Thanks for the tip. Ft. Lauderdale is about a hike and a half from Gainesville. I've made a couple of long drives towing a trailer to look at bikes that were described as pristine, only to make the return trip with the trailer still empty. I'll just have to be patient, not one of my strengths these days.
Yep, I've had those same experiences myself, and like you, I
find it hard not to rush out and buy the first thing that comes
along, especially when you've got the hots for a particular bike
or car. And invariably, just as soon as you've rushed out and
made the purchase, that pristine bike comes along, and always
at a cheaper price - Never fails!
I've not yet figured out the
demographics for the RC51, most of the ones I've come across
have the steriotypical goof-ball "squid customizations", you know
the look I'm talking about, and that always sends a red flag up for
me. Not interested. Rational modifications which actually serve a
useful purpose, as you mentioned, are acceptable and generally
reflect a more, uh, "mature" rider if you will. Good luck in your hunt,
I'm looking myself, but the wife wants hardwood floors put down
in the house, about a $6k project, so no new toys for me.