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This is a discussion on I want to convert a 1980 CB750- advice within the Parts For Sale forums, part of the Classifieds category; Originally Posted by KeninIowa I can't be the only one who thought my response was funny. Especially since I used a smiley. It was funnier ...

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    Quote Originally Posted by KeninIowa View Post
    I can't be the only one who thought my response was funny.

    Especially since I used a smiley.

    It was funnier when that guy got mad.

    Even better when he got mad at Hillsy.

    Sorry Hillsy.

    I also learned a new word, untoward. I hope to use it in conversation tomorrow.

    I thought it was funny.
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    Quote Originally Posted by torychapman29 View Post
    Even if your 80 cb750 is a "C" model when you do your conversion, the porky stuff will be replaced by cafe stuff.

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    Like a checkered table cloth, a Chianti bottle with a candle in it, maybe som espresso cups? Lol.

    this is bullshit advice. Wanna know why? For the same money you can not buy the C model but a nice f model and all the porky stuff will be replaced by performance stuff for free. It also means mr Tory that you don't understand how rake and trail work or that the different models might have different rake and trail and that the concept of motorcycle geometry means factory choppers start from an inherent disadvantage. But please, carry on giving your bad advice, someone has to validate all these bad ideas.
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    Wow. I was only trying to be nice. I didn't think the dude was gonna take it out to the track. You guys are brutal.

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    Just a different mind set on what is important here.
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    Tory, maybe YOU are the one that needs to take Big Al's advice to the OP, and read the intro thread: https://www.caferacer.net/forum/new-m...ead-first.html

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    Quote Originally Posted by torychapman29 View Post
    Wow. I was only trying to be nice. I didn't think the dude was gonna take it out to the track. You guys are brutal.

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    Well Tory I just had a read through the thread and don't see whats got your nickers in a twist. Hillsy sayin it wasn't the best model for a cafe bike? So, you could have asked why and perhaps ended up with the same opinion. Ken makin a joke? Again so what, is your skin so thin a little light humour throws ya? In the short while I've been here I've seen a few threads get nasty and yea some shit said was way outta line but this isn't one of'm. There's allot of knowledge here you're not likely to find anywhere else so I would recommend you lighten up.
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    You guys are all idiots

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    Quote Originally Posted by torychapman29 View Post
    You guys are all idiots

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    have you ever heard the old adage that if everyone you meet is an idiot maybe you are the idiot?

    I get that you wanted to be positive, but honestly your advice was marginal best and you got aggressively defensive about it really quick leading to the others to make some real good sport of you. How about you take a nap, reflect on how you could have handled that better and come back when you are an adult an you realize this is not 7th grade.
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    Quote Originally Posted by torychapman29 View Post
    You guys are all idiots

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    Wow, apparently you can't even accept "friendly" advice. Just trying to help buddy but now well, let's play a game of fuck off! You start.
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    All of this, because I was trying to make a guy feel better about the bike he bought. I don't even think some of you who commented, know what the original message was. It cracks me up to hear how tough people are over the Internet. Its easy to tell somebody to fuck off when you're miles away.

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