Dragstar, bobber, cafe racer, xvs

Price: £3,000.00
Condition: Used
Item location: Walton on the Hill, Tadworth, Surrey, United Kingdom
Make: Yamaha
Model: Dragstar xvs
Type: Chopper/Cruiser
Year: 1997
Mileage: 15,800
Color: Black
Engine size: 650
Performance upgrades: Special Exhaust/Slip on
Gears: Five-speed manual
Start type: Electric start
Extra Features: Seat cover/Solo seat
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A fantastic bike up for grabs . this is a really clean low mileage beauty. I love riding this bike. it has a style that make it feel and look like a real old classic. yet none of the associated problems of classics. like not starting or breaking down. It has every mot it's had in its life. that's 11 mots to verify the correct mileage. only missing 2 years whilst on a sorn. It has got a great quality bobber kit which consists of the seat conversion. a top quality leather seat. Ford retro 1932 rear light with super bright LED lights. side mounted number plate holder all powder coated black and specifically made for the Dragstar. this is a bespoke kit made from steel. with high quality powder coating. This kit fits and looks like it left the factory with it on. It is not your one size fits all badly plastic rubbish from china that has been sprayed with a halfords rattle can and will fall apart in a year or just any old seat thrown on and made to fit. This bike rides really nice. a nice relaxed riding  posistion with the brand new super wide 36" bars and new risers. If you look at other Dragstar bobbers on ebay you will notice they haven't fitted higher risers and have instead had to turn the bars up at a funny angle. this is because if you don't increase the riser height the bars will hit and dent the petrol tank. If you would rather a lower profile clubman style cafe racer bars. i can fit a pair for the winning bidder. The leather seat is the best you can get. I've seen loads and nothing compares to the workmanship and quality of these. the leather is high quality and the foam used is excellent and will keep its shape. its super comfy even on longer rides. the sprung seat really helps. and of course it still has the mono shock so just like riding a cruiser. This bike has only done 15800 miles and is in really excellent condition. the frame is corrosion free and in great order in general. The  engine chrome work also is in excellent order . t has the usual few marks around bolt holes and a few on the casings but overall very good. the chrome wheels are also in great order. It has just had brand new tyres front and rear. The forks and yokes are in great order. A tell tale sign of a Dragstar that has been kept outside is the wheels and yoke start pitting on the chrome. but this bike has been pampered and cared for and clearly lived its life in a warm garage. Don't just take my word for it. come and have a look and inspect it. you won't be disappointed. Just had a complete service. new brake pads and fluid. all oils changed. shaft oil changed. all filters changed. drive shaft splines were all re greased. brand new tyres. brand new 36" wide bars. The petrol tank has just been professionally sprayed gloss black and is as new. HPI clear with print out.  Check the youtube upload. just search "iam godzilla bobber " for walk around and hear it running. It has a lovely set of straight pipes fitted. newly wrapped in tittanium exhaust wrap. it is an awesome sound  its sound like a spitfire. you can hear this bike half a mile away. old people recoil in terror with flashbacks to the blitz and it will make children cry but just think how much pleasure you will give you neighbours when you rock up home at midnight on it. This is still essentially a Yamaha. only the cosmetics have been changed. no welding or tinkering with geometry. the good people at Yamaha have spent years on their R and D to make these bikes as good as they are and that's how it should be. No dodgy shed welding and tinkering on this bike. It has the appearance of being a hard tail but still retains the standard mono shock so no visits to the dentist for shattered teeth and ruptured kidneys. Dragstars are awesome bikes as they are absolutely bullet proof. tried and tested engineering means that just go on and on. plenty enough power for this style of bike and as always. super reliable and so easy and cheap to service yourself. everything is so accessible. Ok. it's not a Harley but then it's not going to sell for 10 grand. and I've had a Harley. I've also waited by the roadside for the AA to come and collect my Harley. I've never had a problem with a Dragstar in all the years I've had them. A service a year and they will run for ever. I have one with 36. 00 miles in it and it runs like new. Mot till May 2015. tax until Feb2015. new brake pads fitted and brake fluid changed. all oils. engine and shaft changed and new oil filter fitted. newly sprayed petrol tank. new risers and wide bars. brand new seat. brand new tyres. taxed and mot'd. All the work has been done for you and is ready to go for the last bit of Autumn then you can park it in your lounge and stare at it ready for spring.  It starts on the button. no noises. smoke . rattles or anything untoward. Does everything you would expect perfectly. If you have never ridden a Dragstar your missing out. they are so well balanced easy and comfortable to ride and this one is no exception. This is an end of Autumn low reserve bargain. you can be almost certain that what ever you pay it will be worth more next spring. you can't do better than that. So dig down the back of your sofa. sell a kidney. steal the kids piggy bank. spend their inheritance or university fees. what ever it takes you need this bike. Viewing and inspection is welcomed and recommended. test rides are fine with a large deposit . n a crash it you own it . basis.  No overseas bids please they will be cancelled. no exception. any bidders with less than 10 feedback will be cancelled unless prior contact is made. Any non payers will be pursued through the small claims courts. I have loads more photos so please ask if you need them. any questions don't hesitate to ask. I have uploaded a walk around and start Up on youtube. but to be honest the sound has to be heard. youtube does not do it justice. I guarantee if your lucky enough to win this bike you will start it up just to listen to it.  Youtube walk around just search for "iam godzilla bobber"Cash on collection. bank transfer or paypal if  YOU pay the FEE are all acceptable. PayPal fee is 3. 4% of the transaction amountI can arrange delivery to uk for £130 fully insured door to door from a local firm. Mileage may creep up a bit as I'm still using it.

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