Step 1. Scour the Internet looking for a "deal".
Step 2. Find a neglected Monster on Craigslist; schedule a viewing.
Step 3. Bring an experienced Ducati owner to test ride and view with you; get the green light.
Step 4. Negotiate.
Step 5. Get your girl's approval.
Step 6. Make the deal.
Step 7. Sign the papers.
Step 8. Get the Monster home safely.
Step 9. Bask in your victory; overcome your shock and amazement that you actually made the deal.
Step 10. Ride with friends and enjoy many fun and safe travels.