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post #1 of 20 Old 03-04-2012, 09:52 PM Thread Starter
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Slap in the face?

So for $400 more than I paid for my '07 919 I got about 6 months ago, I could've gotten this had it been around... I love my bike and will never regret owning it, but this thing is pretty!

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post #2 of 20 Old 03-04-2012, 10:04 PM
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So for $400 more than I paid for my '07 919 I got about 6 months ago, I could've gotten this had it been around... I love my bike and will never regret owning it, but this thing is pretty!

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Well, for 5000.00, you could have bought an 07 CB 919 with 6000 miles, TharBars, PCIII, Ohlins front and rear, Corbin Seat, Steel Braided brake lines, Buell Fly screen, new tires front and rear, now with LeoVince Carbon Fiber exhaust. Mine was for sale due to my daughter's Golf Lesson costs. Luckily, I got a bonus at work and was able to hang on to it for now....

That is a nice looking bike, but, I'd hate to sync those carbs compared to a PCIII-equipped FI Bike!

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Well, for 5000.00, you could have bought an 07 CB 919 with 6000 miles, TharBars, PCIII, Ohlins front and rear, Corbin Seat, Steel Braided brake lines, Buell Fly screen, new tires front and rear, now with LeoVince Carbon Fiber exhaust. Mine was for sale due to my daughter's Golf Lesson costs. Luckily, I got a bonus at work and was able to hang on to it for now....

That is a nice looking bike, but, I'd hate to sync those carbs compared to a PCIII-equipped FI Bike!
4,000 miles on mine but none of the real goodies... But a trip to Hendo to get yours would've been pricey! Oh how timing can be cruel.

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You can't have it all man. If you focus on what you don't have to much you will not be happy. Now go out in the garage and give it a hug.

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You got a much better bike with the 919.

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You got a much better bike with the 919.
what he said!

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I might be missing the point a bit..but if you dont regret buying your bike then all else you could of bought dosnt matter right?

A buddy picked up a 919 for 1500 because the guy dropped it and got scared.

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lol, there is an 82 CB900 for sale here in Boulder for $1000...want me to go take it for a test ride for you?

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A buddy picked up a 919 for 1500 because the guy dropped it and got scared.
Great find!

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build your own!

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You're just window shopping (because deep in your psyche you are dissatisfied with the flavor vanilla)

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You're just window shopping (because deep in your psyche you are dissatisfied with the flavor vanilla)
I gotta agree your looking at other bikes because your looking at "bigger and better" (Bike. motorsize, mileage)

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You're just window shopping (because deep in your psyche you are dissatisfied with the flavor vanilla)
Vanilla, that's one of the reasons I moved on from my 919.

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I'm looking because my 9'er is no longer mint. I love what I've done to it cuz it's unique by far, but its also now been laid down. And I have café envy.

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Call me crazy but vanilla has always been my favorite flavor of ice cream. And I like my 919.

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ive laid down bikes and we swapped tanks and parts to get what was needed afterwards, why not just cafe what you have now?

Would be cheaper in the long run instead of buying a new bike keep your original tins (plastics, I guess) to swap it back when you get bored or in a year you can swap it from one version to another out of bordom, Personally I had two tanks for my sporty a 2.2 for cruising and my 3.3 for distance riding. not exactly "Great" but I could use the 2.2 for showing and 3.3 for when my ol and I wanted to go somewhere for a good long ride.

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I'm looking because my 9'er is no longer mint. I love what I've done to it cuz it's unique by far, but its also now been laid down. And I have café envy.


Clean up and cafe your 9er then - add some Lavada Jota cafe bars, rear-sets, you could fit a different rear seat and cowl with a bit of work, paint the bike in 'cafe' style (love the red with stripes or checkers), bar end mirrors, micro turn signals, have a sign company cut a white vinyl circle and black racing number (69!) for each side panel, drill 'lighting' holes in sprocket covers, chain guard etc.

It will have more power, better brakes, handle better and be more reliable than a old bike.

Mate in my mind it is looking mint! I may sketch you a picture

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The big ass tank is the thing that's really a pain in the ass. Any word on tanks that make an easy swap?

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