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Re: What did you do to your Concours today?
« Reply #140 on: October 11, 2014, 06:28:55 am »
Congratulations on your new job, tomp. Best of luck to you!

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Re: What did you do to your Concours today?
« Reply #141 on: October 11, 2014, 06:59:48 am »
Yesterday I achieved max lean in a corner... Drug my toe through a good chunk of it lol... Had to keep picking my knee up to keep from dragging my brand new cold weather pants (without sliders) on the ground haha.

Why couldn't I do it before? Lack of confidence in the bike... Amazing what a smooth throttle will do! =D
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Re: What did you do to your Concours today?
« Reply #142 on: October 11, 2014, 07:15:22 am »
Rode mine to a dealership and back home, in typical horrible traffic.  While there, I got a job selling for therm.  They do sell Kawi's, but I will be selling BMW's, Ducati's, and specializing in Triumph's.  FWIW, unemployment sucks, and don't care what I sell, I'm keeping my C14.

Congrats!   Sooo, can we come to you for a good deal on a new bike?   ;)
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Re: What did you do to your Concours today?
« Reply #143 on: October 11, 2014, 07:23:23 am »
Congrats!   Sooo, can we come to you for a good deal on a new bike?   ;)
A good deal for whom? ;D  ;D I've actually bought two bikes from the dealer in the past, and was treated very fairly, by the man who is to be my mentor.  tp
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Re: What did you do to your Concours today?
« Reply #144 on: October 11, 2014, 08:21:20 am »
A good deal for whom? ;D  ;D I've actually bought two bikes from the dealer in the past, and was treated very fairly, by the man who is to be my mentor.  tp

A mentor eh? Maybe you should be paying them?    ;)
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« Reply #145 on: October 11, 2014, 08:34:07 am »
A mentor eh? Maybe you should be paying them?    ;)
Probably.  He is the #1 BMW motorcycle salesman in the state.  I've been selling for over four decades, but can and am willing to learn more from those with knowledge and wisdom to share. 
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Re: What did you do to your Concours today?
« Reply #146 on: October 12, 2014, 02:11:23 pm »
 8) ground off some of my left hero blob. Looks like I'll have to grind most of it off to get rid of all the chicken strips on the PR4 GTs.
So comfortable on these tires I didn't realize I was leaned over that much  ;D
Broke in my new aftermarket seat cover ;D 

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Re: What did you do to your Concours today?
« Reply #147 on: October 12, 2014, 02:22:21 pm »
8) ground off some of my left hero blob. Looks like I'll have to grind most of it off to get rid of all the chicken strips on the PR4 GTs.
So comfortable on these tires I didn't realize I was leaned over that much  ;D
Broke in my new aftermarket seat cover ;D
omg you didn't

what's next? white walls...curb feelers?  :_shudder_Emoticon
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« Reply #148 on: October 12, 2014, 02:31:37 pm »
omg you didn't

what's next? white walls...curb feelers?  :_shudder_Emoticon

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« Reply #149 on: October 12, 2014, 02:39:16 pm »
Is that a white sheepskin or some lady's wedding dress?   Very WHITE!!!
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Re: What did you do to your Concours today?
« Reply #150 on: October 12, 2014, 04:22:01 pm »
Is that a white sheepskin or some lady's wedding dress?   Very WHITE!!!
.  Kinda like me ::)
Glad I had it, it went well with the white stuff I was a riding in. Drove in a snow shower for twenty minutes in the higher elevations. That white thing kept the boys warm when the temp dropped to 28*

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« Reply #151 on: October 12, 2014, 04:27:08 pm »
Cold weather hit here too.  Gonna be in the 80's for the new couple of weeks.  Heard that sheep skin pads make a huge difference in long distance riding.  Stay warm.  tp
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Re: What did you do to your Concours today?
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Re: What did you do to your Concours today?
« Reply #153 on: October 12, 2014, 05:10:01 pm »
Cold weather hit here too.  Gonna be in the 80's for the new couple of weeks.  Heard that sheep skin pads make a huge difference in long distance riding.  Stay warm.  tp
Six hrs in the saddle today and it didn't feel like I was sitting against the pan for the ride.  So far the best $40.00 I've spent on a seat. Spent $500.00 plus on the last one and it wasn't  as comfortable as this combo  :finger_fing11:

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Re: What did you do to your Concours today?
« Reply #154 on: October 12, 2014, 05:41:58 pm »
Six hrs in the saddle today and it didn't feel like I was sitting against the pan for the ride.  So far the best $40.00 I've spent on a seat. Spent $500.00 plus on the last one and it wasn't  as comfortable as this combo  :finger_fing11:
Where did you get that big of skin for forty dollars?
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« Reply #155 on: October 12, 2014, 05:54:04 pm »
Where did you get that big of skin for forty dollars?

He bought a sheep and sent it to the butcher's for lamb shanks and mutton steaks.  The cover was a freebe.  Seriously, I was wondering the same thing...tp
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Re: What did you do to your Concours today?
« Reply #156 on: October 12, 2014, 06:15:35 pm »
Where did you get that big of skin for forty dollars?
He bought a sheep and sent it to the butcher's for lamb shanks and mutton steaks.  The cover was a freebe.  Seriously, I was wondering the same thing...tp
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Re: What did you do to your Concours today?
« Reply #157 on: October 12, 2014, 06:40:39 pm »
IKEA, Deerfoot Crossing, Calgary Ab.

Your sales tax is 5%, Ours in Houston, Tx area is 8.25%.  I have an Ikea in the city and will check there.  Thanks, tomp
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Re: What did you do to your Concours today?
« Reply #158 on: October 12, 2014, 07:00:19 pm »
shows them but won't sell them on the web site
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Re: What did you do to your Concours today?
« Reply #159 on: October 12, 2014, 08:21:39 pm »
Your sales tax is 5%, Ours in Houston, Tx area is 8.25%.  I have an Ikea in the city and will check there.  Thanks, tomp
That Tax is a Federal Tax GST (goods and service tax ),  Alberta doesn't have a sales tax. Most of the provinces up here do have sales tax, so residents  have to pay the 5% plus whatever their provincial sales tax is.  GST  is charged after sales Tax so they actually Tax the Tax from what I've heard but I haven't looked into this statement.