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Re: Your favourite Japanese manufacturer?
« Reply #60 on: June 26, 2008, 10:29:46 am »
Oh hell - how could I forget!

XT500.

That also started a genre!

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Re: Your favourite Japanese manufacturer?
« Reply #61 on: June 26, 2008, 10:42:31 am »
okay have to give it to you that the RD350 was an awesome bike
 

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Re: Your favourite Japanese manufacturer?
« Reply #62 on: June 26, 2008, 10:45:14 am »
okay have to give it to you that the RD350 was an awesome bike

What about the others ?

You didn't ask what we liked or not, you asked about Yamahas that 'had a dramatic impact on motorcycles to come'

XT500 ?

The others I've mentioned ?


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« Last Edit: June 26, 2008, 10:45:55 am by Eisbein »
02/02/12 - RIP Glen - the Arrow of Elliot and the little man with the big heart that truly was larger than life.

You have touched us and left us better for having known you - even if it was only briefly.

For grabbing the moment and living the day It's been way too early that you were taken away
 

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Re: Your favourite Japanese manufacturer?
« Reply #63 on: June 26, 2008, 10:48:03 am »
what bike did yamaha produce that had a dramatic impact on motorcycles to come  ???
Cant see the forest for the trees?

Yamaha XT500 !!!!
 

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Re: Your favourite Japanese manufacturer?
« Reply #64 on: June 26, 2008, 10:49:11 am »
In my previous stable Yamaha was the next most favored brand.

IT200

Quads
Blaster 200
Banshee 350
 

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Re: Your favourite Japanese manufacturer?
« Reply #65 on: June 26, 2008, 10:51:36 am »
Fact is - all brands have done something at some point that innovated and changed something significant
02/02/12 - RIP Glen - the Arrow of Elliot and the little man with the big heart that truly was larger than life.

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Re: Your favourite Japanese manufacturer?
« Reply #66 on: June 26, 2008, 10:54:05 am »
okay i had a blonde moment

the xt500 completely slipped my mind - the most important bike of all time  ;D
 

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Re: Your favourite Japanese manufacturer?
« Reply #67 on: June 26, 2008, 11:08:23 am »
Honda !!



Speaking from my little experience and owner of only three bikes of my own yet!
Be careful of the words you say.
And keep them soft and sweet.
For you never know from day to day.
Which ones you'll have to eat.
 

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Re: Your favourite Japanese manufacturer?
« Reply #68 on: June 26, 2008, 11:17:46 am »
Ek moet se dat van al die fietse wat ek gehad het, het ek die minste probleeme met my Suzuki gehad so my vote gaan aan Suzi