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Offline Gensetter

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Pretty Yamaha
« on: July 10, 2014, 09:29:48 am »
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Re: Pretty Yamaha
« Reply #1 on: July 10, 2014, 09:32:35 am »
Cool Bananas!
1978. It's 6am, mid winter...two up on a XL 185S ... off to my first casino ever with all of R40 and we've got a full tank of fuel, so enough to get there we reckon.... that's determination...

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Re: Pretty Yamaha
« Reply #2 on: July 10, 2014, 09:59:04 am »
For Oom Danie


Oom Danie is on holiday..............not banned on the forum, but like away on a real holiday.

But I'm sure he will approve !!   ;D ;D ;D
 

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Re: Pretty Yamaha
« Reply #3 on: July 10, 2014, 10:03:03 am »
What bike was it before it became Cinderella  ? :imaposer:

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Re: Pretty Yamaha
« Reply #4 on: July 10, 2014, 10:52:42 am »
 :drif:
 

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Re: Pretty Yamaha
« Reply #5 on: July 10, 2014, 10:56:43 am »
baie mooi!
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Re: Pretty Yamaha
« Reply #6 on: July 10, 2014, 11:02:29 am »
Nice looking bike. Don't know how well it will handle the twisties with that rake angle.
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Re: Pretty Yamaha
« Reply #7 on: July 10, 2014, 11:50:21 am »
In its heyday

 

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Re: Pretty Yamaha
« Reply #8 on: July 10, 2014, 12:00:52 pm »
What bike was it before it became Cinderella  ? :imaposer:
Virago XV 750
 

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Re: Pretty Yamaha
« Reply #9 on: July 10, 2014, 07:48:59 pm »
Nice! I just bought a '94 Virago XV750; slightly basket case. Awaiting my tender spanner hand ....
 

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Re: Pretty Yamaha
« Reply #10 on: July 10, 2014, 08:02:55 pm »
 :lamer: Gsports You ever heard of the phrase the the thread is useless without pics????? :3some:
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Now 2015 Triumph Tiger 800 Xcx.and.. my favorite... 1996 Yamaha Tenere 660 5 valve single.
 

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Re: Pretty Yamaha
« Reply #11 on: July 10, 2014, 08:45:00 pm »
Very tasty and well executed Café Racer - I like it  :thumleft:
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Re: Pretty Yamaha
« Reply #12 on: July 10, 2014, 08:47:32 pm »
Very nice
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Re: Pretty Yamaha
« Reply #13 on: July 11, 2014, 06:41:41 am »
:lamer: Gsports You ever heard of the phrase the the thread is useless without pics????? :3some:

Yip.

Donno how to load pics.

Bike is stripped down; fixing all the fixes that the 'mechanics' made to 'fix' the bike.

Should be shot; the lot of them .....
 

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Re: Pretty Yamaha
« Reply #14 on: July 11, 2014, 09:32:53 am »
 :drif: :drif: :drif: :drif: :drif:
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Re: Pretty Yamaha
« Reply #15 on: July 11, 2014, 08:50:32 pm »
It looks like a RD 350 with a Ducati motor flipped backwards.
 

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Re: Pretty Yamaha
« Reply #16 on: July 12, 2014, 08:19:43 am »
It's a TR1.

TR1 pictures on the www seem to yield an enormously large fraction of interesting custom bikes.

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Re: Pretty Yamaha
« Reply #17 on: July 12, 2014, 09:28:09 pm »
Thanks Gensetter, very nice, and yes, it is a TR1.[XV1000]
 

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Re: Pretty Yamaha
« Reply #18 on: July 12, 2014, 10:11:55 pm »
Thanks Gensetter, very nice, and yes, it is a TR1.[XV1000]

Welcome back . You have a  lekker trip?
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Re: Pretty Yamaha
« Reply #19 on: July 12, 2014, 10:17:16 pm »
Thanks WhiteDelight! Very lekker trip, did a lot of Kaokoland, Camp syncro and Epupa and Kunene river lodge. Fantastic part of our world!