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post #11 of 19 (permalink) Old 10-24-2012, 03:51 PM Thread Starter
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I got two dealers bidding against each other and got them to eat the dealer fees and sales tax of almost 10%. Out the door for MSRP.

I have 6500 miles since June and am very glad I bought it. I thought I might need to add a heavy sport-touring bike like a Concours or FJR for the long trips but right now I don't think so. The Madstad wind screen works so well I think the only time I would wish for bigger is in a cold rain.

When I get to a really twisty morsel of pavement I can leave an FJR for dead.
I have one dealer at 10,880 out the door for a '12, and another at 11,295 plus tax for a '13.

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post #12 of 19 (permalink) Old 10-24-2012, 05:34 PM
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Do the '12! That's still a great bargain.

Are either of them ABS models?

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post #13 of 19 (permalink) Old 10-24-2012, 06:19 PM Thread Starter
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Do the '12! That's still a great bargain.

Are either of them ABS models?
Yes sir, both are ABS models. I do kinda like the Venom better.

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The fact that they're ABS models makes those deals even more attactive.

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post #15 of 19 (permalink) Old 10-24-2012, 11:05 PM
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Good info! I am talking with a dealer ( now will call another tomorrow) about a 2012 800xc.
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I got two dealers bidding against each other and got them to eat the dealer fees and sales tax of almost 10%. Out the door for MSRP.

I have 6500 miles since June and am very glad I bought it. I thought I might need to add a heavy sport-touring bike like a Concours or FJR for the long trips but right now I don't think so. The Madstad wind screen works so well I think the only time I would wish for bigger is in a cold rain.

When I get to a really twisty morsel of pavement I can leave an FJR for dead.
Is this for 2012 or 2013 model year?

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Go for it dude. I paid almost $1000 more fore mine just a few months ago. Should have waited.
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post #18 of 19 (permalink) Old 11-09-2012, 07:46 PM
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I saved $1200 by buying a leftover 2012 Tiger 800xc...


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