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Offline TRITIGEX

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Re: Previous Bikes
« Reply #30 on: February 16, 2019, 09:47:45 AM »


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Re: Previous Bikes
« Reply #31 on: February 16, 2019, 10:42:21 AM »
Oh thats just dam flashy ! TTG  :745:
Tiffen - splendid idea - in the lunge

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Re: Previous Bikes
« Reply #32 on: February 16, 2019, 01:48:42 PM »
*Originally Posted by TRITIGEX [+]



A picture's worth a thousand words. A dozen motorcycle pictures worth a lifetime. I just made that up. Cheers mate  :821:
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Re: Previous Bikes
« Reply #33 on: February 16, 2019, 04:19:51 PM »
1981 - Honda CB100N
1983 - Suzuki GS125
1984? - MBX125F (first bike to bring about a hospital visit)
1985 - Kawasaki Z550 (first bike to be stolen - and found - and second bike to put me in hospital)
1987 - Honda CB900
1988 - Kawasaki Z400
2013 - Triumph Explorer
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Re: Previous Bikes
« Reply #34 on: February 16, 2019, 05:19:58 PM »
*Originally Posted by RaglandT [+]
Worse.  Horses ...
Ahhh.... we have/had those too. The only vehicle that burns fuel even when you are not using them.  :004:
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Re: Previous Bikes
« Reply #35 on: February 16, 2019, 05:26:55 PM »
SV650
GSXR600
Aprilia RSV1000R Factory
Triumph Explorer XC Gen 1
Triumph Explorer XCa Gen 2 in the fastest colour - white! :001:
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Re: Previous Bikes
« Reply #36 on: February 17, 2019, 02:26:18 AM »
A lot of you have bikes I wish I'd owned.

Here's my list:

Kawasaki 175 of some sort (first bike...bought for $10, ran for about 10 minutes, not sure what happened to it).
Suzuki GS550E
Suzuki GS750T
Honda V65 Sabre (with the Honda fairing kit; way more motorcycle than an 18 year old kid should ever have)
Kawasaki Concours (the 1000cc version)
Yamaha 600 Radian
Suzuki 800 Intruder
Triumph Sprint ST
Kawasaki KLR 650
Yamaha XT 250
Honda CB500F (for sale!  3 years of warranty left....make an offer!  :001:)
Triumph Tiger Explorer XRT
Can-Am Ryker Rallye Edition....picking up in 2 weeks......does that count as a bike?

I bought the first two Suzukis with my Dad, who had always wanted a motorcycle.  My mom had a visceral hatred for motorcycles (or, as she called them, "killer cycles").  When We brought the GS 550E home, she refused to look at it and didn't talk to my dad for 3 weeks.  I found out 20 years later that the reason dad went halfsies with me on that bike was because "Rosie couldn't stay mad at two people for as long as she could at just one.  I needed someone to share the pain."  :008:

Dad and I went on to ride the lower 48 states and parts of Canada together, and dipped into Mexico just so we could say we'd ridden there.  We last rode together in 2006 I think.  He had to give it up to take care of my mom.  But he did buy another bike a few years ago at the tender age of 79, but I never got the opportunity to take another ride with him.  He passed two years ago.  Those cross-country motorcycle trips with dad are my fondest memories.
Behold, the MaidenCruiser!

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Re: Previous Bikes
« Reply #37 on: February 17, 2019, 04:47:00 PM »
There are a few I wish I had owned but here goes:

Yamaha RS100
Suzuki GS125
Yamaha XJ650
Honda VF750
Honda VFR750
Yamaha XT600
Yamaha FZS600 Fazer
Suzuki SV1000s
Honda CB900F
Kawasaki Z1000SX
Yamaha MT10
Triumph Tiger Explorer 1200

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Re: Previous Bikes
« Reply #38 on: February 19, 2019, 05:35:04 PM »
*Originally Posted by RaglandT [+]
Worse.  Horses ...

I have always found that 1 HP is not enough , the strict minimum to have fun is +-50 ... (debatable)   :164:


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Re: Previous Bikes
« Reply #39 on: February 19, 2019, 05:43:18 PM »
*Originally Posted by R. [+]
I have always found that 1 HP is not enough , the strict minimum to have fun is +-50 ... (debatable)   :164:
I'm not sure about that. My next bike could be one of these:

"The test of the machine is the satisfaction it gives you. There isn't any other test."   --   Robert M. Pirsig

 


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