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I think I will be moving on to riding a scooter. Probably a Honda Forza.
So my 15 R3 with 4300 miles is up for sale. One owner have title in hand.

$3800

Not one scratch. Only add on is fender eliminator.


 

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How does it work when you put a FIRM price in CL ad and people still text to negotiate? Is FIRM that hard of a word to learn in grade school?
 

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You should have stuck $500 on your price then when they try to knock you down $500 on the price you accept they think they got a good deal and everybodys happy.
 

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I pulled the CL ad, I thought about it, in 6 months I am going to miss gears and shifting. Might as well have patience and buy a used Forza when one comes up and keep both. That is ideal setup, sometimes you don't want to shift and vice versa.
 

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I pulled the CL ad, I thought about it, in 6 months I am going to miss gears and shifting. Might as well have patience and buy a used Forza when one comes up and keep both. That is ideal setup, sometimes you don't want to shift and vice versa.
I think that's a smart move. I did something similar but really, the reverse. I had my 2003 Honda CBR600RR and a 2014 Piaggio Fly150 3v. I also have an Acura RDX. I live in Brooklyn and had to pay for a garage as well. I ended up riding the scooter more locally in Brooklyn since I could put groceries and stuff on the scooter's floorboard.

But I missed riding my bike which I kept out on Long Island last year. As I was getting older and super busy with work and grad school, I decided to drop down to an R3 from the CBR600RR and sell my Piaggio. Couldn't be happier. The scooter was utilitarian, but there is no replacing a sport bike.
 

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How does it work when you put a FIRM price in CL ad and people still text to negotiate? Is FIRM that hard of a word to learn in grade school?
Its craigslist. Thats the nature of that market. The way some buyers see it, whatever is being sold may not even move in 3 weeks, which typically leads to the seller changing his or her mind on the price. They ask because there is nothing to be lost by doing so. I have gone down on my firm prices because the potential buyer was genuine, respectful, and typically my "firm" price is what I want, but still somewhat flexible.

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I think that's a smart move. I did something similar but really, the reverse. I had my 2003 Honda CBR600RR and a 2014 Piaggio Fly150 3v. I also have an Acura RDX. I live in Brooklyn and had to pay for a garage as well. I ended up riding the scooter more locally in Brooklyn since I could put groceries and stuff on the scooter's floorboard.

But I missed riding my bike which I kept out on Long Island last year. As I was getting older and super busy with work and grad school, I decided to drop down to an R3 from the CBR600RR and sell my Piaggio. Couldn't be happier. The scooter was utilitarian, but there is no replacing a sport bike.
Random question, but what would you say the avg. price for a space would be in NYC? Might be moving to Manhattan temporarily for like 5-7 months for work and I want to bring my bike out.
 

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Random question, but what would you say the avg. price for a space would be in NYC? Might be moving to Manhattan temporarily for like 5-7 months for work and I want to bring my bike out.
I am a native NYer. Send me a PM and your email. I will need to break it down to you. unless, you're dead set on being in the city and right in the middle of the action, which can be amazing, I'd suggest living in Brooklyn (where I live) or Queens. Both are right across the East river but Queens is huge area wise compared to BK. BK is the "hip" spot and as such the neighborhoods adjacent to Manhattan have a "hip" tax like Brooklyn Heights, DUMBO, etc. I live east, still in a cool neighborhood and next to the up and coming spots like Crown Heights. There are very different sections-familial spots like Park Slope vs artistic meccas like Bushwick. I can break it all down for you.
 

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Random question, but what would you say the avg. price for a space would be in NYC? Might be moving to Manhattan temporarily for like 5-7 months for work and I want to bring my bike out.
I remember a car was ~$400 standard but some garages are down to $300 a month in NYC. Bike could be a little lower though(really not too many people ride a bike and park in garage)
a bicycle is around $50-150 depends on the area
so it's somewhere there
 

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To the guy who is texting about me and my bike and what I do online you better stop or I will post that you have been stalking me like a creep. I know your shop and will post in Seattle bike forums that a bike shop owner has time and interests to stalk someone's activities online. Your shop's rep will be damaged and I don't care, so stop it now. You have been warned.
 
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