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Offline Vintage_Mania

Wie Koop Kontant? Who Buys Cash?
« on: June 02, 2016, 04:50:45 pm »
As the subject indicates - who has the means to buy their bikes cash? Just out of interest looking at the current prices I think it would be very difficult to buy cash. Look I can understand that there are lots of folk on here that is more "biker" than I am. I have always loved bikes, but with a wife and kids in our household a cage has more priority than "toys". And I say "toy" with utmost respect.

So basically, ja, I'm looking to buy again but I cannot see me having the funds to buy cash, as I have mostly always done.

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Re: Wie Koop Kontant? Who Buys Cash?
« Reply #1 on: June 02, 2016, 04:52:57 pm »
I have always bought my bikes cash, but then I've never owned a new bike, and
chances are, I never will.


 

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Re: Wie Koop Kontant? Who Buys Cash?
« Reply #2 on: June 02, 2016, 04:55:21 pm »
If I cannot buy cash. . . . .I don't buy it.  :thumleft:
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Re: Wie Koop Kontant? Who Buys Cash?
« Reply #3 on: June 02, 2016, 04:56:50 pm »
 :sip: Bought the Tiger 800 xc cash(new), but now that bike, three and a bit years later it costs 50 grand more.  :3some:
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Re: Wie Koop Kontant? Who Buys Cash?
« Reply #4 on: June 02, 2016, 04:57:12 pm »
And so have I, mostly. But I have mostly always been in the market for used singles and now I want to go a step up. In that league even the slightly used bikes have a premium.
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Re: Wie Koop Kontant? Who Buys Cash?
« Reply #5 on: June 02, 2016, 04:57:59 pm »
:sip: Bought the Tiger 800 xc cash(new), but now that bike, three and a bit years later it costs 50 grand more.  :3some:

But that is just it!
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Re: Wie Koop Kontant? Who Buys Cash?
« Reply #6 on: June 02, 2016, 05:17:52 pm »
I have never in my life bought anything on credit, apart from a house mortgage. To my mind only the super rich can afford to pay interest.

It's an attitude that was brainwashed into me by 'old fashioned' parents who believed that to owe money was a stigma, virtually a sin.
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« Reply #7 on: June 02, 2016, 05:19:19 pm »
Mostly cash but there are exceptions. I only allow myself one HP at a time, be it vehicle or bike. Only once that's paid up do I go shopping again.
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Re: Wie Koop Kontant? Who Buys Cash?
« Reply #8 on: June 02, 2016, 05:23:08 pm »
I have never in my life bought anything on credit, apart from a house mortgage. To my mind only the super rich can afford to pay interest.

It's an attitude that was brainwashed into me by 'old fashioned' parents who believed that to owe money was a stigma, virtually a sin.

ditto

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« Reply #9 on: June 02, 2016, 05:27:32 pm »
Can I assume that all who post have the correct bike in their avatar? Gives some kind of idea what you all are buying.

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« Reply #10 on: June 02, 2016, 05:28:21 pm »
As jy 'n R100 000 rand in nuwe note het sal ek dit by jou koop teen R24 999.00. Vat jy tjeks?`
 

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Re: Wie Koop Kontant? Who Buys Cash?
« Reply #11 on: June 02, 2016, 05:29:21 pm »
I've got a few bikes - 525 rally, 950 SE and triumph street triple - all bought used and in excellent condition for probably half of their new price

New is nice ... but I can't afford it
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Re: Wie Koop Kontant? Who Buys Cash?
« Reply #12 on: June 02, 2016, 05:31:59 pm »
As jy 'n R100 000 rand in nuwe note het sal ek dit by jou koop teen R24 999.00. Vat jy tjeks?`

Jy sien. Ek en jy het dieselfde probleem.

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« Reply #13 on: June 02, 2016, 05:33:34 pm »
As jy 'n R100 000 rand in nuwe note het sal ek dit by jou koop teen R24 999.00. Vat jy tjeks?`

Jy sien. Ek en jy het dieselfde probleem.



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Re: Wie Koop Kontant? Who Buys Cash?
« Reply #14 on: June 02, 2016, 05:34:44 pm »
Maybe add a poll?

I always buy cash.  Which also has its problems.  When you try to sell, usually to someone applying for credit, you are treated as a criminal by the creditors because, I guess, they would not believe you are without debt.  I had to jump through more hoops to prove something is mine than the new owner had to to obtain the loan.  

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Re: Wie Koop Kontant? Who Buys Cash?
« Reply #15 on: June 02, 2016, 05:35:40 pm »
Dis net 'n ou wat nie kan bekostig om skuld te maak nie, wat kontant koop  :lol8:
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Re: Wie Koop Kontant? Who Buys Cash?
« Reply #16 on: June 02, 2016, 05:37:57 pm »
People say nothing is impossible, but I do nothing every day. And doing nothing often leads to the very best kind of something.
 

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« Reply #17 on: June 02, 2016, 05:38:37 pm »
fortunately I'm the position where the bond is paid up and I can use it to buy cash.
Sell the old bike and flatten the bond again. Cheaper form of finance. Never buy new.
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Re: Wie Koop Kontant? Who Buys Cash?
« Reply #18 on: June 02, 2016, 05:41:50 pm »
Die ouens wat kontant kan koop gaan al minder raak.  Ek sien nou die dag op Nampo dat die Bushlander wat ek op die plaas gebruik en waarvoor ek R31000 3 jaar gelede betaal het, nou R56000 kos.   :o  Dinge raak eksponensieël duurder sonder dat inkomste byhou.
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« Reply #19 on: June 02, 2016, 05:53:28 pm »
Anything with wheels cash only, house is a different story.
I have never bought new and don't think that I ever will.