• Mar 22, 2008
We always appreciate when folks can give it to us straight. Even if they've done something, um, regrettable, they can at least admit it, give us a no-bull explanation, and we can all get on with the show. Next up in the Please Relieve Me of My Mistake category is a gent in Seattle who got rid of his Ford Explorer for a Yamaha R6, only to realize that sportbikes weren't the must-have accessory he thought they were.

After buying it because it had shiny tires due to Armor All, laying it down in the parking lot at 5-mph, not having the desired effect on females, and putting just 3,000 miles on it, he has decided it's time for the R6 to go. It's possibly the only classified ad to include the word "douchecanoe", and the only R6 to allegedly come with side impact airbags, heated and cooled cupholders from a MINI Cooper, and a Wendy's Baconator coupon. Follow the link for your chance to purchase a piece of shattered dreams. The laughs you'll have while reading come free of charge.

[Source: craigslist]


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      • 6 Years Ago
      Sounds like a deal. I would never buy it though, especially when I need a 4x4 to get around in the winter.
        • 6 Years Ago
        Was your area uninhabited before 1980 when AWD cars weren't widely available?
        • 6 Years Ago
        Tehehe you guys really stuck it to him.
      • 6 Years Ago
      Wow that is one hell of an advert, and one pretty cool bike (unfortunately the girls have moved on)

      Best of Craigslist!
      • 6 Years Ago
      Awesome, Unfortunately I'm the dumbass with the bike, someone please buy it now.

      I've had trades offered to me from drift cars to non running Ford Focus's It's quite pathetic.
      • 6 Years Ago
      Beautiful Photo
      HotRodzNKustoms
      • 6 Years Ago
      Armor Alling All is jolly good fun on open wheel cars at car cruises giving us these burnouts at nearly idle when shenanigans are discouraged.
      • 6 Years Ago
      "We always appreciate when folks can give it to us straight. Even if they've done something, um, regrettable, they can at least admit it, give us a no-bull explanation, and we can all get on with the show."

      Reminds me of an incident involving a certain Autoblogger which didn't exactly resolve itself in the way described here.
      • 6 Years Ago
      It has 200 FWHP Damn, since when were R6s front wheel drive?
      • 6 Years Ago


      Four Horsemen of the Apocalcycle:

      Shiny tires, shiny seats, shiny footpegs, shiny grips.

      I met them one afternoon when I was young and stupid.
      • 6 Years Ago
      ahh schucks I can't buy it... I own a BMW.
        • 6 Years Ago
        I don't sell to BMW owners either.
      • 6 Years Ago
      i like the tag of "yager bombs" and "herpes"
      • 6 Years Ago
      Seems that the posting has been removed...
        • 6 Years Ago
        The guys at Jalopnik are smart enough to make a screen cap of a Craigslist ad and host it on their server.
      • 6 Years Ago
      I don't know much about motorcycles, but Armor Alling tires seems like a bad ida.
        • 6 Years Ago
        Well, "technically" you can armor all a motorcycle tire. Theres is a curved point on most tires that contacts the road, from the rim to that point, armor all could be fine. Obviously, if you over spray or spread it past that point, your in trouble and its not worth the hassle. Its such a small area not applying it past the point is difficult to do, so it isnt worth the work. Silly point, I know, but it can be done if your brave.
        • 6 Years Ago
        It's a long-time internet meme. It shows this guy is just spinning a tale. It's a funny tale, it'll likely raise his sale price. But don't go believing it.
        • 6 Years Ago
        I was right. Armor All's FAQ recommends that it not be applied to motorcycle tires.
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