its getting daft !!!

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its getting daft !!!

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Post by JOHNBOY » Thu Nov 29, 2018 6:23 pm

centre stand looks too far back

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Post by radar » Thu Nov 29, 2018 7:17 pm

Looks like the wrong centre stand, the back wheel is way too far off the ground

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Post by andyk1k » Thu Nov 29, 2018 7:18 pm

:shock: Certainly is

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Post by knapdog » Thu Nov 29, 2018 8:26 pm

Very well spotted. You're right.
Professionally photographed but I have this feeling that it's probably not quite the same in reality. I'm sure I can see some paint irregularities around the base of the tank.

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Post by Capitano » Thu Nov 29, 2018 8:42 pm

Basic economics 101: Things are worth what someone will pay for them.

My feeling is that the only person who would pay £7k for that bike meets both of the following two criteria:-

1. they owned that actual bike before and their rational judgement is clouded by nostalgia

2. they pi$$ money these days


Ergo, it may be up for £7k but nobody is going to pay that for it, especially when folks on here can pick holes in the bike just from photos.

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Post by radar » Thu Nov 29, 2018 10:07 pm

advertised for: the "discerning collector". Collectors go for originality, low mileage, low previous owners and original documentation if paying top dollar. That bike seems to have non of those, the shop doesn't even mention previous owners or history.

looking at it again, I'd say the photo as been enhanced for effect.The rear wheel spokes are not original Honda, so I guess the seller as gone for the cheaper alternative aftermarket wheels and not original (you can still buy Honda rims (DID ) and Honda spokes) the wheel brake plates are polished aluminium and not painted. The rear indicators are the cheaper plastic aftermarket type and not metal, you can see the paint as come off(last photo) The seat has a new cover but no Honda logo. (probably one of Yvonnes from Car-Trim which are good covers by the way but have no Honda LOGO)

A nice looking bike but with a silly price tag

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Post by Leiba » Thu Nov 29, 2018 10:49 pm

Refreshed? Or do they mean rebuilt/resprayed etc?

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Re: its getting daft !!!

Post by Newtsalad » Thu Nov 29, 2018 11:02 pm

I don't care. Ask what you like. Market forces will prevail.

Seems I have the equivalent to some VW split screens under the tarp in the garden! :lol: :lol: :lol:

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Re: its getting daft !!!

Post by Wuyang » Fri Nov 30, 2018 12:53 pm

That won't be going no where at that price.

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