New BMW dealer in Bellingham?

Discussion in 'Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet.' started by Steve G., Nov 3, 2012.

  1. Steve G.

    Steve G. Long timer

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    A buddy of mine says he saw a new sign go up, over by Wilson's Furniture along side I 5. Anybody else see this?

    Steve
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  3. MiteyF

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    We got rid of the Hardly stealership, Al's Honda, AND got a home for Italians?

    YES!

    Edit: I work a block from the Harley shop, and went there on my break to see if they had any tools etc that I could use. Computers, parts bins etc, all priced really cheap... the table full of Harley hats? $19.95 plus tax :rofl
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  4. Steve G.

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    Is Al's Honda the shop right beside Kulshan Brewing?
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  5. HighwayChile

    HighwayChile greetings from Wa state

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    Al's is next to the Canadian magnet Trader Joe's ( #2 in the country thanks to BC folk)
    sorry to hear any shop closing
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  6. MiteyF

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    Usually I'd say "me too" but Al's Honda has been a shitty shop for YEARS. All the sales people were dicks, they were NEVER willing to help... Oh, and did you ever read about the burnouts on customers tires? :eek1
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  7. LongWays

    LongWays Skiing up a hill...

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    It was. No big going out of business sale or anything - just a sign in the window a few days ago.
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  8. rfbarker

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    MiteyF, do you ride the blue Strom with "keep right" on the panniers?

    I didn't know about Al's Honda going out of business. I hate to see places go under but I can't think of a single reason that place deserved to stay open.

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  9. MiteyF

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    That's me :D

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  10. rfbarker

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    Hm, I didn't see anything about a BMW dealership. I just got back from a ride to check out the alleged new dealership and didn't see a sign by Wilson's furniture.

    All I saw was raindrops on my visor, fog buildup in my visor, tilting horizons as wind blew 700 pounds of dude and bike all over the highway and the big ass / bright ass casino sign across from Wilson's furniture.

    Decent excuse for a ride anyway!
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    SimpleSimon Aspiring advrider

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    Their new website is horrible. :lol3
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  12. T.Low

    T.Low Been here awhile

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    Seen ya.
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  13. MiteyF

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    We need to get out and go for a ride, the only guys I know who ride around here are either on cruisers, race reps or dirtbikes. I have no sumo/adv buddies :-(

    I ride every day, except occasionally (every other week or so) I'll take the VW or the truck out for one reason or another. The white sharpie'd DRZ is mine too.
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  14. rfbarker

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    I'm on my 1100GS just about every day as well. My wife rides her 650GS a fair bit but is not a daily rider. Also, my brother just moved to town and rides a matte black '08 Wee.

    There are ADVers around, I guess just not as visible as your bikes. You can't miss yours!

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    T.Low Been here awhile

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    Syncro?
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  16. T.Low

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    The next buildng north of Wilson Furniture is Barron Heating (Pacific Hwy, just south of Smith road, which has no I-5 exit). The next unit north of Barron Heating, sharing the same building, is the new BMW dealer. Just a little "Coming Soon" banner, no sign yet. Could be a neat unit; roll up glass door in the front, lots of front patio for bike parking. Well positioned for maximizing access for Canadian business.
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  17. rfbarker

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    Sure as shit. Right next door to Barron heating.

    [​IMG]
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    4corners14 Been here awhile

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    .....but they need some serious help with that website! :deal




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    Made with Front Page 98. :D
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  20. grumbler

    grumbler Ride Hard Stay Hard

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    That reminds me, my daughter is a sophomore at WWU (Fairhaven College),
    and was at the Chuckanut Brewing Co on W. Holly St. Right next door is
    Champion Cycle, a Triumph dealership. She fell in love with a Bonneville
    T100 while there.

    At any rate, have to say that Chuckanut Drive north from Burlington to
    Bellingham is a superb road despite being a popular scenic route. Was in
    a cage moving my daughter and her belongings from Seattle to WWU
    when we took that coastal byway.

    Will probably take her out to the Blue Mountain Grill out on Valley Hwy in
    Acme the next time I visit her. Looks to be a nice loop out of WWU.
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