Bike Pricing Question

Randy Grein randygrein at
Mon Jun 9 18:13:02 PDT 2008

Sounds about right. I got a great deal on my streetbike at $1100, just  
a few electronics, footpegs, etc to replace.
Randy Grein, WMRRA #41

On Jun 9, 2008, at 4:20 PM, Ernest Montague wrote:

> I'd pay $1500 and do it. If it was super low mileage a bit more. I  
> picked up a running fairly good shape salvage bike for $1700
> On Jun 9, 2008, at 2:28 PM, Joanna Moss wrote:
>> I am finally getting rid of the 2000 SV650 that I have had in my  
>> garage for almost 2 years. I have a friend who wants to buy it and  
>> keeps asking me for a price. I crashed it 4 days after I bought it  
>> and it has only been ridden home since then. It is a cosmetic total  
>> (mainly: dented tank, scratched frame, scratched tail piece) and I  
>> haven't applied for a salvage title. I used the money from  
>> insurance to buy basically the same bike and have been swapping  
>> parts until I now have mine set up the way I want. Right now, the  
>> carbs are off and missing a needle or two, the choke cable and a  
>> couple of other small parts have been cannibalized, the exhaust is  
>> of and the bike just needs general maintenance because it has been  
>> sitting for so long. It is basically stock after switching out  
>> parts for my current bike. The tires, chain, sprocket, brakes and  
>> all those wear-and-tear items are in good shape. It should run, but  
>> it needs putting back together which I don't have time or energy to  
>> do now or in the foreseeable future. So, anyone have any ballpark  
>> idea of what I should be asking a friend for this? He wants to get  
>> it running again and get a salvage title. He is a great mechanic  
>> who would enjoy doing it.
>> TIA.
>> - Joanna

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