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The best bike you have owned
« on: March 01, 2020, 06:11:51 pm »
Like in the topic , which was the best bike you have ever owned . Except the one you ride now , the one you shoudnt have sold .....
 

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Re: The best bike you have owned
« Reply #1 on: March 01, 2020, 07:08:15 pm »
A Suzuki GS750B classic bomb proof motor.  :peepwall:
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Re: The best bike you have owned
« Reply #2 on: March 01, 2020, 07:09:53 pm »
My Z750 twin Kawa... bore and stroke was equal. Passing was a doddle. :thumleft:
 

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« Reply #3 on: March 01, 2020, 07:39:47 pm »
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Re: The best bike you have owned
« Reply #4 on: March 01, 2020, 07:40:50 pm »
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Re: The best bike you have owned
« Reply #5 on: March 01, 2020, 07:47:35 pm »
Yamaha RZ350.Sadly stolen in about 1989.
 

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The best bike you have owned
« Reply #7 on: March 01, 2020, 08:07:04 pm »
This HP2 was properly sorted with extras and I should’ve kept it....


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Re: The best bike you have owned
« Reply #8 on: March 01, 2020, 08:12:46 pm »
Too many , but all of my RD350’s they were all just so much fun , VFR750F RC36!1996 model , such a great all rounder , do a track day on Saturday , 650km breakfast run on Sunday then leave on a 2 week your on the Monday and it did everything with aplomb and the sound on an an open pipe is symphonic , 650 Transalp just so comfortable and efficient , KDX200 , such a lekker bike , KX450F , scared the shut out of me , loved it , and every XR I have ever owned .
For quite a few years I was employed by dealers so had free use of plenty of bikes so there was a good few years that I didn’t need to own any of my my own bikes , but the last few years I have had a few .
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Re: The best bike you have owned
« Reply #9 on: March 01, 2020, 08:13:44 pm »
Like in the topic , which was the best bike you have ever owned . Except the one you ride now , the one you shoudnt have sold .....

3 None of them the best bike for many reasons, but wish I still had them today.... :'(

1982 XR 200
1983 CBX 1000
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2006 Hp2 # 882 #1555 #1784 - 2008 R1200 GSA -  2009 R1200 S - 1998 R1200 C - 2020 RnineT Pure
2012 TW200
My eertse foutjie KTM RC8 en toe nog n 525 ook
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Re: The best bike you have owned
« Reply #10 on: March 01, 2020, 08:23:16 pm »
Honda CBX1000

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Re: The best bike you have owned
« Reply #11 on: March 01, 2020, 08:49:29 pm »
All mine were equally good, but maybe my 1979 1000E Suzuki was the most equal amongst them  ;D
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Re: The best bike you have owned
« Reply #12 on: March 01, 2020, 08:59:50 pm »
I would love my first ever bike back. Only for sentimental reasons.  My ticket to freedom when I was 16.

Suzuki RG 50 gamma. 1984 I think.
I loved that bike.

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Re: The best bike you have owned
« Reply #13 on: March 01, 2020, 09:28:28 pm »
My Suzuki DR 800 S.......That thing was a monster....should never have sold it.
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Re: The best bike you have owned
« Reply #14 on: March 01, 2020, 10:13:21 pm »
I only started riding in my 30s. So zero nostalgia for old smokey, leaky things.

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Re: The best bike you have owned
« Reply #15 on: March 01, 2020, 10:27:46 pm »
1978 - silver Yamaha RD 50. First Love and for the next 2 years. It started all this ...
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: The best bike you have owned
« Reply #16 on: March 01, 2020, 10:37:32 pm »
When I saw the question the first one that popped in my head was the XT660 Z so I’ll stick to that
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Re: The best bike you have owned
« Reply #17 on: March 02, 2020, 12:09:30 am »
My Garelli Cross, my first (and for a veeeery long time to come only) new bike!
Like the pic, and after I put all the gofast goodies plus a discbrake on it got stolen and I never saw it again!
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Sparta MC50, 46 other 50cc's, Garelli Tiger Cross, Jawa 250, Kreidler RS (plated), Kawasaki S1 250/3, S2 350/3, H1 500/3, H2 750/3, Suzuki GT380/3 - 10 year gap - KDX200, BMW 1150GS Adventure, Honda CBR600RR, Honda XR650R 2007 & 2003, Honda CRF230, Yamaha BWS100, BMW F800GS Adventure, Husqvarna 701 Enduro 2018, KTM 790 Adv R 2019, KTM 2020 XC-W TPI 300 Six Days, KTM 2014 500 EXC-W Six Days, KTM 790 Adv R Rally 2020
 

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Re: The best bike you have owned
« Reply #18 on: March 02, 2020, 05:32:32 am »
This one..... :'(
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Re: The best bike you have owned
« Reply #19 on: March 02, 2020, 05:34:14 am »
I would love my first ever bike back. Only for sentimental reasons.  My ticket to freedom when I was 16.

Suzuki RG 50 gamma. 1984 I think.
I loved that bike.

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