I picked up a 1999 TX270. It's in awesome shape and I've already started working on my balance (still have a long way to go). About the only thing I am thinking I need to do is the tires. They seem to be in excellent condition, however they also seem to be really hard. The previous owner did not ride it much, so they may be some really old rubber and hard because of that. Dunno that it matters currently tho. I probably can't tell the difference between a stellar set of tires and an old clapped out set. Either way, the bike still hooks up and goes! Either way, I'm stoked and have been having a blast on it already!