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Old 11-06-2013, 10:53 AM   #4906
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I had the same experience there a couple weeks ago. Walked in, looked around for 5 minutes, 4 people working, not even a hello from any of them.
Same here. More disturbing was the parts guy talking on the phone with a customer, hanging up, then yelling across the room to his bud what a "fucking dumbass" the customer was. Maybe he was, but keep it to yourself. I like the idea of a local independent competitor to the McGrath empire in Cedar Rapids but thoce guys in IC don't seem to be trying very hard. They do have a Tenere I want to buy tho:

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Old 11-06-2013, 04:38 PM   #4907
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the first step in pretty much anything you do, if you are following the service manual, is disconnect the battery.
I have never disconnected the battery to change tires, but I've never dealt with ABS before this bike either.
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Old 11-06-2013, 05:21 PM   #4908
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Well today I took my last ride until December. The deer are crazy thick. You guys having the same problem?
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Old 11-07-2013, 06:56 AM   #4909
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Yes, but they usually jump off the trail, right before you're almost ready to run them over.
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Old 11-08-2013, 11:11 AM   #4910
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Same here. More disturbing was the parts guy talking on the phone with a customer, hanging up, then yelling across the room to his bud what a "dumbass" the customer was. Maybe he was, but keep it to yourself. I like the idea of a local independent competitor to the McGrath empire in Cedar Rapids but thoce guys in IC don't seem to be trying very hard. They do have a Tenere I want to Buy tho:

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Don't put it off another day!!!!
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Old 11-10-2013, 04:07 PM   #4911
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Des Moines River riding.

Fun times riding up the Des Moines River today with Rethy on his new-to-him 990, along with his friend on a GSA. Both really good riders:

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Old 11-10-2013, 06:20 PM   #4912
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We rode 200 miles of Mongolian letter roads today.
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Old 11-10-2013, 06:22 PM   #4913
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Old 11-10-2013, 06:24 PM   #4914
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Man those places look FUN!!!!


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Old 11-11-2013, 09:22 PM   #4915
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Tired of no one to ride with in dubuque

Shall all the dubuque riders get together this spring and do either a do gravel trip down to savana or class b roads in iowa message me if interested
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Old 11-12-2013, 04:38 AM   #4916
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Dubuque is a wasteland.
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Old 11-12-2013, 06:29 AM   #4917
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Dubuque is a wasteland.
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Old 11-12-2013, 04:30 PM   #4918
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Just found out there's now a triumph dealer in iowa city. Somebody bought out Don's Honda on hwy 1. Looks like they're expanding the showroom, they've got a bunch of cool bikes there including two Tiger XCs for me to drool on.

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Old 11-12-2013, 05:23 PM   #4919
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Hey Dubuquer's...which one of you guys got pulled over by the cops tonight?
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Old 11-12-2013, 07:00 PM   #4920
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Tired of no one to ride with in dubuque

2 in so far who else Note beamers are welcome also Tri and drs
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