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Offline Battlestar

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Re: What bikes have you owned ?
« Reply #240 on: June 10, 2013, 04:03:39 pm »
From start to current in order

Honda XR125 Bros
BMW F650GS
BMW R1150GS
BMW F650 Dakar
BMW R1150GS
BMW R1200GS
Suzuki DL650 Vstrom
BMW F800GS
BMW F800GS (Facelift)

In order of enjoyment
BMW F800GS
Vstrom
1150GS

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Offline SpeedMetal

Re: What bikes have you owned ?
« Reply #241 on: June 10, 2013, 07:18:05 pm »
1991 NS50F- every 16 year old's dream
1994 RZ 350 - every students dream
1998 VFR 400 - when I just started working
2002 NSR 250 (nc30) - track bike
2006 KTM 300 - my first offroad
2008 KTM 950 - the tourer
2010 KTM 300 - the best offroad
2011 KTM 690 - the current Amageza weapon
2013 KTM 250f - the current plastic
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Re: What bikes have you owned ?
« Reply #242 on: June 10, 2013, 08:59:12 pm »
Check my signiture and got my 3xblack last weet, currently on 345 km!
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2013 1200 GS - 2011 KTM 300 - current
2008 1200 GS 2007 XMoto
2006 Kawasaki KDX 200 - current bike 2012 Kawasaki KX 250 2008 Kawasaki ZX 14 2008 Kawasaki ZX 6 2004 BMW 1200 GS Suzuki GSXR 1000 K4 - stuntbike 1994 Honda Fireblade 900 rr - stuntbike 2006 ER6F - stuntbike 2006 Honda TRX 400 2008 Kawasaki KLR 650 Green 2008 Kawasaki KLR 650 Blue - written off 2006 Kawasaki Z 750 S 1984 BMW R100RS 1992 Yamaha DT 180 1988 Honda MTX 50 1985 Kawasaki
 

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Re: What bikes have you owned ?
« Reply #243 on: June 11, 2013, 07:40:35 am »
@ Battlestar....so you enjoyed your Strom more than your 1150GS...?  :biggrin:
 

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Re: What bikes have you owned ?
« Reply #244 on: June 11, 2013, 07:54:00 am »
Honda CB900 Custom - First bike, cost me R3500 from a guy on the Bluff.
Buell XB9 CityX - Got her after coming back from NZ, one of the best naked bikes ever!
Buell Ulysses - Mistake, seriously.
Kawasaki 636 (Track Bike only) - Nice toy
GSXR 750 (Track Bike only) - Better Toy
KX450 - Still got her, awesome to tear up the dirt
Triumph 800XC My sexy beast!!

Triumph 800 XC
KTM 640
KDX450
 

Offline bomskok

Re: What bikes have you owned ?
« Reply #245 on: June 11, 2013, 08:39:04 am »
- Kawasaki ZZR 400

10 year gap

- F650GS Dakar
- Honda CBX 250 (not sure what I was thinking there...?)
- KLR650 - bit of a lemon - had an abusive previous owner...
- G650GS Sertao - current.
 

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Re: What bikes have you owned ?
« Reply #246 on: June 11, 2013, 09:01:36 am »
@ Battlestar....so you enjoyed your Strom more than your 1150GS...?  :biggrin:

Yip. loved that bike. Only changed because service from local dealers was so crap so had to travel to Richardsbay Suzuki to get a decent job done every 6000km  :-\
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Offline GSGM

Re: What bikes have you owned ?
« Reply #247 on: June 11, 2013, 11:11:25 am »
Can still remember when Honda advertised those MTs and MBs in the local newspapers, think it was back in 82.  Honda MT 5 Meteor and MB5 Bobcat ...  R 739. 00

Yes, At the end of 1983, my folks bought my MB5 for a special price of R773 all inclusive, at Scott's Honda in PE, just after the MBXs were introduced.  :ricky:
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Offline COLES

Re: What bikes have you owned ?
« Reply #248 on: July 06, 2013, 03:50:22 pm »

HONDA 750 VERY OLD EARLY 80
KAWASAKI 900
HONDA CBX 1000
YAMAHA TRIPLE[PATROL BIKE
500 XR (PATROL BIKE
VZR 1800
650 X COUNTRY [WIFE
HONDA TRANS ALP 
BMW ADVENTURE
BMW 800
BMW 2010 GS 1200
BMW 650 SERTAO
BMW 2012 GS 1200 TRIPLE BLACK
 

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Re: What bikes have you owned ?
« Reply #249 on: July 06, 2013, 03:58:58 pm »
From first to current.

1. 1982 YAMAHA XS 400 SPECIAL
2. 1988 KAWASAKI ZX 10
3. 1982 YAMAHA XT 550
4. 2000 BMW 650 GS
5. 2007 BMW 1200 GS
6. 2009 BMW 1200 GSA
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Yamaha XS 400 Special Kawasaki ZX 10 Yamaha XT 550 BMW 650 GS BMW 1200 GS KEEP THE RUBBER DUSTY!!!!
 

Offline gecco 162

Re: What bikes have you owned ?
« Reply #250 on: July 07, 2013, 10:58:08 am »
1. Honda MT 50
2. Honda MBX 50
3. Suzuki PE 250
4. Suzuki RM 250 Air Cooled
5.Suzuki ER 185 Blue
6.Suzuki ER 185 Red
7.Kawasaki Z 1000 MKII Blue
8.Kawasaki Z 1000 MKII Red
9. Honda XL 250S
10.Suzuki TS 200R
11.Suzuki DR250  2004( Start of Adventure Riding)  :ricky:
12.Suzuki DR350
13.Yamaha TT600
14.Honda XR650R EU Version
15.Honda XR650R AUS Version ( Current)
16.Yamaha WR450F (Current)
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Re: What bikes have you owned ?
« Reply #251 on: July 07, 2013, 11:50:35 am »
Honda MBX 50
16 years gap
Yamaha XT 350
Aprilia 650 Pegaso
BMW 650 X Country,Honda XR 500R
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Offline Nicobie

Re: What bikes have you owned ?
« Reply #252 on: July 07, 2013, 08:07:42 pm »
Mine was:
 
Pughlinger help my trap - to convince my dad I need something faster than a bicycle to go to university
Yamaha 100cc
Kawasaki Z750 twin tourer - by this time my Girlfriend finished university and I needed something faster to go and vry (now my wive and after babies had a 20 year gap)

Yamah XT600E - still in my garage
Suzuki 650 vstrom -sold to get GS1200
BMW GS650 dakar - Still in my garage used mostly for my gravel trips
BMW1200GS - used mainly for me and wife to tour

I was never a speedster and like touring more.
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Re: What bikes have you owned ?
« Reply #253 on: July 07, 2013, 08:13:39 pm »
In the order that i had them:
KX125
DT175
XT660R
SR250
Am dying to own a XT660Z tenere.A black one will do just fine thanks! ;)
KX125-sold;DT 175-sold;XT660R-sold;VFR 800-sold;SR250-soldt;2006 YZ 250 2t sold;2009 YZ 250 2t sold; 2013 XT 660Z Tenere-current
 

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Re: What bikes have you owned ?
« Reply #254 on: July 07, 2013, 09:18:01 pm »
Yamaha TY50
Yamaha XT200
BMW R100RS (1979 model)
BMW R100 (1984 with RS lookalike fairing)
BMW R80RT (1983 model, sold the fairing on and made a CR of it)
Honda SL 125 (now a 185cc)
Honda CG 125 (the mutant short circuit racer)
BMW R80 monolever
XR600R (1999 model)
BMW F650 Dakar
XR600R (96 model)
CRF230F
DRZ400E
1200 HP2
XR650L
CBX 250 Twister
CRF250L
NC700X

One of my mates at school, Shirley had access to her dad's arsenal of bikes. In 9 and matric we would go down
to other side of Westmead and tear through the valley. When you weigh 63kg and on a PE400 the power to
weight ratio was mindblowing for 1979. I now need bigger more powerfull bikes to give me a rush...
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Re: What bikes have you owned ?
« Reply #255 on: July 08, 2013, 02:57:41 pm »
1950's James - stolen
1973 Yamaha RD50 - sold
1977 Honda CB750K7 - sold
1979 Honda CB900F - sold
1974 Yamaha DT360 - lent to a friend, never returned!!
1984 Yamaha IT465 - sold
1983 Kawa KDX200B - sold
1987 Kawa KDX200C - sold
1991 Kawa KDX200E - sold
1983 Honda CB1100RD -sold
2005 Honda CBR1000 Blackbird - sold
2008 KTM 990S - current

Attended the 1000 bike show yesterday, most of my old bikes were on display, even the old James I rode around our property in the early 70's. The James on display had been found in a taxi earlier that week.

Good memories.
 

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Re: What bikes have you owned ?
« Reply #256 on: July 08, 2013, 03:39:30 pm »
Had:
-A Share in a KX80 with a mate. It was in a box, never got it running properly. Efforts to get it fixed wasn't helped by the fact that neither of our parents knew of the bike, so all fixing happened in secret in a secret barn.

-XT500 - Great bike,  but overheated all the time. Brakes are decorative.

-KLR650 - Great bike. Brakes are decorative

Have:

150cc Jonway Galactica - For a chinese scoot it's proving to be very reliable. almost 3 years without issues

NC700X - Only got it last week, time will tell.



 

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Re: What bikes have you owned ?
« Reply #257 on: July 08, 2013, 03:48:42 pm »
1950's James - stolen
1973 Yamaha RD50 - sold
1977 Honda CB750K7 - sold
1979 Honda CB900F - sold
1974 Yamaha DT360 - lent to a friend, never returned!!
1984 Yamaha IT465 - sold
1983 Kawa KDX200B - sold
1987 Kawa KDX200C - sold
1991 Kawa KDX200E - sold
1983 Honda CB1100RD -sold
2005 Honda CBR1000 Blackbird - sold
2008 KTM 990S - current

Attended the 1000 bike show yesterday, most of my old bikes were on display, even the old James I rode around our property in the early 70's. The James on display had been found in a taxi earlier that week.

Good memories.

Wasn't me!! :laughing4: :laughing4: :laughing4:

My first bike: James Cadet 150 cc


My second bike, a new 1960 Honda Benly 125 cc at my grandfather's farm near Cradock.



Bought another Benly in 1965, second hand (no pic).

Next was a 1965 CB77 in 1968. Pic taken on Prince Alfred's Pass, 1968, on my way to Knysna, then Struisbaai for Xmas.

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Re: What bikes have you owned ?
« Reply #258 on: July 08, 2013, 04:06:18 pm »
16 - Aprilia RS125 99' Rossi Replica :biggrin:
     - Johnway Whip 125 :(
17 - Honda NXR125
22 - 2003CR250
    - 2010 KTM300
    - 2008 KTM530
    - 2008 KTM300
    - 2010 CRf450
    - 2007 YZ250
    - 2006 GasGas300
23 - 2012 Husaberg300
    - 2009 GS800 :ricky:

Those are all the bikes I can remember, Ill add if I remember anything else.
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Re: What bikes have you owned ?
« Reply #259 on: July 09, 2013, 06:34:28 am »
   Bike                    Model
1   Victoria "Vicky" 50cc     1945
2   MT5                    1984
3   KE175                    1985
4   DT175                    1979
5   DT175                    1983
6   RZ50                    1986
7   RZ 50/YZ80 Motor     1987
8   CR80                    1983
9   YZ80                    1984
10   YZ80                    1984
11   YZ80                    1985
12   YZ80                    1985
13   YZ125                    1986
14   YZ125                    1986
15   KX125                    1987
16   KX125                    1987
17   KX125                    1988
18   KX125                    1988
19   IT200                    1990
20   IT200                    1991
21   WR250                    1996
22   KX250                    1999
23   KTM250EXC     2006
24   WR450R                     2009
25   XT660Z                    2011
26   Montesa 501 Cota     2001
27   Gas Gas 280 TXT     2005
28   Yahama Rhino 700i     2010
29   Polaris 900XP     2011
30   KTM500EXC     2012
31   KTM990R                    2012
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