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Offline BullFrog

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One old Brit and 4 Japs...
« on: May 17, 2019, 11:50:11 am »
My current collection.

VF 1000 R: Had it since 1984 from new - 37 600 km's.

XR 650 L: Bought in 2011 - 81 000 km's.

NC 750 X 2014 : 'Delivery bike' - Bought in 2014 - 69 500 km's.

YZ 250 2001.

Triumph 650 Bonneville T120 - Inherited from my dad who had it for 25 before a complete restore. 


« Last Edit: May 17, 2019, 12:09:54 pm by BullFrog »
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Re: One old Brit and 4 Japs...
« Reply #1 on: May 17, 2019, 11:59:35 am »
You have an enviable collection. :ricky:
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Re: One old Brit and 4 Japs...
« Reply #2 on: May 17, 2019, 12:17:27 pm »
The triumph is cool
 

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Re: One old Brit and 4 Japs...
« Reply #3 on: May 17, 2019, 12:33:42 pm »
81000 kms on the XRL :o
Any issues in the time you`ve owned the bike?
Impressive! :thumleft:
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Re: One old Brit and 4 Japs...
« Reply #4 on: May 17, 2019, 12:36:09 pm »
81000 kms on the XRL :o
Any issues in the time you`ve owned the bike?
Impressive! :thumleft:
I'd like to know too if the engine had been open?
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Re: One old Brit and 4 Japs...
« Reply #5 on: May 17, 2019, 12:37:46 pm »
81000 kms on the XRL :o
Any issues in the time you`ve owned the bike?
Impressive! :thumleft:

None, apart from the obligatory right hand valve seat coming loose. I was lucky that it did not cause any damage.
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Re: One old Brit and 4 Japs...
« Reply #6 on: May 17, 2019, 12:48:59 pm »
 :thumleft: :thumleft:

Take good care of them.
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Re: One old Brit and 4 Japs...
« Reply #7 on: May 17, 2019, 03:14:22 pm »
Nice, I really liked those VF1000R's in the 80's.

Good collection.
 

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Re: One old Brit and 4 Japs...
« Reply #8 on: May 17, 2019, 06:04:44 pm »
Looks really good.

Hijack on

How did you mount the GSA screen on the XR650L?

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Re: One old Brit and 4 Japs...
« Reply #9 on: May 19, 2019, 07:42:28 pm »
Nice mix of bikes you have - particularly the old  Brit 😉
 

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Re: One old Brit and 4 Japs...
« Reply #10 on: May 20, 2019, 11:45:00 am »
Nice mix of bikes you have - particularly the old  Brit 😉

Like spanners, you gotta have metric and Imperial... ;D :thumleft:
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Re: One old Brit and 4 Japs...
« Reply #11 on: May 20, 2019, 01:23:27 pm »

Looks really good.

Hijack on

How did you mount the GSA screen on the XR650L?

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Here is a pic.

I made a bracket from a SERIOUS piece of ally I found in the old man's garage. Still a work in progress as I need to figure out how to secure the bottom of the screen properly as well. I just used some zip ties for the time being.

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Like spanners, you gotta have metric and Imperial... ;D :thumleft:
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The old man was in the motor trade for over 60 years and collected a LOT of tools!!!!
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Re: One old Brit and 4 Japs...
« Reply #12 on: May 20, 2019, 03:35:56 pm »
Nice mix of bikes you have - particularly the old  Brit 😉

Like spanners, you gotta have metric and Imperial... ;D :thumleft:

True and also a knack of sorting out oil " sweating "  ;)
 

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Re: One old Brit and 4 Japs...
« Reply #13 on: May 21, 2019, 11:02:29 am »
That Honda VF 100R looks like an awesome bike!!! :thumleft: Nice collection :deal: