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I have been looking at an 87 Aspencade at the local dealer. They started out asking $3700. It has 57000 miles on it and looks to be in excellent condition. I looked at it again today and now they want $2500. Any ideas why they took $1200 off of the price? It has been there awhile, but that seems like an awfully large price reduction. I dont know how it is mechanically, but it is in beautiful shape cosmetically. Any ideas?
 

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maybe --getting to the close of riding season and need to move it. could be worth checking it out .
 
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Well to me 3700 is a bit high but just my opinion.
2500 is more in the price range.
Dont be scared of it because of the price drop.
Go buy it if you want it.
 

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They need to move it. Not unusual if something sits for a long time. If it runs good, don't shy from it just because of that.
 

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They will pay tax on it as inventory, may need cash flow, and I agree that end of season is coming for most areas... and if it was a trade-in, probably have very little cost in it as well. Have been in retail too many years. you mark it up so can give a big discount, or put it on sale...right but not without some profit. Any warranty, probably not?? Sales nationwide have been slow, so even a small profit is better than no profit..
 

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I'd offer them $2,000.00. No loss to you. You already own a wing. Did this with the new car for my wife and the dealer called me three times the next day and we got her new car at our asking price. Worth a try. If they want to sell it bad enough they will call you.
 

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Very likely the bike's on consignment and the owner either wants some cash or realizes that winter's coming and it's not going to sell until next spring.
 

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First off I sold my 1984 Aspencade for $3500.00 the Kelly blue book on my bike was $3400.00 I just had two guys who both wanted the bike at the same time . So first go to kbb.com look up the price of the bike I live where we always have riding weather :cooldj:
Then offer them $2000.00 and let them think. Befor you buy it look close at the forks for no pits look under the faring at them . Ask if you can take it to a mechaic to look at it befor you buy it or take him with you offer him lunch or $ to look at it . Then buy the bike it is a good deal . Rember to look at the fork forbpits. It might mean the diffarnce in changing the fork seals.
 

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Not surprising to see prices dropping.



I always keep an eye on the local craigs list and kijiji. There are some bargains out there. Unfortunately my garage is already full.
 

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2500 is what i paid for mine, i agree with offer of 2000 nothing to lose. good luck
 
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