Starting bid 2600$

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Definitely not with a single cockeyed picture . LOL

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Jimmy Cincinnati /

Is that a before & after shot or is he just posting random images of cobras?

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DrGeorgeTompson (Alan) /

but it's only $4.49 shipping!

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Overpriced Parts /

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Though cool looking it’s a small bike with maxi suspension rated for a 146 lb rider not worth more then a magnum XK

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god, here we go.

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Is what Ken said true or not ?

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Moped Lar (OFMC) /

I paid $60 for a nice one about 12 years ago . Even came with title. I sold it for $600 to an MA guy in Florida after I had gone through it from front to rear, about a year later. Man, have times changed!(edited)

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but graham, it was THE MAN HIMSELF!!!!!

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Doesn't hurt you to want.

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Are those metric dollars?

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Yes and no.

The cobra is literally just a pinto frame with a crossbar.that being said the cobra is a sweet fucking bike, you guys can keep your magnums! I’m a small dude so the cobra fits me perfect. If I had the choice I would take the cobra over the magnum. Magnums look weird to me /: just saying

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Ken's assumption that the deciding factor concerning a moped's worth is it's carrying capacity, or general specs at all, is false. If that were the case than the best moped is an S10 pickup because it can go 65 safely and can hold over 500 pounds of cargo in addition to the "riders."

Is it true that the Cobra is just a cross-barred step-through frame with springer forks? Yes.

Ken is losing touch.

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No all I’m saying is the bike is not worth more than a magnum because a magnum is all around bigge, heavier duty bike which makes it way safer and better,

I don’t know what puch was thinking by putting tiny maxi forks, maxi swing arm and shocks on top tank bike making it a cheep construction of a magnum and they knew they blew it so they put the weight restrictions on it,

I had a several cobras go through my hands including 2 white ones, most were bent as a pretzel from one or two minor Downing’s/accidents and had to be parted out, luckily I got to keep two black Side cover needle bearing crank Za50s white cobra engines which are the best puch automatic engines and actually I got one on a bike and it’s about the fastest given the same kit over other years za50s

Cobras are cool bikes but they don’t demand that nuts price, not even a white one

if someone sells a stock magnum for $2,600 starting bid it be attacked just as much,

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You're right, bigger and heavier duty is the reason we all got into mopeds, so the magnum must be the best.

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Ya, that ebay ad is total crap. Three different sized images from different devices of at least two different machines. Seller has 100% positive feedback and only eleven transactions. Who the fuck knows what you're really buying cause none of the photos jive. And at $2600 starting bid, the seller must think its worth over three grand.(edited)

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Corbas are smaller bc they are designed for women. It’s right in its name. Dad’s didn’t want their daughters with magnums between their legs. Snakes are always depicted as female. Plus a excited cobra looks like the little man in the boat. Sex sells.

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Never heard this before. Doubt it’s true, but it gave me a chuckle.

OP: I love cobras, but asking that much is going to leave you a sad sad camper. Cut that price in half, take some better photos, and you may get some serious offers.

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> Corbas are smaller bc they are designed for women. It’s right in its

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A cobra is a magnum with no safety in mind!

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A cobra is after all a serpent. Suprised Don hasn't chimed in by now

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I thought cobras were cool until I got one. I prefer Magnums. Even the basic Xk.

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So in all fairness, you have confirmed Ken Roffs' experience based opinion the hard way.

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Love XK’s I had five of them (mostly because they're red) and have two of them now,(one goes 60 and one goes 35-40 mph) The suspension is good enough to handle my 200 pounds though on one of mine I put MKII rear shocks

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Double Trouble Dan /

Its been for sale for over 2 years. The price floats between $1600 and $2400 depending which ad.

Spoke with her via the net. Pretty stubborn about it.

It is a nice $800 bike.

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Mk2 is for sure the nicest riding moped, followed by the derbi rd. A nice general is hard to find, but they are also very stout feeling.

Sachs Seville also up there with it’s beefiness.

Motobecane get an honorable mention for the comfort factor.

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Graham I dont see 80 hours of servizlce into this maxi. The man the myth the just another dude.

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