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Old 11-08-2012, 10:01 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Picked this up today for an unbelievable price, can't wait for the rain to let up and take it out for the first proper ride.

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Old 11-09-2012, 03:32 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Nice bike...750? Gotta love cheap..lol got mine at a pretty good price too...its got almost 59000 miles on it and still going strong... Click image for larger version

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current ride: 86 vt1100c previous rides: 93 vt1100c, 91 vulcan 750, cb400f super sport, kx250, xr500, yz 490, xr100
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Old 11-09-2012, 05:49 AM   #3 (permalink)
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'86 500. I'm a new rider, this feels like a nice middle ground between the little Rebels in the MSF course and my boyfriend's german tank '74 BMW.
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nice looking bike. I really like the seat and rims.
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Old 11-09-2012, 09:56 AM   #5 (permalink)
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welcome and congratulations on your purchase. Looks nice. There are a lot of good deals on bikes now. guess it's the weather in some places.
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Old 11-09-2012, 10:56 AM   #6 (permalink)
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nice bike, have fun ride safe!!
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Old 11-09-2012, 12:35 PM   #7 (permalink)
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Welcome Kahla.
Good catch.
Those bikes are a lot of fun and that one looks like it was someone's garage "princess".
It's always a pleasure to see one of those 80's bikes so well taken care of.
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Old 11-09-2012, 03:59 PM   #8 (permalink)
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Yep, other than one little scuff on the seat, it's in pretty great shape.

The last owner thought the transmission was shot and sold it to a shop for parts. They checked it out and found it was an easy fix, gave it a once over and priced it to move fast. Runs great now.
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Old 11-09-2012, 07:48 PM   #9 (permalink)
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i LOVE THOSE BIKES!! Plenty of power in general and jsut plain fun Congratulations!
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Old 11-09-2012, 08:47 PM   #10 (permalink)
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The bike looks really clean. Congrats and enjoy!
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