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Author Topic: "Cafe Racer" such a loose term! Craigslist "Gem" of the week!  (Read 1676419 times)

Online irk miller

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Re: "Cafe Racer" such a loose term! Craigslist "Gem" of the week!
« Reply #12060 on: Nov 05, 2018, 19:45:16 »
Is that a 90's impala ss sitting back there?
Either that or a painted Caprice.  Whichever, it's trashed.

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Re: "Cafe Racer" such a loose term! Craigslist "Gem" of the week!
« Reply #12061 on: Dec 11, 2018, 11:42:25 »
Its nice but I still haven't seen a CX I think is even worth half that much:

https://phoenix.craigslist.org/nph/mcy/d/award-winning-custom-honda/6769849266.html
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Re: "Cafe Racer" such a loose term! Craigslist "Gem" of the week!
« Reply #12062 on: Dec 11, 2018, 11:55:32 »
Its nice but I still haven't seen a CX I think is even worth half that much:

https://phoenix.craigslist.org/nph/mcy/d/award-winning-custom-honda/6769849266.html

"✔   Donor Bike   $3,500"

Wow.
"He broke the mirrors off his Cadillac, 'cause he doesn't like it looking like he looks back."

74 CB360 - Luna - http://www.dotheton.com/forum/index.php?topic=63294.0 - Sold
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73 Suzuki RV125 -http://www.dotheton.com/forum/index.php?topic=73875.0
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for that much you could have any number of bikes that would arguably be better by any metric. The allure of the cx is they are cheap. once you make them expensive what do they offer over other expensive bikes?
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Yeah, I was looking at that and the prices seem high.  I mean it has a motogadget and cognito gauge, wheels aren't $3k.  Even with cognito hubs wheels will be under $2k, I mean custom spokes, custom drilled rims and laced by a pro for 2 wheels set me back right over $1k.  I feel that CX falls under more money than brains. 
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