Best value bike for £3,000 challenge

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Ben
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Best value bike for £3,000 challenge

#1 Post by Ben » Wed Jan 15, 2020 9:29 am

Here's a bit of a challenge for a wet Wednesday.

Head to eBay (or BikeTrader or whoever) and find the best bike you can for under £3,000. Not a penny more please.

Post it here with a one-liner on why you think it's a bargain. You can shoot down anyone's suggestion but you have to provide your own bike too.

Them's the rules.

My shout: https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/163881913908

Ducati ST4S, servicing up to date, 25,000 miles. A do everything bike with heaps of character. And it's in a great colour :smt071

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Re: Best value bike for £3,000 challenge

#2 Post by oma » Wed Jan 15, 2020 6:09 pm

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/YAMAHA-FAZER ... SwQlZd96IY

Mine did 110,000 miles or more and I sold it to a school.
It's the best all rounder i ever owned and this one only has 34k on it.
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Re: Best value bike for £3,000 challenge

#3 Post by Ben » Wed Jan 15, 2020 9:17 pm

oma wrote:
Wed Jan 15, 2020 6:09 pm
https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/YAMAHA-FAZER ... SwQlZd96IY

Mine did 110,000 miles or more and I sold it to a school.
It's the best all rounder i ever owned and this one only has 34k on it.
Barely run in
Great motor on those. I had one for a weekend, it was superb. Good shout.

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Re: Best value bike for £3,000 challenge

#4 Post by Kikirises » Sun Jan 19, 2020 7:44 pm

https://rover.ebay.com/rover/0/0/0?mpre ... 4027082631

Short wheelbase, (old and hard looking) tiny tyres, non standard engine with a 172cc kit when it should be 50cc, questionable build and construction all equals a recipe for fun and disaster in equal measure!

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Re: Best value bike for £3,000 challenge

#5 Post by FalcoDaz » Wed Jan 22, 2020 6:37 pm

Any Mille, Tuono or Falco... loads on there, future classics, guaranteed.

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Re: Best value bike for £3,000 challenge

#6 Post by RiceBurner » Thu Jan 23, 2020 10:53 am

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/2005-BMW-K12 ... SwA5ReItOT

As it says - LOT of bike for the money. Easy to pick up a K12 of any variant for around 3K.

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Re: Best value bike for £3,000 challenge

#7 Post by Ben » Tue Jan 28, 2020 10:32 am

Nice bike RB - that is a bit of a weapon for £3k.

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