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Old 12-08-2012, 06:39 AM   #879
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Location: Freemont County, Colorado
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What helped me was collecting information on nearby C14's of different years, new or used. Those are below. It helped me get an good idea of where the bargain is. My choice wasn't leaning towards a gen I or gen II model. It was simple, now wrecks, no damage, low miles, stock, and low/fair price.

The "Gas Expense" figure is helped determine how much it would cost to retrieve the bike. All had to be doable round-trip in a single day. This is not included in the "total" prices.

I really liked the red 2009, and that turned out to be the only gen I that survived the cut.

One bike had scratches that amounted to $648 in replacement parts. So, those type of expenses had to be factored into an acceptable price.

I used MS Excel to build the tracker and this is how it was left in January of 2012. I ended up making an offer on a 2012 model locally. It was the ticket.




offer $11.2k + tax



Year 2009 2010 2010 2011 2011 2011 2011
New or Used used New Demo New New New Used
Location Blarisville, GA Primo Pwr Sports Lilburn, GA Scott Lansford Crossville, TN Amer MS Nashville, TN Haydens OS Nicholasville, KY Mtn Mtr Sports Kodak, TN Barnesville, GA
Phone # 866-865-4290 770-985-8595 866-225-5890 615-834-8990 866-349-6675 866-381-4628 770-696-3768
Gas Expense 100 105 35 20 90 89 125
Bike Price 10295 13299 13700 14130 13479 13588 11995
Dealer Fees

195 149

0
Tax 793.44 1024.95 1055.86 1089.00 1038.83 1047.23 924.45
Total $11,088.44 $14,323.95 $14,950.86 $15,368.00 $14,517.83 $14,635.23 $12,919.45








Year 2011 2011 2012 2012 2012 2012 2012
New or Used Used New New New New New New
Location Pandora's Eu MS Chattanooga, TN Mtn Mtr Sports Marietta, GA Mid-South Clarksville, TN Mtn Mtr Sports Kodak, TN Longshore Ctr Florence, AL Cycle World of NJ Bought at Mid-South
Phone # 888-332-2365 866-616-6415
866-381-4628 866-586-0075 856-795-7001
Gas Expense 69 98 0 89 50 ! !
Bike Price 11995 12518 15899
14695 13595 13805
Dealer Fees 199 626 261.5
345
261.5
Tax 924.45 964.76 1225.34 0.00 1132.54 1047.77 1064.00
Total $13,118.45 $14,108.76 $17,385.84 $0.00 $16,172.54 $14,642.77 $15,130.50


Bill @ Mtn MS in Marietta, GA 678-887-8665 offer





$300 for saddle bag cvr





$225 for LH fairing ctr





$123 for LH fairing fwd




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