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post #1 of 13 Old 03-10-2012, 08:53 PM Thread Starter
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Where are bikes advertised for sale in USA?

I'm working through the options for an American trip next year (maybe the year after) and one of the options is to buy a bike there.

So after having several looks around eBay, I've come to the conclusion that they aren't there. Our local online Trademe.co.nz currently has 29 stroms for sale and eBay only 6.

Craigslist is a pain because of the georgaphic style of searching.

Where are they?
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post #2 of 13 Old 03-10-2012, 09:12 PM Thread Starter
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Found this Motorcycles - Scooters, Dirt Bikes, Choppers, Sport Bikes, and Other Motorcycles for Sale - Cycle Trader.com

Looks to mostly be dealers with only a few pre-owned listings.
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Here's one that might help you...

Motorcycles - Scooters, Dirt Bikes, Choppers, Sport Bikes, and Other Motorcycles for Sale - Cycle Trader.com

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Have you tried searchtempest.com? It allows you to search craigslist with a radius (i.e. within 400 miles of zip code 22003).
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Have you tried searchtempest.com? It allows you to search craigslist with a radius (i.e. within 400 miles of zip code 22003).
Ah that is better!

EDIT: Wow there are a lot of bikes there! Excellent

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Craigslist is way better than CycleTrader, but yes you have to use an aggregator like searchtempest.

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All I can see of the wees are 2007 or earlier with lots of miles, or new.

I spose that tells me what I already know about wees.
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I just purchased a Ninja 250 for my new rider son. Craigslist had a lot but the found the perfect bike on cycletrader. So I usually hit them all if actively looking.

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Where are bikes advertised for sale in USA?
There isn't one place. Keep in mind that the U.S. is big. The population of just the city of Los Angeles (not the county nor the metro region) is almost that of the nation of New Zealand.

So...Craigslist for the region you're about to travel to. Yes, it is clunky. And Cycletrader. And Google. And anything else you can find.

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Timing is Everything

I found mine on Cycletrader, but I think the tricky part will be the timing of what you want being available when you want it.
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