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Hi guys. Have enjoyed the site but never posted. I have a red 2002 12R with about 1700 miles or used to until last Friday when I wiped out during a track day at Portland's PIR. Came out of turn 9 onto the straight with a perfect line and put the power on hard only to be violently dumped as the rear wheel slid out. The instructor said it was too much power for the stock tires. I got up and walked away with only bruises but wife is freaking out and wants me to sell the bike. The front end plastic is messed up and the front brake resevoir is leaking but otherwise the bike is damage free. Before getting ripped off by a dealer for repair costs I thought I'd check if anyone is looking for a cosmetically damaged 12 for major mods. I guess I'd be happy selling the bike as is for about $4.5K or so. Also I have a bike trailer so could deliver on the west coast.

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Avenger said:
LMAO....4yr old post.....we got another Buelbarian on our hands.... :roll:
I knew I'd get the blame for this.
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