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My Roadster will be showing over 97K when I get home from Colorado. if a Sportster is worthless at 35.5 K, I guess I should pay for someone to take it from me?

Not a freakin' chance, Bucko.
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just bought a 2005 1200R 2 months ago with 17.500 miles on it. its done nothing compared to some on here ????
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just bought a 2005 1200R 2 months ago with 17.500 miles on it. its done nothing compared to some on here ????
I would say it used to be owned by a guy with young kids and not much time to ride. Am I right?
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I would say it used to be owned by a guy with young kids and not much time to ride. Am I right?

the guy I bought it off is an old'ish farmer and said he's retiring from biking but he wasn't the original owner. don't know anything about the previous owner though ? I did get it at a good price though and it in excellent condition.
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My Roadster will be showing over 97K when I get home from Colorado. if a Sportster is worthless at 35.5 K, I guess I should pay for someone to take it from me?

Not a freakin' chance, Bucko.
97K? Boy that thing is just plane worn out and shot. I'll do you a favor and take it off your hands and won't even charge you a disposal fee
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What a generous offer! I'll tell you what; I'll consult my lawyer and if he advises me to do it, I'll get a new lawyer!
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25k miles on mine stock Iron
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more than 140 km/h on third gear in a whiff... nimble, stable, reliable...
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240,000 on my 2006 sporty as of October, 2018
(Engine replaced with used engine with 17K on it at 206,000 miles in May 2017)


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222K Aug 2017
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