How many motorcycle riders on here?

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How many motorcycle riders on here?

Post by espacef1fan » Fri Apr 01, 2016 3:03 pm

It seems like most people I run into on TF or here are interested in or ride dirtbikes/motorcycles. I thought it was kind of interesting.
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Re: How many motorcycle riders on here?

Post by Mike McCreight » Fri Apr 01, 2016 10:15 pm

Guilty.
Once upon a time, there were 5 or 6 XRs here at any given time. Now there's 2, but there's 6 bikes.
7 if you count the "parts bike" for the DT200. DTs are like XRs. Same vintage, cult following, and parts don't grow on trees.
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Post by Ed Lijewski » Sat Apr 02, 2016 10:56 am

Yo!

(Not mine) https://youtu.be/humZvaGnlsw

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Post by $KRILLA » Sat Apr 02, 2016 5:53 pm

Kawasaki Ninja ZX 10R here.

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Post by espacef1fan » Sat Apr 02, 2016 9:25 pm

Ed Lijewski wrote:Yo!

(Not mine) https://youtu.be/humZvaGnlsw

YMMV
Pretty cool. The only chopper I would want besides that one is one of the radial engine powered choppers.

I dont like choppers so those must be pretty cool for me to want.
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Re: How many motorcycle riders on here?

Post by DAReese » Sun Apr 03, 2016 4:24 pm

1978 Kawasaki KZ650SR. The dealers were only allowed to sell one for each 50 bikes they sold. so I imagine it is a pretty rare bike. Haven't driven it much the last 20+ years since I moved from a rural area to a suburban one and had kids.
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89 Scorpio - waiting on some parts before it hits the road again
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used to own 86 dark blue traded in on a min van, what was I thinking?

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Re: How many motorcycle riders on here?

Post by KingpinCEO » Thu Sep 14, 2017 12:42 pm

me... I'm a motorcycle rider.

I used to ride a lot with friends and stuff, until I seen a lot of bad things happen.. now I just commute, because I get 50 miles per gallon.

I have 48,000 miles on my bike, and I bought it brand new in 2010... it was a 2009 katana.
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Post by Mike McCreight » Thu Sep 14, 2017 10:35 pm

KP!
I thought you'd been abducted by aliens.
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Post by Esteban » Thu Sep 14, 2017 10:58 pm

still have the 01 R6 track bike. used to also have an 04 R1. Guys with turbo cars like speed.

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Post by KingpinCEO » Tue Sep 19, 2017 9:17 am

Mike McCreight wrote:KP!
I thought you'd been abducted by aliens.
Hey Mike,..

they returned me safe and sound... no probes.

I just been busy, and I even went without internet for a few months, but I'm back. :cheers

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Re: How many motorcycle riders on here?

Post by GPz11 » Tue Sep 19, 2017 8:47 pm

Down to 2 bikes myself, '05 Goldwing and '05 CRF450

Used to road race a RC51 and endurance raced a SV650.

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Post by cmouta » Tue Sep 26, 2017 10:39 am

I've had my 82 CB650 for a few years now. Just moved to a town at the center of two very busy highways so I find myself not riding at all. Sitting in traffic on a motorcycle blows and I try to be a law abiding citizen so no breakdown lane riding for me(except one 90 degree night in dead stopped traffic when my bike was overheating and even then, it was a 5mph cruise.) I've since tuned it better but that whole experience turned me off from getting on the highway. My commute is 45mins to an hour with 30 minutes in stop and go, no thanks :( 55mph backroads is where its at for me if I can ever find some time.

I just picked up a 150cc 2006 Bajaj Chetak scooter(vintage vespa licensed knockoff from india) with a 4speed manual handlebar grip shifter and a sidecar a few months ago. It's a hoot for me and my old lady around town and the manual shifter helps make it an engaging ride.
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Re: How many motorcycle riders on here?

Post by timxr8 » Thu Sep 28, 2017 6:54 pm

Used to, had a 2004 Yamaha R6 for a while. Got sick of the sport bike scene (track days were the only real fun). Ended up getting a '85 Honda CB550SC Knighthawk in CA, but the new requirements to ride while on that coast (in the Marine Corps) became ridiculous. I got it when it barely ran and fixed it up pretty well. Ended up selling it back to the guy...it was funny how timing works out. He was happy it remained the same, just tuned/cleaned up properly. I do want to end up with another 80's Honda, either a 550 or a 650. In the FL panhandle right now.
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Re: How many motorcycle riders on here?

Post by Ed Lijewski » Mon Oct 02, 2017 12:05 pm

I ride a 1989 PC-800 (rode a 1990 model 145K, then bought the '89).

Everything he says is true;

https://austin.craigslist.org/mcy/d/199 ... 15457.html

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Re: How many motorcycle riders on here?

Post by DAReese » Mon Oct 02, 2017 12:32 pm

That ad is awesome.
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88 XR4Ti - mono white T5, someday to be bi wing
89 Scorpio - waiting on some parts before it hits the road again
88 XR4Ti - mono red C3, parts car
used to own 86 dark blue traded in on a min van, what was I thinking?

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