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Hey everyone. Dude to some circumstances, and an opportunity I couldn't pass up, I have sold my rebel 300. Going to a good cause, my driving instructor for the bike course bought it for $4500 CAD with 4500kms on it.


I found another bike though. And yup, joined the Harley vibe. Got a smoking deal on a 2011 Harley Dyna Fat Bob with stage 1 upgrade kit with accessories for $8k CAD. And only 7200kms on it. I wanted a bike for long trips, and I couldn't bare the discomfort of the rebel 300.


I love and will miss my 300. Fantastic bike, served me a purpose, but sadly I had to make a call. It has been great being involved a bit with the forum but I will still follow it from time to time to see what awesome stuff you guys do with your rebel's.
 

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I would look weird at you if you had the 500, but since it's the 300 I kinda get it ;) The 300 will be the typical bike most people will be changing out sooner or later, so no shock there really :p
Do enjoy your new bike! Congrats!
 

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I would look weird at you if you had the 500, but since it's the 300 I kinda get it ;) The 300 will be the typical bike most people will be changing out sooner or later, so no shock there really :p
Do enjoy your new bike! Congrats!
Oh buddy. 300cc to 1600cc , 96 cube motor, with the stage 1 she's equal to the 103 cube. And man what a Ride. This thing goes like a bat out of ****. lol. Fantastic! Little getting used to, the weight is like the rebel 300 times 3. lol. But loving every second of it. No regrets yet. lol. Maybe when I see my mpg on the next full tank i'll be a bit bummed, but then i'll start her up and hear the rumble and tell myself it was totally worth it. And $8k for a Harley, how could anyone turn that down, especially with only 7200kms on it. And this was from dealer! Paid an extra $1500 for the extended warranty though.


If anyone has a Harley, you'll know what I mean. HD don't stand for Harley Davidson, its stands for Hunreds of Dollars!!! lol. Warranty is a must. lol.
 

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A little sceptical for you thou, going from a 300 to a 1600?
I am asuming you're new to riding, since you got the 300 and all, so just be safe out there.
Ride within your limit, and don't push yourself or the bike to it's limit.
I often find myself having to take myself by the neck on the 500 here, lol! Way to easy to go way too fast!

But it seems you've made a heck of a good deal thou ^^, You've got yourself a bike for many years forward!
 

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Oh buddy. 300cc to 1600cc , 96 cube motor, with the stage 1 she's equal to the 103 cube. And man what a Ride. This thing goes like a bat out of ****. lol. Fantastic! Little getting used to, the weight is like the rebel 300 times 3. lol. But loving every second of it. No regrets yet. lol. Maybe when I see my mpg on the next full tank i'll be a bit bummed, but then i'll start her up and hear the rumble and tell myself it was totally worth it. And $8k for a Harley, how could anyone turn that down, especially with only 7200kms on it. And this was from dealer! Paid an extra $1500 for the extended warranty though.


If anyone has a Harley, you'll know what I mean. HD don't stand for Harley Davidson, its stands for Hunreds of Dollars!!! lol. Warranty is a must. lol.
I bought a new Harley Dyna Glide in 2001 1540cc, upgrade from the Honda FT500 I had been riding for 10 years. I had fun on the HD but wish I had also kept that FT500. If they ever make a bike that is good in all situations, I want that but until then I will continue to need multiple bikes in my garage.
 

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Congratulations on your upgrade.
The additional torque and horsepower is simply "intoxicating"!
Enjoy and keep in touch.
 

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Likewise, very envious!
I originally wanted a harley but wife wasn't having it, 1200cc w/ little to no riding experience (I had a boulevard S40 once that I fell off of).
The Rebel 300 was just suppose to be a stepping stone back into the motorcycle world, but only 375 lbs wet, cruises comfortably short haul at 70 mph, and averaging 70-75mpg...I think I'll hang onto it when I eventually do upgrade.
 

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Likewise, very envious!
I originally wanted a harley but wife wasn't having it, 1200cc w/ little to no riding experience (I had a boulevard S40 once that I fell off of).
The Rebel 300 was just suppose to be a stepping stone back into the motorcycle world, but only 375 lbs wet, cruises comfortably short haul at 70 mph, and averaging 70-75mpg...I think I'll hang onto it when I eventually do upgrade.
I thought about that, and wanted to do that originally. But as it is, I live in a condo, with underground heated parking. My truck parks in my stall and I am sharing a space with someone that has a bike in a stall free of charge. So... a second bike might be pushing my luck. lol.


If I had the space, absolutely, I would keep the rebel for cruising in tow etc. But the wife and kid wants to go on bike rides with me, so upgrade was a bit of a must. And doesn't help that the only bike dealer in town is a Harley dealer, so everyone and their dog has a Harley. lol.
 

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I thought about that, and wanted to do that originally. But as it is, I live in a condo, with underground heated parking. My truck parks in my stall and I am sharing a space with someone that has a bike in a stall free of charge. So... a second bike might be pushing my luck. lol.


If I had the space, absolutely, I would keep the rebel for cruising in tow etc. But the wife and kid wants to go on bike rides with me, so upgrade was a bit of a must. And doesn't help that the only bike dealer in town is a Harley dealer, so everyone and their dog has a Harley. lol.
Can't wait for that to change once dealers start to become more digital and become easier to reach for just about anyone regardless of where they're located. I know car makers want to do that and bike makers are sure to follow.
 

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I thought about that, and wanted to do that originally. But as it is, I live in a condo, with underground heated parking. My truck parks in my stall and I am sharing a space with someone that has a bike in a stall free of charge. So... a second bike might be pushing my luck. lol.


If I had the space, absolutely, I would keep the rebel for cruising in tow etc. But the wife and kid wants to go on bike rides with me, so upgrade was a bit of a must. And doesn't help that the only bike dealer in town is a Harley dealer, so everyone and their dog has a Harley. lol.
I know exactly where you're coming from. Just came from another lunch/ride with my boss and a couple of his friends. 3 harleys...and one honda :grin2:
I've been eyeing a used 2010 HD Forty-eight w/ 2k miles on it at a dealer by my house, $6k.
The trick is convincing my wife I need another bike, or just trading in the Rebel and hope she doesn't notice lol.

I'm extremely lucky where I'm located it seems, within 20 miles there's a Honda, Harley, Suzuki, Yamaha, and Kawasaki dealership.
 

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I know exactly where you're coming from. Just came from another lunch/ride with my boss and a couple of his friends. 3 harleys...and one honda :grin2:
I've been eyeing a used 2010 HD Forty-eight w/ 2k miles on it at a dealer by my house, $6k.
The trick is convincing my wife I need another bike, or just trading in the Rebel and hope she doesn't notice lol.

I'm extremely lucky where I'm located it seems, within 20 miles there's a Honda, Harley, Suzuki, Yamaha, and Kawasaki dealership.
in my case its been 12 Harley's and one Honda lol. one good thing, I ever need parts, there is ton's off Harley guys around with spare parts. hahaha
 

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Congratulations, enjoy, and motor safe. I have 2 bikes, my Rebel 500 and a CB1100. I'm keeping both. I have owned many others. Bad thing, is there is another bike I must own. :/

Life is short, try to fit it all in while you can! I'm happy for you, always a brother biker. Stay in touch.
 
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