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post #1 of 10 (permalink) Old 04-16-2010, 06:42 AM Thread Starter
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I'm going to get a 2005 R6. What is a good price for one? I'm looking at one about 300 miles away. He wants 5400 for it seem high to me but it a dealer. Any ways the ones I like the best is the team blue. Which here in kansas city is hard to find. There alot of Ravens (LE) but just don't like them.

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How many miles are on it?
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before any of the other know it alls ask,is this your first bike? not that I give a shit,but someone usually always asks:
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I wouldn't pay more than 4500 for a 2005 really, the way the bike market is right now. You can get a newer bike in great condition (2007-ish) for $5400 nowadays.

I don't really care if it's your first bike or not, but if it is, something to keep in mind is you'll want to keep enough money on the side to buy a good quality set of gear (jacket, gloves, boots, helmet, and at least some riding jeans).

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Nope not first bike. Just first sport bike. It as 6134 miles on it
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Also, Raven doesn't mean anything. Many times, the Yamaha Blue is more expensive new than "raven" versions. All the "raven" means is that its black. Silly how everyone thinks they are special.

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Nope not first bike. Just first sport bike. It as 6134 miles on it
I actually took the time to check cycle trader for you...and that's close as far as price goes...but look in your local paper...you might find a better deal.
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remember when you buy from a dealer they are trying hard on turning a profit. Private sellers just want what its worth. Sometimes less if they need fast cash. Avoid dealers like the flu, the only time you will get a good deal is when they sell something that was a trade in.

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oh shit the 2005 r6 is super sexy. pick it up for ....$4875.
Bring it in cash and just try for it. GL.


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I plan to take cash.
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