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Old 10-19-2010, 03:15 PM   #3736
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Ya know, since my wheel balancer has not showed up, I might pull it tonight and take by there in the morning.
And here I sit, waiting for my compressor to build up a charge, fixing to mount my new back tire (and flip the front around) in a town with no bike shop
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Old 10-19-2010, 03:20 PM   #3737
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Ya know, since my wheel balancer has not showed up, I might pull it tonight and take by there in the morning.

Mount it yourself and take it to KS for balancing or use Dynabeads. I went by GG today to talk to their thumper mechanic. They told me it would be 2 weeks before I could get in there. I said, I'm not wanting to get my bike worked on, I just need to ask him a question. Again they said I couldn't see him. I could come back in a couple of weeks. I thought the guy was f'in with me. I asked him if he was serious and he said yes, they are backed up and it will be at least 2 weeks before he could TALK to me.

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Old 10-19-2010, 03:27 PM   #3738
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Mount it yourself and take it to KS for balancing or use Dynabeads. I went by GG today to talk to their thumper mechanic. They told me it would be 2 weeks before I could get in there. I said, I'm not wanting to get my bike worked on, I just need to ask him a question. Again they said I couldn't see him. I could come back in a couple of weeks. I thought the guy was f'in with me. I asked him if he was serious and he said yes, they are backed up and it will be at least 2 weeks before he could TALK to me.

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Well aren't they just a geographical oddity? 2 weeks away from fixing anything? (A while back they posted on their facebook group that they are looking to hire another tech. Don't know if they ever did.) When i go get my tire, I'll ask one of the guys up there if you really have to wait 2 weeks just to ask a question...
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Old 10-19-2010, 04:31 PM   #3739
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You guys ever used The Kickstand for light service?

I've been there a few times, haven't been to Got Gear yet.
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Old 10-19-2010, 05:13 PM   #3740
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+1 on Kickstand. They mounted new tires and rear brake pads last Saturday. In and out in 2.5 hours. Nice people, good prices and reliable service. Ordered me a new helmet from them just today. I have been doing business with them for close to 15 years.

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You guys ever used The Kickstand for light service?

I've been there a few times, haven't been to Got Gear yet.
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Old 10-19-2010, 08:24 PM   #3741
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You guys ever used The Kickstand for light service?

I've been there a few times, haven't been to Got Gear yet.
Kickstand all the way. Don't forget to ask for your Adventure rider discount.
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Old 10-20-2010, 03:54 AM   #3742
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So how is it spam if I am not making money in the process? We had a 2 page discussion on earbuds in the state TOR thread. Excuse me for trying to help some fellow riders out!




EDIT: FOR SALE... Left over bits from 2009 KLR

Factory plastic skid plate, rear shock and front fork springs. Also, 1 pair of 1" raising links.





Now THAT is spam...
I'd be intersted in yore shock, iffin' it'ud fit the old'ern Methusalah XT. How about lettin' me test it for a weekend and see how it works? Say, one weekend early November?
But seriously, post (or p.m.) a pic of how it mounts and it's size. If I could make it work, I'd like to try it out.
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Old 10-20-2010, 05:38 AM   #3743
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Kickstand all the way. Don't forget to ask for your Adventure rider discount.
Not sure if the Discount is still in effect. Ask for Lee when you go in!
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Old 10-20-2010, 06:23 AM   #3744
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I found out last night that i had indeed made a commitment to help my dad deliver his car to the car show at Renaissance saturday am. Will be done by 11 - 11.5 if anyone would like to ride.
btw i purchased a new chain from kickstand last month and received the adv discount. Good people
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Old 10-20-2010, 06:44 AM   #3745
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I have been doing business with them for close to 15 years.
And a member here for seven. You gonna come to the Rally?
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Old 10-20-2010, 06:54 AM   #3746
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Mount it yourself and take it to KS for balancing or use Dynabeads. I went by GG today to talk to their thumper mechanic. They told me it would be 2 weeks before I could get in there. I said, I'm not wanting to get my bike worked on, I just need to ask him a question. Again they said I couldn't see him. I could come back in a couple of weeks. I thought the guy was f'in with me. I asked him if he was serious and he said yes, they are backed up and it will be at least 2 weeks before he could TALK to me.

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I do not know any dealer that has a good service department. Got gear has always been slow but they were better than North Jackson. But if you think about it, Got Gear is now the only Honda, Yamaha, Kawasaki and Polaris dealer within 50 miles, so that means they got lots of stuff to work on. The kickstand does good work but only does very minor stuff. Need a good independent.

I like the guys at Got Gear and I just bought a new Ranger from them but I never plan on taking it in for service ( I hope).
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Old 10-20-2010, 07:02 AM   #3747
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Taking anything to Got Gear for service this time of year (beginning of huntin' season) is like trying to take a boat in on the first warm weekend of spring... No chance of speedy return. Every 4-wheeler in a 50 mile radius that has been sitting up since last hunting season is in for tune up and carb cleaning... i am going to ask them when I go pick up my tire today why they won't even let a customer ask a question without a 2 week wait and do they care about the negative publicity of us all getting on forums and talking bad about how bad all the service departments are? Or do they just not care since they are the monopoly...



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I do not know any dealer that has a good service department. Got gear has always been slow but they were better than North Jackson. But if you think about it, Got Gear is now the only Honda, Yamaha, Kawasaki and Polaris dealer within 50 miles, so that means they got lots of stuff to work on. The kickstand does good work but only does very minor stuff. Need a good independent.

I like the guys at Got Gear and I just bought a new Ranger from them but I never plan on taking it in for service ( I hope).
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Old 10-20-2010, 08:07 AM   #3748
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Not sure if the Discount is still in effect. Ask for Lee when you go in!
It is, I got some gloves a couple days ago. It was 10%. Very nice.
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Old 10-20-2010, 08:27 AM   #3749
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I had no idea of a discount, that's great. My boots should be here this week. :) Helmet was a good enough deal I don't mind that I paid full price.



Good point about the 4wheelers & hunting season though.

Arden which is your pop's ride? Saturday I'm hitting both car shows in Madison.
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Old 10-20-2010, 08:33 AM   #3750
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Man, I've been watching WOOT longer than you've been backing out of places I've ridden!!!
Well then you should also know by now the EvilWeevil dont back his bike up....

That was pretty funny tho
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