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Im getting a deal for a ´06 999, selling at 9,000. So the question is should I sell my bike with 3000 miles on it for about the same price and get the 999 or should I keep mine.

The owner of the dealership is a friend of mine, and is giving me that price.

I just ride some weekends. And most of it on highways.

Thanks in advance
 

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The 999 is hotter (something to consider since you live in Mexico), and service costs are much more.

Also, the 999 sucks a lot more fuel. I've been riding the past week with my nephew, he on my SS1000DS, me on my 999R (though we did trade for a few hours the other day). Same roads, same speeds. Every time we stopped for gas, the 999 took 30-50% MORE than the SS.

The 999 is a nice bike, but it would not be my choice for my only bike, especially if it's mostly used on the highway, as you stated.

Tom
 
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