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Old 05-21-2012, 10:52 AM   #37
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Joined: Jan 2010
Location: Florida
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$700 for a 1986 Honda XR600R; already had a title and DOT knobs. Threw on new chain and sprockets, homemade tail bag, a brake light switch from my pile of goodies at home and a mirror/GPS mount. Have less than $1000 in it and still tight as new.

Sub-$2500 bikes are easy to come by. Having mechanical skills and knowledge is incredibly helpful. Now-a-days, with so much ethanol problems, if you can work on a pair of carbs, you can find cheap bikes allllll day.
"The bold adventurer succeeds the best. - Ovid

I drink the koolaid too...just not the orange kind.
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