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Offline ZG

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ZG goes to BMW motorcycle today...
« on: September 18, 2012, 06:59:46 pm »
So I've been looking to get some Gerbings gear for this winter, I did the size measurements on their website, called and talked to them about sizing and they said if I want to try them on first for size validation I should go to a Gerbings dealer, turns out the only Gerbings dealer in my area is BMW motorcycles, so off I go...
 
My first time ever there, I must say it is a very different feel than my local shop for sure, I even had a free espresso.  :)
 
Long story short, I tried on the Gerbings gear etc, then I began to walk around and look at the bikes...  :o
 
The sales guy came up to me and said I noticed you rode that Concours 14 parked out front, I've never seen Ohlins on those, did they help?  ;) ;D
 
We talk for a bit and I asked him if he could could take my pic with my phone sitting on one of the bikes, he said "sure no problem, are you looking to upgrade from your Concours"...  :o
 
I said "no, we just always make fun of them on the Connie forums and I thought it would be funny to post the pic on there"...  ;D
 
No comment... he walked away, I guess he didn't get my humor eh??
 
Oh well, at least I got a free espresso.  :) :chugbeer:

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Re: ZG goes to BMW motorcycle today...
« Reply #1 on: September 18, 2012, 07:21:44 pm »
Ouch!
      

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Re: ZG goes to BMW motorcycle today...
« Reply #2 on: September 18, 2012, 07:26:33 pm »
So did you get the picture? I bet you would have gotten further if you either 1) asked to take something for a test ride or 2) had Mr. Elkhoof with you.

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So I've been looking to get some Gerbings gear for this winter, I did the size measurements on their website, called and talked to them about sizing and they said if I want to try them on first for size validation I should go to a Gerbings dealer, turns out the only Gerbings dealer in my area is BMW motorcycles, so off I go...
 
My first time ever there, I must say it is a very different feel than my local shop for sure, I even had a free espresso.  :)
 
Long story short, I tried on the Gerbings gear etc, then I began to walk around and look at the bikes...  :o
 
The sales guy came up to me and said I noticed you rode that Concours 14 parked out front, I've never seen Ohlins on those, did they help?  ;) ;D
 
We talk for a bit and I asked him if he could could take my pic with my phone sitting on one of the bikes, he said "sure no problem, are you looking to upgrade from your Concours"...  :o
 
I said "no, we just always make fun of them on the Connie forums and I thought it would be funny to post the pic on there"...  ;D
 
No comment... he walked away, I guess he didn't get my humor eh??
 
Oh well, at least I got a free espresso.  :) :chugbeer:
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Re: ZG goes to BMW motorcycle today...
« Reply #3 on: September 18, 2012, 08:03:35 pm »
Nope, no pic Brian.  :(
 
I guess I thought he would think it was funny too, but nope.  :-[

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Re: ZG goes to BMW motorcycle today...
« Reply #4 on: September 18, 2012, 11:01:55 pm »
Only upgrade to a BMW, is a credit card with a higher limit. ::)
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Re: ZG goes to BMW motorcycle today...
« Reply #5 on: September 19, 2012, 12:43:20 am »
 :goodpost: :chugbeer:
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Re: ZG goes to BMW motorcycle today...
« Reply #6 on: September 19, 2012, 04:35:21 am »
Good chit mang! ;D
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Re: ZG goes to BMW motorcycle today...
« Reply #7 on: September 19, 2012, 04:55:38 am »
What? No biscotti to go with your espresso? Cheap skates!
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Re: ZG goes to BMW motorcycle today...
« Reply #8 on: September 19, 2012, 10:31:09 am »
I had the exact same thing happen to me at a HD dealer a fews years back, but he didn't know the make of my bike, same words from the salesman too concerning upgrading. I didn't get an esspresso though.
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Re: ZG goes to BMW motorcycle today...
« Reply #9 on: September 19, 2012, 10:54:32 am »
I had the exact same thing happen to me at a HD dealer a fews years back, but he didn't know the make of my bike, same words from the salesman too concerning upgrading. I didn't get an esspresso though.
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Re: ZG goes to BMW motorcycle today...
« Reply #10 on: September 19, 2012, 11:26:02 am »
Back when I had my old C-10, I walked into my local BMW dealer for a Gerbing jacket liner. I came away with a jacket liner and a K1200GT. Biggest and most expensive piece of crap I've EVER owned. I sold it last April to get the C-14 I have now. The C-14 so SO superior! The other day, I walked into the BMW dealer to look at gloves. As I pull up on the C-14, there's my old bike sitting in line for service! I've never been so glad to see a bike go away!

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Re: ZG goes to BMW motorcycle today...
« Reply #11 on: September 19, 2012, 12:00:40 pm »
I told the guy, "add 300lbs, lose 25HP, dress like a gay pirate and only ride it 100 miles a year from bar to bar"? Naw, I'll pass. He really didn't like that. He did have a button down shirt on though.
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Re: ZG goes to BMW motorcycle today...
« Reply #12 on: September 19, 2012, 12:37:46 pm »
I told the guy, "add 300lbs, lose 25HP, dress like a gay pirate and only ride it 100 miles a year from bar to bar"? Naw, I'll pass. He really didn't like that. He did have a button down shirt on though.
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Re: ZG goes to BMW motorcycle today...
« Reply #13 on: September 19, 2012, 12:55:24 pm »
I told the guy, "add 300lbs, lose 25HP, dress like a gay pirate and only ride it 100 miles a year from bar to bar"? Naw, I'll pass. He really didn't like that. He did have a button down shirt on though.

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Re: ZG goes to BMW motorcycle today...
« Reply #14 on: September 19, 2012, 12:56:24 pm »
No free t shirt or dew rag for you sir!

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