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Offline Detourer

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Re: What bikes have you owned ?
« Reply #80 on: November 28, 2007, 03:24:48 pm »
Lifan 200 GY-5   :BangHead:

2008 KLR 650  ;D

BMW 800GS (ordered)...
I've rukked it, I've plukked it, I've even dropped it... and the KLR is still in one piece...
 

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Re: What bikes have you owned ?
« Reply #81 on: November 28, 2007, 04:17:38 pm »
 

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Re: What bikes have you owned ?
« Reply #82 on: November 28, 2007, 04:44:44 pm »
From 1983 to 1987: in Oz...
1. Yamaha XT550
2. Yamaha XT600TT
3. Kawasaki Z1000J
4. Kawasaki Gpz900R
5. Kawasaki Z1000-2
From 1997 to 1999: in SA...
6. Kawasaki Z1000 EL Replica
From 2007
7. BMW R1200GSA
 

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Re: What bikes have you owned ?
« Reply #83 on: November 29, 2007, 12:25:12 am »
RZ50
RD350 Powervalve - was an unreliable pig but I loved it
NSR250 MC18 - race tuned, weighed 115 Kg wet and made over 60hp (IIRC), got a life's supply of adrenaline in a few months from this bike
VFR400R NC30 - heavy, but awesome motor and super reliable
Aprilia RS250 Harada GP replica - first and only dream bike ever owned, little disappointing after the NSR, still regret selling it though
82 XT200 - was commuting on this thing until just two years ago, surprised to find it shitloads of fun as long as I stayed away from the highways
VFR400R NC30
03 640 Adventure - only had it a few days, should be excellent fun. Love the gearbox and motor. The seat was designed by someone with hatred in their heart I reckon.
 

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Re: What bikes have you owned ?
« Reply #84 on: November 29, 2007, 08:11:00 am »
KX60  Age 9, What a Joll I had on this We used to live in chartwell close to fourways and the entire area was open veld.
MBX50 Age 16, Teenage freedom at R2 500.
RG50  Age 16, Bought it for R100 as a junker and put a 80cc BigBore ;D kit on it, Looked like shit went like hell ,160kph down hill snacks in Krugersdorp with my feet over the rear flickers  :-*
Age 22 Kawa Z1100 Shaft Wonderful bike Paid R2500 for it as the original owner needed to get rid of it as his 16year old son was starting to take too much interest in it. He was only to happy to let me have it for almost nothing. Sold it for R 9000 4 years later.
 9 year gap
Age 35 2008 KLR650 x 2 The wife and I decided we needed a new hobby and both liked the idea of the Dual Sport scene.
690R Lost but not forgotten
1190R
 

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Re: What bikes have you owned ?
« Reply #85 on: November 29, 2007, 08:16:20 am »
1998 Honda XR600R (sold) - Monster learner bike! Bulletproof. Miss the kickstarting...  ;D
2002 KTM 640 Adventure (sold) - Loved/hated it. Torture rack of note  :BangHead:
2004 BMW R1200GS (sold) - Great adventure tourer, but refined up to the point of being boring :rolleyes:
2007 BMW G650 XChallenge (a keeper) - Long live the thumper! Yeah baby!  :headbang:
Hans

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SOLD: 2013 BMW F800GS - 2007 BMW G650 XChallenge - 2004 BMW R1200GS - 2002 KTM 640 Adventure - 1998 Honda XR600R
 

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Re: What bikes have you owned ?
« Reply #86 on: December 02, 2007, 10:27:59 am »
2007 BMW G650 XChallenge (a keeper) - Long live the thumper! Yeah baby!  :headbang:


Any news on bigger fueltanks ?
 

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Re: What bikes have you owned ?
« Reply #87 on: December 02, 2007, 10:39:19 am »
Yamaha RD350 aircooled
Suzuki OR 50 Chopper (  ;D )
Suzuki ER 125
Honda XL185S
Honda CX500
Vespa P200E
Suzuki GS550E
Vespa P150X
Vespa 150Veloce
BMW R1100R
BMW R80/7 (Thunderchild chopper)
BMW R1150GS
Kawasaki KE100
Aprilia Tuareg 600Wind
BMW R1000GS Bumblebee
BMW F650GS Dakar (Black and White model)

Bold typo bikes still here, however, the 1150GS is for sale. As the 650 Dakar does all I need it to do at the moment.
NEVER EVER UNDERESTIMATE THE STUPIDITY OF OTHERS....

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Re: What bikes have you owned ?
« Reply #88 on: December 03, 2007, 07:59:32 pm »
Wow--- now I must think again..............

1978 first bike
Yamaha DT 175
Yamaha XT 500 (Brown tank)
Yamaha XT 500 ( bLACK AND sILVER TANK)
Yamaha XT 500 ( race bike)
Maico 490 alpha 1
Honda XR 500

mmmmmmmmmm

Kawasaki Z1r
Honda CB750F
Yamaha R1
Honda CBR 600 f (wifes)
Honda CBR 1000 RR
hONDA CBR 600 f4I (Wifes)
Honda CBR 600 RR
Honda CBR 600 RR 07 ( Wifes and for sale now)
Honda CBR 1000RR 06
Honda Africa Twin
Honda CTX 200
Hot and sweaty - Nice if you with a Lady, Bad if you in the Jungle
Honda Africa Twin
 

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Re: What bikes have you owned ?
« Reply #89 on: December 03, 2007, 11:05:13 pm »
Bikes
KDX 175
KX 125
KTM 300
KDX 200
Pocket Racer  ;D
KLE 500 (Latest)

Quads
Blaster 200
TRX 300
Mini Banshee (For the Kids)
TRX 400
KINGQUAD (Latest)
 

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Re: What bikes have you owned ?
« Reply #90 on: December 04, 2007, 07:21:23 am »
Here my list from 1979 to current

Honda CB100 Benly
Suzuki 125
Honda CB-350  Four
Honda 400 Hawk
Honda CBK750
Yamaha XT500
Honda XR500R
Honda 500 Silverwing
Yamaha XT600 Tenere
Yamaha IT490
Yamaha IT250
Kawasaki KDX250
Kawasaki KLR650
Cagiva 750 Elefant
Kawasaki KDX200
Honda XVL1000 Varadero
KTM 990S
(Kids - PW80 and Honda CRF125)
 

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Re: What bikes have you owned ?
« Reply #91 on: December 06, 2007, 02:31:52 pm »
Suzuki GT200 X5 - still have some parts of it. The front wheel is doing duty on my trailer
Kawasaki Z750 '83 the original Groenie
Suzuki PE 250 ex-enduro racer, homemade pipe, faarken fast.

Loooong wait

Montessa 348 Cota Malcolm Rathmell replica paid R500 for it.
Kawasaki KLR 650 the current Groenie
Honda QR 50 actually my chickie's bike
Kawasaki KDX 200 the TOY

I found pics of the original Groenie

What it looked like when I bought it.



After a major accident and even major-er rebuild

« Last Edit: December 06, 2007, 04:50:45 pm by Groenie »
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Re: What bikes have you owned ?
« Reply #92 on: December 06, 2007, 03:45:47 pm »
gEEZ gROENIE

Had a look at the first pic and thought: Eish, no ATGATT, hope he does'nt have an accident

then the second pic is that of an accident damaged bike. Yikes -hope ur sloffies survived too
I love my bike..................
 

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Re: What bikes have you owned ?
« Reply #93 on: December 06, 2007, 04:49:25 pm »
Should have mentioned that I was just riding the bike to have the pics taken. Didn't ride like that normally. In those days we wore denim jackets and takkies when riding.....
« Last Edit: December 06, 2007, 04:50:09 pm by Groenie »
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Re: What bikes have you owned ?
« Reply #94 on: December 06, 2007, 08:32:53 pm »
XR 200,
XJ 750
GSX 750 EF
KDX 200
XT 350
XR 500 RE
XT 660 R
 

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Re: What bikes have you owned ?
« Reply #95 on: December 07, 2007, 07:45:54 am »
Should have mentioned that I was just riding the bike to have the pics taken. Didn't ride like that normally. In those days we wore denim jackets and takkies when riding.....

Well thats good to know  ;D
I love my bike..................
 

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Re: What bikes have you owned ?
« Reply #96 on: December 07, 2007, 01:12:50 pm »
Use of MB50 and DT175 on family farm

Owned/own

XR500RE
XT600Tenere
R1200GS
I know nothing but I can not prove it,,,,,
 

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Re: What bikes have you owned ?
« Reply #97 on: December 12, 2007, 03:08:32 pm »
My signature says it all...
Next to the KLR I loved the 750 most.
If I ever come across one rusting away under a tree I plan to restore it.
 

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Re: What bikes have you owned ?
« Reply #98 on: December 12, 2007, 04:20:15 pm »
The favourite - 1981



And the one that tried (and nearly succeeded) to kill me:



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Re: What bikes have you owned ?
« Reply #99 on: December 12, 2007, 04:39:29 pm »
I like variety

vespa 150 1999
vespa sprint V 1963
vespa vnb 1962
vespa sprint 1964
vespa sprint V 1972
vespa VB1 1958
vespa VBB 1964

oh - BMW 650gs 2006 :o
I love my bike..................