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Forum: Vendors 04-11-2012, 07:37 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,950
Posted By Don Lemelin
Sarge, I don't disagree with most of what you...

Sarge,
I don't disagree with most of what you say. When compared to ICE vehicles there are many shortcomings with electric, mostly with regards to cost and range. We have seen and will most likely...
Forum: Vendors 04-11-2012, 01:30 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,950
Posted By Don Lemelin
Thank you, Last week was 21 years with the...

Thank you,
Last week was 21 years with the dealership and one thing that hasn't changed is that I have fun on anything with two wheels. I once knew an employee was not going to last when she...
Forum: Vendors 04-11-2012, 09:48 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,950
Posted By Don Lemelin
gee sarge you must be a hoot at Christmas time.. ...

gee sarge you must be a hoot at Christmas time..

not as good as? well let's see

45mm USD Marzocchi forks
Aircraft aluminum main frame
Elka rear shock with adjustable spring preload,...
Forum: Vendors 04-10-2012, 06:10 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,950
Posted By Don Lemelin
Free Brammo Enertia for 6 months

not sure it this belongs in the vendor section since we aren't selling anything.Oh well here goes....
http://www.scuderiawest.com/dev/wp-content/uploads/2011/09/brammo_v2-700x537.jpg

Do you want...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-17-2012, 12:22 PM
Replies: 361
Views: 55,459
Posted By Don Lemelin
KTM 9th Annual KTM Adventure Rider Rally

Wild, Wild West. Going to be a good one this year for sure....
We will plan a ride up from the shop I suspect. More info here:
www.ktmorangeevents.com well soon I guess, that's the link they sent...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-29-2011, 04:06 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,342
Posted By Don Lemelin
all up and running...

Sergey,
Apologies that you had problems with our microfiche system. We use a 3rd party vendor for our fiche and had an issue with some of the products being transferred to our cart. They have...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-17-2011, 08:03 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 677
Posted By Don Lemelin
KTM Vehicle History Report....

for anyone interested KTMtwins.com is providing the following service.....


"KTM Vehicle History Report
KTMtwins is happy to provide vehicle history information on your bike! We will as a...
Forum: Vendors 11-11-2011, 04:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 806
Posted By Don Lemelin
Scuderia West 20th Annual Fall Open House

Anyone looking for a destination tomorrow...
Scuderia is having it's Annual Open House with mega raffle benefiting Rider for Health.
Along with the raffle are discounts on everything in the store...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-09-2011, 09:45 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,372
Posted By Don Lemelin
working on it!!

Ron just met with UPS and Fedex (the fedex girls much more interesting...) to try and resolve the costs issues.. we are looking in to all available options. FYI, we don't make anything on the...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-18-2011, 01:14 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,634
Posted By Don Lemelin
Who's going from the Bay Area????

Maybe meet at the shop???
here's the link to register just in case...
http://tinyurl.com/3t8x38a
Cheers,
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-30-2011, 08:24 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,265
Posted By Don Lemelin
actually....

we are a dealership.... and an online store. Created to serve customers who didn't have a dealership near them that stocked the KTM parts that they were looking for. And as for Monday... you'll find...
Forum: Thumpers 04-18-2011, 10:10 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 7,989
Posted By Don Lemelin
duh....

how we ended up sending a 950 dash mount is beyond me but suffice to say we'll get it sorted first thing in the morning!
sorry for the inconvenience...
cheers,
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-14-2011, 05:04 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,265
Posted By Don Lemelin
you're an exception... anyone else would be...

you're an exception... anyone else would be required to spend $800 before we treat them like we treat you....
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-14-2011, 10:19 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,326
Posted By Don Lemelin
just a note the new 990R sitting on the floor has...

just a note the new 990R sitting on the floor has 3oz of weight from the factory on the stock scorpion....
cheers,
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-13-2011, 04:28 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,265
Posted By Don Lemelin
hell, call me at home I don't sleep anyway....:)

hell, call me at home I don't sleep anyway....:)
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-13-2011, 04:26 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,265
Posted By Don Lemelin
Stewart, I'm not sure what's going on with your...

Stewart,
I'm not sure what's going on with your tire but please feel free to call me at the shop 415-621-7223, email me at don@scuderia.com or PM me. As of yesterday we didn't have any VM from you...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-27-2010, 02:52 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,437
Posted By Don Lemelin
You guys are the best...

Thanks all for having our back, but Hobbes is right. We screwed up and it took the post for the powers that be (that'd be me) to find out about it. As mentioned my guys are trying to keep the ball...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-27-2010, 11:08 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,437
Posted By Don Lemelin
Communication is key..

I guess it's a good thing that I haven't had to chime in for any reason for a long time... But I'm feeling the need today.
As most of our loyal and long term customers know Ron is "the" man at...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-20-2010, 09:21 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 11,872
Posted By Don Lemelin
It starts at the top....

Amusing conversation with a customer yesterday. he was recently on an edelweiss tour and he'd asked why no KTM's available... He was informed that if edelweiss wants to continue to get BMW's ( at a a...
Forum: Road warriors 02-20-2010, 08:10 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 11,115
Posted By Don Lemelin
Thanks for the response and I think we can all...

Thanks for the response and I think we can all agree that "the answer" is a tough one. In an economy like this there will ultimatley be fewer dealers of all brands and the product, service and...
Forum: Road warriors 02-14-2010, 05:06 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 11,115
Posted By Don Lemelin
Always a chance.... I'm just afraid that the way...

Always a chance.... I'm just afraid that the way it's equipped it'll be $10K!!
Cheers,
Forum: Road warriors 02-14-2010, 09:36 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 11,115
Posted By Don Lemelin
FnB, I think you have shown examples of exactly...

FnB,
I think you have shown examples of exactly what KTM is trying to address, which in itself is why it's a very difficult problem to resolve.
Your local dealer sells mostly street bikes but even...
Forum: Road warriors 02-12-2010, 09:03 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 11,115
Posted By Don Lemelin
or maybe this..... ...

or maybe this.....

http://www.motorcyclenews.com/MCN/News/newsresults/General-news/2010/February/feb1210-ktm-deny-bajaj-takeover-reports--/?R=EPI-122115


cheers,
Forum: Road warriors 02-09-2010, 01:28 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 11,115
Posted By Don Lemelin
a little more info..

so the requirements of the dealers varies depending on location. region, demographic etc. where as we (in SF) may need to take 3 RC8's a dealer in a rural area may need to take one. This to be a...
Forum: Road warriors 02-07-2010, 03:18 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 11,115
Posted By Don Lemelin
Sure, I'll even buy you a ticket to fly up and...

Sure, I'll even buy you a ticket to fly up and ride home!!
Forum: Road warriors 02-07-2010, 02:37 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 11,115
Posted By Don Lemelin
Everyone will....

Hi Ya Frank,
the magazines will be comparing the two for sure, we'll just have to see how it turns out. My thoughts are that Ducati usually makes a pretty bike and often a great one too... KTM on...
Forum: Road warriors 02-07-2010, 11:26 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 11,115
Posted By Don Lemelin
Thanks all for the kind thoughts....

I understand how many are confused by some of the changes with the KTM dealer network. Hopefully I can shed a bit of light.
First off KTM's desire to get dealers to commit to a certain number of...
Forum: Vendors 01-30-2010, 05:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,068
Posted By Don Lemelin
Opps, not all things but most things... in other...

Opps, not all things but most things... in other words there are a few items such as touratech and safari that we can't do the full 20% but even those we will do 10%. Just about everything else is...
Forum: Vendors 01-26-2010, 09:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,068
Posted By Don Lemelin
Okay so here's the deal... it's January in San...

Okay so here's the deal... it's January in San Francisco and it's been raining for 10 straight days.. we're trying to drum up a bit of biz at the store so virtually everything KTM related is 20% off...
Forum: Vendors 01-26-2010, 05:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,068
Posted By Don Lemelin
Scuderia Special....

This is for Scuderia only at the moment and yes it applies to special orders as well. So order away....
Cheers,
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-08-2009, 08:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 731
Posted By Don Lemelin
looks pretty good to me....

you'll chase your tail all day trying to dial in one specific area on a carburated bike (one benefit of fuel injection).. if you leaned out the top end you'd pick up a little bit of power but cause...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 08-20-2009, 08:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,636
Posted By Don Lemelin
new capo's

We've got two brand new '06 Capo's and one with 450 miles (loaned it to a friend for a weekend) all at $7999 (the one with miles will get a first service before it leaves) all with factory 2 year...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-22-2009, 09:49 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,271
Posted By Don Lemelin
Hey Sean, Sorry to hear about the flat. Hate to...

Hey Sean,
Sorry to hear about the flat. Hate to think we may have contributed... anyway after extensive research we are going to default to the OE pirelli tubes on all future 950/990 installs. I...
Forum: Vendors 07-16-2009, 06:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,471
Posted By Don Lemelin
Position filled, thanks all for the referrals!! ...

Position filled, thanks all for the referrals!!
Cheers,
Forum: Ride reports 07-09-2009, 06:46 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 7,461
Posted By Don Lemelin
just a tip... if you feel like spending a night...

just a tip... if you feel like spending a night or so in La Paz (my favorite city in Mexico) I highly recommend the cabanas at Los Arcos.. you can make a res in advance...
Forum: Vendors 06-19-2009, 11:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,471
Posted By Don Lemelin
bumpity bump bump.......

bumpity bump bump.......
Forum: Vendors 06-10-2009, 08:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,471
Posted By Don Lemelin
Thanks so much!! Let him know we are very...

Thanks so much!!
Let him know we are very motivated for the right person!!
Cheers,
Don
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-10-2009, 07:35 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,655
Posted By Don Lemelin
just one of those things...

It's for you to give to a 950 owner..... it's a helmet lock cable and it works with hooks on the frame under the seat on the 950's but.... the 990's didn't get the hooks, only the cable...
Cheers,...
Forum: Vendors 06-10-2009, 07:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,471
Posted By Don Lemelin
Scuderia West Employment Opportunity

Don't know if there is a better place to list this, but for now:<br>

<a href="http://photobucket.com" target="_blank" rel="nofollow"><img...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-19-2009, 10:22 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,630
Posted By Don Lemelin
metal recycling

IMO, 600 miles is the maximum amount of time the mfg. finds acceptable before getting the break-in oil out of the bike. We often times, for timing reasons due it much earlier. We also find most...
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