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    the Wizard of Oz 26667's Avatar
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    Jul 2006
    NW suburban chgo

    Question which dealer/city?

    I also have a related thread in "campfire," ( titled 'MY canada w/question at end') which explains my situ in more detail, but here's my Q for you western staters:

    If you were considering shipping your bike from Chicago to any of the following cities; Fresno, Boise, Vancouver,BC, Edmonton, or Calgary, to which dealer would you ship based on helpfulness, courtesy, willingness to be generally helpful to someone who's not likely to ever be a big$ customer?

    Here's another: If I manage to sell my R11RT before I leave Chicago in March, and fly into any of those cities...I'll travel to each in turn, where would you look for a reliable used Jap bike to ride thru the Canadian Rockies thru the summer and early fall?

    Riding from Chicago to anywhere out there is out of the question. I must first fly to San Antonio and then must fly to Fresno.

    Go ahead, opine!
    We might as well walk. ~ Adam Guettel The Light In The Piazza
    used to own: 1982 R100T, 1984 R65, 1986K75C, 1997 R1100RT, R850R, K75S, 1978 R100RS... what was I thinking?

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    Back in the Saddle mcmxcivrs's Avatar
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    If you were to ship to Calgary, I'd skip the dealer and talk to Dave at Anderweks. His is an independent BMW shop here in Calgary where you'll likely get a more personal level of service for what you want to do.
    Ed Miller, Calgary, AB
    2008 K1200GT, 2019 F850GSA

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    Liaison 20774's Avatar
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    Sep 2005
    San Antonio, TX
    I've heard good things about Shail's in the Vancouver suburbs:
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    '78 R100/7 & '69 R69S & '52 R25/2
    mine-ineye-deatheah-pielayah-jooa-kalayus. oolah-minane-hay-meeriah-kal-oyus-algay-a-thaykin', buddy!

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