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Re: The small bike thread
« Reply #40 on: October 23, 2007, 08:14:49 am »
MADASS  !!! I love them, in the UK, they cost quite a lot more, and the 50cc is the more popular one it seems.

The other mad bike in the same left field corner is the Zoomer by Honda. 50cc Fuel injected.

I have recently again gone back to 650cc, and would go even smaller in SA. The 1150 is a great tourer, but the smaller singles are much more fun, and chuckable.

Those Djebels and the Yamaha TTR's are great bikes.





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NEVER EVER UNDERESTIMATE THE STUPIDITY OF OTHERS....

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Re: The small bike thread
« Reply #41 on: October 25, 2007, 02:39:20 pm »
I've got a Suzuki Raider 150. It has 16hp and is geared to go 153km/h indicated (taken it there twice slip-streaming downhill) before hitting red-line. Usual speeds is between 100km/h and 130km/h. The Suzuki FXR150 has basically the same engine (different carb, top and cams), but develops 20hp. I'm thinking of trying to source a 2nd hand FXR engine and then converting my Raider into something like this (first pic is of a standard Raider 150):

Don't waste any more time.

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Re: The small bike thread
« Reply #42 on: October 25, 2007, 02:47:23 pm »
damn if i could get one of these for my wife in automatic!!!

 

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Re: The small bike thread
« Reply #43 on: October 25, 2007, 09:10:17 pm »
I'm thinking of trying to source a 2nd hand FXR engine and then converting my Raider into something like this (first pic is of a standard Raider 150):


Change it and come down to George. I'll photograph it in Baviaans ;D
 

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Re: The small bike thread
« Reply #44 on: October 25, 2007, 09:14:27 pm »
How many small duallies on the forum?

TR - CTX200
Sir G - NXR125
SCP - NXR125
Watty - Djebel250
Eisbain - TTR250
Sweeper - NXR125
Clinton - NXR125
Digitaldan - DR200
Rooipoot - DR200
Operator -  ;D ;D ;D
Kykdaar - TW200
Adventurer - XT225
Peaches - XT225
Paramed - XT200 (?)

I know there is more, but I can't remember ???
 

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Re: The small bike thread
« Reply #45 on: October 25, 2007, 10:22:41 pm »
How many small duallies on the forum?

TR - CTX200
Sir G - NXR125
SCP - NXR125
Watty - Djebel250
Eisbain - TTR250
Sweeper - NXR125
Clinton - NXR125
Digitaldan - DR200 DR250
Rooipoot - DR200
Operator -  ;D ;D ;D
Kykdaar - TW200
Adventurer - XT225
Peaches - XT225
Paramed - XT200 (?)

I know there is more, but I can't remember ???

And if the 400 falls into the small category you can also add DieterJ
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MalJohan Suzuki 150
« Last Edit: October 25, 2007, 11:04:35 pm by digitaldan »
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Re: The small bike thread
« Reply #46 on: October 25, 2007, 11:10:43 pm »
Shark BWS 100
MalJohan Suzuki 150

Don't you think we should wait until they are "dualed up"? ;) >:D ;D
 

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Re: The small bike thread
« Reply #47 on: October 26, 2007, 08:35:48 am »
LeCap: Djebel 200 (Mrs. LeCap)

That black and orange Honda looks like an excarvator. Some type of two wheeled Bobcat. Can you get a shield for it?
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Re: The small bike thread
« Reply #48 on: October 26, 2007, 08:49:50 am »
Small duallies:

TR - CTX200
Mrs. TR - NXR125
Sir G - NXR125
SCP - NXR125
Sweeper - NXR125
Clinton - NXR125

Watty - Djebel250
Mrs LeCap - Djebel200
Digitaldan - DR250
Rooipoot - DR200
Bobnob - TS250

Eisbein - TTR250
Kykdaar - TW200
pgapatric - TW200
Adventurer - XT225
Peaches - XT225
Paramed - XT200 (?)

Operator -  ;D ;D ;D


Battle Scooters

Shark BWS 100
MalJohan Suzuki 150


Who else?
What is considered small? 250 & below or 400 & below?
The minimalistic touring thread on ADV rider seems to think it's 250 & below.
« Last Edit: October 26, 2007, 10:19:34 am by Trailrider »
 

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Re: The small bike thread
« Reply #49 on: October 26, 2007, 08:53:06 am »
I am truely getting GATVOL of all this "small bike syndrome" going around this forum! >:D

TR, haven't you seen that the majority riders (63%) prefer big bikes?  How can you start this tread??  You ARE the minority - stay away!

I think we should ask the mods to ban all members with bikes of 250cc and lower! >:D >:D
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Re: The small bike thread
« Reply #50 on: October 26, 2007, 09:02:56 am »
Who else?

does the bike currently have the be in one piece?

 ;D

if not i have a Suzuki TS250
 

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Re: The small bike thread
« Reply #51 on: October 26, 2007, 09:04:47 am »
pgpatrick rides a TW200,

Battle Scooters, there are a whole flock of Vespas.
mountainboy, logie, etc.
 

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Re: The small bike thread
« Reply #52 on: October 26, 2007, 09:56:43 am »
I am truely getting GATVOL of all this "small bike syndrome" going around this forum! >:D

TR, haven't you seen that the majority riders (63%) prefer big bikes?  How can you start this tread??  You ARE the minority - stay away!

I think we should ask the mods to ban all members with bikes of 250cc and lower! >:D >:D

Uiltjie

Ever thought that the move to small bikes on the forum is because of the Gung Ho attitute of guys like you! >:D

My 200 will beat your ass if I choose the route...
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Re: The small bike thread
« Reply #53 on: October 26, 2007, 09:58:00 am »
Who else?

does the bike currently have the be in one piece?

 ;D

if not i have a Suzuki TS250

Depends how long it's going to take to get it in one piece. When will you be able to ride?

Eisbein also has a TS185
 

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Re: The small bike thread
« Reply #54 on: October 26, 2007, 10:00:50 am »
pgpatrick rides a TW200,

Battle Scooters, there are a whole flock of Vespas.
mountainboy, logie, etc.

pga patric added!

A Vespa is a "Battle scooter?" >:D They can't even get through the Fish river canyon... ;D
 

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Re: The small bike thread
« Reply #55 on: October 26, 2007, 10:07:58 am »
I'm thinking of trying to source a 2nd hand FXR engine and then converting my Raider into something like this (first pic is of a standard Raider 150):


Change it and come down to George. I'll photograph it in Baviaans ;D

Maljohann - Why wait for another engine? You can start the conversion as is!
 

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Re: The small bike thread
« Reply #56 on: October 26, 2007, 10:16:37 am »
Who else?

does the bike currently have the be in one piece?

 ;D

if not i have a Suzuki TS250

Depends how long it's going to take to get it in one piece. When will you be able to ride?

Eisbein also has a TS185

will hopefully have it up and running before the end of the year

need get some fork seals and then just put it back together...
 

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Re: The small bike thread
« Reply #57 on: October 26, 2007, 10:19:05 am »
Cool! You're on the list ;D
 

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Re: The small bike thread
« Reply #58 on: October 26, 2007, 10:24:23 am »
Cool! You're on the list ;D

 :o

now thats what i call pressure!

 

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Re: The small bike thread
« Reply #59 on: October 26, 2007, 12:01:25 pm »
Maljohann - Why wait for another engine? You can start the conversion as is!

Because trying to find info on what parts to use is a painful process. Especially if you don't have any experience in modifying.

What I have in mind is upside-down forks, for which I'll need bigger triple-clamps that fit in my frame. A longer travel shock for the back, or maybe even an entirely different swing-arm. Renthal bars with risers that'll replace my current clip-on's. I'd like to fit rims with conventional spokes and hubs, but with the same disc brake setup I have now. Lastly I'll need to replace the front mud-guard with an off-road one.
Don't waste any more time.

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