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Offline Strawboss

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Re: What do you think is the best looking bike ever?
« Reply #15 on: April 22, 2014, 01:39:43 pm »
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Re: What do you think is the best looking bike ever?
« Reply #16 on: April 22, 2014, 02:26:10 pm »
Triumph Thunderbird Sports!
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Re: What do you think is the best looking bike ever?
« Reply #17 on: April 22, 2014, 06:17:06 pm »
Late 60's Triumph Bonneville for the street and 1970 or thereabout Husky 400 for the dirt.

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Re: What do you think is the best looking bike ever?
« Reply #18 on: April 23, 2014, 12:34:22 am »
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1970 or thereabout Husky 400 for the dirt.




Seriously?

You guys may have forgotten, I was asking about the least ugly bike or best looking bike. Not which bikes are/were your favorites.
I had a Husky 250, and I loved it until I started loving my CZ400, but looks? fugetaboutit .U G L Y with a capital UGLY. Even the air cleaner
can was ugly..looked like backpacking aluminum cook pot with a hole in it.
 I know beauty is in the eye of the beholder, but I wasn't starting a thread to try and prove it.  :P

So, once again, totally disregarding handling, value, power, affection, and fun factors,.. which do you think are the BEST LOOKING motorcycles ever made?


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Re: What do you think is the best looking bike ever?
« Reply #19 on: April 23, 2014, 03:49:04 am »
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Seriously Marty, can you not see the beauty in the utter simplicity of this exquisite motorbike?
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Re: What do you think is the best looking bike ever?
« Reply #20 on: April 23, 2014, 06:08:29 am »
And you picked the Pacific Coast!
Eye of the beholder... Indeed.  ::)
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Re: What do you think is the best looking bike ever?
« Reply #21 on: April 23, 2014, 08:18:44 am »
I had one of these just before my Concours.  It was the 2nd best bike I ever owned and the best looking.

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Re: What do you think is the best looking bike ever?
« Reply #22 on: April 23, 2014, 03:39:45 pm »
I remember seeing this on the showroom floor back in 85 I was a junior in high school and I thought this was the best looking bike ever made at the time.


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Re: What do you think is the best looking bike ever?
« Reply #23 on: April 23, 2014, 04:35:37 pm »
Another of my all time favorites in this color scheme, and I cannot forget about the 2005 V-Max!!!!





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Re: What do you think is the best looking bike ever?
« Reply #24 on: April 23, 2014, 07:59:00 pm »
Here a few I like.






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Re: What do you think is the best looking bike ever?
« Reply #25 on: April 23, 2014, 10:41:12 pm »
The Ducati 916's are truly beautiful and iconic bikes, in my opinion. The '90 - '97 VFR 750's are also gorgeous.

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Re: What do you think is the best looking bike ever?
« Reply #26 on: April 23, 2014, 10:58:26 pm »
The Ducati 916's are truly beautiful and iconic bikes, in my opinion. The '90 - '97 VFR 750's are also gorgeous.

that!

2nd to that, the Honda SuperMagna (in dark blue) from 1987 is a bike that'll stay in my heart. I was living in Argentina in 1995, finishing engineering at university, and a friend of a friend of a friend just imported a VF700C from the US of A, 1985 model. I had it for 3 years and had a blast with it, but it was ugly. Years later I saw the SuperMagna in a magazine and promised myself I'll had one one day. Not yet, though  :'(
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Re: What do you think is the best looking bike ever?
« Reply #27 on: April 24, 2014, 06:26:35 am »
Define best looking.  I think its something that makes you want to come back to see it again and again.  Kind of like the girl down the street.  This is still my all-time favorite.  The 73-74 Elsinore's.  I had just started racing the 125 class when they came on the scene.  Everyone just drooled all over them.  I left an XR-75 for a KX-125. Simplistic, but high-tech (for the time), an exquisite sound (it hurt your ears but sounded so awesome), the smell of Bel-Ray mixed in the fuel, watching it spit from the exhaust and blow on your hand - pure heaven on earth.  There is still nothing like the sound of a 250cc 2-stroke screaming on a track or winding out across a field.  Yeah, some people find that annoying now - not me.

The V-Max is second on my list.  I saw one at Americade years ago (early 90s) that was completely chromed out including the frame and bottle of NOX.  Red and blue fiting everywhere.  Supercharger (not tubo) hanging out and off the side.  It had a slightly stretched rear end.  It also had NJ tags the said: "IL-WIN".  Impressive.  The pic attached isn't it, just kind of similar.
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Re: What do you think is the best looking bike ever?
« Reply #28 on: April 28, 2014, 03:59:11 pm »
I love this


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Re: What do you think is the best looking bike ever?
« Reply #29 on: April 28, 2014, 05:50:19 pm »
Viper, is that an 80 or an 81?
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