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post #7 of (permalink) Old 09-Feb-2016, 10:27 PM (185)
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Originally Posted by bobfelicci View Post
Thanks for the insights!! Please talk about the cost of maintenance, schedules, compare it to other bikes if you can. Level of difficulty performing maintenance, etc. Thanks again!!
Like Marc, I try to do as much as I can myself. I really don't count the $ that closely, as I figure it's an investment in reliability, and sometimes just makes life easier. Like a bike hoist, GS911 and decent tools.
You've got to be realistic though, and I know when my ambitions exceed my capabilities, so there are times when it's better to get a reputable professional do the job.
Service costs in Australia are astronomical, but if you pay peanuts you get monkeys.
In a nutshell, you have a class piece of machinery, so you will need to spend money. So don't expect Rolls Royce standards on a Kia budget.
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