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    Sticky: Ive ridden the rr and that was a blast. I...

    Ive ridden the rr and that was a blast.

    I would imagine the comfy riding position and retuned engine for more torque make a much better road bike for normal riding....
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    Nothing really wrong with the bike just an...

    Nothing really wrong with the bike just an absolute joke of a price
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    Sticky: Is that a Suzuki XR69?

    Is that a Suzuki XR69?
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    Absolute porn for a chilled out ride on a sunday

    Absolute porn for a chilled out ride on a sunday
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    Those inspiration bikes are not the way to go...

    Those inspiration bikes are not the way to go buddy.
    Poor tires as in dangerous
    No bracing on the forks
    Wierd ergos
    Suspension travel issues that could kill you when they bottom out on a curve....
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    Not going to lie, liked the original seat and...

    Not going to lie, liked the original seat and tail unit much more.

    It looks unfinished at the moment. Are you going add a rear mudguard?
  7. They dont look bad even with brown tinge. I tend...

    I did the brake plates etc at home with some powder coat that was supposed to be a metallic grey, but it has a dog shit brown tinge to it. They'll have to do. Another reason I didn't do the wheels......
  8. They came out really well. I had the brake parts...

    I considered powder coating my CBX wheels, but they cleaned up so well that decided not to bother. I did wonder how well the coating would find it's way to the backside of the spokes and into the...
  9. Whenever i get stuff powercoted they put grease...

    Whenever i get stuff powercoted they put grease on the areas where they dont want powdercoat.
    After baking you just jake a wire brush (brass if a machined surface) and it comes off.
    It doesn't...
  10. Where have you been for the last 5 years. It is...

    That's a realy nice little bike you've created, tell me more about this "wrapping" , I've never come across this term before. I'm currently doing a job ,for want of a better word, on a CL450 Honda ....
  11. Thread: My 5th XV920R!

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    As long as you have thought out the clearance...

    As long as you have thought out the clearance then your golden.
    I look forward to the build...
  12. Wow thats not cool. If that was ebay or other...

    Wow thats not cool.
    If that was ebay or other official transaction i would be chasing official routes of action
  13. Thread: My 5th XV920R!

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    #remememberrearwheelclearance Oh and...

    #remememberrearwheelclearance

    Oh and blacklivesmatter
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    I can appreciate that. In a way it harks back to...

    I can appreciate that.
    In a way it harks back to the original cafe racers here in the 60s. The lads generally had very little money and done the best they could to get the most from their machines...
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    Why do you want to lower the front end? If its...

    Why do you want to lower the front end?
    If its for looks then you need to reconsider your thinking.
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    I like it. Good skills with the fibreglass tank....

    I like it. Good skills with the fibreglass tank.
    Do you do it as part of your job?
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    Looks to be about less than 2" on the front. ...

    Looks to be about less than 2" on the front.

    So slammed bro with a perfect stance. Bone line is right on the money too.

    You dont need suspension travel when the bike looks this good ya know
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    Ouch real shame. That was a beautiful bike...

    Ouch real shame. That was a beautiful bike before.
    It will be interesting to see what you do with it. Its a write off as it sits so you may as well make it into a custom.
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    Love that little cb200, wish i had mine back. It...

    Love that little cb200, wish i had mine back.
    It felt like riding a toy haha
  20. Thread: New Guy

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    Theres no fun on that process though and anyone...

    Theres no fun on that process though and anyone with deep pockets can go and splash out on a new bike.
    Building the dam thing is half the fun although admittedly all of the annoyance haha
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    Well police have dropped everything with no...

    Well police have dropped everything with no further action, as was the right decision.

    I say good luck to the guy and good riddance to bad rubbish.

    Only a few hundred more armed home invaders...
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    [QUOTE=miniman;609818] 78 year olds dont wait...

    Tony Martin also laid in wait for someone to break-in as it was happening on a regular occurrence. But yeah, that was my point, he used deadly force when the person was trying to get away.

    My...
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    78 year olds dont wait to pounce Beleive it or...

    Tony Martin also laid in wait for someone to break-in as it was happening on a regular occurrence. But yeah, that was my point, he used deadly force when the person was trying to get away.

    My...
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    Same as the martin case in the UK, shot in the...

    Same as the martin case in the UK, shot in the back. In my opinion no real reason for that other than vengeance.

    Different story when both engaging in one on one combat.
    That is when the...
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    Agreed but i make the following points ..tony...

    Agreed but i make the following points
    ..tony martin shot a young lad in the back as he ran away. Not the same as engaging in mutual combat.

    ..uninvited is one thing but breaking in with the...
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