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Old 08-17-2020, 09:54 AM   #1
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Used bike purchase advice

Hi there,

I found a used bike (2019 MT-09) that I want to potentially purchase. Based on the pics, the bike looks like it's in good shape. He said it comes with a cover so to be that means it was stored outside, which probably isn't a big deal I'm guessing. He installed aftermarket turn signals, tail tidy, and brake light, and CRG levers. He said he's "over it" and doesn't ride it much, especially since his friends all have Harleys.

Besides checking the VIN and title, do you have any suggestions for things to look at or ask before seeing the bike in person? I'm not mechanically inclined but when looking at it in person, I would check for matching tires, do a TCLOCS inspection, look for leaks, check wiring under seat since OEM parts were replaced, and hope to go for test drive.

What else should I be looking for? Is it normal to have it inspected before purchase or after?

Thanks for any help!

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Old 08-17-2020, 11:40 AM   #2
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Old 10-11-2020, 07:32 PM   #3
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