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Hi guys, I've just been looking at a for sale thread on here where the price set by a seller of his bike has been the cause of some debate. The discussion made me wonder what prices our bikes go for in different parts of the world. If you guys in North America want a shock go to bikesales.com.au and search for Honda VTR sp1 or sp2 and hold onto your chairs. While your picking yourselves off the floor consider also that the Aussie dollar is worth about $1.04 US dollars at the moment, so that makes the prices slightly higher again in US dollars.

Just to give an idea of prices here in Oz the average asking price for an SP2 is around $13 000
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Hi guys, I've just been looking at a for sale thread on here where the price set by a seller of his bike has been the cause of some debate. The discussion made me wonder what prices our bikes go for in different parts of the world. If you guys in North America want a shock go to bikesales.com.au and search for Honda VTR sp1 or sp2 and hold onto your chairs. While your picking yourselves off the floor consider also that the Aussie dollar is worth about $1.04 US dollars at the moment, so that makes the prices slightly higher again in US dollars.

Just to give an idea of prices here in Oz the average asking price for an SP2 is around $13 000
Can you find a buyer for mine??

My '03 would fetch $4,500 to $5,500 depending on what part of the US I was selling .



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Well then, have i got a bike for you.
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Population and country dictate the price, I'm fortunate to be able to purchase my parts in the US and have them shipped to my cousins place in Washington state or I use a holding place in Sumas Washington. I take advantage of the free shipping in the US as we get screwed by cross border shipping by customs.

Parts, gear and bikes actually everything in Canada just plain costs more to purchase on average...25/30% more.



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There's a couple members on Fireblades.org who have 'grey' bikes in South Africa. I wonder how much $ one of the 15 or so RC51's in that country go for...

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Parts, gear and bikes actually everything in Canada just plain costs more to purchase on average...25/30% more.
AMEN !!!!We get totally ****ed with shipping and pricing on anything up here....You name it..... we pay more, .....toilet paper included.

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You often here talk over here about importing bikes from the US as the prices are so good compared to ours. Most people won't attempt it though as there are too many hurdles to clear including shipping, customs and then a process of ensuring Australian design rulers (ADR's) are met, apparently it's a nightmare that just doesn't justify the savings.
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AMEN !!!!We get totally ****ed with shipping and pricing on anything up here....You name it..... we pay more, .....toilet paper included.
I'm hearing you brother. Imagine living in (as a former Prime Minister of ours once famously said) the arse end of the world. Pretty nice arse end though
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You often here talk over here about importing bikes from the US as the prices are so good compared to ours. Most people won't attempt it though as there are too many hurdles to clear including shipping, customs and then a process of ensuring Australian design rulers (ADR's) are met, apparently it's a nightmare that just doesn't justify the savings.
Even if you just buy it as a track bike??



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I'm hearing you brother. Imagine living in (as a former Prime Minister of ours once famously said) the arse end of the world. Pretty nice arse end though
Yeah..... Those Aussie chics on those arse end of the world beaches.....

whooo weee......

That's worth it alone The rest is just a bonus for all you chaps down under.

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