BIKES FOR SALE

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2008 XR1200

Colours Or­ange, black Dealer £7000 Private good £6500 Private aver­age £6000 This one This XR’S £6125 ask­ing price re­flects its rel­a­tively high 17,351 mileage and less pop­u­lar black paint.

XR1200

Colours Or­ange, black Dealer £7000 Private good £6500 Private aver­age £6000 This one This low mileage bike in a private sale was snapped up al­most in­stantly. At £6499 the seller un­der­val­ued it by £500.

XR1200

Colours Or­ange, black Dealer £7000 Private good £6500 Private aver­age £6000 This one This bike has just 288 miles on its clocks, hence the £7995 price tag. It will sell, es­pe­cially as it is or­ange!

2011 XR1200X

Colours Black Dealer £8500 Private good £7500 Private aver­age £7000 This one This X-model has been heav­ily cus­tomised, which is why it has a £13,995 price tag but it won’t ap­peal to ev­ery­one!

2008

2008

Fin­ish As well as poor plat­ing on the fas­ten­ers, some own­ers re­port the paint flak­ing off the wheels and mud­guards. Sort­ing an al­ready cor­roded bike is a los­ing bat­tle. Ser­vic­ing Ser­vice in­ter­vals are 5000 miles and it is im­por­tant to stick to them. Ex­perts say you should check that pre­vi­ous own­ers have used the right grade of oil. The XR is air-cooled but there is oil cool­ing to the ex­haust valve pock­ets. Check the con­di­tion of the oil ra­di­a­tor for stone da­m­age. Keep­ing cool

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