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Old 01-16-2013, 08:49 PM   #16
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Joined: Mar 2008
Location: Boston,Massachusetts
Oddometer: 942
FWIW: New bearing Kits for the complete rear linkage assembly is about $100. Not as big a deal as say a transmission repair, top end, fork sliders, or even cost as much a trashed seat/air box assembly. $300 new! .Fairly straight forward to fix if have a press or vise. Alittle play is common and no big deal - just a grease job usually. Now if its been completely neglected and things like the shock bolts are allowed to loosen up, then over time, the frame can be damaged.
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Old 01-17-2013, 10:29 AM   #17
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Joined: Mar 2010
Location: Shingle Springs CA
Oddometer: 807
If you are looking for a modern bike there are 2 types of used ones out there.

Like new. The seller never got into trails.
Well used. The seller is a serious trials rider and wants a fresh bike.

The like new ones will not reallty need any "checklist". While a well used one will be very hard for a new rider to judge if the bike is worth having.

If you can spend $3,500 to $4,000 you can get a nice newer. ready to ride bike.

Yesterday I scored a "like new" 06 Rev3 for much less than $3,500. Took me a full year to find this deal. At the price I paid and the near new look of the bike, I did not check a single thing on the bike. I handed him the $$ with a smile.

I may sell my 96 Techno in a few weeks ... It's like new.
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