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« on: March 14, 2007, 02:58:04 pm »
...and buy this:



you gotta admit. it's sexy, in a retro kinda way  :lol:
 

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« Reply #1 on: March 14, 2007, 02:59:57 pm »
well, it would not be something stupid.. but at that price.. surely you can hget what you want..

you get a reserved table at news cafe if you buy that scoot.. :D  :D

do it.. do it.. do it..

it will be the first one on the forum..
 

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« Reply #2 on: March 14, 2007, 03:01:02 pm »
It's better than a V@spa.

Daar's nie pille vir stupidgeit nie, stop jou kak en koop die dakar.

Honestly, you capies?!

 :D  :D
 

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« Reply #3 on: March 14, 2007, 03:10:28 pm »
Shark_ZA might have something to add here, hey sharkie?  :D
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« Reply #4 on: March 14, 2007, 03:13:37 pm »
i think that bike is hawt my man.

might not be the dogs bollocks for all of our intentions, but i love its looks  8)
 

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« Reply #5 on: March 14, 2007, 03:43:15 pm »
That looks schweeet! what's it called?
 

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« Reply #6 on: March 14, 2007, 03:51:06 pm »
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That looks schweeet! what's it called?


It's a Triumph Scrambler 900
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« Reply #7 on: March 14, 2007, 04:02:58 pm »
yes, triumph scrambler. you get some sweet accessories for it too:

 

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« Reply #8 on: March 14, 2007, 04:14:19 pm »
Ai Wes, you and your retro bikes. First the Vespa, now this. When you are an old ballie, you will be looking at a GS 1200 ADV thinking that is retro.
Also retro for you to consider: Harley flat tracker! :thumbright:
 

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« Reply #9 on: March 14, 2007, 04:18:10 pm »
Get a retro KLR - goes back to '87  :D

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« Reply #10 on: March 14, 2007, 04:21:03 pm »
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yes, triumph scrambler. you get some sweet accessories for it too:


 :lol:  dood - you must hear those racing pipes on the Scrambler, they sound AWESOME... and backfire very nicely on runover too  :D

Ask Shark  8)
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« Reply #11 on: March 14, 2007, 04:21:35 pm »
Displacement:   865.00 ccm (52.78 cubic inches)
Engine type:   Twin
Stroke:   4
Power:   55.00 HP (40.1 kW))
Torque:   69.00 Nm (7.0 kgf-m or 50.9 ft.lbs)
Compression:   9.2:1
Bore x stroke:   90.0 x 68.0 mm (3.5 x 2.7 inches)
Fuel system:   Carburettor. Twin carburetors with throttle position sensor and electric carburetor heaters
Fuel control:   DOHC
Ignition:   Digital - inductive type
Cooling system:   Air
Gearbox:   5-speed
Transmission type
final drive:   Chain
Clutch:   Wet. multi-plate

With a 16l fuel capacity...
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For grabbing the moment and living the day It's been way too early that you were taken away
 

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« Reply #12 on: March 14, 2007, 04:27:22 pm »
Quote from: "Kev"
Ai Wes, you and your retro bikes. First the Vespa, now this. When you are an old ballie, you will be looking at a GS 1200 ADV thinking that is retro.
Also retro for you to consider: Harley flat tracker! :thumbright:


Always wanted a Harley Flatracker, much more in line with a Buell than any Harley, I heard they may issue one next year?

Hey Wes, remember Scooters are like Fat chicks, fun to ride until your friends find out.

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« Reply #13 on: March 14, 2007, 04:34:05 pm »
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Always wanted a Harley Flatracker, much more in line with a Buell than any Harley, I heard they may issue one next year?

 
I hope they do make one. I though they were awesome machines when I 1st saw them in "On Any Sunday". I saw one a few year ago on Germany that a guy built... and it was awesome. Really appeals to me. I likey.
 

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« Reply #14 on: March 14, 2007, 04:48:47 pm »
Harley, XR750 Flat tracker looks similar to this:
 

 
Here is a better pic:
 
 

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« Reply #15 on: March 14, 2007, 04:54:03 pm »
yeah i prefer the triumph hey. plus the fact that it's brand new.
 

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« Reply #16 on: March 14, 2007, 05:08:14 pm »
if you like classic what about one of these...

 

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« Reply #17 on: March 14, 2007, 05:11:08 pm »
still prefer the triumph...
 

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« Reply #18 on: March 14, 2007, 05:12:23 pm »
Quote from: "Kev"
Harley, XR750 Flat tracker looks similar to this:
 

 
Here is a better pic:
 


Yep.Yep, Yep, strangely they do old Yamaha 650 lleL twins the same way, Alf Hagon in the UK used to build them for grass track too, bored to 850cc running Methanol  :shock:  :shock:  :shock:

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« Reply #19 on: March 14, 2007, 05:15:19 pm »
Oh what a bike!

I took it for a test ride, one that had a few of the extras on like the race pipe that IDR describes.  (thanks IDR)
At a different stage in my life, it would have been mine.