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Best bargain...

Discussion in 'General Motorcycling Discussion' at netrider.net.au started by undii, Sep 4, 2007.

  1. A guy from down the street told me from hearing and seeing me go by made him buy a bike :grin: He's had his bike licence since 18/19 and is mid 30s, he just never bothered to BUY a bike. Anyway, he showed the bike to me, he brought it from a mate, a 1992 CBR 600 F2, 34K kms (could be genuine far as I know, the guy hardly rode it and has owned it for yonks) for... drum roll..





    He rode the spur on Sunday and said he had MIGHTY fun :wink: I reckon he got an absolute bargain, definitely the best bargain when talking about motorbikes of recent that I know of... Does anyone else have great bargain stories??

    I hope this fits in GD, didn't think it would fit bike reviews due to not being a review at all, just glad for him that he got a bargain AND that I got him back to riding and buying a bike. He's got a couple kids around 4-6 and a baby/toddler. He said he won't be trying to break any speed records at all and not break any body parts ;) He relies on them too much for work (a tradie of possibly a plumber by the looks of it.

    I'll see if I can get pics, we hardly see each other at moment with our lifestyles/routines. The bike doesn't look like it's been dropped and was kept in good condition/servicing from what I was told. Man.... still shocked, happy about it... $2,500. NICE ONE!
  2. Thats why it pays to shop around. Sweet deal...

    Did you give him a NR card? :p
  3. I thinkthis shows that you have to be in the right place at the right time. I have my eye on a 1998 GSR750 all OK except left fairing for only $2,000. bargains are out there.
  4. I bought a very neat Silvia fair few years while they were going for around 15k, I got it for 10k! The best part was that I smacked the tail end into a rock wall (dorifto) and sold it for..... 10k!!! GOLD!
  5. iv got a friend who always sells his vehicles for much more than what he paid years earlier :LOL:
  6. I can usually work that too. I drive a MEAN bargain! :LOL:

    Regards, Andrew.
  7. i bought my 03 BA Fairmont november last year for $12650.
    car yards had them for $21000 with the same Kms and condition.
  8. 1998 VTR1000 Firestorm in new condition with 15k on the clock and not a mark on her...

    5 grand flat.
  9. nice one

    f2s are awesome
  10. You b@stard!! \:D/
  11. $2500 for a 15year old bike? Sorry, doesn't seem like that much of a bargain to me? :?
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  13. Last night on Ebay, bought a 2002 Suzuki VL800 Volusia..
    $6501 with only 20k on it

    Market value for low kl models is between $9,000 & $10,000. You can get them for $8,500 with high Kl.

    Now all I gotta do is make sure it is genuine :)
  14. Got a friend who bought a ZX2R for $300 took it the shop
    they told him it would cost $800 for it to be one the road with rego ....

    So $1100 total