$1,100, but that was in 1998.
This was in late 2007:
Hell, come to any of the many rallies on http://thegsresources.com
and you'll see lots of sub-$1,500 bikes being whipped like rented mules.
1983 Suzuki GS850G, Cosmic Blue
2002 Suzuki Vstrom DL1000, Midnight Blue
2005 Kawasaki KLR685 - Turd II.2, The ReReTurdening
"Do not crinkle your food wrappers loudly. Be considerate to others, or I will bite your torso and give you a disease."