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Offline Loopy

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Re: What bikes have you owned ?
« Reply #120 on: March 19, 2009, 09:16:55 pm »
From 1980:
Some-or-other Italian help-my-trap 50cc hand me down
Honda MT5 Tornado
Suzuki GT550

Bikeless -got married...

Divorced  :biggrin:
1992
Honda CX500 Turbo

Bikeless for a couple of years :xxbah:

Honda 400 Hawk
Kawasaki RX1000
Suzuki DL650 V-Strom (Current)
 

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Re: What bikes have you owned ?
« Reply #121 on: March 19, 2009, 09:54:32 pm »
HONDA MONKEY BIKE,HONDA MB50,GPZ550,KR250,KLR600,KR250,GPZ600,KLR600E,ZX1000,GPX750,KLR650A,ZXR750,ZX10B,KLX650,KLR250,KLR600E, 7 YEAR BREAK,KLR650A17,KLX650R and  my 1985 KLR600A [my orginal 1st LADY]
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Re: What bikes have you owned ?
« Reply #122 on: March 21, 2009, 01:28:16 pm »
First bike in 1993

81 XT500 (sold)
82 GPZ550 (sold) - a bit of a mistake as I prefer non-road bikes
04 XL650V Transalp (my baby)

I still cry about my XT500 - she was pretty, but then currently she would have hurt me like hell. They are quite small in fact. My buddy's DT125 is almost the same size if in fact not bigger.

Fooled around with mate's bikes in school - DT50, RZ50, MB-5 and the Gamma's. Had to cycle to school >:(

Time for an update since this date...

First bike in 1993

81 XT500 (sold) marriage and no money forced sale
82 GPZ550 (sold) - a bit of a mistake as I prefer off-road bikes
04 XL650V Transalp (sold - twatwaffle that I am)
01 XL1000V Varadero (sold) sudden pregnancy forced sale
88 DR750s Dr Big (current) - WOW! Should have bought one long ago...

Hmm, this must end... ;D
 

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Re: What bikes have you owned ?
« Reply #123 on: March 21, 2009, 01:45:22 pm »
TS50ER - great schoolboy scoot.
GS550e - my first big bike. major accident on it..my fault not bikes.
CB900F- great bike - good service from it.
1100 Katana- big accident ./...used insurance to buy outright a
750- Katana - without a doubt the most reliable bike i have ever owned. 90 000 km's an was still going strong when i sold it.
GS750es- great bike
gpz1100 - fuel injection nightmare - first thing i did was throw out the FI
VF750F - chocolate cams or noty this bike went well.
GSXR750WN - good sportbike ,a bit heavy compared to the competition in its day but went well
VTR1000F - a brilliant bike ...got stolen ..bustids
GSXR750W SRAD with FI- great bike but got into touring an adv riding
DL1000 - excellent bike 50 000km's and going strong.
XT125e* - great lil bike ..i used it prior to my son gettign it for his 16th birthday. solid lil bike ,cheap but underpowered....

cant think of more right now ,,,those i forget are prolly best forgotten i reckon  ;D

Update since then:

1962 Vespa 125cc *
BWS100 *  Awesome scooter , everyone should own one of these to commute and have fun.
DR650SE  Great honest thumper.
XL650V * most comfortabel bike i have ever ridden

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Re: What bikes have you owned ?
« Reply #124 on: March 22, 2009, 08:15:09 pm »
1977-1979  Yamaha FS1 (50cc)
1980 - 1981 Honda CB550
1981 - 1981/2 Honda CB750
1982 - ? Honda CB750KZ
198? - ? Kawasaki Z1000J
1983 - ? Yamaha RD350LC YPVS (the best bike ever)
1985 - 1987 Yamaha XS1100 - started racing on this.
1987-1989 Suzuki GS1150EF - Track only, what a machine.

..and in between those; Yamaha IT175J - wicked!
Honda XR500RC

Then nothing till last year!!! Fck, what have I been missing?!?!?!
 

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Re: What bikes have you owned ?
« Reply #125 on: March 23, 2009, 06:56:59 am »
1967 125 BSA Bantam
1948 350 Matchless that morphed in to a 500 AJS
1950 500 Sumbeam
1960 Norton 650ss
1972 750 Norton Comando
1982 Yamaha 1100 Special
Still own
1997 Harley Custom Softail
2000 Ducati MH900e
2003 Yamaha TW 200
2007 KTM 990

Enjoyed every one of them :biggrin:

 

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Re: What bikes have you owned ?
« Reply #126 on: March 23, 2009, 12:05:26 pm »
Hmmm lets see only two bikes that I have owned realy.

LML 150 know as the Groen mamba and then the Legend of all Legends Honda XRV 750 Africa twin :thumleft:
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Re: What bikes have you owned ?
« Reply #127 on: March 23, 2009, 12:23:17 pm »
Honda mini trail
TZR50
RGT250
VFR400
RVF400
VTR1000
TW200
CRF230
YZ85
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Re: What bikes have you owned ?
« Reply #128 on: March 23, 2009, 12:40:28 pm »
Honda Trike 80cc
Honda MTX50
Kawasaki KE175 (great bike. Still have it -but it needs SERIOUS attention)
Kawasaki K125 AG
Honda CB200 (dont laugh)

5 year break

Honda XRV750 Africa Twin
BMW R1150 GS Adventure
Honda XR650L
BMW R1200GS

But currently bikeless (for a while)

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Re: What bikes have you owned ?
« Reply #129 on: March 23, 2009, 01:05:41 pm »
RZ 125 - energy induction (i.e. boost bottle). Wish I could restore another
RZ 350 YPVS -  :o
IT 200 - dirt playbike
XT350 - commuter
XR 650R - the monster. Should never have sold it, but too strong for me.
TW 200 - Supposedly for the wife, but I rode it mostly  :mwink:
08 KLR 650 - Dissapointing
BMW 650 Funduro - bit too civilized for me
XLV650 Transalp - great mid-size touring DS bike
DR 650SE - content at last  :ricky:
 

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Re: What bikes have you owned ?
« Reply #130 on: April 03, 2009, 06:06:35 pm »
Mmmmmm. Lets see if I can remember them all...

KDX250 (1987)... Loved this bike.
CB400T (1989)
XR500R (1990)
GPZ750 turbo (1991)... Straight from Hell  >:D
XR500R (1991)... Another XR
GSX750 (1992)
CB400 (1992)... yes, another
GPZ1100 (1993)
...and then a gap (Ja, the GF then had a bad influence on my bikedom)
GSX750 (2000)
VFR750 (2001)
CBR929 (2003)
RSV1000R (2004)... pure road-going sex
ZX9R (2005)
KTM950adv (2006)... And so, back to my dirt biking roots
KDX200 (2006)
TTR125 (2007)... actually, got this for the Mrs
BWS100 (2007)... great scooter
KTM525XC (2008)

...Life has been good, so far.  ;D

 

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Re: What bikes have you owned ?
« Reply #131 on: April 03, 2009, 06:19:53 pm »
Yamaha DT50 (SA)
Yamaha RZ50 (SA)
Suzuki GSX750 (SA)
Yamaha XS1100 (SA)
BMW R100GS Alpine White/Blue (UK)
BMW R1100GS (SA)
BMW R1100GS (UK)
BMW R80GS (SA) - Current
BMW R45 (Project never got off the ground except when I stripped it  :biggrin:) (UK)
BMW R60/7 (Near finished project for my wife and sold it due to lack of funds) (UK)
Yamaha XT600 Tenere (UK)
Honda Africa Twin XRV750 (UK)
Chang Jiang K750 Sidecar (UK) - Current
BMW HP2 (UK) - Current

The bikes I currently own have no idea how I am ever going to sell one fo them should I have to  :patch:

Out of all the bikes I owned the BMW R80GS and HP2 is my most favourite followed closely by the Yamaha Tenere and sidecar. Best mileage and cost effictive bikes I ever owned was the Honda Africa Twin and the BMW R100GS thus far. Most expensive bike with trouble was the BMW R1100GS I had in the UK, strangely enough the one I had in SA never gave me a spot of trouble  ???
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Re: What bikes have you owned ?
« Reply #132 on: April 03, 2009, 07:22:27 pm »
Suzuki RV90
Honda XL500R
Yamaha IT 490
Honda XR 200
Yamaha IT 465
Honda CB900
Kawasaki GPZ1100
Kawasaki Z1000
Suzuki Katana 1100
Yamaha XT 500 (2)
Yamaha XS1100
Suzuki DR750 Big
Suzuki DR800 Big
Honda CR500
Honda XR600
Honda Africa Twin (2)
BMW GS650 Dakar
Yamaha YZ490
Honda VF750
Honda XR500
Suzuki DR600
Yamaha Raptor
BMW 650 Funduro
BMW GS1150
Yamaha XT600E

That's the lot I think, best one for me was the DR600
Yamaha XT1200Z Super Tenere
Yamaha YZ 450 F
KTM 690 Enduro R
 

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Re: What bikes have you owned ?
« Reply #133 on: April 04, 2009, 07:08:52 am »
Yamaha MR50
Yamaha DT125
Yamaha DT125LC
Kawasaki GPz1100
Kawasaki KLR650

now...
Kawasaki KLR650 08
Kawasaki KDX200
Yamaha YFM350R

future...
Kawasaki GTR 1400
KDX 200
 

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Re: What bikes have you owned ?
« Reply #134 on: April 04, 2009, 08:03:23 am »
Hyosung 250
BMW650GS  :thumleft:
Vuka 110XL  :thumleft: :thumleft:

in the pipeline: TW200  :biggrin:
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Re: What bikes have you owned ?
« Reply #135 on: April 05, 2009, 07:16:31 pm »
Honda QR 50
Yamaha YZ 80
Yamaha YZ 125
Yamaha DT 175
Suzuki GSXR 750 K6
Suzuki GSXR 1000 K7
Suzuki GSXR 1000 K8
KTM 950 SE
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Re: What bikes have you owned ?
« Reply #136 on: April 07, 2009, 07:41:29 am »
Do not think I have posted in this thread yet.

46 years old.
Riding since age 14 (at least on our own bikes) when my dad helped me buy an aircooled RD350 Yamaha , because he was worried a 50cc would just get me into trouble  :biggrin:


RD 350 Yamaha (Aircooled)
Suzuki OR 50 (Chopper)
Suzuki ER 125
Honda XL 185S
Honda CX500 (As student)
Vespa P200E (As student)

Student/marraige gap of 3 years

Yamaha IT250 with YZ racing kit.
Suzuki GS550 (Pre-Katana)

House building gap of 5 years

Vespa PX150
Vespa 150 Sprint Veloce

BMW R80/7  (Made into a chopper)
BMW R1100R
BMW R1150GS
BMW R1000GS Bumbble Bee
Aprilia Tuareg 600 Wind  (Bushbike)
Kawasaki KE100
BMW 650 Dakar (Black and White)
BMW R1200GS (Pimp mobile)  CURRENT Ride
Honda XRV 750 Africa Twin
Honda PC 50 Moped CURRENT toy.

Guess there will continue to be a bike in the garage at most times, as a toy and for recreation.
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Re: What bikes have you owned ?
« Reply #137 on: April 08, 2009, 07:22:43 pm »
650 katana
vfr 400k
425 suziki `78
dr 650 `95
r1100gs `97  :)
Black 1100GS
 

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Re: What bikes have you owned ?
« Reply #138 on: April 08, 2009, 08:21:12 pm »
I once had a CBR1100, i owned it for sure.......... i blew the engine  :imaposer:


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Re: What bikes have you owned ?
« Reply #139 on: April 10, 2009, 09:47:08 am »
ktm 250
honda crf250X
then moved to quads
blaster 200
yfz 450
now moved back to bikes and ride a XT660R
KTM 1090R