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i must be a fool lolol

bobst2 May 18, 2020

  1. bobst2

    bobst2 Senior Member

    well did something stupid today. as some of you know i have had my zl for sale here in canada
    not prob to many of your surprise without much luck.
    most people don't know what they are.
    i just had the duck bill and tail repainted because i did not like the way they turned out during the first repaint
    (shrink marks) BIKE LOOKS BETTER THAN EVER
    anyway washed and took it for a ride today.runs perfect screaming fast and perfectly reliable. is it ok to only put a hundred miles a year on the bike, cant find a proper owner i think i should just keep it. thoughs 20200517_153233.jpg 20200517_153222.jpg 20200517_150618.jpg 20200517_153222.jpg
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  2. paulfun

    paulfun "King Of The 1/4mi (Internally Stock)"

    Bike looks good!

    Me I would probably keep it even if I put less miles than the hundred you speak of.
    My wife calls my garage and barn the black hole I rarely selll anything!
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  3. Harriminator

    Harriminator Senior Member

    The old wisdom comin' up here some time after a sale: YOU WILL NEVER GET HER BACK, BUT YOU WILL REGRET !!!:banghead:
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  4. 87kawzl

    87kawzl Supporting Member

    It's really ok to keep her, she is a beauty.

    I'd recommend getting out for at least an hour's ride per month, you know, for therapy.

    You won't be able to replace it for what you sell it for if the time comes that you want one again.
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  5. markus56

    markus56 ZL-OA Co-owner Staff Member Administrator Super Moderator Supporting Member

    I agree with all that's been said......Keep it and enjoy your hundred miles a year! I haven't ridden my red one in 5 years.
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  6. madmanncr500

    madmanncr500 Senior Member

    YES KEEP IT!!! I almost sold mine 4 years ago,,,glad i did not!! I have sold three in the past, and always hated it...(they brought more back then)...This one is so modified to my liking, it would never bring the $ I have in it....so just keep it!!!
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  7. 87kawzl

    87kawzl Supporting Member

    And sometimes there is regret of the one that got away. You listed Nasty for a great price and I should have trucked on over to pick her up. Aaahhh, she is where she belongs:D. Hope you both find some time to enjoy them.
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  8. madmanncr500

    madmanncr500 Senior Member

    Yes 87 im glad she is still around...I have all kind of people in and out of the shop, and they all love it, even the die hard Harley hos....like it!
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  9. EggmanZL1

    EggmanZL1 Member

    I sold my 1000 about 4 years ago. Instant Regret! Ended up buying it back this winter a little more rough than before. I should have kept it and would have treated her a little nicer.
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  10. Wads_ZL1

    Wads_ZL1 Member

    There is a time and a place to sell a ZL Eliminator...

    Never and nowhere.!
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