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Bert Remington

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I purchased a crate UCE from RE of Ft Worth and sent the cylinder upwards to Scooter Bob for high compression piston and valve/rocker arm work.  I received cams, etc from Gashouse Gorilla.  I still haven't assembled the UCE and am not sure I will.  It will come with at least two throttle bodies, Power Commander with Autotune, and exhaust pipe with "sharkfin" muffler.  I'm thinking $3K.  Would anybody be interested in this UCE?

That leaves the remainder of the 2016 Classic 500 in Lagoon Blue.  Farkles include a Givi Monokey Top Case Mount, H&B C-Bow Brackets with one H&B Legacy Courier saddlebag (I lost the other), Koso Apollow Heated Grips and new (unmounted) Dunlop K70s.  I'm thinking $750.  Would anybody be interested in this chassis?

UCE and Chassis are in San Diego.
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Reply #1 on: January 13, 2021, 06:00:56 pm
A Lagoon Blue Royal Hot Rod for $3750.00?  :o This is will be one gorgeous and rare bike when assembled!

If anyone is looking for a Classic 500, (and can put it together), this is the one to buy!!!  8)

I would buy it in a second if I didn't already have my Chrome / Maroon!

I can attest, SB/GHG w/ PC-V & Auto tune is a really nice way to go, and a '16 Lagoon Blue bike??? OMG!  :o

You must have your reasons for bailing Bert, but If you were to stay the course, you would have one awesome bike.  ;) 
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Reply #2 on: January 14, 2021, 06:06:06 am
Man, if I didn't already have two REs... 8)
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Reply #3 on: January 15, 2021, 02:53:53 am
Yes Narada your insight is correct.  And you have one of the Top 10 best looking UCEs

After my 2016 UCE exhaust valve separated into two parts, I decided that while some horsepower is good, more horsepower is better.  I bought a crate engine and send the upper half to Scooter Bob for his magic touch.  Gashouse Gorilla contributed performance goodies of course.  But SB lives near the Canadian border and his workshop isn't heated.  So while waiting for Spring I saw a gorgeous White Moto Guzzi Norge on Cycle Trader and bought it the next day.  Woohoo 100 more horsepower.  And that Norge was flat out Itallian gorgeous!!!  As usual I joined several MG forums.  In 2019 one of them raffled an MG which I won.  Not needing a fourth motorcycle, I gave it back to the forum who sold it to a losing ticketholder to buy cyber security software.  But then my circumstances changed and I no longer would be making overnight out-of-town trips.  So I gave the track Mustang to a niece, the track Integra to a nephew, and the Norge to another nephew.  Then in 2020 the forum announced a raffle by an MG dealer whereupon I won a 2019 V7 III Stone in Rosso Rovente. I almost turned it down and then realized it would be the perfect Urban Assault Vehicle.  Since the motorcycle was "free" I spent $10K on Embrace-the-Red stuff.  Including a Red Roadcrafter Classic and matching gloves.  But I'm getting old (you can already tell from this tale I'm stupid) and I need to help build a friend's SCTA roadster, etc.  This involves an hour-long commute which is fine as is the ride back.  But six hours of work in-between makes for an unsafe ride home due to fatigue.  And driving the Windstar (which I bought from my father-in-law's estate as a favor) makes me gag.  So I bought a 2014 Can-Am Spyder RT-S SE6 with RT-622 trailer.  Nice backrest, great wind protection, cruise control.  Don't get a 3-wheeler unless you're desperate like me.  But it's the solution I needed for freeway commutes to 6-hour work days.

At this point I had too many ponies in the stable.  Which one would be set free?  It ended up being the RE.

Sunday if circumstances I'll put together an inventory and publish it with pictures.

Regarding payment, you can make the first one in 2022 if you want.  Just one thing -- no PayPal.  Big pain getting my money from them (eg, Guaire's payments for the C5 I sold him are still locked up in PP).  Sending me a personal check after you've received and inspected the delivery is fine.  I want this transfer to work for you so you can put the RE back on the road where it belongs.
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Reply #4 on: January 15, 2021, 07:12:46 am
Gosh, what a story! All the best.
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Reply #5 on: January 16, 2021, 02:59:04 am
heloego -- you won't have three REs.  You'll have two with the 2012 UCE on the workbench waiting for its upgrades.  Just an easy 2-day drive to Descanso.  If you bring a trailer, I'll throw a 2000 BMW R1100RT on the back to keep the SB/GG UCE company.  It will include all the parts to replace the slipping clutch plus other stuff.  You'd be doing me a favor.
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Reply #6 on: January 23, 2021, 03:31:21 pm
This is truly a steal!  I already have a teal/chrome ScooterBob/GHG hot rod, and these boys do an amazing job!

Will be looking forward to seeing ScooterBob and admire his collection of vintage toys as soon as our tundra-land thaws and vaccines make it safer to visit.
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