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Any tips/ideas on how to make money for a bike, I want to upgrade to a 125 2t to it has to be at least 6k since I do NOT buy used bikes. I had one bad experience buying used and it wont happen again.

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I can't legally get a job when your 15 well I could but it would be pointless because of school.

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find a neighborhood with alot of elderly people and go around and ask them if you can mow lawns and do other yard work for them and tell them what your saving up for and everything.

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if you save up 6 grand at 16 you are a better man than i

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I can't legally get a job when your 15 well I could but it would be pointless because of school.

How about a summer job? I'm 16 and I just work during the summer.

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Hard enough saving money these days at any age....anyways, mowing lawns, chores around the house and a paper route? Good luck

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not to hijack the thread but dont spend 6k on a new 125 2t. it will be the biggest waste of money, just get a used bike and rebuild the motor.

anyways best way i would have to say is get a job! even then its gonna be really tough to save up 6k for a bike

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Happen to be born into a farmin family like me, then work...alot. I've worked 65 hours since this time last week...not the most fun way to spend your last summer of highschool(my case), or anytime really.

But unless you're born into a business or your family is really good friends with a business, i doubt you will be able to get a real job until you're legal. One of my friends makes some decent money mowing laws, but it takes time to build up a big group of people so you can make money on quickly

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hahahaha I wish it was that easy, but looks like im gonna be mowin lawns until this time next year then ill apply for a job at CycleGear!!!!!!

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15 and younger should get you a prime job making Nike running shoes

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I've been working since I am 8, starting working that young has gotten me more work than I can handle now, and a very good reputation in the area, do yourself a favor and find some work.

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Paper Route?

I started my first job volunteering at a church that was building a school. I worked picking up scrap lumber, sorting and restacking. By the end of summer, I was a hod carrier and learning to lay bricks. It didn't take long for the contractors at that church to see the work ethic and offer me a job.

Fact is, in today's economy, no one is going to GIVE you a job, your going to have to show what you got and hope someone finds it worth paying for.

Good Luck!!

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Alot of grocery stores will hire 16 and under for bagging groceries. Take it from me, I'm 20 and never seriouslty worked till about 19. Save every penny you have. 6k on a new 125 seems like a good idea, but if your not racing and it's not paying you dividends to ride it, then I would't want to shell out 6k on a new bike. Save around 3k and buy yourself a used one owner bike with little use, throw in a new pistion, lube everything, change the fluids and bang, got yourself a new bike.

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if your buying a 125 2t dont buy new. for the most part they havent been updated for awhile so there is no point. Get a decent used one (which there is a lot of) and rebuild the motor. youll only spend half the money of a new one. 6000 is a lot to save at your age, but if thats what you really wanna do then get a job and good luck.

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if your buying a 125 2t dont buy new. for the most part they havent been updated for awhile so there is no point. Get a decent used one (which there is a lot of) and rebuild the motor. youll only spend half the money of a new one. .

This.

My 14 yr old nephew got a job as a ticket taker at a movie theater.

I mowed lawns in grade school in the '70's. Bought my own Honda XR75 ($464), used Ludwig drumset ($550), Schwinn Continental 10 spd ($145) and a necklace for Tracy Muller ($25). When you spend your own money, you never forget the price of the stuff you bought.

Buy used, learn how to rebuild and maintain, then next semester take an accounting class to learn about depreciation.

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Might as well start saving for a hydrogen fusion/electric bike if you want to make 6k at 15.

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