Craigslist Airhead Finds...

Discussion in 'Airheads' started by Lounge, Jan 20, 2017.

  1. Disston

    Disston ShadeTreeExpert

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    Couldn't happen to a nicer guy. Try the "Motorcycles will get you thru times of no money better than money will get you thru times of no motorcycle." Line on her.
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  2. Disston

    Disston ShadeTreeExpert

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    Altho I consider myself not a slave to fashion that is going too far. Nope, nope, nope.
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  3. jdubb75

    jdubb75 Vicarious Adventurer

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    Buy the Equalean so he'll drop the price on the bike. :evil
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  4. atlthrux

    atlthrux Been here awhile

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    I don't understand. A tank is small enough to be hidden/tucked behind your other stash, right? Why tell her at all???

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  5. kenbob

    kenbob Gnarly GnOOb

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  6. kenbob

    kenbob Gnarly GnOOb

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  7. airheadPete

    airheadPete Wherever they send me. Supporter

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    I travel for work, so she usually finds the packages on the porch before I can.
    Usually they’re small, and sometimes for her. No biggie.

    But this one... :shog
    (By the calendar, I should be in Philadelphia when it shows up.)

    It’ll be fine. We both like old stuff, but there might be a brief reddening of my cheeks. :D
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  8. Boxerbreath

    Boxerbreath 2017.5 GS Black Storm

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    ...if I'm not wrong this G/S has been passed around L.A. like a an old hooker. B
    ut I may be wrong. It might be the same one we found in an alley carport 44 years ago. I missed out on it at a $2500 offer ;). Could be a different bike. If not, the price has been hipsterized...
    BMW R80G/S - $16000 (Los Angeles)

    [​IMG]
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  9. mike54

    mike54 You don't get me

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    When I see a price like that I'm tempted to see what I can put together from parts on the internet. Of course the result wouldn't be triple numbers matching. :lol2 And dot 5 brake fluid?! Not in my bike. I also can't find a mention of the mileage anywhere.
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  10. mike54

    mike54 You don't get me

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  11. brittrunyon

    brittrunyon 1992 R 100 GS

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  12. AdventureJason

    AdventureJason n00b Supporter

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    For the benefit of the community's knowledge and edification: this bike sold for $6,500 to a gentleman in Idaho who has been shopping for one for four years. His intent is to meticulously restore the mechanics and electrical, then enjoy it into his golden years. As it should be.

    Peace,

    -- Jason
  13. OLD GREEN

    OLD GREEN Long timer Supporter

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    I've got an idea, send it to my house for safe keeping. Problem solved, no need to think me! I'll PM you the address. :thumb
  14. airheadPete

    airheadPete Wherever they send me. Supporter

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    :jack:jack:jack

    So you can hand it back over to me at Kenton Station again? :norton

    As an aside, who was the fellow I talked to yesterday evening at the bottom of the I-205 SB offramp at PDX?
    Are you on here?

    A white mono-shock R100RS you had just bought in SEA, and were road-tripping it home. Died with a total loss of electrics. Probably a charging system failure where the battery had finally given out.

    Me: on my silver K1300S, heading into work. (Had to leave for Honolulu in an hour.)
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  15. windypoint

    windypoint Been here awhile

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  16. DonniBoi

    DonniBoi Out of my element Supporter

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  17. kenbob

    kenbob Gnarly GnOOb

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  18. Cpt. Ron

    Cpt. Ron Advrider #128

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  19. Uke

    Uke visualist Super Supporter

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  20. dmftoy1

    dmftoy1 Long timer

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