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March 20, 2013, 12:31:40 PM
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I have had MANY bikes and I miss them all! All I have left is a Ariel Square 4, rebuild project and busy with another project with my son on a VW beetle....so way too busy to be thinking of biking on weekends!

My bike list, since I was 16, in no particular order:
Honds MT5
Honda MB5 (JPS Special)
Yamaha RD350
Yamaha YZ125 MX competition bike
Yamaha YZ250 MX competition bike
Maico 495 Enduro bike
Husqvarna 400 MX/enduro bike
Yamaha RZ500 tricked out to TZR750 spec...(AWESOME machine!)
Honda CB1100RC
Honda CB750F
Yamaha XT500
Triumph Speed Tripple
Yamaha 550 YICS
Honda DAX monkey bike
.....that's about all I can think of now

Oh, wait, add a DKW "help-my-trap" from the 40's!

What my Square 4 will eventually look like....


What the beetle looks like at the moment...


and what we want it to look like, eventually....
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March 20, 2013, 09:00:48 PM
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On a recent trip to MP

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March 28, 2013, 02:31:16 AM
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Beetle looks awesome

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April 04, 2013, 03:16:34 PM
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This past Easter weekend the Beetle came home! Here's the "rig" custom made A-frame. The Beetle ran true behind the XT at speeds up to 130KM/h, when needed, to overtake trucks, etc. We experienced loads of rain and the Foz handled it like a pro, as always.....! I love my car!!!!
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April 04, 2013, 03:23:05 PM
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Quote from: Wynandd;10929
This past Easter weekend the Beetle came home! Here's the "rig" custom made A-frame. The Beetle ran true behind the XT at speeds up to 130KM/h, when needed, to overtake trucks, etc. We experienced loads of rain and the Foz handled it like a pro, as always.....! I love my car!!!!


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April 08, 2013, 09:53:54 AM
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My daily commute is a C5 300cc scooter... As I stay in Edenvale the traffic is a killer.. So I commute to work everyday on my scooter... My daughter named it Powder as it's all white..

April 08, 2013, 10:48:10 AM
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Hmmm, Edenvale, my old stomping grounds.

I think traffic nowadays is crap, doesn't matter where you stay.

Unless you work from home.........
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May 23, 2013, 12:36:50 PM
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Bought a DRZ400S a month or so ago.

Bought some Super Moto wheels....
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May 23, 2013, 12:37:07 PM
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Oh and I bought a 950 Adventure
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May 23, 2013, 01:32:28 PM
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Niiiiice Steve

Have you seen the new 1190 Adventure..?
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May 23, 2013, 08:50:05 PM
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Seen a couple of them, looks good, but sort of soft... They are pretty quick though!
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May 24, 2013, 08:13:00 AM
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A lot of the 950/990 fans are staying with their bikes.
Like you said, the 1190 is a bit soft.

For the guys that have bought the R, they are already talking of a soft front rim.
They want to run a thinner, stronger rim and tubed.

Fast is an understatement.
Some guys got close to 270 I think.
Speedo reading, but still, that speed for an Adventure bike..?
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May 24, 2013, 09:44:29 AM
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Quote from: Manfred;12137
A lot of the 950/990 fans are staying with their bikes.
Like you said, the 1190 is a bit soft.

For the guys that have bought the R, they are already talking of a soft front rim.
They want to run a thinner, stronger rim and tubed.

Fast is an understatement.
Some guys got close to 270 I think.
Speedo reading, but still, that speed for an Adventure bike..?

Stupidly fast. I remember the Honda Cross Tourer running to about 255. More road orientated though.
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May 24, 2013, 09:49:51 AM
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But if you only go on looks, the 1190 is a clear winner!
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May 24, 2013, 10:08:45 AM
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Very European. Its like they took the SMT and put dirt wheels on to it.


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