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How to find out the fair market price of a 1986 Yamaha Maxim 700X

My research has provided different (often conflicting) results about the value of this bike. Original owner, about 50k miles, never dropped, new tires and more. I need to sell it - any advice on where I can get reliable information about an asking price? Thank you for your help!

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All you can really do is look around at what comparable bikes are selling for in your area. Look on Craigslist for a nearby city, check your local cycle trader (cycletrader.com), stop by some dealers. The wide variety of condition and relatively small market for motorcycles makes it difficult to give a concrete value. Some bikes get driven 10k+ miles a year, others less than 1k. But a well cared for bike driven often is likely to be in better shape than one that sat in the garage untouched for ten years.

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