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Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-01-2015, 05:57 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,433
Posted By DLFLHT
I have used that form multiple times selling...

I have used that form multiple times selling bikes from $12k to $20k. I've never had someone refuse to sign it and every person that has signed it has purchased the bike. When I have that much of...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 05-31-2015, 08:21 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,433
Posted By DLFLHT
Learn to spell, then be an asshole!

Learn to spell, then be an asshole!
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 05-30-2015, 08:00 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,433
Posted By DLFLHT
I don't allow someone to test ride my bike to see...

I don't allow someone to test ride my bike to see if they like that type of bike - they can go to the dealer for that. I will allow a serious buyer to test ride it to check it out. However, if I...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-15-2015, 07:40 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,181
Posted By DLFLHT
Support the dealer that treats you right. It...

Support the dealer that treats you right. It might not be your local dealer. I have a Yamaha dealer less that 2 miles from my door - I'd rather drive 50 miles to Sublimity because they're that much...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-10-2015, 02:45 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,181
Posted By DLFLHT
I've bought a couple of bikes there. Sometimes...

I've bought a couple of bikes there. Sometimes they have some killer deals. Unless it states otherwise, they usually tack on $500 for freight and setup. Just clarify that all ahead of time to be...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 04-11-2015, 03:06 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 14,058
Posted By DLFLHT
I'm happy to tell people where I've found the...

I'm happy to tell people where I've found the best deals as I always appreciate the same info. The dealers that treat me right deserve the referrals.
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 04-10-2015, 03:20 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 14,058
Posted By DLFLHT
I'm not talking a few dollars here. I bought my...

I'm not talking a few dollars here. I bought my 2014 Explorer from Latus for $14,700 plus license and title. Cascade prices theirs at MSRP - $15,699 plus another $600 or so for freight and setup...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 04-08-2015, 08:50 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 14,058
Posted By DLFLHT
I have the choice of two dealers - a smaller shop...

I have the choice of two dealers - a smaller shop that is focused on Triumph's or a large Harley dealership that added the Triumph brand a few years ago. When you go into the smaller shop, it is a...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-08-2015, 08:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 862
Posted By DLFLHT
I'm not sure what you're looking at but the Power...

I'm not sure what you're looking at but the Power listing clearly states $5,999 and no freight or setup. I paid a $75 doc fee on the last bike I bought there. I've been able to test ride there no...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-07-2015, 07:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 862
Posted By DLFLHT
Don't know about them, but Power Motorsports in...

Don't know about them, but Power Motorsports in Sublimity, OR (www.poweryamaha.com) has the unit for the same price $5,999 and there will be no freight, setup or other bullshit added to the price. ...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 03-26-2015, 07:51 PM
Replies: 1,395
Views: 82,478
Posted By DLFLHT
If the KTM dude couldn't get around the bagger,...

If the KTM dude couldn't get around the bagger, then either the guy on the bagger is doing fairly well or the KTM dude can't cash the checks his boy racer outfit is writing!:lol3
Forum: Road Warriors 03-21-2015, 08:12 AM
Replies: 200
Views: 19,092
Posted By DLFLHT
The XR was my biggest disappointment from Harley...

The XR was my biggest disappointment from Harley and I've owned a number of Harleys, still do. I went to test ride the XR with every intention of riding one home. I guess my performance...
Forum: Road Warriors 03-12-2015, 07:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 912
Posted By DLFLHT
I'll bet the OP is all broken up about that.

I'll bet the OP is all broken up about that.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-11-2015, 05:16 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,874
Posted By DLFLHT
So, if you assume the total gas tax is 35 cents...

So, if you assume the total gas tax is 35 cents per gallon and the mileage tax is 1.5 cents per mile, you'd break even if you averaged 23 - 24 mpg. If I was driving a gas hog as a daily driver I'd...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 03-04-2015, 06:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,280
Posted By DLFLHT
If you're going to go far off the beaten track,...

If you're going to go far off the beaten track, you'll want to be able to repair a flat. You'll be in places where you can't get a tow, even if you have reception. That's why I prefer tubeless...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 02-28-2015, 08:48 AM
Replies: 3,868
Views: 291,453
Posted By DLFLHT
Yeah, that's it - the Holans look like they were...

Yeah, that's it - the Holans look like they were made for the bike and the Zegas are one size bolts to anything. If you compared a full shot from the back with the same capacity bags, you would see...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 02-28-2015, 07:56 AM
Replies: 3,868
Views: 291,453
Posted By DLFLHT
It's been a year and a half or so since I bought...

It's been a year and a half or so since I bought them. When I tallied up the complete set up with topcase, racks, locks, etc., there was very little difference in price with the Jesse's and they...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 02-27-2015, 06:17 PM
Replies: 3,868
Views: 291,453
Posted By DLFLHT
I put the complete Holan setup on my Explorer...

I put the complete Holan setup on my Explorer (now gone) - worth every penny! They will be my first choice next time.
Forum: Road Warriors 02-13-2015, 08:43 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,843
Posted By DLFLHT
The RF is definitely a better choice if you're...

The RF is definitely a better choice if you're going to do some two-up riding. The modern full-blown sportbikes have the passenger perched up there like a monkey screwing a football. My wife and I...
Forum: Road Warriors 02-01-2015, 08:04 PM
Replies: 2,495
Views: 642,635
Posted By DLFLHT
Maybe karma finally caught up with Griff for...

Maybe karma finally caught up with Griff for banning me!:lol3
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-29-2015, 06:29 PM
Replies: 28,481
Views: 5,813,655
Posted By DLFLHT
Whatever you decide, DON'T pay $12,700 for a '13....

Whatever you decide, DON'T pay $12,700 for a '13. Look around and do a fly and ride (once the snow melts) if you can't find a good deal there. The '13s can be had brand new for $9k to $10k. You...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-16-2015, 06:45 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 8,555
Posted By DLFLHT
Alright, Huntington it is then! OP should go to...

Alright, Huntington it is then! OP should go to Google street view and tour the town - can probably pick up one of those single-wides fairly cheap!:lol3

I can't talk too much - I spent three...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-16-2015, 05:20 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 8,555
Posted By DLFLHT
I've gone through Huntington to catch the Snake...

I've gone through Huntington to catch the Snake River Road up to Richland. No way I would want to live there. Even that end of the Snake River Road isn't too attractive.

Now Richland might be...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-11-2015, 07:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,027
Posted By DLFLHT
If that's what you want to do with it, I'd get...

If that's what you want to do with it, I'd get something that's easier to pick up!:lol3

I've had a 1200GS, Explorer and a 990 Adventure and I wouldn't want to pick any of them up. I wiped out on...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-11-2015, 05:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,027
Posted By DLFLHT
I assume you're watching Craigslist, but if you...

I assume you're watching Craigslist, but if you aren't...

Motorcycle Warehouse has a 2014 ST with the factory bags. 1,400 miles with 4 years on the tags. Looks to be like new - $9,950!
...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-04-2015, 03:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,464
Posted By DLFLHT
I gave up on trying to find bulk and get mine at...

I gave up on trying to find bulk and get mine at Walmart. They usually stock the 2.5 gallon jugs for $20.97 - still spendy at over $8/gallon, but it's clean burning.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-03-2015, 02:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,027
Posted By DLFLHT
Try Power Yamaha in Sublimity. They have '13s. ...

Try Power Yamaha in Sublimity. They have '13s. They bounce their website price around. Today they're at $10,999 but they've had them at $9,999 and those prices are everything but license and...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-24-2014, 06:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,233
Posted By DLFLHT
My in-laws moved to Longview when they retired -...

My in-laws moved to Longview when they retired - not exactly sure how they came to pick Longview, but they like it. However, there was a little shoot-out next door to them once!:lol3
Forum: Photos 12-20-2014, 06:00 PM
Replies: 946
Views: 421,487
Posted By DLFLHT
There are a number of products that you can tack...

There are a number of products that you can tack around the door. Go to Amazon and search for "garage door side seal." When I was in Wyoming, the snow would drift into the garage with the wind, but...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-01-2014, 09:05 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,586
Posted By DLFLHT
I don't think it's that everyone is happy, I...

I don't think it's that everyone is happy, I think it has something to do with Hermiston!:lol3
Forum: Road Warriors 11-16-2014, 06:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,714
Posted By DLFLHT
I've had both, but I haven't ridden the Rushmore...

I've had both, but I haven't ridden the Rushmore batwings with the vent, so I can't comment on those. I always had some level of buffeting on my Ultra. I had three different windshields and none...
Forum: Road Warriors 11-15-2014, 03:50 PM
Replies: 2,481
Views: 700,075
Posted By DLFLHT
I just bought one exactly like this today. I had...

I just bought one exactly like this today. I had one back when they first came out in 2008 and really liked it, but sold it years ago. They handle quite well, but are a little short on cornering...
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-11-2014, 05:17 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 30,188
Posted By DLFLHT
Thanks for the great RR! I ride that road quite...

Thanks for the great RR! I ride that road quite often - you just need to consider those double yellow lines "advisory" - then you'll have fun!:clap
Forum: Road Warriors 11-08-2014, 07:58 AM
Replies: 3,583
Views: 561,040
Posted By DLFLHT
Yes they're different, but they're also similar. ...

Yes they're different, but they're also similar. That's why Yamaha designated them both FJ and presents them side by side on their website. I'm considering having both in my garage.
Forum: Road Warriors 11-06-2014, 09:02 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,496
Posted By DLFLHT
If you want to try the adventure bike, you might...

If you want to try the adventure bike, you might consider a Super Tenere. You can buy a brand new 2013 Super Tenere for between $9k and $10k - cheaper than you can buy the new V-Strom. For that,...
Forum: Road Warriors 11-06-2014, 07:08 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,496
Posted By DLFLHT
If you're serious about the V-Strom, forget the...

If you're serious about the V-Strom, forget the 2015 - the 2014's are stacked up in the dealerships around here and can be had cheap because they apparently didn't sell for shit. That doesn't mean...
Forum: Road Warriors 11-06-2014, 05:06 PM
Replies: 3,583
Views: 561,040
Posted By DLFLHT
When I bought my FJR for $12,500, it was a great...

When I bought my FJR for $12,500, it was a great price, but the sumbitch lowered them to $11,999 the next week. When you pay full price for a new release bike, you're taking your chances these days...
Forum: Road Warriors 11-05-2014, 08:44 PM
Replies: 3,583
Views: 561,040
Posted By DLFLHT
If the setup/freight/prep bullshit were limited...

If the setup/freight/prep bullshit were limited to about $500 - $700, I'd be happy with that.
Forum: Road Warriors 11-05-2014, 05:09 AM
Replies: 3,583
Views: 561,040
Posted By DLFLHT
I wasn't asking you - I said "why would I buy..."...

I wasn't asking you - I said "why would I buy..." I was thinking out loud. :D
Forum: Road Warriors 11-04-2014, 08:57 PM
Replies: 3,583
Views: 561,040
Posted By DLFLHT
I like this bike a lot and was considering one as...

I like this bike a lot and was considering one as a commuter to go with my FJR which is really for my wife and I. However, the pricing gets tricky. I was hoping this would be priced about $9,500...
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