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Offline Triggermann

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SF on Ebay in UK
« on: November 01, 2019, 09:50 »
Has anyone looked at this bike?

I was keen until I realised the clocks were not original and the left hand front of the fuel tank seems bent or full of filler?

Andy

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/1973-Laverda-750-SF-Ready-to-Ride-/274002629411

Offline Piranha Brother 2

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Re: SF on Ebay in UK
« Reply #1 on: November 01, 2019, 23:31 »
Auction ended. Interesting that they stress that 11,000 miles should be ignored, as if this is way higher than the 46 year old bike actually has!!!
What ... leave it standard??!!

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Re: SF on Ebay in UK
« Reply #2 on: November 02, 2019, 00:35 »
Why is the twin leading shoe front brake desireable?

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Offline motoddrob

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Re: SF on Ebay in UK
« Reply #3 on: November 02, 2019, 04:52 »
I wouldn't call the lav front brake desirable. Had a SF1 for a short time and that convinced me to never buy a bike with front drum ever again.
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Re: SF on Ebay in UK
« Reply #4 on: November 02, 2019, 08:09 »
Judging by the front brake, that SF1 has run way over 11.000 miles...

Ive seen worse bikes, but that brake urgently needs overhaul.

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Re: SF on Ebay in UK
« Reply #5 on: November 02, 2019, 09:12 »
Why is the twin leading shoe front brake desireable?

bazzee

Because people are putting them on triples?
It's very fashionable.

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Re: SF on Ebay in UK
« Reply #6 on: November 02, 2019, 10:37 »
Because people are putting them on triples?
It's very fashionable.

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Re: SF on Ebay in UK
« Reply #7 on: November 02, 2019, 10:45 »
Auction ended. Interesting that they stress that 11,000 miles should be ignored, as if this is way higher than the 46 year old bike actually has!!!
They can be fined if they misrepresent the mileage so you will see at lot of ads with this disclaimer.

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Re: SF on Ebay in UK
« Reply #8 on: November 02, 2019, 13:41 »
Pretty hard to prove original mileage on bikes nearing 50 years of age. Mine have done hundreds of thousands of km, exactly precise give or take a hundred or so. The treatment and servicing of the bike is far more important than the mile figure. That bike looked like it had been through a sales shining, plenty to pick holes in. I hope it proves ok for the new owner if it sold.
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Re: SF on Ebay in UK
« Reply #9 on: November 03, 2019, 01:54 »
exactly precise

Nice tautological pleonasm  ;)
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Re: SF on Ebay in UK
« Reply #10 on: November 03, 2019, 02:18 »


Nice tautological pleonasm  ;)

 ??? Back to Google for me.
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Offline Piranha Brother 2

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Re: SF on Ebay in UK
« Reply #11 on: November 03, 2019, 02:42 »
Nice tautological pleonasm  ;)

Pleonasm ... hmmm, you got me there, Cam. We'll have to indulge in a game of Scrabble if I ever get down to Tassie ... but with words like that you'll take me out!!
What ... leave it standard??!!

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Re: SF on Ebay in UK
« Reply #12 on: November 03, 2019, 02:51 »
It's my lame attempt at a self-referencing joke. The phrase "tautological pleonasm" is in itself a tautology or a pleonasm, or maybe both.
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Re: SF on Ebay in UK
« Reply #13 on: November 03, 2019, 03:18 »
Military Intelligence is my favourite.

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Re: SF on Ebay in UK
« Reply #14 on: November 03, 2019, 08:43 »
Military Intelligence is my favourite.
Probably less dangerous than the artificial variety that is currently in vogue.
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