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Offline GARTHVADER

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Re: What bikes have you owned ?
« Reply #200 on: May 19, 2013, 08:59:05 pm »
At Shool:
Suzuki 50cc (cant remember which model)
Yamaha YZ80
Suzuki RM80
Yamaha YZ100 x 2
Honda CR125
After School:
Kawasaki KDX200
Kawasaki KX250F
Yamaha WR250F
Yamaha WR 450F
Yamaha YZ250
Husqvarna WR250
Honda Transalp 650
BMW GS650 Dakar
Yamaha 660 Tenere
KTM 950 Adventure
.... currently on a Honda XR650L and loving it!!
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Re: What bikes have you owned ?
« Reply #201 on: May 19, 2013, 10:11:30 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.   :'(

Looking to buy a DL650 again.


2013 - Suzuki DL650 2007 model with 21000km.   :thumleft:

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Re: What bikes have you owned ?
« Reply #202 on: May 20, 2013, 10:58:17 am »
My Bikes (In order of memory)

1984    Honda QR 50
1970's    Honda SL 125
1991    Honda MTX 50
1980's    Yamaha XS 400 Special
1999    Yamaha YZ 250
2001    Yamaha YZ 250
2001    Husaberg FE 650
2000    KTM 300 EXC
2001   KTM 520 EXC
1984   Yamaha IT 490
2008    Gas Gas EC 300         (Still Have)
2001    KTM 640 Adventure              (Still Have)
2008    Honda XL 700 Transalp
1999    Beta Techno 250          (Still Have)
2010    Xispa 280 Trials Bike              (Still Have)
2002    KTM 380 EXC            (Still Have)

My Son's Bikes

Electric Superbike
Oset 16"
KTM 50 Junior
Kawasaki KLR 110
KTM 950 Adventure S
KTM 450 SX
KTM 380 EXC
 

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Re: What bikes have you owned ?
« Reply #203 on: May 20, 2013, 03:15:24 pm »
Bought my first bike at 14 yrs old with my news paper delivery money R2000.00

IT 250 ( bullet proof81 model)
MTX 50 when I was 16 years(dad bought)
MBX 50 swapped out
NS 50 (what a fast little bike 17-18 yrs) dad bought

8 yrs nothing
Time to buy my own bikes now :-\
WR 250 when I was 26 (white and blue 93 year model, awesome machine)
CR 250  at 27 yrs (total wrong bike for the riding I did.)bike was pulled through its ring.
Husky 450 at 29 yrs 4 stroke beast
Husky 450 at 33 yrs 08 model (to much bike for the tough technical stuff)

Now have
990 at 35 yrs (ride to work every day 365)
Husaburg 390 at 36 yrs( best 4 stroke enduro ever) 
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KTM 990 07
Husaburg 12
Have been
Husky 450 06
Husky 450 04 Cr 250 98 WR 250 93 IT 250 82 Happiest when on two wheels
 

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Re: What bikes have you owned ?
« Reply #204 on: May 20, 2013, 04:39:13 pm »
Don't have a extensive history like some of the seasoned oukes....Started small in 2004:

Hyosung GT250
Suzuki V-Strom 650
Suzuki SV1000
Harley Davidson XL1200 Sportster
BMW K1200S

Currently Own:
BMW R1150GS
BMW F800ST
H-D XL1200 Sportser Custom
Currently owns: BMW R1200R & Honda CX500

Previously owned: BMW R1150GS, BMW G650GS, BMW R1150R, Suzuki SV1000, Suzuki DL650 V-strom, Hyosung GT250, BMW F800ST, BMW K1200S, Harley XL1200 Sportster Custom, SYM 125 Scooter, BMW G650 X-Country
 

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Re: What bikes have you owned ?
« Reply #205 on: May 20, 2013, 05:41:24 pm »
2004 - First Bike. The Zonk Mobile or Zonkie - Transalp
2005 - Must (like what elephants give off during mating) - Aprillia Caponord
2008 - Baton Rouge - Versys
2012 - Bride of satan, now Baby (after Runner got hold'a her) - Africa Twin

the best? Well all'a them.
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Re: What bikes have you owned ?
« Reply #206 on: May 23, 2013, 01:02:33 pm »
Then:
Honda MB 5 - '83
Yam RD 350LC - '81
Honda Gold Wing GL1100 - '83?
Honda VF1000F - '84?
Kaw KDX 200 - '88
Yam XT 500 - '80?
Hon XL500s - 81?
Suz DR500s x2 - '82 ?
Hon XR 200 - '82/3
Hon XR 500 - '82
Kawa ZX9R - '98
Hon Black Bird - '01
Kaw KLR 650 - blk and red
Kaw KLR 650 - blk and green
BMW GS650/Dakar x 12 - 2001-2006
That's what memory recalls.

Now:
Hon MB5 - '82/3
Hon XR 250 Tornado - 2011
Hon Trans Alp 650 - 2007
Hon VTR1000 SP2 - 2004
Yam RZ250 YPVS - '84
Yam XT600 tenere - 84
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Re: What bikes have you owned ?
« Reply #207 on: May 23, 2013, 03:02:58 pm »
 SOLD:
Jonway scooter
Cpi Dacar scooter (water cooled nogal)

STILL HAVE:
Honda CR250
Honda XR250 Baja
Honda XR650R
KLE 500
KTM 250 Exc
KTM Duke 620
KTM 990 Adv S
Bajaj Pulsar :)
TZR 250 3XV
 

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Re: What bikes have you owned ?
« Reply #208 on: May 23, 2013, 05:55:39 pm »
Kawasaki Z200 (didnt want a 50)
Kawasaki Z200 (bought for spares)
Suzuki GN400 (toured the country)
Honda CX500 (written off on way home from 83 Buffalo rally)
Yamaha XT500 (wasnt fast enough on the hiway)
Honda XR500 (for farms & Enduros)
Honda CR250 (for Enduros)
Honda CB750C (great commuter)
Honda CB900F (lost it in the first divorce)
Honda CB900F (lost it in the 2nd divorce)
Triumph Tiger 1050  (current)
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HAVAL/GWM Fourways
 

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Re: What bikes have you owned ?
« Reply #209 on: May 23, 2013, 06:15:01 pm »
Kawasaki Z650. Late seventies.
Honda Roadpal (automatic nogal!)
Harley 883 sportster
BMW R1200GS
BMW R100 RS (Restoration project)

Now:
Harley-Davidson Softail, Deuce
BMW F800GS (2013)
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Kawasaki Z650 (1978)
Honda Roadpal (1980)
Harley Sportster 883 (2001)
Harley Softail Deuce (2005)
BMW R100RS (1982) BMW R21200GS (2007) BMW F800GS (2013)
 

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Re: What bikes have you owned ?
« Reply #210 on: May 23, 2013, 07:45:50 pm »
Don't ask me the years.

HONDA MB5 (Bobcat)
XR 500
Honda VF550 FourK
Marraige and kid....
Thunderace
R1
Honda SP2
BMW K1200s
BMW1200GSA
R1
BMW F800GS

A couple of racebikes in between and 2 pitbikes. 4 Quads and 1 stationary bike in the bedroom that I use to hang my clothes on... :imaposer:
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Re: What bikes have you owned ?
« Reply #211 on: May 23, 2013, 09:38:31 pm »
Honda MBX50
Honda 929 Fireblade
Honda 1100 Blackbird
Kawasaki KLR650 (2007)
Triumph ST1050
Suzuki GSXR1000k7
Kawasaki KLR650 (2012)
Triumph Speed Tripple 1050 (2008 Black Round Light)

I need more Triumph's!! 8) 8)
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Re: What bikes have you owned ?
« Reply #212 on: May 23, 2013, 10:15:12 pm »
I have owned a lot of bikes in my life, here is the really memorable ones;
Suzuki GT750, GT380, RM465.
Yamaha RD350B, RD400C/D, RD500LC, DT400B, TY250, YZ490.
Kawasaki 750H2, KH500, KH400, KH250.
KTM 495 Pro-lever.
 

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Re: What bikes have you owned ?
« Reply #213 on: May 24, 2013, 06:33:50 am »
I have owned a lot of bikes in my life, here is the really memorable ones;
Suzuki GT750, GT380, RM465.
Yamaha RD350B, RD400C/D, RD500LC, DT400B, TY250, YZ490.
Kawasaki 750H2, KH500, KH400, KH250.
KTM 495 Pro-lever.

What, no BMW's ?? :wink:
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Re: What bikes have you owned ?
« Reply #214 on: May 24, 2013, 07:24:10 am »
I have owned a lot of bikes in my life, here is the really memorable ones;
Suzuki GT750, GT380, RM465.
Yamaha RD350B, RD400C/D, RD500LC, DT400B, TY250, YZ490.
Kawasaki 750H2, KH500, KH400, KH250.
KTM 495 Pro-lever.

What, no BMW's ?? :wink:

I actually did own a 1950's R5/something for the best part of 1989. Sold it to a guy in Stilfontein. I did not mention it on my list of most memorable bikes.
 

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Re: What bikes have you owned ?
« Reply #215 on: May 24, 2013, 07:42:54 am »
2Stroke Dan...what was the RD500LC?

...and the RD350B...assume the old aircooled one like the RD400 with the square cooling fins. My RD350LC YPVS was the best thing on 2 wheels I've ever owned.....

ps....have you seen that Kawa 500 'canyon racer' bike on that "Kneeslider" website...
 

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Re: What bikes have you owned ?
« Reply #216 on: May 24, 2013, 07:51:58 am »
BMW GS650/Dakar x 12 - 2001-2006

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Re: What bikes have you owned ?
« Reply #217 on: May 24, 2013, 03:02:38 pm »
2Stroke Dan...what was the RD500LC?




OH of course....the V4!!!!! I thought that was an RZ....
 

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Re: What bikes have you owned ?
« Reply #218 on: May 24, 2013, 03:11:29 pm »
Only learned to ride in 2000 at 35 years old and bought first KDX; but made up for it since then  :lol8:

Kawasaki KDX 200 x 3
Kawasaki KDX 220
Kawasaki KX250F
Triumph Tiger
Yamaha Wildstar XV1600 (current)
Yamaha FZ1
BMW 650 GS
KTM 690
Yamaha XT600e
Husqvarna 610 TE (current)
Honda CR250R
Yamaha YZ80 (current)
Suzuki RM250 (current)
KTM 950 SE (current)
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Re: What bikes have you owned ?
« Reply #219 on: May 24, 2013, 06:56:25 pm »
2Stroke Dan...what was the RD500LC?

...and the RD350B...assume the old aircooled one like the RD400 with the square cooling fins. My RD350LC YPVS was the best thing on 2 wheels I've ever owned.....

ps....have you seen that Kawa 500 'canyon racer' bike on that "Kneeslider" website...

Sorry, I meant the RZ500, which was in SA what the RD500LC was in Britain, and the Alloy framed RZV500R was in Japan.

I love the old H1 500 "specials"

I had a total of 4 RD350B aircooled bikes, sorry I sold them on. I am now rebuilding a RD350 31K YPVS [RZ350]