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is it worth to buy brand new bike ?


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One thing I realise, when one is young with less in the pocket, one is more willing to take loan to buy new bike. When one is older and wiser with more money in hand, one would rather buy a second hand bike but with full cash.

 

Well, in my case at least thats true. I can comfortably afford to buy any brand new production bike in this world but I choose to buy a second hand bike. I believe more than a handful people in here share the same situation and mentality as me.

 

Maybe I'm just a miser

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til now i have bought 4 brand new bikes.. currently on my 4th one now.. and all tat i can say is nothing beats a VIRGIN. :angel:

 

well said. if cannot afford dun buy lo. Stay with it till enuff cash

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I bought 2nd hand, bike can move, just need normal servicing and maintenance, just need to know what to maintain to save cost....then I buanged. Twice. Repair costs 2k, plus it gave the bike more invisible problems.

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Worth it when you intend to ride it until the end of the COE. Like me. However suay suay even before my running in is complete, my friend accidentally bang my bike with his car, causing it to drop on it's right side. Heart DAMN PAIN!!! :cry:

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Worth it when you intend to ride it until the end of the COE. Like me. However suay suay even before my running in is complete, my friend accidentally bang my bike with his car, causing it to drop on it's right side. Heart DAMN PAIN!!! :cry:

 

omg bro! i can totally feel ur heart pain..... worst its a fren who bang it... super duper lan lan feeling... omg i heart pain for ur zx10r too

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upzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz for this thread.....

i guess this topic will go on and on.. like the theory of "egg comes first or chicken".

upzz to all ppl who contributed in this thread.. nice to know ppl with different opinions, views and experiences.

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Worth it when you intend to ride it until the end of the COE. Like me. However suay suay even before my running in is complete, my friend accidentally bang my bike with his car, causing it to drop on it's right side. Heart DAMN PAIN!!! :cry:

 

bang ur R1,dan u change zx10r ?

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Everybody wants a Virgin. :lol:

 

and man had known to always pay more for a virgin..

 

 

So far, i only own 1 new bike.. but the feeling also same (maybe becuz it's 2B)..

 

I was very orientated to buy a spanking new class 2 bike..

but came a very irresistible offer for my dream bike with nice plate/low mileage and the best is that shop that sells it, had been the one i'm planning to buy from for..

 

New bike $30k + IU + COE + Plate + Insurance + etc = at least $35k

2nd bike $30k with low mileage + plate.. only add insurance and plate was bidded at $3k, savings of $7k for a 7mth old bike..

first owner absorbed most of the damage..

 

2nd hand bike FTW!!!

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and man had known to always pay more for a virgin..

 

 

So far, i only own 1 new bike.. but the feeling also same (maybe becuz it's 2B)..

 

I was very orientated to buy a spanking new class 2 bike..

but came a very irresistible offer for my dream bike with nice plate/low mileage and the best is that shop that sells it, had been the one i'm planning to buy from for..

 

New bike $30k + IU + COE + Plate + Insurance + etc = at least $35k

2nd bike $30k with low mileage + plate.. only add insurance and plate was bidded at $3k, savings of $7k for a 7mth old bike..

first owner absorbed most of the damage..

 

2nd hand bike FTW!!!

 

personally buying brand new and 2nd hand, I feel cl2 worth buying brand new. Thats if you buy them in full cash ;)

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and man had known to always pay more for a virgin..

 

 

So far, i only own 1 new bike.. but the feeling also same (maybe becuz it's 2B)..

 

I was very orientated to buy a spanking new class 2 bike..

but came a very irresistible offer for my dream bike with nice plate/low mileage and the best is that shop that sells it, had been the one i'm planning to buy from for..

 

New bike $30k + IU + COE + Plate + Insurance + etc = at least $35k

2nd bike $30k with low mileage + plate.. only add insurance and plate was bidded at $3k, savings of $7k for a 7mth old bike..

first owner absorbed most of the damage..

2nd hand bike FTW!!!

 

Throttle has said it all....

 

One thing I realise, when one is young with less in the pocket, one is more willing to take loan to buy new bike. When one is older and wiser with more money in hand, one would rather buy a second hand bike but with full cash.

 

Well, in my case at least thats true. I can comfortably afford to buy any brand new production bike in this world but I choose to buy a second hand bike. I believe more than a handful people in here share the same situation and mentality as me.

 

Maybe I'm just a miser

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I would prefer 1st hand bike if possible. So far I have owned 1 used 2B bike and then 6 new CL2 bikes. Nothing beats the feeling of owning a new virgin bike. It like watching your baby grow up. You get to shower and pamper it daily. But having said that, I also lost alot of money from those new bike which can easily cash out a car. However these days, I will make sure I give the down payment in a way that I will breakeven from the 1st day I bought my bike.

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personally buying brand new and 2nd hand, I feel cl2 worth buying brand new. Thats if you buy them in full cash ;)

 

Are you speaking out of experience or is it just base on pure opinion?

Well because, I buy all my bikes and cars with full cash and i still dont find it worthwhile buying brand new.

last weekend, I just bought a secondhand Speed Triple 1050 and pimped it up....whoooopeee!

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bang ur R1,dan u change zx10r ?

No, worse. Traded in my R1 for the ZX10R and my friend banged my BRAND NEW ZX10R, causing it to drop to the ground. Now got scratches to my right signal light, broke off the screw on my right footpeg and scratches to my exhaust pipe. Had he not been a very good friend cos he is my bike guarantor, I would have claimed from his insurance sia, just to teach him a lesson... :angry:

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I've always feel that it's not really worth to go for a brand new bike. Nothing beats the feeling of being able to pay fully for your bike and not worry about loans anymore. :)

Biking is something that everyone can learn and enjoy! :goodluck:

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I've always feel that it's not really worth to go for a brand new bike. Nothing beats the feeling of being able to pay fully for your bike and not worry about loans anymore. :)

 

i disagree, nothing beats fully paying off a brand new motorcycle :angel:

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I would prefer 1st hand bike if possible. So far I have owned 1 used 2B bike and then 6 new CL2 bikes. Nothing beats the feeling of owning a new virgin bike. It like watching your baby grow up. You get to shower and pamper it daily. But having said that, I also lost alot of money from those new bike which can easily cash out a car. However these days, I will make sure I give the down payment in a way that I will breakeven from the 1st day I bought my bike.

 

Men had known to pay more for virgins..

 

I like them with experiences.. LOL..

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i have heard a joke... those who got fat ass wife tends to mod their cars, change lots of stuff, exterior, interior and such.

 

and those who has virgin wife / gf, no need to buy virgin bike... coz feeling is totally different world (trust me)

those who dont... has to satisfy with virgin bike only :cheeky:

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what do u think ?

 

haha.. thanks man.. i do miss it from time to time.. but i oredi have my eyes on something else so wat to do.. gotta sell it.. i dun print money either

 

so you have printed $$ already :cheeky:

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i disagree, nothing beats fully paying off a brand new motorcycle :angel:

 

I can name you many things that can beat fully paying off a brand new bike.

But i can understand what you mean.

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I can name you many things that can beat fully paying off a brand new bike.

But i can understand what you mean.

 

like smoking a nice cigar ? haha.. i understand the appeal of a 2nd hand bike.. saving cash while obtaining a good machine BUT in order to be able to find it that person wld have to do his homework, footwork and possess a bit of luck.. not everyone is willing to go tru that hassle

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