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Old 05-01-2009, 04:18 PM   #78
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Originally Posted by Silver King
Here's a coupla Cagiva Gran Canyons

http://sfbay.craigslist.org/sfc/mcy/1147523943.html

I'm sure I can search, but does anybody have any advice/experience on dealing with interstate or long distance sales? Specifically, purchasing a bike that you've never physically seen. It's a risk, but I'd fly and ride.

Thanks.
I had the local dealer go check it out. Paid for it (credit card for an hour's shop rate) but if there was something mechanically wrong when I got there, after the shop guy checked it out, at least I had someone to talk to about it. I justified the expense as a little insurance policy against getting ripped off completely. I did a ride (the train) and ride and loved it. It was quite an adventure.
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