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Old September 23rd, 2016, 05:23 PM   #2926
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That's why bikes are better than most women. They always want to be ridden
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Old December 1st, 2016, 03:17 AM   #2927
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Old December 1st, 2016, 03:49 AM   #2928
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That's always such a fantastic feeling


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Old December 2nd, 2016, 08:07 PM   #2929
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Such a fat little engine!
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Old December 3rd, 2016, 08:27 AM   #2930
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Beautiful machine! I can't wait to see how you plan to adapt that Kawasaki tank and fairing onto her.
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Old December 8th, 2016, 08:47 AM   #2931
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Hi all, Seasonal greetings from old blighty.......further to previous posts I have some snaps I took recently...still cosmetic tank finishing to do but almost there







Kinda winterised for the next 3-4 months, although I do hope to get out on it if the weather's kind....UK roads are being salted at the moment so not to keen to get it coated in rusty's best friend :-/
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Old December 8th, 2016, 10:43 AM   #2932
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Wow! The wheels and brakes really add to the modern/vintage look. Just...fantastic!
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Old December 8th, 2016, 02:48 PM   #2933
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That scoot looks flat out BEASTLY !!
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Old December 11th, 2016, 12:53 PM   #2934
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Wow! The wheels and brakes really add to the modern/vintage look. Just...fantastic!
Thank you V8Tranny. The front brakes were the inspiration for the entire overhaul as they resemble old Brit TLS drum brakes with vent scoops....the rest followed on from that original thought. Swapmeet parts such as the old alloy guards added to the old skool look, tank swap was a synch and the other, largely cosmetic, work came out how I imagined, so well chuffed. It did morph, like some projects, as parts and ideas ran through my head......built in a budget as I had planned.

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That scoot looks flat out BEASTLY !!
Haha, thank yoooo....it is a bit beastly Kitty, as an '80s Honda sport bike it does go nicely, if a little squirrelly on the new Mefo tyres The narrower tank shows off a bit more of the engine which I like.

Here's the build thread if you're interested? : http://www.dotheton.com/forum/index.php?topic=68417.0

Shame it's a UK winter now and I'll not take it out too much this side of Spring

I want a good photo shoot of both of my toys as they compliment each other.



A mate is a semi pro snapper and we're looking for a suitable location.

Cheers guys.
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Old December 11th, 2016, 02:13 PM   #2935
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Given your location, it should not be hard to find the right setting for a shoot. It has been quite some time since I was last over, but I seem to remember some great old industrial buildings near Crowley ?
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Given your location, it should not be hard to find the right setting for a shoot. It has been quite some time since I was last over, but I seem to remember some great old industrial buildings near Crowley ?
Yeah, the Cowley area (where the BMW/Mini plant is) has an industrial feel about it. I had thought of a more rural setting or at the farm where my workshop is, they have big steel lined doors and concrete, nice.
Here's a picture taken by some old petrol pumps at a coach company. I asked and the owner said she was happy to let me do what I wanted.

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Old December 12th, 2016, 08:16 AM   #2937
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Nice shot. For me there has always been a feeling of connection to the working mans history in old commercial settings. Also, your car appeals to me so much as it brings memories of the 60s/70s when I raced Alterds.
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Old November 26th, 2017, 05:52 PM   #2938
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The Australian Motorcycle Museum which is located at a small town Nabiac on the Pacific highway north of Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia.

http://nationalmotorcyclemuseum.com.au

Over 800 motorcycles from the outside doesn’t look like much, unbelievable!




























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Old November 26th, 2017, 09:25 PM   #2939
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always loved the older BSAs but that grey Iver johnson is sweet!!!
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Old July 14th, 2019, 06:26 AM   #2940
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Went riding for a while yesterday and realized I haven't updated my bike status for quite some time! Time to take care of that.


Here is my current ride. A Suzuki C90t. Hard Krome exhaust, Programmer, Custom vinyl wrap (Pics of ocean white caps, and wash from Carnival cruise ship that my dad took) , add-on grips, mirrors, LED headlamp, gel seats, etc,etc…












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Old July 14th, 2019, 09:00 AM   #2941
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Good looking cruiser !
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Old July 17th, 2019, 07:36 PM   #2942
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So what does it cost to wrap a bike? Looks cool.
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Old July 18th, 2019, 04:04 AM   #2943
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There is a lot of price variation on it. I took this one apart myself and took the parts to a local multimedia company. The design was pictures that my dad took off the back of a cruise ship. They loaded them in the computer and printed them.


My dad bought the bike new. And we did a custom paint job on it at 1 year old. He grew tired of that in a couple years and then chose to wrap it. He had helped the multimedia company get their building set up and they did the wrap job for free as a "thank-you" to him. At the time they said just wrapping the tins we brought in to them would run about 600-800.


Recently my old man decided his hips are getting too bad to ride and he was afraid he was going to drop it so he wanted me to sell it for him. I asked what he wanted for it, he told me, and I said "sold"! So I bought it to keep it in the family and sold my red bike since I don't need 2. So I now own it and keep it in his garage. So now, if he is feeling good and wants to go for a ride, he can still do so. (As long as I am not out on it.)
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Old July 19th, 2019, 12:05 PM   #2944
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Great plan sir ! Bet your dad appreciates it as well.
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