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I'm still thinking I want this for riding on the road for short rides next (or maybe this) winter. How much should I offer? Thanks.

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Take $700 over there. Give a friend $100 and bring him along. Offer the guy $600 and act like that's all the money you've got, but be nice and almost apologetic about it. See if he bites. If not and you really think the bike is as nice as it looks, ask your friend to "borrow" $100 and say that $700 is as high as you can possibly go.
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Take $700 over there. Give a friend $100 and bring him along. Offer the guy $600 and act like that's all the money you've got, but be nice and almost apologetic about it. See if he bites. If not and you really think the bike is as nice as it looks, ask your friend to "borrow" $100 and say that $700 is as high as you can possibly go.
I like how you think. Never offend a seller. A little theatrical but good advice. $650 was what I was going to offer. I don't know anything about dirt bikes and thought that was reasonable. I don't think it's a bad deal. However, woke up this morning and realized 175 cc isn't going to do it for me (I often make up my mind overnight after a sleep). Going to hold off and wait to see if something else comes up. Doesn't have to be a dirt bike; just something I would rather ride in winter rather than my bike. Thanks for your response. Good thread BTW. Lets me jog different bikes and prices through my head.
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I like how you think. Never offend a seller.
I never disparage the item that the person has for sale and you will never hear me say something like, "Hey man, I'll give you $900 for it." Instead I will say something like, "Would you consider $900?"

The second statement always seems to go over better.
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Nice. I rode one just once and was amazed by the effortless, endless wheelies.
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That's pretty baddass for a H-D. It's actually probably worth the asking price. It's not everyday that you see inverted forks on a H-D. Plus... If it's actual... 92rwhp ain't bad either. Nice...
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Please - by all means - correct me if I am wrong, but the guy selling this bike thinks it has 15,850 iles on the bike, he claims that because of "sprocket changes" the bike only has roughly 10,000 miles on it , but I am saying that the right most digit is 10th's of a mile and the bike actually has only 1,544 miles on it.

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You're right, Irish.

And a sprocket change isn't going to affect mileage since the odo is run off the speedo which is run off the front wheel.

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