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FS: 1989 Suzuki GSX-R750K- 13,240 miles - $7500.00
FS: 1989 Suzuki GSX-R750K- 13,240 miles - $7500.00 Image

FS: 1989 Suzuki GSX-R750K- 13,240 miles – JS1GR77A8K2102000 –  $7500.00

This gorgeous 1989 Suzuki GSX-R750K “Slingshot” edition was brought to SUB moto service for a “make run” and ultimately a full restoration. Our service department took it apart, looked it over closely, any parts showing excessive wear and tear were repaired, refinished or replaced. This almost 30 year old GSX-R had held up well.

It received a full service, new tires, all fluids were replaced and a complete carburetor rebuild including all rubber internal parts.. The original bodywork was sent out to be professionally inspected for any cracks or weak spots, Then repaired, gas tank cleaned out and everything repainted to exact factory specs even using an NOS Suzuki decal kit! All rubber pads and cushions mounting the tank and bodywork were also replaced. The original white wheels were sent out to be professionally powder coated, we cleaned and re-greased all the wheel bearings, reinstalled and then slipped on a fresh pair of Michelin Pilot Power 2CT’s.

This GSX-R750K is not a concourse level restoration and really should be ridden and enjoyed, these are great bikes and a wonderful model series.

Over $6500 spent in restoration! It will stand out in the crowd, Blue/White combo is always Suzuki’s most popular and this one is a true classic. We just finished up some final details and it is ready to go!

Here’s how TotalMotorcycle.com described this series

1989 Suzuki GSX-R750K

2nd Generation Suzuki GSX-R750: Improving on a legend

New styling smooth and aerodynamic styling with big changes – Bigger valves, new high-lift camshaft, 36 mm contant-velocity semi-flatslide carbs and up rated suspension, wheels and tyres, 73 x 44.7 mm short-stroke motor, thinner piston rings and bigger main bearings. These new changes produced 112 hp at 11,000 rpm and model a dry weight of 195 kg. The lowered ground clearance and the adoption of 17″ wheels which offered only a slim margin of error.

The 1988 Suzuki GSX-R750 was examined and changed, from the engine to the chassis: The fairing was redesigned for 5.7% less frontal projection and 11% lower drag. Shortened 1400mm wheelbase, lightweight aluminium alloy frame with 45mm box tube main section and the cast swing arm pivot offered 60% more ridity. Front fork stanchion tubes were increased to 43mm diameter with variable damper adjuster type inner rods. Full floating rear suspension with new linkage and needle bearings for smoothness. Opposed 4 piston brake calipers, new weight-saving hollow-typecast wheels and wide Michelin radial tyres.

The distinctive air-cooled with SACS engine received larger diameter oil hose and less restrictive joints for 20% increase in the coolant flow and the large 15 row cooler improved the cooling efficiency by 48%. The red line started at 13,000 rpm. Engine bore and stroke changed from the previous 70 x 48.7mm to shorter stroke 73 x 44.7mm to reduce reciprocating motion mechanical loss.

The new Slingshot carburetors were equipped with lightweight throttle valves for increased throttle responsiveness. Another important addition was the incorporation of SACI (Suzuki Condensed Air Intake) system bringing fresh air from ducts on the front of the fairing to the carburetor intake for maximizing cylinder charging efficiency

1989 brought about minor changes such as: Modified lower bodywork, changes to graphics and silver exhaust silencers, the exhaust manifold now featured small chamfers on the collector for increased ground clearance, change to the rear shock mounting geometry and front fork length to improve ground clearance. Gear ratio revisions in 3rd, 4th and 5th gears offered improved power control and secondary gear ratio was lowered, together with 5mm increase in the wheelbase, all combining for better sports riding on highways. The brake master cylinder controlled the 4 piston brake calipers featured four-way adjustability. The SACS acronym decal, located on the lower body work of the blue/white models, changed from a diagonal lettering to a straight lettering.

1989 Suzuki GSX-R750 Specifications
Engine Type: 16-valve, 4-stroke, DOHC in-line four
Power: 106.00 HP (79.04 kW) @ 10500 RPM
Torque: 73 N.m (53.8 ft. lbs.) @ 10000 RPM
Displacement: 749.00cc (45.70 cubic inches)
Compression: 9.8:1
Bore x Stroke: 70.0 x 48.7 mm (2.8 x 1.9 inches)
Fuel System: Carburetion
Ignition: Full Transistor
Cooling System: Air/oil Cooled
Gearbox: 6-speed (1 down, 5 up)
Final Drive: Chain
Dry Weight: 176 kilograms (390 lb)
Seat Height: 755 mm (29.7 in)
Overall Height: 1,200 mm (47.2 in)
Overall Length: 2,130 mm (83.9 in)
Overall Width: 620 mm (24.4 in)
Ground Clearance: 140 mm (5.5 in)
Wheelbase: 1,425 mm (56.1 in)
Front Tire: 110/80-18
Rear Tire: 140/70-18
Front Brakes: Hydraulic twin disc with dual opposed piston calipers
Rear Brakes: Single disc, hydraulic
Fuel Capacity: 19 liters (5.02 gallons)
Colors: White/Blue, Black/Red.

Credits cards accepted, documentation fee $150.00 (negotiable)

Seattle Used Bikes
4905 Aurora Ave N.
Seattle, WA 98103
dave @ seattleusedbikes.com
Closed Sun/Mon Find us on Facebook and the Web

tags: Yamaha, r1, zx, Kawasaki, ninja, classic, slingshot, Suzuki GSX-R, Sportbike, craigslist, cycletrader, ebay, CBR, Suzuki, Suzukilove

 

FS: 1983 Honda VF750F - 13,503 miles - $4,400.00
FS: 1983 Honda VF750F - 13,503 miles - $4,400.00 Image

FS: 1983 Honda VF750F – JH2RC1505DM006640 – 13,503 miles – $4,400.00

The V45 Interceptor, many consider it to be the first production Sportbike, or “Repli-Racer”.  This particular one has been well cared for over the years and presents well.  There are a few minor nicks and some cracks in the body work but very few.   It is all original condition, except for a few upgrades like Progressive fork springs and a updated rear shock conversion (CBR600) from Daugherty Motorpsorts.  It also has a nice set of Supertrapp exhaust, a K&N filter in the stock air box and carbs were calibrated for the freer flowing exhaust.  It sounds awesome!  New tires, minor service, coolant system flush, new battery and front suspension work all performed within the last 100 miles.   Current owner has not had it long, it was purchased new in 1984 in WI.  This is very good running example, it’s not a concourse condition example and is priced accordingly.   Owners manual, 3 keys and a paper trail of service history all provided.

Here is what the magazines said about this bike:

Race on Sunday . . .

The Honda VF750F Interceptor was the offspring of a metaphorical marriage between the revolutionary 996cc V4 FWS1000 U.S. Formula 1 Championship Superbike racer Honda introduced in 1982 and a change in AMA Superbike rules. For the 1983 season, 4-cylinder bikes were limited to 750cc and were required to be production based. Honda management decided to build a new street bike around the Sabre engine, but with the right stuff to form the basis of a Superbike contender. The 1983 Honda VF750F Interceptor was the result.

The innovations were immediately apparent. An all-new perimeter frame made from square-section steel tubes enveloped a strengthened version of the 750cc V4, which was tilted back to allow for a shorter wheelbase and better weight distribution. The VF750F engine shared most components with the Sabre, though detail changes to cam timing and combustion chambers resulted in extra horsepower. A more race-suitable chain final drive replaced the Sabre’s shaft, while the number of cogs in the transmission went, curiously, from six to five. Apparently, reconfiguring the tranny for chain drive meant less room for gears, and rather than make the gears narrower, which would increase their loading to an unacceptable level, Honda chose to drop one.

The transmission also included a new slipper clutch, with half of the clutch plates driving the clutch hub through sprags, so the clutch was only 50 percent effective on the overrun. This provided for some slippage if rear wheel traction was compromised under heavy braking. And here you thought slipper clutches were something new …

. . . sell on Monday

So was the VF750F just a repli-racer on the street like today’s screaming 600s — peaky power, nervous steering and a 20-minute riding position? Not according to period reports: An “incredibly docile powerplant” combined with “a fine balance in the location of seat, bars and pegs” to produce “a supremely versatile motorcycle, one that’s neither a posturing dandy with delusions of trackside grandeur nor a surly, petulant racer-cum-roadster,” said Cycle Guide of May 1983. “Steering response is textbook neutral,” it went on, making the Honda VF750F Interceptor “as useful to the Monday-through-Friday commuter as it is to the Sunday morning racer.”

Credits cards accepted, documentation fee $150.00 (negotiable)

Seattle Used Bikes
4905 Aurora Ave N.
Seattle, WA 98103
dave @ seattleusedbikes.com
Closed Sun/Mon Find us on Facebook and the Web

tags:  Classic Bike, Classic Honda. Vintage, Honda, V45 Interceptor, Collector, Seattle, Issaquah, Bellevue, Cycle Trader, Ebay, Craigslist, PNW, Suzuki, Yamaha, Kawasaki, Triumph, Ducati, Moto Guzzi

FS: 2013 Yamaha WR250R - Dual Sport - $4499
FS: 2013 Yamaha WR250R - Dual Sport - $4499 Image

FS: 2013 Yamaha WR250R – Dual Sport – JYADG21E7DA005887 – 26,637 miles – $4499.00

This great running WR250R is considered to be, one of the best dual sport bikes in the market!  This is a 2 owner local bike that has the majority of it miles from commuting with the occasional gentle off road.exploration.  It has had routine service performed by its previous owner but we did not receive any notes. It starts up with no hesitation and looking it all over it is definitely ready to go ride!   It has a few upgrades like Oxford heated grips, nice Zeta handgaurds, Big rack on the back, Seat Concepts lower seat and a other bits and pieces.

 

Here’s what the press said about this model;

RideApart Review: Yamaha WR250R

The Yamaha WR250R now competes in the suddenly popular dual sport segment. It’s smaller than the DR-Z400S, much more expensive than the CRF250L and much higher spec than the KLX250S.

What’s New:

In an age of 600lbs, 1,200cc adventure tourers wearing knobby tires, it’s easy to forget that dirt bikes don’t need to be big, heavy and expensive. This is the little Yamaha that could. Sharing an aluminum twin-spar chassis and fully-adjustable suspension with the dirt-only WR250F, don’t let the 250cc capacity confuse you — the Yamaha WR250R is a fast motorcycle on-road and off.

READ MORE: How To: Dual Sport Eleven Essentials

Seriously, we had an absolute blast running around LA freeway traffic on these, out-dragging confused Harley riders and taking advantage of the high seats, wide bars and 298lbs weight to carve through stationary traffic. The WR was even happy cruising at 90+ mph in the fast lane for extended periods.

Off-road, it’s a real dirt bike. It’ll jump, it’ll land, it’ll ford rivers and cover your buddies in mud.

What’s Good:

The WR is pricey because you get a lot for your money. Fuel injection, wavy brake discs front and rear, fully adjustable suspension, nice components everywhere you look. This is not a budget motorcycle. It’s also a Yamaha. Which means it’s going to start on the first push of the button every single time and won’t need its engine ripped apart every 40 hours.

Unlike larger single-cylinder engines, the WR’s doesn’t make your hands numb with vibration, even while cruising at 85mph. The skinny dirt bike seat looks uncomfortable, but it’s got just the right amount of support for hours of comfort.

We didn’t try, but others report seeing top speeds of 90mph +. That from a little 28bhp, 18lb/ft four-stroke 250 single. It gets there quickly too. There’s not much bottom end, but it likes to rev. Max power arrives at 10,000rpm.

Those fancy 46mm, fully adjustable KYB forks and fully adjustable (with ride height) Soqi shock deliver 10.6 inches of travel front and rear. That’s only slightly less than the dirt-only WR250F. Because it’s revy and because the clutch is so linear and predicable, the engine is exceptionally easy to use off-road. Instead of surging ahead with the faintest twist of the throttle, you instead need to work the clutch to negotiate low-speed obstacles and work the gears when things get faster.

One of the main gripes about the WR250R is that the dual sport weighs 278lbs, 44lbs more than the dirt-only WR250F. The thing is, you don’t feel it. Everything about the R feels welter weight from pushing it around, lifting it up, balancing at very low speeds or whatever. Seriously, if you didn’t know and someone told you the weight, you’d assume they were lying.

Going back to the “this is not a budget bike” thing. It looks like the real deal because it is. The engine looks modern, the suspension is flashy, the tapered aluminum swingarm looks like it belongs on a race bike. Get it muddy and pull this up in front a bar and people will think you just rode in from Baja.

The WR250R offers the best of worlds, a light and nimble aluminum frame, a powerful liquid engine with titanium valves, and long travel suspension for off-road adventures and all the equipment to make your on-road travels just as much fun. Add in high-end components and you have one of the most advanced 250 cc dual purpose bikes on the market.

Credits cards accepted, documentation fee $150.00 (negotiable)

Seattle Used Bikes
4905 Aurora Ave N.
Seattle, WA 98103
dave @ seattleusedbikes.com
Closed Sun/Mon Find us on Facebook and the Web

tags: craigslist, cycletrader, ADV rider, Scrambler, WR250R, YAMAHA  ebay, dualsport, Honda, Yamaha, Kawasaki, Honda, Suzuki, Africa Twin

FS: 2013 Ducati 1199S Panigale w/ abs - Rare Artic White color - 15,927 miles - $12,960.00
FS: 2013 Ducati 1199S Panigale w/ abs - Rare Artic White color - 15,927 miles - $12,960.00 Image

FS: 2013 Ducati 1199S Panigale w/ abs – ZDM14BPW4DB011662 – 15,927 miles – $12,960.00

This hard to find Artic White Panigale 1199S has only had one local owner.  This Superbike has had all of its maintenance and services performed by our friends at South Sound Motorcycles in Fife.  It was purchased new in 07/2013 at MotoCorsa in Portland.  Customer was on his way to Laguna, needed some luggage for his 1098, MotoCorsa happened to have a brand new white 1199S with tank bag and tail bag in place.  That was enough to prompt an on the spot trade up!   This 1199S comes with the bags that were used once, it also has a nice set of CRG brake and clutch levers along with grippier driver pegs..  No damage anywhere to be found, other than small mark on windshield where it looks like something got dripped, very minor.  All services up to date with all records provided, two keys included..

 

Here is what the press said about this year model:

The Ducati 1199 Panigale is one of the sportiest models built by the company. For the starters it comes with a sharp design which betrays its racer spirit. Power comes from a strong Superquadro 1198 cc engine with the cylinders angled at a 90 degree angle. The unit delivers a maximum output of 195 hp @ 10,750 rpm and 132 Nm of torque @ 9,000 rpm.   The 1199 Panigale’s chassis features a monocoque structure which uses the Superquadro engine as a structural element reducing the bike’s total weight by 5 kg. The monocoque frame is fixed directly to the cylinder head, and at front are two aluminum bushings inserted with the steering tube bearings.

On-track. Assertive design enhanced by full LED headlights, front carbon fiber mudguard, Marchesini machine-finished wheels, electronically-controlled suspension and adjustable Öhlins steering damper. With this race set-up, the 1199 Panigale S is immediately ready to hit the track and take on the stopwatch.

The Beauty of Performance –  With supreme performance, superlative technology and magnetic design, the 1199 Panigale is the unrivalled protagonist on the road and on the track.

Financing available O.A.C.- Credits cards accepted, documentation fee $150.00 (negotiable)

Seattle Used Bikes
4905 Aurora Ave N.
Seattle, WA 98103
dave @ seattleusedbikes.com
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tags: desmo, Ducati Superbike, Panigale, Ducati, Italian bikes, sportbike,  used V-twins, ducati superbike, ducati, seattle, craigslist, Cycletrader, ebay, pnwmoto, pnwriders, ducatilove, ducatistagram, desmonorthwest, ducatisuperbike

FS: 1982 Honda CBX Super Sport - 12,539 original miles - $10,000.00
FS: 1982 Honda CBX Super Sport - 12,539 original miles - $10,000.00 Image

FS: 1982 Honda CBX Super Sport – JH2SC0603CC401401 – 12,539 original miles – $10,000.00

This incredible classic Honda CBX has had the same owner for the last 20 years!  It has been well kept, no signs of tip over damage of any sort although it is a 35 year old motorcycle and does have some patina here and there.  It just went through SUB service department where it had all its bodywork and exhaust removed and cleaned, carbs were then removed and rebuilt, all fluids flushed, new tires and made ready for its next adventure.  It comes with the factory suitcases installed and they too are in great shape!  Currently has a tall windshield option in place but it comes with all the original pieces.  If you have never heard one of these run or seen one in person, this is worth the trip to SUB to check it out.

Oh that sweet sound!

A bit about the CBX:

“The CBX announces itself as an exotic – elegant restraint atop an audacious self-confidence that jumps up and down, I’m a six!”
By Phil Schilling

http://www.cbxclub.com/davespage/cyc82-1.html (article)

Honda had produced a Honda RC series six-cylinder race bike in the mid-1960s, but the CBX was Honda’s first production 6 cylinder road bike. The CBX’s advanced DOHC 24-valve inline six-cylinder engine was its outstanding feature; but in other respects the bike was conventional, having telescopic forks, a tubular frame, twin rear shocks and straight handlebars

Although bulky, the engine was wide only at the top. The width across the crankshaft was relatively narrow as the CBX had a stacked engine accessory arrangement, whereby the alternator and ignition items were positioned behind the cylinder block. This arrangement produced an acceptable engine width low down and moved critical items out of harm’s way in the event of grounding.

Journalist L. J. K. Setright wrote of the CBX’s width: “Don’t tell me that its engine is too wide: It is no wider than the legs of a rider, so it adds nothing to the frontal area, and personally I would rather have my legs shielded by a cylinder apiece than exposed to every blow

Sport touring model

In 1981, Honda repositioned the CBX into the sport touring category with the CBX-B, detuning the engine and adding Pro-Link monoshock rear suspension, air-adjustable 39 mm front forks, a fairing and panniers with a stronger frame to support these additions. The CBX was given beefier dual ventilated front brake discs to help bring to a stop the bike’s increased weight. The 1982 model CBX-C model differed little from the 1981 model, having only some changes to paint and trim.

Credits cards accepted, documentation fee $150.00 (negotiable)

Seattle Used Bikes
4905 Aurora Ave N.
Seattle, WA 98103
dave @ seattleusedbikes.com
Closed Sun/Mon Find us on Facebook and the Web

tags:  Classic Bike, Classic Honda. Vintage, Honda, CBX, Collector, Seattle, Issaquah, Bellevue, Cycle Trader, Ebay, Craigslist, PNW, Suzuki, Yamaha, Kawasaki, Triumph, Ducati, Moto Guzzi,

FS: 2012 Kawasaki Ninja® 250R - 5,080 miles - $3,299.00
FS: 2012 Kawasaki Ninja® 250R - 5,080 miles - $3,299.00 Image

FS: 2012 Kawasaki Ninja® 250R – JKAEXMJ11CDAB8142 – 5,080 miles – $3,299.00

This very green Ninja 250 is a one owner bike, customer purchased new in Kentucky and then moved out West in 2015, since then its only had 280 miles put on it.  Time to find a new home.   No tip over damage at all, never dropped.  There is a rub mark on left side of fairing as shown in pictures, thank you moving company!   Other than that, its is perfect condition.  Comes with only one key, customer looking for spare, any paperwork and the owners manual.  We just ran it through our service department to make sure it is ready to ride and enjoy!  These are great first sportbikes, light weight, super easy to handle.  This one will most likely sell quick.

Here is what the magazines had to say about this model;

With a smooth power delivery, a low seat height, and upstanding handling characteristics, the Kawasaki Ninja 250R has everything you’re looking for in a sports bike. It’s not going to wow with anything out-of-this-world, but that’s not what the Ninja 250R is all about.

It’s actually a versatile sports bike that appeals to both novice riders and the more seasoned variety. Aerodynamically speaking, the Ninja 250R is wrapped in a modern aerodynamic fairing and windscreen that not only look great, but also deliver effective wind deflection for a wide range of riding situations. The bike also has an easy-to-read instrument panel with a fuel gauge and neutral indicator, as well as a natural riding position, comfortable ergonomics, and a set of full-size 17″ sport bike wheels, all of which make the Ninja 250R a nimble and lightweight sports bike that’s designed to deliver pure pleasure on city streets.

In terms of performance, the Ninja 250R is powered by a compact, 249cc liquid-cooled twin-cylinder engine, that produces crisp throttle power seasoned riders will definitely appreciate. The bike’s extra highway passing power compared to other bikes in the 250 class is unparalleled whereas beginners will love the smooth torque delivery at lower speeds. The engine is mated to a smooth-shifting six-speed transmission that offers the right gear for almost any situation. Together, the efficient engine and transmission allow the Ninja 250R plenty of enjoyment from a wide array of customers.

Whether you’re a newbie or a seasoned veteran, the Kawasaki 250R will offer you everything you need in a versatile machine.

Credits cards accepted, documentation fee $150.00 (negotiable)

Seattle Used Bikes
4905 Aurora Ave N.
Seattle, WA 98103
dave @ seattleusedbikes.com
Closed Sun/Mon Find us on Facebook and the Web

tags: Yamaha, r1, zx, Kawasaki, ninja, classic, Sportbike, craigslist, cycletrader, ebay, CBR, Suzuki,  KTM, Ducati, Yamaha, Yamaha R3, Ninja 250, Ninja 300

FS: 2015 Triumph Tiger 800 XRX - Only 48 miles! - $9,799.00
FS: 2015 Triumph Tiger 800 XRX - Only 48 miles! - $9,799.00 Image

FS: 2015 Triumph Tiger 800 XRX – Only 48 miles! – SMTE02BF1FT690336 –  $9,799.00

This awesome Triumph Tiger 800 was purchased locally at Triumph of Seattle but unfortunately it saw very little use as it’s owner fell ill right away and had to stop riding.  He held onto it for a couple of years hoping he would be able to once again take on the challenge but it was not to be.  He has entrusted us here at SUB to find an enthusiastic adventurer to go out and use this bike as it was intended to be.    This Tiger is in original condition other than the Touratech driving lights .

Here’s what the press had to say;
Adventure bikes are, by their very nature, purpose-built machines meant to tackle both rough terrain and long road trips with equal ease. Usually this means striking a roughly equal balance between the two worlds, but Triumph favored a more road-centric package to place the emphasis on highway cruisability, while still retaining off-road capability

To this end, Triumph started with a stiff trellis frame to serve as the bike’s backbone, and used road-friendly, inverted, 43 mm Showa front forks with 7.1 inches of travel to keep the steering rigid in the face of hard cornering and off-road shenanigans. A Showa monoshock supports the rear with 6.7 inches of travel, and it comes with hydraulically actuated preload adjustment so you can dial in your ride. While these suspension numbers are definitely toward the bottom of the spectrum for a dirt bike, they are fairly high for a cruiser, and should provide a comfortable, if not cushy, ride on the highway. The two-sided, aluminum swingarm and cast aluminum rims keep the unsprung weight low, which allows the suspension to maintain contact with the ground in rough patches — both off-road and on.

An 800 cc, water-cooled, inline triple produces 95 horsepower at 9,250 rpm, and 58.3 pound-feet of torque at 7,850 rpm – plenty of power for the 476-pound bike.   The sequential electronic fuel injection and stainless exhaust keep emissions low and fuel economy high, with a claimed 65 mpg and a 272-mile range. Engine control is purely ride-by-wire, and moderated by the Triumph Traction Control (TTC) system that monitors wheel rotation and reduces the throttle a bit when slip is detected. The TTC offers one final layer of traction control to the bike, and leaves all normally seen traction-related features covered.

The XRx comes standard with auto-canceling turn signals, advanced trip computer, cruise control, selectable throttle maps and advanced riding modes, as well as creature comforts that include comfort rider and pillion seats, adjustable windscreen, hand guards and an additional 12V power socket.”

Financing available O.A.C. – Credits cards accepted, documentation fee $150.00 (negotiable)

Seattle Used Bikes
4905 Aurora Ave N.
Seattle, WA 98103
dave @ seattleusedbikes.com
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FS: 2006 Suzuki DR-Z400S - 12,078 mi - $3,099.00
FS: 2006 Suzuki DR-Z400S - 12,078 mi - $3,099.00 Image

FS: 2006 Suzuki DR-Z400S – 12,078 mi – JS1SK43A762101350 – $3,099.00

This DRZ was a locally owned and ridden bike, purchased new at Aurora Suzuki. Second owner put less than 100 miles on it as it was a bit too tall for her.  It appears to have been primarily ridden on pavement, some fire roads, it is equipped with Avon street tires currently .  It is also has a larger Acerbis larger fuel tank (3.7gal), a large rear rack and Acerbis hand guards.   Also included is the original metal gas tank, a factory service manual and a couple of oil filters.  Just ran through our SUB moto service,  full carb rebuild, oil change and new battery, bike had been parked for a few years.  Runs fantastic now!

Here’s what the press said about it back in 2006

“Brilliantly competent dual-purpose motorcycle that’s as happy pottering through the gridlock as it is bouncing over a curb. The DR-Z400S is tough, durable, simple to service and spares are cheap and plentiful.  The DR-Z400S looks like an off-road machine, and it is – with all the unmatched performance capabilities you’d expect from a Suzuki. But look a little more carefully and you’ll see you get a bonus: it’s 100-percent street legal. The DR-Z400’s exceptional off-road performance should come as no surprise. After all, it uses the same advanced suspension as the renowned DR-Z400E. It also has a lightweight, compact design that helps it offer crisp handling everywhere from tight, technical trails to wide-open fire roads. Off-road or on the street, the DR-Z400S provides strong torque across the powerband and amazing throttle response. And it features remarkably smooth performance, complemented by conveniences such as electric starting and a compact, easy-to-read instrument cluster. On the trail or cross town, you can’t beat the 2007 Suzuki DR-Z400S”.

Credits cards accepted, documentation fee $150.00 (negotiable)

Seattle Used Bikes
4905 Aurora Ave N.
Seattle, WA 98103
dave @ seattleusedbikes.com
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FS: 1999 Ducati 748 Biposto - 11,946 mi - $8,300.00
FS: 1999 Ducati 748 Biposto - 11,946 mi - $8,300.00 Image

FS: 1999 Ducati 748 Biposto – 11,946 mi – ZDM1SB3R1XB011001 – $8,300.00

The original owner worked in the industry at a local Ducati shop and purchased the 748 new. He performed most of the mods himself with the help of a few Ducati experts. The second owner purchased in 2001 and continued the build out with the guidance of the original owner. Together 15 years ago, they performed a frame up build at 7,600 miles. We are led to believe the 855cc motor that was built by Mark Sutton (DucShop), but we have not found written verification. This 748 also received a full 52mm arrow exhaust and lots of tasteful upgrades, check out the build history below.

Totally un damaged, no sloppy workmanship anywhere to be found on this super clean timeless Ducati Superbike. . The 2nd owner sold the bike in August of 2008 with 10,192 miles on the clock. Current owner titled it and put approximately 1700 miles on it his first year, tabs expired, maintenance became due, life changes happened and bike was parked in his climate controlled storage since 2009. This gorgeous 748 will come with owner’s manual, build and service records, some original parts, and 1 key.

It seems that the more we stare at this beautiful 748 Superbike the more upgrades we spot! On top of the obvious ones listed and spotted like Ohlins rear, 5 Spoke Marchesini wheels and full Arrow exhaust, we also see…

998 Brembo Snowflake Front Brake Rotors
Evoluzione clutch slave
Euro headlight switch
Upgrade rear suspension strut
Nice high gloss quality carbon bits
That real not “painted” magnesium inner clutch housing is so rare it’s not even funny!

For those who are not familiar with the 748 lineage, this is the first gen 748. This really was the true little blood brother to the iconic 916 in every sense other than displacement and rear tire size. It retained all the technical features of the Tamburini designed 916 like adjustable steering head angle, dzus fasteners to easily remove the fairings, quick disconnect lines on the tank. In 2000 Ducati introduced 2 new models the 748S which stood for Sport and the 748E which stood for Economia. The S was a continued copy of the beloved 748/916 series with the addition of 5 spoke wheels and TiN coated front fork tubes. The E retained the 3 spoke wheels and gave up the coolest features like dzus fasteners and easy disconnect fuel lines. No more adjustable steering head angle option either. Great price point but lost some luster IMO. This 1999 version is the real deal, only change from the first introduction in 1997 is the Ducati logo and font.

Here’s a bit of its history

06/23/2002 @ 7,600 miles

  • Bike disassembled down to bare frame
  • Frame powder-coated metallic silver
  • New Marchesini 5 spoke wheels added and powder-coated to match
  • New Öhlins rear shock installed
  • Full 52mm Arrow exhaust installed
  • GP shift lever installed
  • New Evoluzione Clutch Slave
  • DP crankcase breather installed
  • Full motor and chassis service

08/16/2004 @ 10,100 miles

  • Oil and filter service
  • New ventilated magnesium clutch inner housing installed
  • New Slipper clutch installed
  • MotoCorsa vented billet clutch cover
  • New DP Carbon intake trumpets installed
  • JHP Air Filter installed
  • Euro headlight switch installed
  • Carbon air conveyor, front fender, chain guard, sprocket, and swingarm covers installed

 

06/26/05 @ 10,267 miles

  • Oil and filter service
  • New Battery

05/05/08 @ 10,811 miles

  • Oil and filter service
  • Chain serviced

Most recent services performed

08/10/2017 @ 11,946 miles –  – Just over $2100.00 spent bringing this gem back to its fighting glory!

  • Full factory recommended 12K service performed by SUB moto service
  • New fuel filter and fuel system overhaul
  • New BMC filters installed in airbox
  • Full Hydraulic flush
  • New battery installed

08/10/2017 @ 11,946

  • Found compression low on vertical cylinder
  • Removed cylinder, cleaned up piston and related parts
  • Cleaned carbon of valve seats and lapped in valves
  • new head and base gaskets installed
  • Back to full compression in both cylinders.

Credits cards accepted, documentation fee $150.00 (negotiable)

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Seattle, WA 98103
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FS: 2016 Ducati Scrambler - Only 2,777 mi - $7995.00
FS: 2016 Ducati Scrambler - Only 2,777 mi - $7995.00 Image

FS: 2016 Ducati Scrambler – Only 2,777 mi – ML015ANM0GT005635 – $7,995.00

This cool looking Ducati Scrambler Icon Edition was purchased new in Mar 2016, it underwent it’s transformation almost right away!  Really didn’t see a ton of use, still under Ducati factory warranty until March of 2018.  Here is a list of mods performed on this Scrambler..

  • Termignoni slip-on exhaust with factory re-mapping (70hp RWHP)
  • Sato rear sets
  • Andriani fork cartridges
  • Ohlins rear shock
  • Custom license plate bracket
  • Ducati Performance seat
  • CRG mirrors
  • Rizoma Handlebars and Pro Grips
  • 43 tooth rear sprocket

 

Here is what the press think about this bike:

Ducati Scrambler – The Land of Joy

Ducati Scrambler is not just a new motorcycle but rather a new brand, a new approach to the motorcycling world that offers not only performance and technology but also freedom of expression, fun and sharing of positive emotion. Ducati Scrambler is a new brand, offering a whole new world made up of bikes, accessories and apparel that provide the last word in self-expression. Anti-conformist, accessible and essential, the Ducati Scrambler is a perfect mix of tradition and modernity, a step towards the pure essence of motorcycling: two wheels, wide handlebars, a straightforward engine and endless fun. The Scrambler world – the latest addition to the Ducati universe – is one of authentic creativity and free expression; the lead-up to its official arrival has generated an unprecedented buzz, as has a captivating launch campaign of outstanding originality.

This is more than just a new bike: it’s a whole new world, one that expresses itself via a range of versions that provide a starting point for satisfying the different needs and wants of individual motorcyclists. “Post-heritage” design gives a contemporary take on the iconic bike built by Ducati back in the 70s. This Ducati Scrambler, though, is not a retro bike: it is, rather, intended to be just how the legendary motorcycle would be today if Ducati had never stopped building it.

Financing available O.A.C. – Credits cards accepted, documentation fee $150.00 (negotiable)

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Seattle, WA 98103
dave @ seattleusedbikes.com
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FS: 2013 Moto Guzzi Stelvio 1200 NTX - 6,790 mi - $8,995.00
FS: 2013 Moto Guzzi Stelvio 1200 NTX - 6,790 mi - $8,995.00 Image

FS: 2013 Moto Guzzi Stelvio 1200 NTX – 6,790 mi – ZGULZU019DM112522 – $8,995.00

Check out this awesome Adventure Moto Guzzi!  This one owner bike was purchased at Moto International in March of 2014.  The bike was used for weekend trips around the PNW.  Pretty much as it came off the sales floor with the addition of a MG top trunk.  No damage to be found, owners manuals, stock mirrors and rear grab handle all included.  The Stelvio had its 6k service performed in March of 2016, all other service related or factory recalls are all up to date.   This last year it has been ridden less than 1000 miles.  Time for a find a new explorer for this great looking ride!

 

The press really love this model/year, here’s what they said about it:

THE EAGLE WITH AN APPETITE FOR ADVENTURE…

An appetite for adventure – The Moto Guzzi Stelvio NTX represents Italian style, engineering excellence and riding pleasure, and is perfect for riders with an appetite for adventure.

Named after the famous Alpine pass that connects Valtelline Valley to Vinschgau Valley with 84 amazing s-bends between them, Stelvio has launched Moto Guzzi back among the stars of the maxi enduro world. A highly appreciated bike that has now reached a coming of age at a technical-functional level, thanks to the updates and final tweaking undergone by the new 1200 8V and NTX.   The Stelvio 1200 NTX ABS brings together Moto Guzzi character with state-of-the-art performance, design and an 8.5 gal. gas tank perfect for long distance riding. It comes standard with ABS, Automatic Traction Control, aluminum side bags, hand guards, adjustable windscreen, saddle height, handlebar clutch levers and footpegs.

The NTX is the more “adventurous” version of the Stelvio, and now has all the technical features of the base version, plus some exceptional new fixtures, i.e. the sturdy “armor” that embraces it and comprises the oil sump guard, engine guard, cylinder guard, full cover hand-guards and extra large windshield with additional wind deflectors to protect the rider and his bike against the hidden dangers throughout his trip.   The heart that beats inside this touring bike is the renowned V-shaped 90° transverse twin-cylinder “Four valve” engine, the highest performer among all the families of engines manufactured at Mandello del Lario, which has now reached exclusive levels as far as its technical/performance development is concerned.

Financing available O.A.C. – Credits cards accepted, documentation fee $150.00 (negotiable)

Seattle Used Bikes
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Seattle, WA 98103
dave @ seattleusedbikes.com
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