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Old 09-08-2010, 02:23 PM   #1
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I've been riding for 15 years and I think it's time to stop. Effectively I have, as it's been sitting in the garage waiting for a new battery for over a year. My left leg hasn't been the same since I dropped the bike on it two years ago. Also, I hate riding in the rain and that's 75% of the year around here.

Not the best time to be selling, but I can't see any advantage to keeping it until the economy improves.

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Old 09-08-2010, 02:55 PM   #2
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I just posted mine on CL also, ridden it very little the last 2 years and thinking i would rather have a four wheeler anyway

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Old 09-08-2010, 03:00 PM   #3
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That's too bad. I've been thinking about getting a used one cheap, mostly just to ride around town, but I just don't want to be in the way of idiots on the road (I've witnessed my fair share of stupid motorcycle accidents in my few years of life). And also I can't drive the kids to dance and whatnot on one, so it would get driven very little. It just seems like a fun thing to do once in a while.

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Old 09-08-2010, 04:51 PM   #4
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Man, I hear you on this. I maybe get to ride my bike every couple of months, if I'm lucky. I've thought about selling it, but every time I ride it I reconsider.

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Old 09-08-2010, 04:59 PM   #5
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I haven't ridden mine in nearly 4 years. But, I have burned through I dunno how many tanks of gas just to keep it wet.

I don;t really want to sell it cause it is paid for and not a very valuable bike but, I don;t forsee myself riding it within the next 4 years. Lest they start making baby seats for them.

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Oh man. David gets married, and within two weeks his bike's going on Craigslist....









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Oh man. David gets married, and within two weeks his bike's going on Craigslist....

makes more room in the garage for brewing stuff
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Oh man. David gets married, and within two weeks his bike's going on Craigslist....
That's because it's more fun to let her ride him.
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Actually, she likes riding, but is fine with getting rid of it. She'd rather travel in the van, so we can take the dogs.

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You just need a couple bikes with sidecars...

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