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Offline Gérrard

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Re: Odd Motorcycle you have owned
« Reply #40 on: September 18, 2014, 09:18:03 am »
The odd one out in my bikes over the years, was the Kawasaki Z1100  I bought in 1986. I was never one for quick bikes and this one scared the shit out of me. Did one trip to the Beaver Ralley and sold it so fast, never got a chance to take a photo of it.  :imaposer:

They were pretty though.

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Re: Odd Motorcycle you have owned
« Reply #41 on: October 01, 2014, 01:38:49 pm »
My first bike was 20 year old yammie XS 400 US custom.
I loved that bike. After that I moved on to the 1150 GS....
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1150 GS, 1200 GSA, 125 KX, WR450  (all sold) :(
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Re: Odd Motorcycle you have owned
« Reply #42 on: October 01, 2014, 07:27:41 pm »
My wife had an Xs 400 years ago ...candy apple red. It was a great bike.
PIG LITE....Honda NX 650
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Re: Odd Motorcycle you have owned
« Reply #43 on: October 01, 2014, 09:10:43 pm »
I refurbished this 1942 Harley side valve


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Re: Odd Motorcycle you have owned
« Reply #44 on: October 01, 2014, 10:57:26 pm »
first bike: GSXR 250...grey bike. it makes 32kW...about the same as a Honda XR600, it easily got to 180km/h
2003 R1150GS
 

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Re: Odd Motorcycle you have owned
« Reply #45 on: October 01, 2014, 10:59:13 pm »
I refurbished this 1942 Harley side valve


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not my kind of thing, but ...wow...
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Re: Odd Motorcycle you have owned
« Reply #46 on: October 02, 2014, 06:15:47 am »
Very very nice, Chili Dog!  :thumleft:

Do you still own it?

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Re: Odd Motorcycle you have owned
« Reply #47 on: October 02, 2014, 11:46:55 am »
Very very nice, Chili Dog!  :thumleft:

Do you still own it?

Sadly no! I needed the bucks and had to sell. To be honest it was a pain in the arse. The suspension was in the seat post so you kind if bounced up the road and the gearbox was driven with a double chain that was oiled by a drip tube from the engine, ride for an hour and spend the rest of the day cleaning it


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Re: Odd Motorcycle you have owned
« Reply #48 on: October 02, 2014, 09:26:45 pm »
i have had a 1978 suzuki 425cc   paralel twin.smoke like a 2stroke.  to keep die exorse noise down i have put a koo can in one off the rust out exorse pipes.  have to sell it to pay for my kar to fix.  ha ha the oke i have sell it to sold it after a time to buy a 2nd hand frige.   

and i a few times pop a nice wheelie. 
Black 1100GS