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Ive been trying to buy a motorcycle for about 2 weeks.

Im not looking for a pretty bike.
Im not looking for a rare bike.

All I want is a registered 1 or 2 cylinder bike, with a decent stance, solid engine, little rust and low handlebars that I can put my own spin on.

My budget is 2000$(and slowly shrinking), not alot but should be enough right? I dont even have to stop at the bank! Ive got an envelope with cash sitting in my helmet on my desk.

And yet whenever I e-mail or call someone selling something (I think Ive investigated roughly 15 bikes at this point) I get either the infamous "ohhh that *just* sold" or absolutly nothing at all.

Sorry for whining, but this is borderline ridiculous.



Edited by - xcaptainxbloodx on May 12 2007 05:39:29 AM
 

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south orange county, CA. yeah, I have my eye out for an xs but theyre damned hard to find out here.

After alot of phone calls with no results I found out from one of the sellers that there is a pretty nice swap meet in Long beach next weekend. He said he went last time and passed on 2 Triumph 650s, 1500$ for the pair!

If any of you guys have any leads for me it would be greatly appreciated.

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Edited by - xcaptainxbloodx on May 07 2007 9:15:19 PM
 

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Finally found my bike!

Had to go up to thousand oaks for it but well worth the trip in my opinion.




on the one hand, I miss out on the fun of doing it myself. on the other, I get to jump in and ride the hell out of it.

My only plans are spokes, bar end mirror and maybe a british front number plate, if I can find a proper one (and a suitable fender to mount it on)

Also need a good turner to sync the carbs for me.



Edited by - xcaptainxbloodx on May 12 2007 05:36:41 AM
 
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