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Old 03-22-2015, 05:07 AM   #1
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Your Bike on the Showroom Floor

Show me some shots of your bike the day you picked it up. New in the showroom. Not a bike you wish you had, but one you signed the papers on. The year doesn't matter, as long as it's yours.





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Old 03-22-2015, 05:25 AM   #2
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Had to get this dummy off my bike first!
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Old 03-22-2015, 06:56 AM   #3
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April 2012: First one I saw in person. Texted this crappy cell phone pic to my wife. Rode the bike home the following day. Currently for sale in Flea Market, btw. ;)


March 2015: Haven't seen it in person yet - dealer sent me this crappy cell phone pic. Picking it up next weekend:
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Old 03-22-2015, 08:10 AM   #4
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Kinda beastish- at least the way I originally used it and sometimes still do



I still have the SM and have ~50,000 miles on it.

And though that SE is not mine, a friend bought it after seeing this picture



I bought an SE a year later- still have it, and have ~38,000 miles on it.
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Old 03-22-2015, 08:44 AM   #5
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Bwahahaha! Mine, all mine!

One funny little thing I remember that day was the salesman placing a "SOLD" sticker on the seat to keep others off the bike while I came back the next day to pick it up.

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Old 03-22-2015, 07:49 PM   #6
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Last April. Now over 10k miles.



I really like the blue rims on the s-10
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Old 03-23-2015, 04:49 AM   #7
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Not in but outside the showroom for the very first time

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Old 03-26-2015, 06:20 AM   #8
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Cool2

Flew down to SF to close the deal, then had the bike delivered to my home in Oregon

I would have ridden it home, but thanks to California's greedy tax laws, that ride would have cost over $1000.
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Old 03-26-2015, 07:52 AM   #9
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September 2011: YAY! New Bike!



March 2012: YAY! Newer Bike!



Yeah, I had the BMW for 7 months. Wasn't the bike's fault - the problem was BMW's legendary customer service.
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Old 03-27-2015, 04:33 AM   #10
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Quote:
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September 2011: YAY! New Bike!



March 2012: YAY! Newer Bike!



Yeah, I had the BMW for 7 months. Wasn't the bike's fault - the problem was BMW's legendary customer service.
Same here, hence the Yamaha.
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Old 03-27-2015, 04:51 AM   #11
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Waiting for me to pick up. Dealer said, "I figured you enduro guys wouldn't mind a new bike sitting in the rain.." Cleanest it'll ever be

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Old 03-27-2015, 01:56 PM   #12
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Bought it the day this was picture was taken! (August 2014) Love at first sight and still loving it.

My adventure buddy & I were pretty stoked.

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Old 03-27-2015, 03:53 PM   #13
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December 20th!
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Old 03-27-2015, 04:29 PM   #14
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Mine never hit the salesfloor. It went from a crate in service in the morning to the front of the building that afternoon... which is where I fell in love.

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Old 03-27-2015, 05:55 PM   #15
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