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Offline Vintage_Mania

Re: What bikes have you owned ?
« Reply #180 on: May 17, 2013, 11:15:09 am »
Had:
1982 Honda MTX 50
1989 Suzuki TS 50
1979 Yamaha DT 175
1982 Yamaha XT 250
1981 Suzuki DR 500s
1980 Suzuki PE 175
1978 Laverda LH 250
1983 Montesa 360H
1976 Honda XL 350
2007 Kawasaki KLR 650 Fugly

Have:
1981 Honda XL 500s
2009 Kawasaki KLR 650

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Re: What bikes have you owned ?
« Reply #181 on: May 17, 2013, 11:36:23 am »
Yamaha MR50 x2.. Good little bikes
Yamaha DT50.. Better little bike
Honda XR500.. Didn't like it
Honda XR200.. Unbreakable
Yamaha XT600 Tenere'.. Awsomeness
Yamaha IT200.. Legend
BMW F650gs.. Best little bike
BMW R1150gs (Current).. Better awesomness
Kawasaki KLE500 (Current).. Best under rated little bike
Nee wat vlekkelose ek kuier op my lekkerste tussen die rokers,dronkgatte,vloekers,hoere en ander sondaars  :imaposer:
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Re: What bikes have you owned ?
« Reply #182 on: May 17, 2013, 11:53:26 am »
1990 Kawasaki KDX 200 - should have kept it
2005 BMW 650 Dakar - okay
2007 BMW F800S - fun but unreliable. Nearly killed me several times by switching off and locking rear wheel in corners
2004 Honda CRF 250 R - crappy mx bike, swopped it for a quad
2010 KTM 990 Adventure with every possible farkle. Still my favourite on the list
2008 KTM 250 XCF-W. awesome bike, regret selling it.
2007 KTM 250 EXC - great bike, very reliable
2011 KTM 690 enduro R - current
2004 Husqvarna WR 250 - current heap of crap. NEVER again. Not even the scamsters on Gumtree want it.

What I learnt from making this list? If it's orange bring it home. ALL my KTM bikes have served me well with few to no issues.
 

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Re: What bikes have you owned ?
« Reply #183 on: May 17, 2013, 01:30:21 pm »
Yamaha FS1
Honda CB550
Honda CB750K1
Honda CB750KZ
Kawa Z1000J
Yamaha IT175J....wicked!
Yamaha RD350LC YPVS.....just brimming with awesomeness!!!!! :ricky:
Honda XR500RC
Yamaha XS1100...died a horrible death at Killarney  :'(
Suzuki GS1150EF...semi-chopped/canibalised....racing only
19 year of NO bikes...chop that I am/was... :biggrin:
KTM640adv
KTM950S
BMW R1200GS

Of all these ; biggest impression left on me...the RD350! Breakfast runs became rather suicidal  >:D >:D >:D..Chapmans Peak, Ou Kaaps etc etc.....shoo.


 

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Re: What bikes have you owned ?
« Reply #184 on: May 17, 2013, 01:54:06 pm »
SUZUKI 50 GT
KAWASAKI Z 550
KAWASAKI GPZ 750
HONDA CB 750
HONDA 350 FOUR
HONDA VF 750 F
YAMAHA XS750 TRIPLE
HONDA XR 500
SUZUKI RGV 250 Slingshot (2-STROKE >:D)
KAWASAKI   KE 175
HONDA XR 200 R
BMW F650GS
BMW F800GS (CURRENT)
 

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Re: What bikes have you owned ?
« Reply #185 on: May 17, 2013, 03:27:51 pm »
Honda MT 50
Honda CB 1100 RD
Honda CBR 600
Honda CBR1100 Blackbird x2
Triumph Tiger 955
BMW GS 1200
Honda CBR 1000 R x2
KTM 525
KTM 990 S
KTM 990 R
Honda 125 e-storm
Ktm 690 R
 

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Re: What bikes have you owned ?
« Reply #186 on: May 17, 2013, 03:39:04 pm »
Only been riding for four years...

250 Offroad, a white one  :biggrin:, had if for two days then sold it
2006 1200GS, put 30000km on that - SOLD
2009 1200GS, put 29000km on that - SOLD
2010 XT660Z, put 10000km on that - SOLD
2011 1200GSA, written off at 1800km

2010 WR450, about 1500km - CURRENT
2011 1200GSA, on 42000km - CURRENT

other in the family

CRF100, daughter's - SOLD
TT-R125, daughter's - SOLD

CRF230, daughter's - CURRENT
CRF230, wife's - CURRENT
F650GS Twin, wife's - CURRENT
 

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Re: What bikes have you owned ?
« Reply #187 on: May 17, 2013, 03:55:35 pm »
1987 Suzuki GAG 50
1989 Honda CR 80
1990 Kawasaki KX 125
1998 Honda CR 125
2004 Honda CR 250
2007 Kawasaki KX 250
2012 Yamaha XT660Z

Bikes I could have owned if my dad didn't sell them  >:(

Ducati Mike Hailwood Replica
Moto Guzzi California II
Ducati TT2 (Race Bike that was put on the road, Tony Rutter rode one in the Isle of Man)(I'm speaking under correction but I think there were only like 60 or 70 ever made)  :'(

One like this also did the 750cc kit:

http://www.classicracer.com/articles/2012-05/ducati-tt2-part-one
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2012 Yamaha XT660z (Sold)
2007 KX250 2T (Sold)
2002 CR250 2T (Sold)
1998 CR125 2T (Sold)
1990 KX125 2T (Sold)
 

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Re: What bikes have you owned ?
« Reply #188 on: May 18, 2013, 06:59:32 am »
1981 Yamaha MR 50
1982 Derby 125 scrambler
1983 Honda XR 200
11 years no bike
1995 Ducati 900 monster
8 years no bike
2008 Honda CRF 450 X
2010 KTM 690 Enduro
2011 KTM 300 XCW - still have
2011 KTM 990 ADV  30th- still have
2011 Aprilia RSV4 1000 aprc - still have
 

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Re: What bikes have you owned ?
« Reply #189 on: May 18, 2013, 08:40:54 am »
1977 - SUZUKI AC50 HAND ME DOWN FROM OLDER BOET MY DAD BOUGHT NEW IN '73 PAID 325 RONT  :biggrin: REMEMBER SCHOOLBOY SHOOTOUTS - YAMMIE RD50,HONDA SS50, UNFORTUNATELY YAMMIE WAS KING
1979- YAMMIE RD250
1982- SUZUKI GS750
1984- SUZUKI KATANA 750 SOLD IN '85
NO BIKE OTHER PRIORITIES MARRIAGE,KIDS,HOUSE CAR ETC
2002-
1996- KAWI- ZX9
2004- HONDA CBR600RR " TOO EXTREME "
2004- SUZUKI GSXR 750K4 NEW
2004- HONDA VFR800 V TECH
2005- HONDA VFR800 V TECH NEW GREAT BIKE SURPRISED NOT MANY WERE SOLD.
2007- HONDA 650 TRANSALP
2007- REPSOL BLADE
2008- KAWI ZZR1400 " 300KM BEAST
2008- HONDA 1300 PAN EUROPEAN " WOT A TOURER AND THAT SWEET V4 ENGINE "
2011- HONDA AFRICA TWIN " GREAT BIKE JUST A BIT UNDERPOWERED COMING FROM A 1300cc
2012- BMW 1100GS CURRENT NEXT BIKE- GSA 1200 FULL HOUSE  :ricky:
 

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Re: What bikes have you owned ?
« Reply #190 on: May 18, 2013, 09:04:29 am »
Honda MT 50 - School years
Honda XR 200 - Bachelor years
Kawa KDX 200 - Courting SWAMBO years

20 year gap  ???

Yamaha TTR 250 - Finding my mojo again
Yamaha XT 660 R - Enjoying DS biking
Honda Pan European 1300 - Work bike
 
Sold: Yamaha PW80, Honda MT5, Honda XR200, Kawazaki KDX200, Yamaha TTR250, Yamaha XT660R, BMW F800, BMW F650GS, Yamaha XT660Z, CRF230F
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Re: What bikes have you owned ?
« Reply #191 on: May 18, 2013, 09:59:16 am »
Wow Skydiver what a pleasure to have a Pan as a work bike.U got a job for me? :biggrin:
 

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Re: What bikes have you owned ?
« Reply #192 on: May 18, 2013, 10:17:28 am »
DKW 350                                             Rode it into the Ground
Suzuki GS 750                                     Sold
Suzuki GS 1000                                   Sold
Aprilia Moto 650
Harley Davidson Softail Custom          Sold
Harley Davidson Softail Springer         Sold
Harley Davidson Softail Deuce
KTM 950 Adventure                             Sold
KTM 990 Adventure
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Re: What bikes have you owned ?
« Reply #193 on: May 18, 2013, 10:21:01 am »
Yamaha 80cc Chappie
Yamaha YZ80
Honda CR125
Honda CBR600
Kawazaki ZX12 (Stolen)
Suzuki LTR450
Suzuki DRZ400
Honda CRF450R (current)
Honda CRF450X (current) building this into rallye bike for Amageza
Sold Bikes: Yamaha YZ 80, Honda CR 125, Kymco 250, Suzuki DRZ 400, Suzuki LTR 450 2008 CBR600 F3, 2009 Kawasaki ZX12, Honda CRF 450 R, KTM 525
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Re: What bikes have you owned ?
« Reply #194 on: May 18, 2013, 10:58:15 am »
Yamaha MR50
Kawasaki AR 50 (with 80 kit on)
Kawasaki KDX 200
Kawasaki KDX 250
KTM 300 EXC
Kawasaki Vulcan 1500
KTM 950s
KTM 990s
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Re: What bikes have you owned ?
« Reply #195 on: May 18, 2013, 01:38:02 pm »
Post-army; 2x Suzuki GT750's, one a specific bargain, bought from a older gentlemen, his son rode the bike and broke a piston. BUT here lies the geluk, the centre piston broke all along the top ring landing, and a 2stroke having no valves to be damaged, the bore was still perfect. I literally fitted one new piston, 3 sets of rings and gaskets.
This was 1981, and in this same year I also bought my 1st of 4 RD350B's, from a guy called Desmond Easom. These 350's were incredible bikes, and I was the undisputed champ on the old Helshoogte pass. Killarney was just boring. :peepwall:
1981 also saw me becoming the owner of a BSA thunderbolt single carb. Sold it to a unsuspecting victim of circumstances. :imaposer:
1982; I bought a 1975 Yamaha DT400 in showroom condition, and got a RT1 [360cc] Yammie thrown into the deal.
1982 also saw me buying my last Suzuki GT750, previous owner built a very nice Cafe racer, frame nickel plated, TR750 tailpiece, Melber wheels, etc. Very nice bike.

I am trying to put things into chronological order, but I know that I will have to add bikes that I have forgotten about. Like the lekker little horizontal transverse twin 2stroke Stinger
T125 Suzuki I took over from my brother in 1981!!
 

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Re: What bikes have you owned ?
« Reply #196 on: May 18, 2013, 04:18:54 pm »
Triumph Tiger Cub  200cc.
Royal Enfield Model G 350 (unregistered field scrambler)
Ariel Arrow 250cc 2str. twin.
BSA Super Rocket 650cc. (Bastards who stole it got injured by an exploding gas cylinder. Serves 'em right!)
Triumph 650 Bonneville.
Ariel 350 Red Hunter (Cut back due to marriage)
Triumph 500cc Daytona.
1928 Coventry Eagle (Got into the vintage movement for a while)
Triumph Bonneville/Bandit special.
BSA D175 Bantam.
Yamaha DT175.
Bultaco 325cc.
Triumph 750cc Trident 3cyl. (Very special - hand built from special parts bought from the factory race shop that was being sold off.
Short hiatus due to emigrating to South Africa.
Suzuki 100cc B100p (had to start again somehow!)
Honda CD175.
Suzuki GS1000E (Getting back there.)
Suzuki TS185.
Suzuki DR500.
BMW R80/7
BMW R1150GS (Current)
Zong Shen 200cc whatever.
BMW F650gs (Current)
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Re: What bikes have you owned ?
« Reply #197 on: May 18, 2013, 06:39:20 pm »
Italjet 50
Suzuki RV 90 ( Fat Cat )
Kawa KE 100
Honda MTX 50
Kawa KX 80
Kawa KX 80
Kawa KX 125
Kawa KX 125
Yammi TR250 ( Trails bike)
Yammi XT200
Honda XR350 ( actually my dads)

Army Bikes
Yammie XT 350
Honda XR 500
Suzuki DR 500
Yammie YZ 125. ( Demo Team Bike )  ;)

Yammie YZ125
Yammie WR250
Yammie WR 400
Yammie FZR 750 Gennesis
Hoda VTR 1000 SP2 ( with all the bells and whistles - what a machine )
BMW R1100S Boxer Cup ( What a let down after the SP 2 )
Kawa KLR650
Yammie XT660Z Tenere

KTM1190R - All of the above in one :biggrin:


« Last Edit: May 18, 2013, 07:19:43 pm by Catchy »
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Re: What bikes have you owned ?
« Reply #198 on: May 18, 2013, 08:36:12 pm »
Suzuki DL1000 2009 Crashed; Suzuki DL650 2006 Sold; PGO G-MAX 125cc 2009 Sold; Suzuki GSX750 1982 Sold; Suzuki RG50F 1988 Sold

1988 - Suzuki RG50F 1988 model.  Got it new for 16th birthday. Sold 1991. 
1990 - Suzuki GSX750 1982 model. Me and a friend bought it together for cheap-cheap non running. Resprayed and fixed it. Rode it for 2 months and sold for a lekker profit. Matric holiday money.  ;D

2009 - PGO G-MAX 125 2009 model. That little scooter got me into biking. Sold 2012
2009 - Suzuki DL650 2006 model. Bought it with 1600km on it and wat a bike. Sold 2012.
2012 - Suzuki DL1000 2009 model. Wrote it off 22 March 2013.   :'(

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Re: What bikes have you owned ?
« Reply #199 on: May 19, 2013, 08:53:38 pm »
From 2007 till now.. NXR 125, DRZ400, XT660R, YZ250, KTM250SXF, Husky CR125 and now a KX250F FI