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Old 20th February 2014, 06:51 PM   #21
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Re: Anyone out there still riding motorbikes.

YES!!!!! 250EMC, ex IOM, 996 Ducati, 1995 900 Ducati, 1990 750 Sport Ducati,1987 GSXR 1100 Suzuki, 1998 RS125 Honda GP bike, just sold my TA 125 Yamaha back to Steve Ross, the original championship winner, I am currently restoring my ex Schlacter TZ 250 hopefully to race this year if the gt 40 doesn't take up too much time!!!!!
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Old 20th February 2014, 07:28 PM   #22
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Re: Anyone out there still riding motorbikes.

I have a 1980 TZ125 ,a couple of 1997 RS125's and a modified T250G....one RS is for my 14 yr son to ride.....
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Old 20th February 2014, 08:01 PM   #23
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Re: Anyone out there still riding motorbikes.

I've a few scooters...

1999 Victory V92C
1982 Honda CBX
1987 Honda Hurricane Electric Conversion
1993 Kawasaki ZX600E soon to be electric




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Old 21st February 2014, 12:44 AM   #24
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Re: Anyone out there still riding motorbikes.

2003 Triumph Bonneville that I am modding..making it more of a cafe racer..1600 miles on it.
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Old 21st February 2014, 02:02 AM   #25
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Re: Anyone out there still riding motorbikes.

Not any more. TX roads are too straight for fun bikes.
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Old 21st February 2014, 05:33 AM   #26
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Re: Anyone out there still riding motorbikes.

I want Frans Manx ( badly) A lady that runs Fareham elctro plating in the UK has her deceased husbands collection of these. I think there are five of them and they all have racing history. They are with a museum for safe keeping.

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Old 21st February 2014, 06:02 AM   #27
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Re: Anyone out there still riding motorbikes.

I've ridden bikes since I was 15 which is a bloody long time ago, since then only ten years have gone when I didn't own a bike of some kind, the two I regret selling the most was a Vincent black shadow and an Ariel square four. Today I ride a HD 2003 100 year anniversary
Softtail, prior to that a Honda 1000, VTR, but I was definately going to kill myself on that. Old and slow reflexes if you know what I mean. I really enjoyed the VTR, not as much the Harley, but there you go.
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Old 21st February 2014, 08:10 AM   #28
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Ex Norton and Triumph in my youth, an NSU Auto-roller when I lived in Gutersloh in Germany (even younger) and lastly the Ducati 999. That was sold to a friend in Germany who has now mounted on the wall in his lounge.
My next will be another Ducati R model or I will have to go over to Germany and take it out on Marcus's 996. I think he would never forgive me.
Max speed on the 999 was 163 mph (from the GPS) and it still had some in reserve.
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Old 21st February 2014, 08:38 AM   #29
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Re: Anyone out there still riding motorbikes.

Hi All

Back in 1975 I bought a brand new Honda CB750 four.

This was the first of the original superbikes which was then followed by the BSA rocket 3, Triumph trident 3, Kawasaki 900, etc,etc.

I still have and ride that very same bike and it has 40,000 Km's on the clock and is still in the original showroom condition with the original four exhaust pipes, seat and the optional front and rear roll bars.

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Old 21st February 2014, 08:45 AM   #30
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My next will be another Ducati R model or I will have to go over to Germany and take it out on Marcus's 996. I think he would never forgive me.

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Old 21st February 2014, 03:21 PM   #31
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Re: Anyone out there still riding motorbikes.

Riding since 5 years old. Still ride dirt, have not rode street for some 20 + years except for some dual sport stiff. Inventory OWO1 Yamaha, R1/R7, couple of GSXR 1000.
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Old 21st February 2014, 05:16 PM   #32
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Re: Anyone out there still riding motorbikes.

Hell Yeah!



Nice to see the Village People still riding... (post #23)
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Old 22nd February 2014, 08:39 AM   #33
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Re: Anyone out there still riding motorbikes.

What? No wheelie bars?
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Old 22nd February 2014, 08:59 AM   #34
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Re: Anyone out there still riding motorbikes.

That was the posh "Captains Chair" version.

Made in Israel and very powerful with a 40 mile range.

This is mine. Note 'wheelie bars'

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Old 22nd February 2014, 09:50 AM   #35
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Re: Anyone out there still riding motorbikes.

Well done, Colonel! Pop one for the lads, would you?
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Old 22nd February 2014, 10:32 AM   #36
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Note 'wheelie bars'

I 'shudda knowed'!!!
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Old 22nd February 2014, 01:17 PM   #37
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Re: Anyone out there still riding motorbikes.

My Collection of British 360 degree Parallel Twins from past to present

AJS 500 Twin

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Norton 750 Fastback Commando

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Triumph 750 Bonniville

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920 Norton EML Sidecar

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These are different bikes Ive built with my Triumph 500 cc 1972 engine.That I have owned for 23 yrs. The First bike I put the engine into was a AJS Stormer frame. I raced it in the pre 1974 class

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I then modified it and made it into a long travel motocrosser

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The center of gravity was a bit too high, So I made a new frame, swining arm, tank seat etc, and raced it in the over 40s Twin shock class. At one race meeting I was given an award for the best sounding bike.......

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I started this versoin of it about 5 yrs ago, its my modern style cafe racer. The doner bike is a Yamaha TZR 125. I built the frame. still need to finish the petrol tank and oil tank,there is still a lot of work to do, but Im hopeing to get it finished for the summer

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Old 23rd February 2014, 12:01 PM   #38
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Re: Anyone out there still riding motorbikes.

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My Collection of British 360 degree Parallel Twins from past to present

AJS 500 Twin

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Norton 750 Fastback Commando

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Triumph 750 Bonniville

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920 Norton EML Sidecar

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These are different bikes Ive built with my Triumph 500 cc 1972 engine.That I have owned for 23 yrs. The First bike I put the engine into was a AJS Stormer frame. I raced it in the pre 1974 class

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I then modified it and made it into a long travel motocrosser

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The center of gravity was a bit too high, So I made a new frame, swining arm, tank seat etc, and raced it in the over 40s Twin shock class. At one race meeting I was given an award for the best sounding bike.......

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I started this versoin of it about 5 yrs ago, its my modern style cafe racer. The doner bike is a Yamaha TZR 125. I built the frame. still need to finish the petrol tank and oil tank,there is still a lot of work to do, but Im hopeing to get it finished for the summer

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I was a triumph fan for years, I had a 3ta,5ta,6ta,t100,t120r and white saint .
One that I always wanted was a Cheney frame with a Triumph engine, a bit like the trophy but much nicer.

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Old 23rd February 2014, 01:39 PM   #39
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Re: Anyone out there still riding motorbikes.

For sure:

Both sides of the spectrum BMW k1100lt and Harley Road King. A Moto Guzzi 1100 Sport as well! Love 'em , but I worry. Hit a deer last night in my Mini Cooper....

Favorite is the Beemer!

Harley is a 57 Chevy looks great, but...
Beemer is a 911
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Old 23rd February 2014, 01:55 PM   #40
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Favorite is the Beemer!

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