ADVrider

Go Back   ADVrider > Search Forums
User Name
Password
Register Inmates Photos Site Rules Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

Showing results 1 to 40 of 500
Search took 0.05 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: Dallara
Forum: Beasts 04-21-2014, 08:49 PM
Replies: 22,833
Views: 4,038,283
Posted By Dallara
Laugh Maybe...

I suppose I could give you the invoice price on one (which I know because my local Yamaha dealer and I are old, close friends), but I wouldn't feel any more comfortable doing that than I would...
Forum: Beasts 04-21-2014, 08:27 PM
Replies: 22,833
Views: 4,038,283
Posted By Dallara
Laugh Btdt, gtts...

Oh, believe me... I know what it takes to stay alive in the motorcycle and the car business. I've been around both all my life, working in and around them, and I was a new motorcycle dealer for over...
Forum: Beasts 04-21-2014, 07:44 PM
Replies: 22,833
Views: 4,038,283
Posted By Dallara
Question Profit...

Just curious...

In your opinion, what exactly is a fair percentage markup for a dealer to make on the sale of a new motorcycle?

How about on a used one?

Or what kind of percentage should an...
Forum: Vendors 04-21-2014, 04:31 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 45,239
Posted By Dallara
Gaerne ED-Pro

Brian, aren't those ED-Pro models the ones you've said you wish Gaerne would sell in the USA, but that they are a special model of some kind Gaerne only produces for the Japanese Gaerne importer?
...
Forum: Beasts 04-21-2014, 11:59 AM
Replies: 7,720
Views: 1,442,297
Posted By Dallara
Laugh You know what they say...

We grow 'em *BIG* down here in Texas! :webers

Dallara



~
Forum: Beasts 04-21-2014, 11:13 AM
Replies: 7,720
Views: 1,442,297
Posted By Dallara
Laugh Rockport, TX

It sure is... So much so that Vickie and I are looking at houses over there again. Seems like we can't decide if we want to live in the Bastrop-Austin area or Rockport! :rofl

But for both us it...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-21-2014, 11:09 AM
Replies: 1,157
Views: 392,268
Posted By Dallara
Talking Rockport, TX

~


Here's a new sight to the the Rockport, TX ski basin area, from a very old crab...


http://timetunnel.smugmug.com/Rides/Aransas-Wildlife-Refuge-041914/i-hGQjPMf/0/X2/IMG_1110-X2.jpg
...
Forum: Beasts 04-21-2014, 11:00 AM
Replies: 7,720
Views: 1,442,297
Posted By Dallara
Super Tenere attacked by Giant Crab...

~


Here's one just for you and Karen, Old Git Ray... A brand new addition to the Rockport beach area!


...
Forum: Beasts 04-21-2014, 09:20 AM
Replies: 22,833
Views: 4,038,283
Posted By Dallara
Laugh Touratech Tax...

Well, then...

Why not buy direct from Tractive and avoid the additional "Touratech Tax" (brand name markup)??? :rofl

Touratech tacks on their rather excessive markup on all sorts of things they...
Forum: Vendors 04-18-2014, 09:55 AM
Replies: 518
Views: 48,018
Posted By Dallara
Cool2 Oh, well...

Shame you don't have the H7 LED bulbs ready yet, as this would have pushed me off the fence! Sounds like a great deal! :D

Dallara



~
Forum: Beasts 04-07-2014, 12:03 PM
Replies: 22,833
Views: 4,038,283
Posted By Dallara
Laugh Tennesse is *IN*... While Montana, Florida, California, and Oklahoma wait...

I guess Tennessee is one of the "Approved" states for Yamaha to send the recall kits to... :rofl







What did you guys in Oklahoma do to piss Yamaha off? :lol3
Forum: Beasts 04-07-2014, 11:43 AM
Replies: 22,833
Views: 4,038,283
Posted By Dallara
Laugh Conspiracy Theories abound...

Add Oklahoma to the "Don't Send Them Recall Kits" list!!!

And right next door to Texas where the cattle and recall kits roam free!!! :rofl

Dallara


~
Forum: Beasts 04-07-2014, 11:32 AM
Replies: 22,833
Views: 4,038,283
Posted By Dallara
Laugh Maybe, but...

Maybe...

But check out the various stories over on the Super Tenere forum, like one where the customer was told the kits were on their way, then was told they were "back-ordered"... So he called...
Forum: Beasts 04-07-2014, 11:00 AM
Replies: 22,833
Views: 4,038,283
Posted By Dallara
Cool2 Some dealers...

That's all complete BS, Dan... Seriously. Yamaha has plenty in their parts warehouses, and a ton of dealers have already done a bunch of recalls. Most dealers have the kits sitting on their shelves...
Forum: Beasts 04-05-2014, 09:11 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 21,952
Posted By Dallara
Laugh Maybe, but...

I dunno'... Maybe it's just me, but I always seem to find stuff pretty easy using either the ADVrider search engine or Google with just an ADVrider tag. Hell, just a regular Google search for...
Forum: Beasts 04-05-2014, 06:34 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 21,952
Posted By Dallara
Cool2 Never ceases to amaze me...

:huh


Hey, Pluric...

Do you ever wonder if any of the n00b's, or anybody for that matter, *EVER* uses the "Search" function these days?

Seems to me they just go for the "instant...
Forum: Beasts 04-04-2014, 06:15 PM
Replies: 7,720
Views: 1,442,297
Posted By Dallara
Laugh Same here...

As did I.

My dealer is a really good friend of mine, and he asking me not too long ago why I didn't just trade my 2012 in on a '14... Gotta' admit, I thought long and hard about it, as he said...
Forum: Beasts 04-04-2014, 10:56 AM
Replies: 22,833
Views: 4,038,283
Posted By Dallara
Wicked Yup!

Amen, Wreckchecker!

Those were my thoughts when I looked at his photograph closely. Just the gross misalignment in relation to the steering stop alone was a clue. Methinks there had to be some...
Forum: Beasts 04-02-2014, 07:16 PM
Replies: 7,720
Views: 1,442,297
Posted By Dallara
Laugh Perfect!

Yeah... About four more bolts and the engine will fall right outta' the frame! :lol3

Will make it E-A-S-Y to do the valve check and adjustment! :deal

Dallara



~
Forum: Beasts 04-02-2014, 05:59 PM
Replies: 22,833
Views: 4,038,283
Posted By Dallara
Eek The Way, Way Back Machine...

Wow, Eric!!! :eek1

You're quoting a post of AC's from over *TWO* years ago (03/11/12)!!! :rofl

What's up with that? :lol3

Dallara
Forum: Beasts 04-02-2014, 05:18 PM
Replies: 22,833
Views: 4,038,283
Posted By Dallara
Thumb Tom Dowell + Excel Throttle Control = The Best!

You won't be disappointed, and yes, Tom is the epitome of a gentleman of high integrity. There are lots of suppliers that could learn a lot about quality products, customer service, and respect from...
Forum: Beasts 04-02-2014, 03:34 PM
Replies: 7,720
Views: 1,442,297
Posted By Dallara
Laugh I dunno'...

Looks about the same as it did when we were working on it in that hotel breezeway in Rockport, TX, actually... :rofl

Even looks like it's still got the same worn out Heidenau K60's on it! :evil
...
Forum: Beasts 03-29-2014, 08:54 AM
Replies: 7,720
Views: 1,442,297
Posted By Dallara
Thumbs down MIchelin Anakee 3's

~


Chiming in on the Michelin Anakee 3's...

I just finished up with a set, and to put it succinctly - I doubt I will never own another set.

Pavement grip was alright, wet or dry, except for...
Forum: Racing 03-28-2014, 10:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 687
Posted By Dallara
Cool2 Yep! So True! But...

That's usually the case... But I'm afraid something else is afoot here.

You see, there is no housing anywhere near Texas World. It's still another mile or two from any suburban development....
Forum: Racing 03-27-2014, 06:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 687
Posted By Dallara
Thumb Amen, Bruddah! Amen!

Thank you!

Very much how I feel. I road raced there for years, and it was my favorite venue. That alone made it "notable" to me.

But it is perhaps important to remember that some of the United...
Forum: Beasts 03-26-2014, 07:07 AM
Replies: 7,720
Views: 1,442,297
Posted By Dallara
Cool2 Then why the mystery?

Then why the mystery?

How much? And how long to get them?

Better yet, then why did he tell Snake, and tons of others over on the Super Tenere forum, that there was only going to be 10 sets made...
Forum: Beasts 03-26-2014, 06:56 AM
Replies: 7,720
Views: 1,442,297
Posted By Dallara
Laugh Smoke & mirrors... Smoke & mirrors...

OK, then Snake...

But if all that's true, and Ohlins only made the 10 sets you speak of for the Super Tenere, and there are no more available nor listed in Ohlins catalog...

Then why does Jaxon...
Forum: Beasts 03-25-2014, 08:08 PM
Replies: 7,720
Views: 1,442,297
Posted By Dallara
Laugh Amen, Bruddah! Amen!

Amen, Bruddah! Amen!

It's always far, far better to deal *DIRECTLY* with a suspension specialty shop that knows their stuff about the subject, and doesn't just sell the product, but also services...
Forum: Beasts 03-24-2014, 09:24 PM
Replies: 7,720
Views: 1,442,297
Posted By Dallara
Question Where?

Where? And more importantly, how much?





I just asked above... Still no answer... So it is kind of mysterious...
Forum: Beasts 03-24-2014, 08:25 PM
Replies: 22,833
Views: 4,038,283
Posted By Dallara
Question Bill Kasson...

What happened to Kasson's?

Dallara



~
Forum: Beasts 03-24-2014, 07:58 PM
Replies: 22,833
Views: 4,038,283
Posted By Dallara
Question Isn't there more than one?

Which Austin, TX dealer? Isn't there more than one?

Dallara


~
Forum: Beasts 03-24-2014, 07:39 PM
Replies: 7,720
Views: 1,442,297
Posted By Dallara
Cool2 So what's the availability on those?

So what's the part number, pricing, and availability on those "Compleatly new Ohlins internals"? Do you have them in stock? I don't see them listed on your web page... Do you do the installation and...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 03-20-2014, 02:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 201
Posted By Dallara
Cool2 Help Save Texas World Speedway!!!

~


Hey, Guys!

Please take a look at this link, read it carefully, and then *PLEASE* sign the petition!!! http://www.yamahasupertenere.com/Smileys/DarkB/smiley024.gif

...
Forum: Racing 03-20-2014, 02:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 687
Posted By Dallara
Eek Help Save Texas World Speedway!!!

~


Hey, Guys!

Please take a look at this link, read it carefully, and then *PLEASE* sign the petition!!! http://www.yamahasupertenere.com/Smileys/DarkB/smiley024.gif

...
Forum: Beasts 03-20-2014, 02:46 PM
Replies: 22,833
Views: 4,038,283
Posted By Dallara
Eek Help Save Texas World Speedway!!!

~


Hey, Guys!

Please take a look at this link, read it carefully, and then *PLEASE* sign the petition!!! http://www.yamahasupertenere.com/Smileys/DarkB/smiley024.gif

...
Forum: Beasts 03-20-2014, 02:45 PM
Replies: 7,720
Views: 1,442,297
Posted By Dallara
Eek Help Save Texas World Speedway!!!

~


Hey, Guys!

Please take a look at this link, read it carefully, and then *PLEASE* sign the petition!!! http://www.yamahasupertenere.com/Smileys/DarkB/smiley024.gif

...
Forum: Beasts 03-17-2014, 07:14 PM
Replies: 22,833
Views: 4,038,283
Posted By Dallara
Laugh Speaking of that Hill Country Ride...

~


Understand, California. It's a b*tch when life intrudes on riding time, ain't it? :rofl


But while we're here, let me remind our illustrious cadre of Super Teneristas that there is a...
Forum: Beasts 03-17-2014, 05:18 PM
Replies: 22,833
Views: 4,038,283
Posted By Dallara
Laugh Stoltec Suspension = Best Super Tenere Farkle?

You won't be disappointed. Nick's work is impeccable, as is his customer service, expertise, and professionalism.

When folks ask me what the best "bang for the buck" farkle for a Super Tenere is I...
Forum: Beasts 03-17-2014, 04:51 PM
Replies: 22,833
Views: 4,038,283
Posted By Dallara
Set up...

Must have been how the dealer had the bike set up, and has been mentioned you would be surprised just how much adjustment there is for the pedal. You can have it well below footpeg height all the way...
Forum: Beasts 03-11-2014, 02:28 PM
Replies: 22,833
Views: 4,038,283
Posted By Dallara
Thumb Parabellum...

If you wanna' try another windscreen give one from Parabellum (http://parabellum.com/) a try.

I tried the CalSci and the National Cycle V-Stream on mine, and I rode a Super Tenere with the Yamaha...
Showing results 1 to 40 of 500

 
Forum Jump

Times are GMT -7.   It's 12:47 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright ADVrider 2011-2014