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Jan 13

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Waza309 says:

Buying first touring bike

I am looking to buy a touring bike (incidentally also my first big bike). So far I have been very interested in the Honda Deauville and Triumph Sprint. As I'm on a bit of a budget I have been looking at the older models, as they are more affordable. The issue is that these bikes generally have a lot of miles on the clock. At what point is too many miles a definite no no? I realise service and maintenance play a factor but is it advisable to consider a bike with more than 40,000 miles. What are other areas of concern on older models?

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Mar 09

Posts: 9101

jaffa90 says:


Shop around,

common sense tourer to me with shaft drive.

You should find one lower than 40,000 and newer.

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