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1976 V1000 for sale in Victoria

Discussion in 'Canada & Alaska' started by tobinh, May 21, 2020.

  1. tobinh

    tobinh Cruisin' Guzzisti GT Contributor

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    Mayakovski High Miler GT Famiglia

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    cole Just got it firing!

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    She used to be mine years ago. Sat my Canadian license test on her. Engine had a nice set of Nikisil plated cylinders and a matching set of pistons installed and she ended up so fast you hardly ever got it past 2nd gear. Took her from 60HP to about 90HP if I remember correctly. Hopefully the seller still has all the paperwork. She's a monster. Had a black cafe racer fairing last time I saw her. Glad to see she's still looking good at her age.
     
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    scottmastrocinque Scott Mastrocinque GT Famiglia

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    She's interesting and cool but $5,500 !!!

    I'm blown away by the prices in Canada for a 44 year old cobbled-up motorcycle.
     
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    Nordicnorm Cruisin' Guzzisti GT Contributor

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    It' only the price if he gets it.....
     
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    tobinh Cruisin' Guzzisti GT Contributor

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    it's a smaller market, and Guzzis are already pretty uncommon, so if you want one you don't get much choices. that has to do good things for the prices I suppose?
     
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    scottmastrocinque Scott Mastrocinque GT Famiglia

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    I guess that depends upon whether you are a seller or a buyer! LOL. It is way way overly expensive for the US market though.
     
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    davewrites Just got it firing! GT Contributor

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    Well, that is his asking price and you may also be overlooking currency differences.

    Let's say he someone talks him down to $5,200 CAD, which is approx. $3,700 USD by today's exchange rate. I would assume that lines up well with the US market. Vintage bikes in excellent condition aren't given away.
     
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    scottmastrocinque Scott Mastrocinque GT Famiglia

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    I did not realize the CAD was so poor against the USD.

    Excellent condition?

    We have VERY DIFFERENT ideas about that bike’s condition. To my eye, it’s a cobbled together mess, but it doesn’t matter because one man’s trash is another man’s treasure.

    Like my Dad used to say, “There’s a butt for every seat.”

    I wish him a successful sale.
     
  10. cole

    cole Just got it firing!

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    It's gone from Craigslist so maybe he got what he wanted. I can't remember what I sold it for back in 2008? but it might of been about $5500. I remember it had no turn signals and no side stand. Don't really miss it.
     

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