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Old 06-29-2013, 07:19 AM   #60631
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Second that! Bought my 2013 Wee Strom from CCM a week ago. Great purchasing experience. Everyone seemed like good people. Practically the only dealer between Indy, Cincy and Columbus that acted like they really wanted to sell me a bike.

Oh, and CCM doesn't tack on a bunch of extra fees. Basically a doc fee plus TTL. No dealer fees.
I'd be interested in if they dealt with you on price as well. I really like the CCM guys, but they have it marked at 8,499 and Port Huron, Maumee, and Westfield IN are all ~1,000 cheaper. I can see 500-600 bucks MAYBE to support my local guys, but 1,000 is more than I can subsidize
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Old 06-29-2013, 11:41 AM   #60632
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Im at Lima now. 2 1/2 hr rain delay as of right now and it doesnt look good.
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Old 06-29-2013, 11:54 AM   #60633
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So, I'll be in Hamilton, OH tonight in preparation from my MSF class tomorrow...most likely staying at the Parkside Inn. Should be there by 8-9pm. If anyone in the area wants to get together for a beer, I can be reached via text message at 740-tree oh for-one 5 niner niner.

Hopefully the scattered showeres predicted for tonight and tomorrow will scatter themselves in other directions than mine.
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Old 06-29-2013, 12:25 PM   #60634
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Im at Lima now. 2 1/2 hr rain delay as of right now and it doesnt look good.
Fuck. Sitting at the motel. How did you hear about the delay. Are you at the track?
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Old 06-29-2013, 01:28 PM   #60635
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Fuck. Sitting at the motel. How did you hear about the delay. Are you at the track?
Looks like races are cancelled until tomorrow @ 1:00
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Old 06-29-2013, 01:37 PM   #60636
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Im at Lima now. 2 1/2 hr rain delay as of right now and it doesnt look good.
Update? I'm getting ready to drive up from Dayton
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Old 06-29-2013, 01:42 PM   #60637
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CloneBoy: That's a good price for the Adventure. At the prices I was finding, the extras on the Adv was not worth the price difference. But comparing my price of the base to the offer you're getting (less than $800 diff), I think I would've gone with the Adv. I did prefer the idea of choosing my own add-ons though.

TT100: CCM was not too flexible on the price but I may not be the best negotiator either. I got it slightly less that the list price you posted. I think it all just depends on what your finding at the exact time you're ready to buy and where you're willing to go to get it. I was getting anxious to buy my first bike. Every sunny day that went by without my butt on a bike was just making me more anxious. I have gear to buy, places to go! I am not exactly patient when it comes to waiting for the best deal.

I could've gotten a new 2012 white down in Hamilton for a few hundred less but I really didn't care for the dealer and the thought of a bike fresh out of the crate vs. one sitting on the floor for who-knows-how-long won me over. Also, buying a used Wee was really not appealing to me or necessary.

Now, there is a dealer down in North Carolina that is selling brand new 2013s on ebay for pretty good prices. However, after considering the cost of getting it back home, the price difference will likely be insignificant.
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Old 06-29-2013, 02:04 PM   #60638
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Looks like races are cancelled until tomorrow @ 1:00
I was sitting at the gates about 230 when I heard from the Deputys working the gate. I talked to a guy that rode up from Texas on a GSA1200. He said that he has been on the road since Memorial weekend and every race he has stopped at has been rain delayed or rained out. I think he said the night before he was in Indy?? for some races and they did run but not until way late into the evening.
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Update? I'm getting ready to drive up from Dayton
Im sure you have seen this by now. For fast updates check out Flat Track Live on Facebook.

https://www.facebook.com/FlatTrackLive

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Old 06-29-2013, 02:36 PM   #60639
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I know it's not moto but we're diverting to Waynesfield Speedway in Wapokaneta for the Sprint cars tonight. Y'all should consider it.. .. Pretty exciting racing
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Old 06-29-2013, 05:59 PM   #60640
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W.Va. trip

Having a blast down here around Marlington.Heading home in morning via Highland Scenic Highway then over to New River Bridge then back up 16. Thanks again guys for Rt. & Lodging suggestions. OLD CLARK INN was very nice.Good Folks.
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Old 06-29-2013, 06:06 PM   #60641
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This rain is redamndiculous, there is now a lake on the infield at Mid-Ohio. I'm not even going to bother going out there tomorrow because it's just sloppy as hell and I always like to park in the trees at the end of Thunder Valley.
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Old 06-29-2013, 06:07 PM   #60642
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Took a break from studying CCNP to work on a off-road route about a mile from my room. Today's ride was 5 miles, but I've think I can get it up to 7.5 miles with very little overlap. Hopefully by the time I leave in October, I'll be an expert on sand.

Slightly NSFW due to muffled cursing.

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Old 06-29-2013, 08:46 PM   #60643
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Muddobbers DS ride update

Morning was about 50 miles of tight single track. Trails were muddy but not difficult other than being tight.

My stupid QuickStrap velcro came loose on my helmet so I bailed early for lunch and grabbed my safety glasses for after lunch. I had lunch with Kory (motodirtlover) and we set out together after lunch. Well he was gone after about 5 seconds on the first trail. I started riding with some guys from Chicago. I felt really good passing them on 3 KTM's and then found out they were noobs...lol They had lots of trouble so it took forever. I bailed on them and said I was going on. I got stuck on a creek crossing and Ed (Hawkwind on TT) caught up to me and we finished together. Afternoon was great for the most part except for a couple sections right at the end. Some really slick clay and mud.

I'm going back tomorrow for my punishment! Woohoo! Only supposed to be 60 miles. Not sure how much of that is trail.
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Old 06-29-2013, 08:58 PM   #60644
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So I was channeling IP today, how odd? Anyways a long overdue video on breaking a bead just using spoons, as taught to me long ago by Holycaveman.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NSOFqH3Wk9Y
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Old 06-30-2013, 11:23 AM   #60645
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Well I'd say my first adv ride was a success. Very well put together and had a little of everything! Took a few pics for the day.

Meetup in Caldwell


Most of the roads we were on


Lunch at Las Trancas.


I think I've mentioned I was a dirt noob before, but over the course of the day, I saw my skills increasing a little more. I think after I ate that burrito I grew a third testicle. Letting the back end slide out a little, etc. BUT I still ate shit on this bridge. Came around to the bridge and saw ruppster up front losing it, thought "oh crap, just do nothing". Looking back, I bet I probably dumped the throttle and didn't pull the clutch, that's the only thing I can think of. Anyway tried to save it, but in the end, just gave up and jumped in front of it while it was lowsiding. All good, no injuries other than ruppster's hand. Thankfully mountain biking has taught me how to crash. Mike helped me remove all the bridge from my footpeg.





On the way home, inside 270 was about 12 miles of some cold rain to wash everything off. Very fun day and good to meet some of you guys.
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