Join Date: Aug 2009
Location: Washington, the state
A vehicle is "new" until it is titled. I agree, $9k is too much for a loaner bike. Probably not broken in per book, and probably OK in spite of that.
"Older people who are reasonable, good-tempered, and gracious will bear aging well. Those who are mean-spirited and irritable will be unhappy at every period of their lives.
"Let each of use properly whatever strengths he has and strive to use them well. If he does this, he will never find himself lacking."
Marcus Tullius Cicero