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Re: The cool bike thread......
« Reply #475 on: 20 July 2020, 10:23:26 AM »
Not Harley fan myself, but if I was to have one it would be this one



Gnasher I had one of these but hated thetwin lights, especially as one is dip and the other head, meaning riding around looking like someone has given your bike a black eye. modded a bosch metal shell headlight and bracket (off a ducati monster) to fit instead, and done away with most of the chrome, much betterer, and cooler. shame about the gimp rider though...
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« Reply #476 on: 20 July 2020, 04:59:12 PM »

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« Reply #477 on: 20 July 2020, 06:24:05 PM »
Amazing pipe work. Open piped CBXs sound the nuts on full chat. There’s always a few at the Spa Classic.

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Re: The cool bike thread......
« Reply #478 on: 21 July 2020, 12:20:19 AM »
Not Harley fan myself, but if I was to have one it would be this one



Gnasher I had one of these but hated thetwin lights, especially as one is dip and the other head, meaning riding around looking like someone has given your bike a black eye. modded a bosch metal shell headlight and bracket (off a ducati monster) to fit instead, and done away with most of the chrome, much betterer, and cooler. shame about the gimp rider though...












you look as cool as the bike mate. :sun
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« Reply #479 on: 29 July 2020, 09:01:25 PM »
I can't resist a nice Kat.

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Re: The cool bike thread......
« Reply #480 on: 30 July 2020, 12:26:56 AM »
Not one of my favourite bikes normally but that one is fabulous. WOW ! :thumbup
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Re: The cool bike thread......
« Reply #481 on: 30 July 2020, 11:24:27 AM »
yup. im not a cat person (but very much a dog person) but gotta admit thats, well, the dogs bollocks... :) ;)

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« Reply #482 on: 30 July 2020, 11:38:54 AM »
Love the Kats, I prefer them not messed about with, but good looking bike all the same  8) 
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Re: The cool bike thread......
« Reply #483 on: 30 July 2020, 12:21:36 PM »
i remember sitting on one in a showroom when they first appeared. they looked so radical, particularly because you sat in it instead of on it. at the time, it was a little too much for me, but it was the shape of things to come.

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Re: The cool bike thread......
« Reply #484 on: 30 July 2020, 12:45:40 PM »
One of the best things about my GSX-R1100 was the feeling of 'sitting in' loved it. 
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Re: The cool bike thread......
« Reply #485 on: 30 July 2020, 10:33:11 PM »
Yep! can't stand riding a bike that feels like you're going to topple over on.
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Re: The cool bike thread......
« Reply #486 on: 31 July 2020, 12:01:35 AM »
 And here's how it should look.

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« Reply #487 on: 31 July 2020, 07:12:05 AM »
Now we're talking,  :thumbup
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Re: The cool bike thread......
« Reply #488 on: 31 July 2020, 08:52:44 AM »

(And here's how it should look.)
 Absolutely !!!

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Re: The cool bike thread......
« Reply #489 on: 31 July 2020, 01:14:12 PM »
Much rather have the trick version. :woot
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Re: The cool bike thread......
« Reply #490 on: 31 July 2020, 04:03:11 PM »
Much rather have the trick version. :woot
Yep, me too :thumbup . I know it was quite a groundbreaker in design at the time, but has always struck me as  looking like the bike has severely rear ended a Bond Bug. Some colour, not counting the trick bits, certainly makes it easier on the eye for me.

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« Reply #491 on: 31 July 2020, 05:50:28 PM »
Yup I'll take the trick one.  Though with three minor mods.  Give me an airbox please, roond discs please, and ditch the fugly weird fork brace.  Perfect.

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Re: The cool bike thread......
« Reply #492 on: 01 August 2020, 01:55:34 PM »
latest one to get carbs and 'lecrics sorted. might have been a contender if it wasn't for crap striping/paint job. Needs to be candy blue with correct border pinstriping in silver or gold imho. or candy apple red like that 550 i built for me bro in law six years back...

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Re: The cool bike thread......
« Reply #493 on: 01 August 2020, 02:25:04 PM »
Cracking pair, all you need now is a 750GT and you've got the set :D
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« Reply #494 on: 02 August 2020, 11:15:24 AM »
Indeed a fine pair.

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Re: The cool bike thread......
« Reply #495 on: 02 August 2020, 12:24:35 PM »
look nice but ride like... well... you know. where as this i would imagine....

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« Reply #496 on: 02 August 2020, 12:57:44 PM »
I once rode a track ready version why back in the early 80's, my god  :eek what a difference to the road model.   The mods were little more than a few frame, swingarm braces and stiffer springs and 15w oil with reduced air gap, froks dropped through the yokes by 25mm.

Bit like the GT500 once breathed on they would go and handle like stink, back in the day  ;) :)
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