Topic: How to decipher Motorcycle sale ads  (Read 738 times)

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Re: How to decipher Motorcycle sale ads
« Reply #1 on: 04/17/16 03:09PM »
LOL!  Hilarious!  And so true! 


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Re: How to decipher Motorcycle sale ads
« Reply #2 on: 04/18/16 08:10AM »
Custom paint   Been crashed
Fresh paint   Been crashed
New plastics   Been crashed
Lots of new parts   Been crashed
Cosmetic flaws typical for its age   Been crashed
Converted to a streetfighter   Been crashed
Salvage title   Been crashed really bad

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Re: How to decipher Motorcycle sale ads
« Reply #3 on: 04/18/16 10:22AM »
Custom paint   Been crashed
Fresh paint   Been crashed
New plastics   Been crashed
Lots of new parts   Been crashed
Cosmetic flaws typical for its age   Been crashed
Converted to a streetfighter   Been crashed
Salvage title   Been crashed really bad

Lol!

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Re: How to decipher Motorcycle sale ads
« Reply #4 on: 04/18/16 10:26AM »
My favorite in an ad: "New breaks", which I always say mentally to myself, "Where?"  If you don't get it, you're guilty!  :24:

I love how commentary on the article started with other traits posted in ads, but slowly devolved into an argument about semantics and economics.  Sound familiar?
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Re: How to decipher Motorcycle sale ads
« Reply #5 on: 04/18/16 01:19PM »
I tend to disregard ads where the photo shows the motorcycle:
A) down the side of a house, covered in leaves
B) strapped to a trailer or the back of a pickup truck
C) photo looks faded, and all of the cars in the background are from the late '80s or early '90s. Prolly not too current.
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Re: How to decipher Motorcycle sale ads
« Reply #6 on: 04/18/16 03:18PM »
^^^
Good point, I also avoid listings where the seller was too lazy to take a picture of the other side of a motorcycle, or even worse, post 2 pics of the bike from the same side, but at slightly different angles.  :21:
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