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Old 09-25-2013, 07:32 PM   #62356
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I'll take both! Pm you this eve.
Good to see tonight, Mark.

Enjoy your next tire change!!
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Old 09-26-2013, 04:50 AM   #62357
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Granted, you are making an example, but...

I think Shinko is a rare exception, a quality product that is fairly priced.

I realize a lot of people hate them and would scoff at the "quality product" part, but I offer up what I always offer up when I hear people tell me that Shinkos are shit: ride more miles on a 705 than me and then you are entitled to render judgment on the quality, longevity, traction, etc., of the tires. Until then, shut the fuck up, because my experience speaks volumes more than yours... around 100,000 miles exclusively on the 705 now on 5 different bikes over about 6 years.

That was a general "shut the fuck up", not directed at you or your post, Scott.
Don`t tell anyone I said this but I agree with Mark 100%. The disaster I just had with 705`s was mostly my fault for pushing them way past their limits.
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Old 09-26-2013, 08:03 AM   #62358
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Good to see tonight, Mark.

Enjoy your next tire change!!
Thanks for the stuff, Byron. Good to see you, come down and ride!
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Old 09-26-2013, 10:09 AM   #62359
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Don`t tell anyone I said this but I agree with Mark 100%. The disaster I just had with 705`s was mostly my fault for pushing them way past their limits.
Well that, and those dang HD dealers that left you hanging. Lol

Actually besides everyone that says they get great performance out of them I have heard really super things about their customer service. Crazy stuff they have done at the US office to take care of the few people that have had a problem. Customer service that goes well beyond what you would see from ANY other tire mfg. (so much so that I think if Larry would have called them they would have shipped him new tires and kicked the HD dealer's ass.

I'm just using them as an example. I am sort of a tire snob too. I spread the miles over many bikes so it is never like I am putting on tires several times a year either. (as I am looking at two fresh sets of TKCs that are going on both of my big GSs soon)

I have to deal with brand snobs all the time, before this gig I was the VP of an inexpensive helmet brand. Talk about snobs, high-end-helmet-only guys are the worst.

and Mark - I would not get offended even if you said it directly to me, no worries.
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Old 09-26-2013, 10:30 AM   #62360
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I call bullshit on those being in Marion. I do not see any tourniquets on arms, nor needles stuck in veins; and the people depicted are too healthy looking to be meth addicts. You're a goddamn liar.
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Actually the first guy is stealing trees to sell for more heroin, and the second pic is of a large group of junkies fighting all of the way to the pawn shop over who gets to pawn it.


and yet we get pissy over sheep jokes

maybe it just hit too close to home











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Old 09-26-2013, 01:56 PM   #62361
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and yet we get pissy over sheep jokes

maybe it just hit too close to home

Hmmm, actually a solid point. I retract my comment.
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Old 09-26-2013, 02:48 PM   #62362
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I have general admission tickets for either remaining round of the GNCC.

October 12-13 St. Clairsville Ohio

October 26-27 Crawfordsville IN.

Free, saves your $15.00 gate fee and perhaps makes a fan out of you.

Shoot me a PM if interested.

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Old 09-26-2013, 04:24 PM   #62363
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Hmmm, actually a solid point. I retract my comment.
Awwww you're no fun anymore!




Or




Which comment are you retracting?
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Old 09-26-2013, 04:27 PM   #62364
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Awwww you're no fun anymore!




Or




Which comment are you retracting?
All of them, ever.
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Old 09-26-2013, 05:54 PM   #62365
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I bought this tonight at a auction and it does not fit my truck. I think its for a short bed GMC. If you can use it come and get it. Alan



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Old 09-26-2013, 07:46 PM   #62366
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It didn't match anyway
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Old 09-26-2013, 08:52 PM   #62367
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I bought this tonight at a auction and it does not fit my truck. I think its for a short bed GMC. If you can use it come and get it. Alan



Is it 80" long? if so I will give you back what you paid....shoot me a text whenever, I could really use it by tomorrow afternoon/evening, doing 2 days worth of VW show in Indy and CIncy and need to keep my crap dry and mine....

Here's how I am rolling....


If Alan's fits, the one in the picture is free to the next guy, it's 72" x 72" I got it for free.....
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Old 09-26-2013, 09:23 PM   #62368
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Is it 80" long? if so I will give you back what you paid....shoot me a text whenever, I could really use it by tomorrow afternoon/evening, doing 2 days worth of VW show in Indy and CIncy and need to keep my crap dry and mine....

Here's how I am rolling....


If Alan's fits, the one in the picture is free to the next guy, it's 72" x 72" I got it for free.....
I'll take you up on that. Wrong color for the 2500 but I can fix that. rattle rattle
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Old 09-26-2013, 09:29 PM   #62369
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I'll take you up on that. Wrong color for the 2500 but I can fix that. rattle rattle
I'm not sure what the hell truck this is for. It matches the rear curve at my tailgate perfect, and when I slid it forward, it matches the cab line, but down the sides, it's too wide for my bed by about 3/4"- 1". Even is Alan's won't work, you can have this one after Oct 12th, I'll be done with it then.

I even have the keys for the locks.
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Old 09-26-2013, 10:04 PM   #62370
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Probably a mega cab. I'm pretty sure the bed is a square.
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