Hey everyone, I wanted to get some opinions on this from some of the more knowledgable folks here. Wife and I have our first kid on the way now, so Ive been thinking about selling my XR650L, or trading it for a dirt only bike again. I found a guy locally (craigslist) that was looking to trade his dirt bike for a street legal bike, and is interested in trading straight up for my bike. In talking with him a little more, planning on when/where we can meet to look at the bikes, I mention I have a clean title in hand, and ask him about the title for his bike. He says yeah, I have it and its clean...but its still in the original owners name, form Missouri or somewhere, and he can only really do a bill of sale for it. I guess the title was never signed off into his name, so he is unable to transfer it to himself, and in turn transfer it to me, so he can only do the deal through a bill of sale. He says he has no way to get ahold of the old owner, so now aim wondering if this is legit or not. I spoke with a notary to ask about this and was told that in PA any motorcycle must be transferred and registered through the state. Now, I am the type that thinks the state is always just trying to get more of your money any way they can and questioned the need to title an off-road only bike. The notary said if it was an ATV I could get away with this, but being a motorcycle, even one that is not street legal, a title has to accompany it here. My biggest concern is to be sure this isn't a stolen bike, could care less if the state misses out of their transfer fees or not. Am I worrying for nothing here since he does have a title, just not in his name...or is something fishy? I have owned dirt bikes, ATVs, and street bikes in the past, and have always had a title with them, $60 or so is not much to make things smooth and legit in case of a sale. I also know of guys that buy used dirt bikes without titles because they don't care, and will never have their bikes on a public use area or roadway. Any advice would be greatly appreciated, thanks.