One thing to consider lets say you buy a bike out of state and get a great deal better than your local dealer. If you would need warranty work done and go to your local dealer. Will you be treated poorly as a customer (like a step child) for warranty repairs because you didn't buy the bike from them?I will try another dealer.
Spike, who did you buy from? If they deal like that I am not above flying to chicago to pick up the bike. hell, I could charter a plane to chicago for less than 10k and come out ahead.