I haven't been on here for a while, but have just replaced my CB350s with a CBR600, so thought I might plug my auction for the old CB...
You can find it here: http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&rd=1&item=330225952667&ssPageName=STRK:MESE:IT&ih=014
I’ve had this bike for 4 years and it’s been superbly reliable as I’ve brought the mileage up from 18,000 to 30,500. It’s coped with some long journeys from Manchester to Dorset as well as a year of commuting 20 miles each way.
During that time I’ve done the following:
Serviced regularly, (new plugs, filters and oil)
Front brake overhaul (spare parts – extra hoses and calipers will be included in the sale)
New chain and sprockets
2 sets of new tyres
2 sets of fork seals
krauser pannier racks fitted (lockable pannier boxes included)
givi topbox mount fitted (choice of 2 boxes – not included in auction, but £20 each if required)
New rear shocks fitted for last MOT
Over £300 worth of bills included (only a fraction of what I've spent over this time)
Tax and test!!! Cheap run about. Always starts (though may need a little time if it’s been left for a long time) Still good for 100mph if the wind’s helping a little! Engine doesn’t knock or miss a beat once warm. 33bhp legal. It’s a lucky bike… I’ve been riding it for 4 years and haven’t had any nasty spills or speeding tickets! 2 sets of keys for the bike and panniers, V5 present and TAX till end of June and MOT until July 17th!
To be honest, it’s rather knackered and in need of TLC…
Chain and sprockets are very worn (wouldn’t recommend long journey)
Rear tyre is most probably illegal, though safe enough for a local dry journey
brake pads are probably getting low. Front brakes stick a big when it’s been left for a long time
Exhaust (5 years old, twin pipes) are getting a little rusty and blow a little on the downpipes (just a blob of weld needed) though are generally one of the bikes better features!
Has been dropped a couple of times, so a few scrapes and headlamp a little wonky (though passed MOT)
Drinks a little oil
Fork seals need replacing again (probably worth getting 2nd hand forks for it)
A few small scratches on the tank
Key doesn’t fit helmet lock
Small burn holes in the bottom of one pannier box due to being mounted too close to exhaust pipe. – will soon burn through on the other box.
SLOW PUNCTURE IN REAR TYRE – which means it needs pumping roughly every 10 miles, if you’re considering riding it home.
I think that’s about it. As one of the few CB350s around with T&T it would be a shame to use it for spares, though if you’ve got a spares bike it should be cheap and easy to keep on the road for a good while longer.
The white sticker on the seat is a momento to poor parking that resulted in a £120 fine last summer. I paid the fine, but kept the sticker, which should be easily removable.
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