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Old 05-01-2008, 09:02 AM   #1
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Past & present motorbike thread

Due to the response s on the wanted thread I thunk this would be fun.
in the late 60's:
My 1st was a Bonaza 4hp mini bike
2nd a 1966 honda Cub 50,

In the 70's
a 1971 Honda SL 125
a 1973 Hodaka 125 combat wombat
a 1976 honda XL 175

in the 80s a Yamaha 175 tri moto
a 1981 (I think) Kawi KDX 450 single 2stroke
(Last bike for quite some time as I broke 3 ribs on that bad boy )

in the 90s a Kawi KDX 200

& last a 1996 Husqvarna WRC 610

I only have these 2 digitized at present
the Hodaka pic is JB at 16 years old.



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Old 05-01-2008, 10:34 AM   #2
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Didn't know they had color photos in the fortys.
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I had the obligatory mini-bike wuth the little tire's and the 3.5hp Briggs in the early '70's. The mid 70's gave me a small motorcycle. Dont remember much about it except that you pulled in the clutch and shifted gears by twisting the right handgrip. Late '70s had me buzzing around town on a Honda CB 125. I miss those days...
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I had the obligatory mini-bike wuth the little tire's and the 3.5hp Briggs in the early '70's. The mid 70's gave me a small motorcycle. Dont remember much about it except that you pulled in the clutch and shifted gears by twisting the right handgrip. Late '70s had me buzzing around town on a Honda CB 125. I miss those days...
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I know you are, but what am I !!!
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Nobody hipped me to that, dude.
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Got to love that ding, ding, ding, chime from a old mini bike at idle. My brother in law has a old beater I keep going for him and the three boys. When ever I fix it I say "test run for me" They all scream " NO uncle Chris, your too fat!" Got to love kids!
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Everyone has big buts, lets talk about your big but.
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Lets not, and say we did.
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I only ever had one bike, a 1978 Honda XL75. I almost killed myself on it a few times as a teenager. When I outgrew it I figured my motorcycle career was over.



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