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Offline datsaxman@hotmail.com

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Re: What do you think is the best looking bike ever?
« Reply #31 on: May 01, 2014, 02:57:36 pm »
Amazing how many of you are picking based on the fairings.

Personally, I like to see the engine...yeah, I have a C14.  So sue me.

Any Guzzi twin.  Pure sex on wheels.

Honda CBX.  Audacious, in your face engine.

Ducati Diana 250.  Purity defined.

Norton Commando 850.  Laverda Jota 1000.  Looks fast standing still.



Paint all those fairing-wrapped bikes gray, and we would all be wandering around the lot trying to find the one that our key fit.  Just sayin.



 
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Re: What do you think is the best looking bike ever?
« Reply #32 on: May 01, 2014, 06:07:52 pm »

Paint all those fairing-wrapped bikes gray, and we would all be wandering around the lot trying to find the one that our key fit.  Just sayin.

We don't need no stinkin key.
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Re: What do you think is the best looking bike ever?
« Reply #33 on: May 01, 2014, 09:49:41 pm »
I have found a disconnect between a great looking bike and a great riding bike.  Many of the faired bikes become easily dated mainly based on the improvement in lighting technology. 

My best looking bike is based on style, flow, and color scheme.


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Re: What do you think is the best looking bike ever?
« Reply #34 on: May 02, 2014, 07:00:53 pm »
1971 BSA Rocket III. Best looking tank treatment of all time.

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Re: What do you think is the best looking bike ever?
« Reply #35 on: May 04, 2014, 12:45:07 pm »
 I owned one just like this. I had great respect for that bike. I dont know about the best looking but at the time it was pretty fast. I remember playing around with a V-Max thinking the V-Max was faster. It was not. I remember changing brake pads  on it. No tools needed. Just push, install and pump it up. It took less then a minute.
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Re: What do you think is the best looking bike ever?
« Reply #36 on: May 04, 2014, 07:21:40 pm »
The ELR is my favorite also- too bad they are all so expensive now. I missed my chance 30 years ago.

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Re: What do you think is the best looking bike ever?
« Reply #37 on: May 05, 2014, 09:41:39 am »
We don't need no stinkin key.

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Re: What do you think is the best looking bike ever?
« Reply #38 on: May 05, 2014, 11:33:32 am »
I love this




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Re: What do you think is the best looking bike ever?
« Reply #39 on: May 05, 2014, 08:21:24 pm »
I owned one just like this. I had great respect for that bike. I dont know about the best looking but at the time it was pretty fast. I remember playing around with a V-Max thinking the V-Max was faster. It was not. I remember changing brake pads  on it. No tools needed. Just push, install and pump it up. It took less then a minute.

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Re: What do you think is the best looking bike ever?
« Reply #40 on: May 05, 2014, 09:12:42 pm »
I have found a disconnect between a great looking bike and a great riding bike.  Many of the faired bikes become easily dated mainly based on the improvement in lighting technology. 

My best looking bike is based on style, flow, and color scheme.


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Re: What do you think is the best looking bike ever?
« Reply #41 on: May 07, 2014, 10:49:36 am »
Like to post this on threads like this one. The pic of it with the proper stripes is too  blurry though, this is the only good one I have.

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Re: What do you think is the best looking bike ever?
« Reply #42 on: May 08, 2014, 05:40:26 am »
Amazing how many of you are picking based on the fairings.

Personally, I like to see the engine...yeah, I have a C14.  So sue me.

Any Guzzi twin.  Pure sex on wheels.

Honda CBX.  Audacious, in your face engine.

Ducati Diana 250.  Purity defined.

Norton Commando 850.  Laverda Jota 1000.  Looks fast standing still.



Paint all those fairing-wrapped bikes gray, and we would all be wandering around the lot trying to find the one that our key fit.  Just sayin.



 

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Re: What do you think is the best looking bike ever?
« Reply #43 on: May 08, 2014, 06:07:12 am »
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Re: What do you think is the best looking bike ever?
« Reply #44 on: May 08, 2014, 11:39:42 am »
best looking evah!   ;D

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