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post #1 of 64 (permalink) Old 04-23-2012, 04:52 PM Thread Starter
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Which bike do you miss the most? Why?

I didn't think I missed many of my old bikes, but the more I thought about it, I do miss the RC. I loved the sound of that bike and spent a lot of time on it.

It went through many revisions, from riding with no bodywork, to an Erion scheme that looked a bit more like batman, to a rattle-can and decal scheme I came up with based on Honda's WSBK.

I always thought I might get another RC some day as a project bike. But I still haven't gotten a Ducati.

What bike do you miss and why?
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'02 gsxr600. It was the only bike I owned new from the dealer and I really felt more of a connection to it for that reason. (only picture i have handy)


second place: aprilia rsv-r I should have kept that bike, really the best bike I ever owned.


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My 1985 RZ350. What a total blast that bike was..... sniff, sniff wahhhhhh!!!

I miss it because it was unique (2-stroke), fun to ride (because it was so small, I felt like I could really throw it around) and it wheelied awesomely (those who've owned 2-strokes know what I'm talking about).



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My 1985 RZ350. What a total blast that bike was..... sniff, sniff wahhhhhh!!!

I miss it because it was unique (2-stroke), fun to ride (because it was so small, I felt like I could really throw it around) and it wheelied awesomely (those who've owned 2-strokes know what I'm talking about).



PS, I miss my hair...

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I miss my 06 speed triple. I still can't forgive myself that I sold it
I cant forgive you either for that. That was a sweet bike.

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'02 gsxr600. It was the only bike I owned new from the dealer and I really felt more of a connection to it for that reason. (only picture i have handy)
Isn't that the one that ended up getting all looped up around a bungee cord? Or am I remembering incorrectly?


I miss both my bikes. I'd kill to even have the shitty old Ninja 250 back.
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I don't miss any of them, they all are money graves... even the once I own now are... except for this one: I will keep it until either of us die....


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Isn't that the one that ended up getting all looped up around a bungee cord?
yes

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My 1985 RZ350. What a total blast that bike was..... sniff, sniff wahhhhhh!!!
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second place: aprilia rsv-r I should have kept that bike, really the best bike I ever owned.

Chris, did you sell that bike to a forum member? I drove down there and bought a bike just like that from someone that was on the board. Blue wheels. Beautiful bike. I ended up selling it to a friend who wanted it to race. I never had much of a chance to ride it.
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73 Kz 1000 Done up nicely
73 RD350(s) see above comment on 2 strokes

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I don't miss any of them, they all are money graves... even the once I own now are... except for this one: I will keep it until either of us die....

Thats the most reliable bike you have.

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I didn't think I missed many of my old bikes, but the more I thought about it, I do miss the RC. I loved the sound of that bike and spent a lot of time on it.

It went through many revisions, from riding with no bodywork, to an Erion scheme that looked a bit more like batman, to a rattle-can and decal scheme I came up with based on Honda's WSBK.

I always thought I might get another RC some day as a project bike. But I still haven't gotten a Ducati.

What bike do you miss and why?
omg that first pic is awesome lol that is a great pic bro

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1992 GSXR 750. I just did so much work on that bike. If I didn't crash it after owning it for 8 years I'd still have it.

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Jack, I sold it to an middle aged guy from Indiana that found it on my Craigslist ad.

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I miss my 93 YZF750, that was a fun bike. It was brought new. Also miss my 02 SV650 S.

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I miss the 78 KZ 1000 I put about 60k on that bike in the early 80s ridin all over the US it was just pure power not like today though !I also miss the little 76 Yamaha 360 SuperSport was a fun little bike would track it if I still had it !

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