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Worst bike mods
« on: 19 March 2017, 08:52:08 PM »
Saw this on another forum and thought it could be interesting to see/ hear about some of the worst things you guys have ever seen done to a motorbike?

Pics are even better

Here's something to start......

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Re: Worst bike mods
« Reply #1 on: 19 March 2017, 09:15:05 PM »

What? yellow spotlight lenses? Not great but not that bad.


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Re: Worst bike mods
« Reply #2 on: 19 March 2017, 09:17:59 PM »

playing cards, held on by pegs on the spokes.  for the clicking sound. ;)
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Re: Worst bike mods
« Reply #3 on: 19 March 2017, 09:53:51 PM »

playing cards, held on by pegs on the spokes.  for the clicking sound. ;)
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Re: Worst bike mods
« Reply #4 on: 20 March 2017, 08:11:55 AM »


Personally, any bike that has the factory standard rear mudguard area cut away, I think it looks naff at best, but mostly as though the bike has been rear ended and not repaired properly.
is it clean enough?

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Re: Worst bike mods
« Reply #5 on: 20 March 2017, 08:59:40 AM »
The mudguard/numberplate has always,to my mind, been the section to spoil the look of a bike. Even back in the 60's building cafe racers,the numberplate/rear light would usually be a lashup, to be done properly later on, but "later on" never happened.Personally I'd rather chop the back end to within an inch of its life,then fit the smallest numberplate you think you'd get away with.Not from the point of trying to fool speed cameras, but having a numberplate the size of a plasterers hawk just looks crap.

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Re: Worst bike mods
« Reply #6 on: 20 March 2017, 10:50:26 AM »
Don't start me with modified back ends.....

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Re: Worst bike mods
« Reply #7 on: 20 March 2017, 11:19:57 AM »
Don't start me with modified back ends.....
Now you're talkin'. :lol 
« Last Edit: 20 March 2017, 11:28:46 AM by robbo »

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Re: Worst bike mods
« Reply #8 on: 20 March 2017, 06:21:24 PM »
Why do this to a perfectly good fireblade?


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Re: Worst bike mods
« Reply #9 on: 20 March 2017, 06:27:38 PM »
Why do this to a perfectly good fireblade?

1. it helps the rider from sliding off the back
2. it was probably far from a good fireblade having been written off prior to the conversion work starting
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Re: Worst bike mods
« Reply #10 on: 20 March 2017, 07:50:14 PM »
If you think the tails bad, you should see how the Germans paint their engines
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Re: Worst bike mods
« Reply #11 on: 20 March 2017, 07:52:54 PM »
Purple anodized bar weights and bolts on Kawasaki's
It maybe green but its not a focin Xmas tree
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Re: Worst bike mods
« Reply #12 on: 20 March 2017, 07:57:04 PM »
Taking the bits off a Fazer that make it comfy and easy to ride fast and far, to make it a Streetfighter  :evil

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Re: Worst bike mods
« Reply #13 on: 20 March 2017, 08:14:34 PM »
Crash bobbins fixed to the weakest bracket on the bike (saw some bolted to the lower radiator bracket on an R6)
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Re: Worst bike mods
« Reply #14 on: 20 March 2017, 11:08:11 PM »
Purple anodized bar weights and bolts on Kawasaki's
It maybe green but its not a focin Xmas tree

I always hated the purple and green kawak colour scheme, never though if it as a Xmas tree before now though haha

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Re: Worst bike mods
« Reply #15 on: 21 March 2017, 01:53:42 AM »
Gold Wings and the like with so many LEDs and neons stuck on them that they look like something from Close Encounters!

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Re: Worst bike mods
« Reply #16 on: 21 March 2017, 07:40:29 AM »
Maltese cross anything.

Skulls with led eyes on custom bike front mudguards

Rim tapes (sorry)

Fur seat covers


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Re: Worst bike mods
« Reply #17 on: 21 March 2017, 08:47:04 AM »
Maltese cross anything.

Skulls with led eyes on custom bike front mudguards

Rim tapes (sorry)

Fur seat covers



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Re: Worst bike mods
« Reply #18 on: 21 March 2017, 09:15:21 AM »
Anything 'cafe racer' - Remove fairing, add clamp on handlebars and ridiculously thin seat (comfort gone), remove tail and underseat section (practical storage and pillion carrying capability gone), remove airbox (engine performance and smooth running gone), fit radial tyres (handling gone). Looks good though...
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« Reply #19 on: 21 March 2017, 09:25:30 AM »
Anything 'cafe racer' - Remove fairing, add clamp on handlebars and ridiculously thin seat (comfort gone), remove tail and underseat section (practical storage and pillion carrying capability gone), remove airbox (engine performance and smooth running gone), fit radial tyres (handling gone). Looks good though...



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« Reply #20 on: 21 March 2017, 09:40:52 AM »
... or a standard Fazer  :b

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Re: Worst bike mods
« Reply #21 on: 21 March 2017, 10:25:07 AM »

Rim tapes (sorry)



GUILTY !    I would like to polish them but cant be arsed


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