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Post by j.p. on Thu Jan 02, 2014 8:49 am

typing this with one hand... other hand holding a chicken... long story...

anyways... Don't you have something like this in the garage?

http://blog.motorcycle.com/2013/12/24/motorcycle-news/original-1986-suzuki-gsx-r1100-sale-ebay/

going cheap right now, I'd say...
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Post by Steady Eddy on Sun Jan 05, 2014 7:37 am

Looks far too fast for me , not allowed any more bikes at the moment , we are on the look out for a new van to knock in to a Bugilow mk11 so looks like a busy busy Edward for the next few months , why do we do it ??
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Post by j.p. on Sun Jan 05, 2014 1:17 pm

We sold gave away our 2006 Dodge grand Caravan with nothing wrong with it and bought a new (to us) Kia... Jury is still out on how wise a move this has been. So far it is not any better other than being newer. As you can see, we'll be trying out it's winter capabilities very soon!

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Couldn't get anywhere near the value for the Dodge. Just no market for some reason. Lots of used ones around, I guess. Neither one would make a good camper tho'! Wink

One of the other Kia's in the family is a real trooper though. If only I had bought it with the 'plow' option...

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Post by Smilodon on Mon Jan 06, 2014 7:17 am

j.p. wrote:typing this with one hand... other hand holding a chicken... long story...

anyways... Don't you have something like this in the garage?

http://blog.motorcycle.com/2013/12/24/motorcycle-news/original-1986-suzuki-gsx-r1100-sale-ebay/

going cheap right now, I'd say...

Wow!  That's a nice one.  Even original tires!  Those were abused so much, while they are numerous, a mint original is an extreme rarity.  Even when I went to the traveling "Art of the Motorcycle" exhibit, the '86 they had in the exhibit was not very original.

I think it was worth the money it sold for...

As to what I have, mine is an '86 750.  But the "collector" value is that it is one of a couple of hundred "limited editions" Suzuki produced for homologation.

Solo seat, 1100 front forks, remote reservoir shock, solo seat, extra aluminum "jewelry" and most importantly, a magnesium Yosh dry clutch system.

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I am the original owner and it's had "period" modifications over the years, but I have all the original parts.
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Post by j.p. on Mon Jan 06, 2014 9:34 am

Jeezoos! That IS something special. eh? I think I remember calling it a 'sporty' bike or something when I hadn't looked too closely! It's nice seeing the original owners hanging on to the good stuff. I remember when it came time to trade my beloved CX650E and the dealer had a 900RR on a pedestal in the showroom. I think it was one of 3 in Canada or something... I thought "Naw... Nobody will want a thing that crazy". "I'd never be able to re-sell it!".
I suppose I would have sold it anyways to finance the farm or something (Goats are expensive, you know?), but I've always wondered...
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