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Offline Ndlovu

Re: POST A PIC OF YOUR VERY FIRST BIKE HERE
« Reply #240 on: March 01, 2016, 07:23:22 am »
My first bike, back in the 70's. Rode it like a dirt bike, and try as hard as I could, I could not kill it.
 

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« Reply #241 on: May 17, 2016, 09:08:34 am »
My first bike, back in 1988
 

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« Reply #242 on: May 17, 2016, 09:52:33 am »
My first bike, back in 1988


Is than an 80cc? Never seen that size before, but it nearly looks like a copy of my 50cc Italjet.
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Re: POST A PIC OF YOUR VERY FIRST BIKE HERE
« Reply #243 on: May 17, 2016, 11:04:28 am »
My first bike, back in 1988


Is than an 80cc? Never seen that size before, but it nearly looks like a copy of my 50cc Italjet.

As far as i recall it was a JC5C, which is the 50cc. I was always the smallest kid in class though, might be why it looks bigger  ;D
 

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Re: POST A PIC OF YOUR VERY FIRST BIKE HERE
« Reply #244 on: May 17, 2016, 12:02:55 pm »
1969 Vespa 150 Sprint

Not sure where the "Sprint" originated from, maybe it has a different meaning in Italian..

Bought it for R3000 in a terrible state when I was 16. Engine was good though. Spent about R7000 on cosmetics and used it daily riding to school and around town.

Unfortunately sold it last year :( But it is in good hands and at least being used.

Still amazed with that little engine, almost 50 years old and still going!

 

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Re: POST A PIC OF YOUR VERY FIRST BIKE HERE
« Reply #245 on: May 17, 2016, 12:52:59 pm »
I had a 70's something BMW R50 before my XT but never took any pics unfortunately. The registration was TBH 456 (Nelspruit - Too Bloody Hot)

Pic of the XT in the Caprivi, circa 1980. Took it up on the flossie while I was doing a stint up there
 

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Re: POST A PIC OF YOUR VERY FIRST BIKE HERE
« Reply #246 on: May 17, 2016, 03:22:26 pm »
1969 Vespa 150 Sprint

Not sure where the "Sprint" originated from, maybe it has a different meaning in Italian..




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« Reply #247 on: May 17, 2016, 07:20:39 pm »
Yammie FS1  :ricky:
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Re: POST A PIC OF YOUR VERY FIRST BIKE HERE
« Reply #248 on: May 17, 2016, 09:46:02 pm »
Well, not that I owned this one, but I learned to ride on it. My boet on the back, he never really liked riding so it basically became MY bike   :biggrin: :biggrin:

9 years old, no helmet, North Star Tekkies, swimming trunks and T-Shirt, that's how we rolled!!

Honda XL185 if I remember correctly.... Good times!

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« Reply #249 on: May 17, 2016, 09:59:16 pm »
Yammie FS1  :ricky:

Daai lyk soos n haas wat sy ore plat trek!
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« Reply #250 on: May 18, 2016, 06:03:15 am »
Yammie FS1  :ricky:

Daai lyk soos n haas wat sy ore plat trek!

I can assure you in their day it was no haas! Only 50cc bike that could maybe take it was a Kreidler or Zundapp (this was pre the RD with reed valve). I had two - the one was seriously ported and modded and raced in the 100 Club at Killarney.
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« Reply #251 on: May 18, 2016, 05:39:02 pm »
Ek en Dwerg op my eerste "eie" bike, Yamaha Chappy
Te dankie aan my einste kleinboet is die Chappy nou weer hier by my en gaan hopelik soos nuut wees as hy klaar is.....
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« Reply #252 on: May 18, 2016, 05:43:30 pm »
Don't laugh - the glasses made up for the screen  :imaposer:

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Re: POST A PIC OF YOUR VERY FIRST BIKE HERE
« Reply #253 on: May 18, 2016, 08:19:44 pm »
My first bike, back in 1988


My 5 year olds first bike, and my 2 year old on his first :)
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Re: POST A PIC OF YOUR VERY FIRST BIKE HERE
« Reply #254 on: September 07, 2016, 03:07:02 pm »
my first bike was a Suzuki TS 50cc still bought it by working odd jobs myself ..after school
this pic was around 1977/78  .....windgat & smoking .....my mom would have moered me if she was alive to see this pic
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« Reply #255 on: September 07, 2016, 05:07:08 pm »
Haha Mother, I think we were all wannabe Steve McQueen's at that age
 

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« Reply #256 on: September 08, 2016, 08:53:50 am »
Haha Mother, I think we were all wannabe Steve McQueen's at that age

hahahahaha  was watching an episode of anger management the other night and the young guy didn't know who Steve Mcqueen was

but then again that was taken nearly forty years ago

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« Reply #257 on: December 28, 2016, 02:31:15 pm »


Kx80 think it was a late 80's model but in good nick.

Looked like a bloody Christmas tree in that gear
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Re: POST A PIC OF YOUR VERY FIRST BIKE HERE
« Reply #258 on: December 28, 2016, 06:53:36 pm »
My very first bike a Honda P50....circa 1968....I think my parents hated me  :-\ :-\ :-\ :'( :'( :'(
The school bus used to overtake me on me way home from school, and the kids would laugh and jeer at me ....I hated that... errr... bike.
My mom bought it for 20 bucks ....not an inconsiderable amount in those days .... I'm still in therapy  :'( :'( :'( :'(
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Re: POST A PIC OF YOUR VERY FIRST BIKE HERE
« Reply #259 on: January 23, 2017, 12:18:49 pm »
My dream of owning a bike started early but my mom was a nurse and just flat out refused that I could get one. Said she saw too many bike accidents.
Fast forward 30 years and I finally got my own bike, a 2002 Dakar