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Old 06-04-2017, 09:40 PM
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Old 06-05-2017, 06:50 PM
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MindWebs: The S1 sounds like lot of fun. A triple is on my radar.

Ian: The 70's CB series will always be my favorite models of Honda bikes.

FranksBMW: Definitely a nice ride! Our R1200 GS is one of the boss's first choices when we ride. I like it as well for the saddle height. at 6' 6", it's very comfortable. Just wish it had cruise control!
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Old 07-22-2017, 09:10 PM
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Ian - as we shared on other threads, I too have a CB350F, mines a 74 and it too need restoring. However, it was my bike in high school, and I intend to ride it again as it is a lot of fun in the city

2manybikes - I had a 72 MX 360 - it was the bike I learned on, and wish I never sold it. Always thought it would be cool to pick up the enduro version so I could street ride it....not that I didn't scoot down the neighbourhood streets to the park with the MX once in a while Love the sound of that thing and lots of good dirty fun on the trails, or making trails haha!
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Old 07-24-2017, 09:19 PM
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I have a 1972 R5 I've been threatening to either restore or make into a lightly modified cafe. By the time I have it done, I'll probably be too old and crippled to kick start it...
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Old 07-25-2017, 06:23 PM
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Currently my only other vintage (25 years old) bike is this very original 92 Paso
Fun to ride but I still like my XS better.....
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Old 07-28-2017, 06:40 PM
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dbbrian- I think at this stage of my life, I can say with some certainty, my MX riding days are over!

Geezer- My list of things I planned on restoring, keeps getting shorter. I had to kick start one of my big bore bikes a couple weeks ago. Not sure how long it had been since I did that last.... but it was not long enough!

Bikes- Nice clean lines on the Ducati. One of the few brands I have never ridden. I came very close to taking a test ride on a Diavel Carbon last fall. Black bikes are not my thing, but wow, what a bike!
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