From the Land of Pleasant Living

Discussion in 'Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge' started by Dynamick, Sep 7, 2012.

  1. Bunny Wigglesworth

    Bunny Wigglesworth Long timer

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    Put 60k on my 04 K1200RS. Even took it off road. Never a bent rim.
    Get a GS and......
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  2. JaxObsessed

    JaxObsessed Anti fascist born and raised.

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    I'm not dead yet.
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    Wreckchecker Ungeneer to broked stuff.

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    Too often, my ex used to remind me that I was worth more dead than alive.
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  4. Dynamick

    Dynamick Just doesn't learn...

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    Ouch! That hurts just lookin' at it :hmmmmm
    I don't know anyone first hand but think about picking up a used one from ebay or post a "looking to buy" in the flea market.
  5. Dynamick

    Dynamick Just doesn't learn...

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    Was thinking about luring you up from the basement with an offer of a breakfast ride, Sunday morning :wink:.
  6. JaxObsessed

    JaxObsessed Anti fascist born and raised.

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  7. bigfoot2222

    bigfoot2222 Stanley Cup Champions!!!!

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  8. Dynamick

    Dynamick Just doesn't learn...

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    I'm heading to my mom's right now but plenty of time till Sunday am.

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    @JaxObsessed I'm shocked that worked :shog :lol3.
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  9. KneeDrachen

    KneeDrachen Long timer

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    I am working Sunday but if you venture up to Exit 74 on 95 I can offer a semi-clean bathroom if we get to our housework first thing in the AM.

    And there's a Wawa across the street.
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    mica Weekend Adventurer

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  11. WayneJ

    WayneJ What?

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    mica Weekend Adventurer

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  13. Dynamick

    Dynamick Just doesn't learn...

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    Test Rides!

    I test rode this Tuesday.
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    3 speed in the rear hub and a coaster brake.
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  14. KneeDrachen

    KneeDrachen Long timer

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    No streamers?
  15. Dynamick

    Dynamick Just doesn't learn...

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    It was bare bones, stripped to the essentials. Streamers would be on the farkle wish list. Did not add to the garage. :lol3
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  16. KneeDrachen

    KneeDrachen Long timer

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    This happened yesterday

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  17. KneeDrachen

    KneeDrachen Long timer

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    Although I took my faithful one to work today 20170924_093048.jpg
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  18. Dynamick

    Dynamick Just doesn't learn...

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    @KneeDrachen did you pick up that Trumpet at Philly Triumph? Looks pretty.
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  19. Dynamick

    Dynamick Just doesn't learn...

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  20. KneeDrachen

    KneeDrachen Long timer

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    @Dynamick yes, I went up to Philly to get it. Pete's also had a black 2016 so I called and asked about it and all of a sudden the price went up $500 over their listed price online; the guy said "Oh, that one sold. We can get an identical one, but we'd have to travel to get it and that $500 covers our costs." So, I took a ride down and there was a black 2016 Thruxton on the floor. Same stock number as online. I asked and it was still available. Hmm....

    So I shot Philly Triumph an email and the owner called me about 2 hours later. He had the sales manager call me, shot me a quote over email and the deal was done. Beautiful shop, a real old school type of feel, like the places my father would take me growing up. No high-pressure b.s., all gracious guys, they gave my kids post it note pads and pens to draw and color with while we took care of the title paperwork. Bike was polished to an unbelievable sheen. I looked over the bike and not a single loose bolt, missing nut cover/plug etc. Perfect.

    When I went to take off, they said "Do us a favor and give us a call or email to let us know you got home okay." So I did and another guy that I never met answered the phone and we had a short chat and he thanked me for my business. Completely different experience from the "powersports megastore" that I've experienced too many times over. I would absolutely travel up there for anything I need simply because of the atmosphere and excellent customer service. I cannot remember the last time I went to a shop where people just hung out and shot the breeze.
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