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Re: POST A PIC OF YOUR VERY FIRST BIKE HERE
« Reply #60 on: December 07, 2012, 10:54:09 am »
Buddy of mine had something similar at school, kept on heatseizing. He then took out the sparkplug gooi'd a couple of drops oil down the hole and I had to help jiggle the bike forward and backwards to loosen the piston again  :eek7:
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Re: POST A PIC OF YOUR VERY FIRST BIKE HERE
« Reply #61 on: December 07, 2012, 11:12:13 am »
 :biggrin:
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Re: POST A PIC OF YOUR VERY FIRST BIKE HERE
« Reply #62 on: December 07, 2012, 11:31:45 am »
 ;D
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Re: POST A PIC OF YOUR VERY FIRST BIKE HERE
« Reply #63 on: December 07, 2012, 12:08:24 pm »
My eerste scoot was aangeskaf om petrol te spaar en die London verkeer n ding of twee te wys.
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Re: POST A PIC OF YOUR VERY FIRST BIKE HERE
« Reply #64 on: December 07, 2012, 04:14:40 pm »
:biggrin:

My eerste 50 cc in 1972 het presies so gelyk. Al verskil was dat die barrel gedeelte metaalkleurig was op die fifty en swart soos op die foto as jy die 72cc omskakeling gedoen het. Ek het dit in gr 11 gedoen en vir so twee weke die vinnigste fifty in PE gehad maar toe gaan die clutch en tweede rat sommer so saam    :biggrin: Waar kry jy die mooie vandaan?
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« Reply #65 on: December 07, 2012, 10:34:52 pm »
Remember the Kawasaki AR 80.  That thing could shift!  I also heard of okes boring out the RZ 50's and sticking in a KX 60 piston.
 

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« Reply #66 on: December 07, 2012, 11:00:12 pm »
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Re: POST A PIC OF YOUR VERY FIRST BIKE HERE
« Reply #67 on: December 08, 2012, 09:19:17 pm »
:biggrin:

My eerste 50 cc in 1972 het presies so gelyk. Al verskil was dat die barrel gedeelte metaalkleurig was op die fifty en swart soos op die foto as jy die 72cc omskakeling gedoen het. Ek het dit in gr 11 gedoen en vir so twee weke die vinnigste fifty in PE gehad maar toe gaan die clutch en tweede rat sommer so saam    :biggrin: Waar kry jy die mooie vandaan?

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Re: POST A PIC OF YOUR VERY FIRST BIKE HERE
« Reply #68 on: December 08, 2012, 10:40:15 pm »
Mine was a Puch, same as the one in the picture (the bike, not the girl).  In my memory it was such a cool bike.  I suppose it was because I could suddenly go anywhere.  Not very fast mind you, they were restricted to 40 km/h.
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Re: POST A PIC OF YOUR VERY FIRST BIKE HERE
« Reply #69 on: December 09, 2012, 12:11:38 pm »
QR 50, baie lank terug. 5jr oud



Ek het presies so 'n fietsie as my eerste fietsie gekry as 'n 3 jarige snotkop..
 

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Re: POST A PIC OF YOUR VERY FIRST BIKE HERE
« Reply #70 on: December 09, 2012, 04:10:47 pm »
My dad on my very first bike - a Yamaha YB100. Must have been around '75?
 

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Re: POST A PIC OF YOUR VERY FIRST BIKE HERE
« Reply #71 on: December 09, 2012, 10:07:53 pm »
My dad on my very first bike - a Yamaha YB100. Must have been around '75?
That looks like a Ford Cortina lurking in the background.   ;)
 

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Re: POST A PIC OF YOUR VERY FIRST BIKE HERE
« Reply #72 on: December 09, 2012, 10:23:59 pm »
My dad on my very first bike - a Yamaha YB100. Must have been around '75?
That looks like a Ford Cortina lurking in the background.   ;)

What is up with all the Fords in tha backgrounds?? Only true Ford lovers can spot them that easily :)
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Re: POST A PIC OF YOUR VERY FIRST BIKE HERE
« Reply #73 on: December 10, 2012, 08:38:12 am »
First one was a Suzuki TS50ER.
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Re: POST A PIC OF YOUR VERY FIRST BIKE HERE
« Reply #74 on: December 10, 2012, 08:52:49 am »
The worlds most expensive XT350, R62K never got to ride it.

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Re: POST A PIC OF YOUR VERY FIRST BIKE HERE
« Reply #75 on: December 10, 2012, 09:06:17 am »
Remember the Kawasaki AR 80.  That thing could shift!  I also heard of okes boring out the RZ 50's and sticking in a KX 60 piston.

Had an AR50, but unfortunately no photos. Got an 80cc conversion, bored that out to fit a KX80 piston, ported it to the max,  reamed the read block out to take a KX80 reed valve, fitted a KX125 carb, had a special pipe built and tuned it to run on methanol.

I wonít mention here how fast it was. Nobody will believe it anyways, but those who want to know can ask Moereloos. He knew the bike well.
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Re: POST A PIC OF YOUR VERY FIRST BIKE HERE
« Reply #76 on: December 10, 2012, 10:35:17 am »
Remember the Kawasaki AR 80.  That thing could shift!  I also heard of okes boring out the RZ 50's and sticking in a KX 60 piston.

Had an AR50, but unfortunately no photos. Got an 80cc conversion, bored that out to fit a KX80 piston, ported it to the max,  reamed the read block out to take a KX80 reed valve, fitted a KX125 carb, had a special pipe built and tuned it to run on methanol.

I wonít mention here how fast it was. Nobody will believe it anyways, but those who want to know can ask Moereloos. He knew the bike well.

20km/h flat out  :biggrin:

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Re: POST A PIC OF YOUR VERY FIRST BIKE HERE
« Reply #77 on: December 10, 2012, 10:50:09 am »
My first bike, 1975 Yamaha FS1e "Fizzy" in silver, already a relic in 1988 when I got it, bought it for R300. I really wanted a Honda MBX50 or a Yamaha RZ50 or even a Suzuki RG50 like all my mates.
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Re: POST A PIC OF YOUR VERY FIRST BIKE HERE
« Reply #78 on: December 10, 2012, 10:56:05 am »
my first bike that i used to commute to school from standard 7
in the early 90's

honda mtx 50, all my mates were on mbx, gamma and other road bikes

yes it wasnt orange, i wasnt born this way  :biggrin:

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Re: POST A PIC OF YOUR VERY FIRST BIKE HERE
« Reply #79 on: December 10, 2012, 11:19:32 am »
The DT, MTX and MBX were the big boys bikes when I was at school  :ricky:
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