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post #1 of 16 Old 12-22-2011, 02:40 PM Thread Starter
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Why does the Wee rarely show up in Craigslist? I've been scanning around but rarely see them. Once bought, are they held on to until the orginal owner trades them in for newer model?
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Yep pretty much covers it!
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I was on Craigs when the owner posted his Wee for sale. I emailed him immediatly. Just beat out two others. I did purchase the bike, but I am sure it would have been gone in a split second. So perhaps they just move so quickley when posted that if you are not on it right away it is gone.
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I was shopping for one last spring and into the early summer. I saw plenty for sale on CL.. and gone by the time I called.

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I found a lot on CycleTrader but most were new. Cherry used ones are a joy to find.
Not that you can't.
Any one know of a good search engine that can look at more than one local craigs list? I used to have one but lost it.
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post #6 of 16 Old 12-22-2011, 06:02 PM
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Why does the Wee rarely show up in Craigslist? I've been scanning around but rarely see them. Once bought, are they held on to until the orginal owner trades them in for newer model?
Well that is close to true, except for the last bit.

"Once bought, are they held on to until the......................"

Well basically until the owner dies of old age.

The Wee will outlive most owners.

Good luck with the hunt.

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Any one know of a good search engine that can look at more than one local craigs list? I used to have one but lost it.
Have you tried SearchTempest.com ? It can search all cities within a specified range.

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We have a few for sale here in CT.
The best deal is a 2008 DL650A 1,200 miles, ABS, nice Givi side bags, grey color
Asking $4,900.
The ad says that the wife wants it gone. So, maybe the price can be negotiated.

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I spent quite a bit of time using this site:

http://www.vee-strom.com/blog/bs/vstorms-on-craigslist/

Ultimately, I found my Wee for sale on the other forum. Good luck!


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Have you tried SearchTempest.com

Is that cool or what, thanks!
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