Author Topic: Last one available?  (Read 86 times)

Ian

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Last one available?
« on: October 30, 2021, 04:33:18 PM »
https://silodrome.com/yamaha-sr500-in-crate/

That will sell for certain way above its true value 😱
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Moto63

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Re: Last one available?
« Reply #1 on: October 31, 2021, 10:47:10 AM »
Certainly can’t be many like that one left on the planet

iansoady

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Re: Last one available?
« Reply #2 on: October 31, 2021, 12:03:21 PM »
Can't see the point - if you ride it it'll just become another old bike, if you don't it's a waste of space. But no doubt there will be keen bidding.
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Re: Last one available?
« Reply #3 on: October 31, 2021, 01:14:03 PM »
Can't see the point - if you ride it it'll just become another old bike, if you don't it's a waste of space. But no doubt there will be keen bidding.

I couldn't agree more. Over the years there have been several of these 'new in a crate' bikes offered for sale, including a Commando and a BMW K100. It is at first very tempting to see them as 'brand new' but sadly the reality is they aren't. They have had X number of years sat in goodness knows what conditions probably with no oil in. I would much rather buy a nicely restored example which has been run and regularly maintained.

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Re: Last one available?
« Reply #4 on: October 31, 2021, 01:46:57 PM »
Juggle some gold bullion! It doesn't corrode and you can store it in your underwear drawer!  ;)

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