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    i want to thank everyone for the help i have received over the past couple of months while i was shopping around. as stated when i first joined, i have been in the process of trying to find a sport-twin to take the place of my last bike. as some of you know, i have looked at quite a few bikes since i joined the board, and again, thanks to those that took the time to display their bike for me. all the bikes i looked at (well, most) were really nice in their own way, and i could see myself owning any one of them.

    as you may also recall, my concern wasnt so much the bottom line ($), but the deal itself. i had focused most of my search on bikes ranging from $4000-$4500 and planned on tidying-up anything that needed to be sorted out. this route was exhaustive as well as stressful. when checking out a bike that you know needs work you always have to face the seller and almost walk on eggshells (self imposed, not their fault) in order not to seem as if you are trying to take them to the cleaners. i play fair by nature, and i have been researching in detail for the entire season what the going price for virtually any production bike. this includes taking into consideration geographic location, mainly thanks to this and other boards. after a lot of attempts to find a deal that i felt good about in this range, i started to bring it up a couple notches. i looked at what i could get in that range, next i determined (roughly) what it would cost for me to bring it to the level i would want the bike in and the total came to just over $6000. which is a good deal considering when purchasing a TL you are purchasing one of the most unique bikes around today, also a good handful of performance to keep most mortals satisfied (as long as the funds for upgrades doesnt dry out).

    so what did i get?...

    i found a beauty. 2000 year, aftermarket pipes, extra set of new tires, rear stand, 4100 miles, not a scratch on her, a box of random spares, red/black/silver rc51 that i just couldnt pass up. i am sure a few of you will appreciate the purchase, if not most of you.

    i would like to say that i have thoroughly enjoyed hangin with you guys, and i hope the fact that i went Red wont bother anyone if i continue to hang and "contribute" if you want to call it that.

    thanks again all. the TLP!


  • #2

    As long as you're happy!
    I've got a huge penis, You've got a huge penis, even Tim over there, yup you guessed it, huge penis. Good, now that that's out of the way, let's go ride


    • #3
      How much $?


      • #4
        just over $6k.



        • #5
          Well at least you got rid of the duc...

          Have fun with it, ride safe
          Just a few mods:

          Silver, the fastest color!

          On the inside - HID type bulbs, K&N filter, Iridium ix plugs, 16T front sprocket, Coerce billet sprocket cover, Yosh re-map +5, +5, +5 11 o'clock, Scorpio SE-i500 system from my GB and an ATRE.

          On the outside - TLR forks, front carbon fender, 5/8th master brake cylinder, black SS brake lines (frnt & rear), braking waves all around with Ti bolts, Brembo gold front calipers & a busa gold rear caliper, flush mount signals (frnt & rear), ZG DB scr


          • #6
            gotta say it
            double bubble tinted screen, TLPlanet sticker (5hp), BRAKING rear wave rotor, Busa front calipers (Gold) Ivans TRE, Gixxer rear caliper (gold), Yoshi s/s cans, Galfer front & rear s/s lines, Galfer & EBC pads, Heel guards (magiver), TALON GOLD front & rear sprockets, 520 conversion, RK gold chain, Speedo Healer, Smoken's sliders, Bitubo steering damper, Clear clutch cover,GPI (pedro), Power commander,Tail raise spacers, Bitubo Rear Shock, Rifleman Gap Mod, ET's undertail, ufo tail light, yoyodine led indicators, licence plate holder, Tinted headlight protector, GCC tank protector,

            Waiting for: carbon air intake covers, carbon mini hugger

            To be fitted:
            Race Tech springs, Race Tech Gold valves, Brembo clutch master cylinder,

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            • #7

              enjoy it.


              • #8
                Oh man... you bought a Honda! Well you are

                Just kidding... Very nice bike! I was looking at an SP1/SP2 myself. But I have to say it again...
                Don't cha know the Yellow one's are fastest!


                • #9
                  good job on the ugly front end twin. furby lover seriously great buy man
                  Sebimoto Carbonfiber Bodywork, Zero Gravity D/B dark tinted screen, Carbo tech C/F frame guards, C/F look levers, black Spider grips, M4 Full system (alum), PC2, Light tech C/F mirrors, GeeLong C/F tank protector, 520 Conversion W/ Gold RK chain and 16/40 stealth sprockets, Pedros Gear Position Indicator, Fan switch, Airbox lid.....REMOVED, Probolt Fasteners all Gold. Spare Set of AMA's Larry Pegram #72 bodywork, Gold clear clutch cover, Galfer rear wave rotor, Pro-Tek Rearsets, Flycal6 quick release tank and seat pins, in the black frame club, Vandrivers coerce style sprocket guard, and a killer TLR keychain


                  • #10
                    cool beans!
                    Yepper, Still Alive.


                    • #11
                      RC51 My dream bike. Little out of my price range when I bought my Tiller. I hope to have one to park in the garage next the Tiller. Have yet to see a bad Honda.
                      Don't know how it works? Take it apart and find out!


                      Here's how it sounds.


                      • #12
                        Nice bike, I almost bought a '03 for 8700, 2 weeks ago. Had the cash, but would have killed the bank, so no upgrades. While I was thinking it out, came across a '00 TLR w/ 6k, for $5200, perfect shape, bone stock to play with, could not pass it up. I'll have the RC for sure someday.
                        Ill put up pics of the new TLR, when I get her done in a month or so.
                        I'd ride with ya!

                        Galfer SS lines, LE reworked forks and Penske rear, IRP axle spacer, frame sliders and rear spools, custom airbox, block off plates by MFR Inc., custom undertray, Extreme Graphics Top Gun undertail w/ Navy's dimmer, ZG DB dark, Scott's steering damper, Yosh bolties, PC2, DID 520ERV2, 17 SS & 41 AFAM, Galfer rear wave and other stuff to come!


                        • #13
                          Hmmm deals huh...Ther was a RC51 that was pretty much cosmetic damage that just sold on ebay for around $3500.00

                          I just purchased a 2002 954RR with 2775 miles that just needed minor rash fixing for $2050.00 it will be my track bike/extra road bike

                          I found a TLR race bike for a buddy of mine with under 4k miles for $2500

                          The deals are out there just have to keep a close lookout.
                          Xtreme Lean Sport Riders
                          [email protected]


                          • #14
                            RIP - The Pig (Stolen July 2006)


                            • #15

                              "Sorry Officer ! I thought you wanted to race"