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    Decent bike?, found an 03 with 27k for $2000

    How good are these bikes? I like the "adventure" style bikes. I currently own an 07 Triumph Tiger. Looking for a second bike to purchase.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ABN2nds View Post
    How good are these bikes? I like the "adventure" style bikes. I currently own an 07 Triumph Tiger. Looking for a second bike to purchase.
    Once you have sorted a few problems
    Put better reg ( cbr600)
    Get rid of brown wiring blocks
    Check petrol disconnects ( change to metal)
    Put a few better earths

    There great and once sorted run fine and it’s surprisingly easy to do big mileage in a day

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    I am considering another and plan on almost $2000 worth of upgrades if I get it to squash all the possible downfalls. Does that sound like a lot? Where can you find an incredible handling bike that is so reliable and long lived once sorted out for about $5000 typical cost? You can't. And these bikes go 200,000 miles without problems. And they fly the front wheel in first and second with a twist of the grip....

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    This ^

    $2-3k these days gets you a worn out Grom, a questionable scooter or some hacked up circa 80s UJM someone thinks is a collector's item.

    I sat on the Capo and first thought, hey-my knees aren't touching my ears.
    What do you mean -why do I have 2 ETV Caponords? I also have 2 arms, 2 ears, 2 legs, 2 eyes and 2 butt cheeks, I don't see the problem.

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    What they sell for around here:

    https://sacramento.craigslist.org/mc...906065902.html

    They get it too.

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    CapoETV:

    That one looks like it has Michelin Road Five's on it so that's $600 worth of "I don't have to do that".

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    No kidding. Some stuff just puts real nice icing on the deal. Even if you aren't paying for it in the offer who passes on dessert?

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    Free dessert always tastes better

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