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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 08-19-2002, 01:53 PM Thread Starter
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Just thinking about track bike possibilities, where to look?

NO I'M NOT DITCHING THE KATANA JUST YET!

But I am curious at seeing what else is out there, and I was wondering where do you guys and gals look for bikes that would be track worthy and relatively inexpensive?

Also what do you look for? Not brand or make, but condition, milage, salvage? Where are good places to look?
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It's just my opionion, but if I were to look. I'd probably mostly use word of mouth and the usual methods. (newspaper, autotrader, etc.) and just look for a fuel injected gsxr 750 that was rough around the edges, but had a strong motor. Then just throw some sharkskins on it and go.

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eBay
www.nesba.com classifieds
www.racemotorcycles.com classifieds (the "unofficial" CCS BBS)

You'll find everything ranging from crashed wrecks to turnkey race operations (bike, spare parts, trailer, gear, etc. etc.)

More to come...

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