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Author Topic: Buying a classic  (Read 509 times)

AgentX

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Re: Buying a classic
« Reply #15 on: March 25, 2014, 06:25:59 PM »
     The advice given is good. One thing that has not been addressed: You want to "invest" in a "classic". This way lies madness. ...
      The point is, this sucks as an investment.

I had not even considered the possibility he was speaking of a financial investment...that would be so ludicrous it never crossed my mind.  I thought it was totally in emotional terms.  (Which can still be a negative return...)

Blltrdr

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Re: Buying a classic
« Reply #16 on: March 25, 2014, 06:40:34 PM »
I had not even considered the possibility he was speaking of a financial investment...that would be so ludicrous it never crossed my mind.  I thought it was totally in emotional terms.  (Which can still be a negative return...)

I remember turning the page of a Walneck's Classic Cycle Trader and gazing upon the RE ad showing this brand new black Bullet. I was hooked. This would be the same as someone looking for a very old car in a antique car trader mag, turns a page and eyes a brand new model T that was secretly still being produced in some foreign country. This would be jaw dropping and mind blowing to say the least. How can't you love the Classic Bullet!
« Last Edit: March 25, 2014, 07:38:29 PM by Blltrdr »
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ERC

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Re: Buying a classic
« Reply #17 on: March 25, 2014, 06:51:37 PM »
That must hve been the same issue I looked at back then. Called up and bought one.  ERc
« Last Edit: March 25, 2014, 07:51:37 PM by ERC »
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Re: Buying a classic
« Reply #18 on: March 25, 2014, 07:16:47 PM »
I knew Buzz Walneck. I bought several bikes out of his garage when I lived in the Chicagoland area.
Cool guy.
Also loved browsing his publication.
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Re: Buying a classic
« Reply #19 on: March 25, 2014, 07:32:45 PM »
Found an 06 in Fallbrook with 4000 miles for $3500. Will see it tonight.

Blltrdr

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Re: Buying a classic
« Reply #20 on: March 25, 2014, 07:39:28 PM »
I knew Buzz Walneck. I bought several bikes out of his garage when I lived in the Chicagoland area.
Cool guy.
Also loved browsing his publication.

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