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Avon Cobra Tires for BD Wolf

Discussion in 'eBay Auctions' started by DynoDave, Apr 11, 2017.

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    Saw that.....

    That guy and this gas station owner before the Mojave desert are buddies.

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    You gonna send em an email. Maybe he save you some money on shipping if you buy both.:nonod:
     
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    Auto Realm is in Utah near SLC. He sells quite a few Big Dogs online.....$999 for a Wolf tire! Wonder what he gets for a whole motorcycle?
     
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    Glad he's not desperate to sell.
     
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    Wonder what the tire date boys will have to say about the 'made on date' on those puppies. They tires might fall to dust next week....
     
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    Looks like ya were riding across the pond, that's nuts
     
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    That's un American that guys areal jerk...Donna called me last week they're trying to figure something out..for us Wolf guys
     
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    The guy is just a dick. I hope those tires rot on his shelf

    Although a few weeks ago he had 3 so someone bought one unfortunately.

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    Avon don't make them any more so we need them..
     
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    $999.00 + $50.00 shipping and he does say "new old stock" and "not desperate to sell". business must be slow in his neck of the woods.
     
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    Bine trying to track these tires down..he got them from a guy in Iowa he got there before me..
     
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    Sorry U missed that deal, Russ. I was really hot to buy a Wolf before I discovered the tire issue. But I tour 10-15,000 miles a year, so it was certainly a deal breaker. I looked at a Wolf this same guy in Utah was selling, and danced around with him for a couple of months on several issues. He never mentioned this issue--not that he is bound to or anything, but it tells you something about the guy. I wound up buying a Bagger.
    One day when Blacktopper and I were in Wichita, I talked to Matt Moore at BDM about this issue, thinking if I could find a source for tires, I'd buy several. Matt said he had discussed the tire issue with Avon, but he would have to buy a lot of tires for them to do a "run" of enough to make it worthwhile. I think in economics it's called a law of diminishing returns...gotta make enough of them to make it worth doing.
    If I owned a Wolf, I'd be connecting with others on the Forum to form a 'Wolf Pack' and see how many guys would buy several tires to front enough money to make this worthwhile for Matt and Avon. I know for sure Matt has had discussions with Avon regarding this particular tire. Avon is lukewarm because the numbers are small. Matt would have to front a lot of money and then sell the tires one at a time...But I bet if you could find 20 guys who would each front a grand for a guarantee of several tires (I would sock some away if I had a chance), it would give Matt something to work with. I am sure he would be willing to negotiate with Avon and if they made a run of 100 or so tires, his investment would not be prohibitive.
    Just my:2cents:
     
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    That's exactly what Donna said..Matt already did it for the pit bull tires..they are working on it now.so you are right every body that owns a Wolf needs to call Donna or Matt and let them know there in
     
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    Nothing like owning a bike without a tire... Shit

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    Keep this post alive so every Wolf owner sees this and makes a call to Matt at big dog or Donna
     
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    retro fit a 18" wheel and you should have some options. Might have to go with a bigger aspect ratio to get the overall diameter right.
     
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    That's the other option they're working on.rather not have to do that changing the line isn't the best ..Wolf owners just have to make some call maybe we can make it happen
     
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