scam as I dont know, but, I think you really need to be carefull with who you give your details to! I would personally see if you could either pay on delivery, go to their warehouse should one exist and check it out, or just go with a more trusted looking place!
The details of who ownes the website name is a company called 'World of Bargains Ltd' 30 Flax Rd, Leicester.
They are listed at Companies House.
Hmmm - they are a "fully internet based business", but cant be bothered investing enough to have a shopping cart facility on their website?
They've been selling on Ebay for over two years, seem to have lots of satisfied customers.
I'm in the market for a treadmill myself, and have been looking round for a while. I initially considered the Dream Fitness T2000. It seems to offer a lot of spec for not a lot of money. But how can that be? Surely the build quality has to suffer. There's only a one year warranty, even on frame and motor. Doesn't inspire much confidence, but I can't find any independent reviews. Which seems strange, considering they've been selling for so long.
Fruity - do you work for Dream Treadmills by any chance?
Odd that your first posting is a very belated supportive post for a commercial product. Its almost as if the seller had recently stumbled across the thread and decided to register in order to make a positive comment on their product... or am I being cynical?
that means I'm a mean minded cynical old bugger then...
I am selling my treadmill if anyone interested. Collection would be from Wednesbury, West Mids.
I have it at work but dont use it now as go to they gym and run outside with some other girls.
It folds up, got loads of programs, and have found it good but as said just dont use. Will post futher details and spec tomorrow when at work and can double check details. xx
personally i would stay away from a brand i dont know, stick with reebok, york, or life fitness as at least they have good warranties.
try these companies as thy seem to sell these brands
Hi I Have this treadmill i have lost the instructions on how to put the oil/lubricant thing? Can anyone help? Also can I use any lubricant/oil on the treadmill since i moved house and i have lost both the bottle and instructions!
was thinking of going for a pro rider or JTX Sprint5. Any views on the JTX?
thanks for your feedback all
Killer Bee you need to use silicone oil, buy it from amazon or ebay, normally comes in a bottle with a squirt type top or some have a syringe and tube. Loosen the bolts on the belt tightening device till the belt is loose enough to get your hand and the bottle under there, remember how many turns you loosened each bolt. Give it a good squirt across as much as the belt as you can, I think about 25mls. Tighten the bolts and run the machine at walk speed and walk on it for 5 minutes to spread the lubricant. You might find a utube demo if you search.
As for buying, if you can get to Fitness Superstore on the outskirts of Northampton you can try about 20 machines at prices across the range. Make sure you wear some running gear to give them a good bash. Then you'll know what you'll get for your money. Some of the better makes come with some very good warranties. The place is like being a kid in a toyshop for fitness lovers
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