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Old 11-09-2012, 08:03 PM   #13256
BobM
DualSport
 
Joined: May 2003
Location: Burlington, ON or Tucson, AZ
Oddometer: 321
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Originally Posted by Vanhalen1985 View Post
... I have decided to follow the advice of many of you and hold out for a lightly ridden used DR. If after a few weeks this appears fruitless then I will reconsider my bid for a new one ....
Not directly relevant for you, but I was looking for a newish lightly-used DR650 but they were asking in the high $4-5000 range. Here in Ontario the list is about $6300 with about $500 for Frt/PDI. A dealer in Toronto was trying to clear out his last '12 model for $5499 so I called and offered $5000, including Frt/PDI. He said that was too low but would call me back. The next day he phoned and said he'd take it if I gave a deposit over the phone (Visa). I picked it up last week and have about 1000 Km on it already. This isn't much in AZ terms but this was our ride last weekend:

A "No Winter Maintenance" road near Creemore, Ontario Nov 4, 2012


BTW, we expect to make it to Tucson again this winter (Jan-Apr), so look forward to renewing friendships with the RG group.

Bob
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