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  1. #7636
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    Quote Originally Posted by Voltaire View Post
    Retro bikes are just for posers who think they can relive the past buy spending thousands on leather jackets, beard oil,open face helmets ( yuk) and ethically farmed blah blah bowls of over milked latte.

    I've parked outside cafes in Europe in the late 80's and never looked anything like the brochure,well used non matching riding gear, unshaven and helmet hair and riding an early 70's BMW.

    They are selling a dream....don't buy into it, buy a shitter a manual and some tools.
    And I thought Drew was a 'glass half empty' kinda guy.
    There is a grey blur, and a green blur. I try to stay on the grey one. - Joey Dunlop

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    Quote Originally Posted by pritch View Post
    And I thought Drew was a 'glass half empty' kinda guy.
    Will be full tomorrow riding down to to New Plymouth.
    Auckland: Where all your tax dollars go for tunnels and underground rail.

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    Quote Originally Posted by pritch View Post
    And I thought Drew was a 'glass half empty' kinda guy.
    It'd a chemical imbalance.
    Polemic....look it up

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    Yes it's kinda cool.

    No, just no.

    https://www.trademe.co.nz/motors/mot...1413662571.htm
    I've been told. Dreaming`s free.
    Think I'll go, back to sleep.
    Everybody listen, voices in my head
    Everybody listen, do yours say, what mine says?

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    Quote Originally Posted by F5 Dave View Post
    It's friggen cool - that is exactly the type of second hand bike me and my mates used to save up for. It strongly appeals to the 50 plus brigade.

    Reckon the price is OK as well.

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    Allot(?) Of money went into this.

    Its not just stripping a sad old bike, putting on a generic headlight, some adventure tyres and a brown seat. Oh no.

    https://www.trademe.co.nz/motors/mot...1417212377.htm
    I've been told. Dreaming`s free.
    Think I'll go, back to sleep.
    Everybody listen, voices in my head
    Everybody listen, do yours say, what mine says?

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    I've been told. Dreaming`s free.
    Think I'll go, back to sleep.
    Everybody listen, voices in my head
    Everybody listen, do yours say, what mine says?

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    Its mother wouldn't acknowledge it in a crowd. Blueerg.

    https://www.trademe.co.nz/motors/mot...1402325886.htm
    I've been told. Dreaming`s free.
    Think I'll go, back to sleep.
    Everybody listen, voices in my head
    Everybody listen, do yours say, what mine says?

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    Quote Originally Posted by F5 Dave View Post
    Allot(?) Of money went into this.

    Its not just stripping a sad old bike, putting on a generic headlight, some adventure tyres and a brown seat. Oh no.

    https://www.trademe.co.nz/motors/mot...1417212377.htm
    At least you know that all of nz's brat bikes, bobbers, scramblers and associated projects are all on trade me! Along with all the stripped off bits and roll upon roll of used lagging masquerading as pipe wrap.
    Only a Rat can win a Rat Race!

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    Quote Originally Posted by F5 Dave View Post
    Its mother wouldn't acknowledge it in a crowd. Blueerg.

    https://www.trademe.co.nz/motors/mot...1402325886.htm
    Indeed - another fine example of a bike beaten with "The German Ugly Stick"

    They do it to their cars too
    =mjc=
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    Here ya go , for all you fellas that like shit heaps from our youth , spotted this on a site last night.

    http://jwoodandcompany.com/

    You'd never go hungry with Nigella Gaz.
    If it weren't for flashbacks...I'd have no memory at all..

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    Golly, like to get there with a roll of 50s and a free shipping voucher.

    X75 with 500 miles in a junkyard
    I've been told. Dreaming`s free.
    Think I'll go, back to sleep.
    Everybody listen, voices in my head
    Everybody listen, do yours say, what mine says?

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    Quote Originally Posted by F5 Dave View Post
    Allot(?) Of money went into this.

    Its not just stripping a sad old bike, putting on a generic headlight, some adventure tyres and a brown seat. Oh no.

    https://www.trademe.co.nz/motors/mot...1417212377.htm
    I like the paint on the tank. That's bloody well done.
    Polemic....look it up

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    Quote Originally Posted by roogazza View Post
    Here ya go , for all you fellas that like shit heaps from our youth , spotted this on a site last night.

    http://jwoodandcompany.com/
    Far out! Bloody yanks, some of those bikes are in short supply, and he created the shortage!!!
    High miles, engine knock, rusty chrome, worn pegs...
    Brakes as new

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    Quote Originally Posted by F5 Dave View Post
    Allot(?) Of money went into this.

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    Alloy tank you say? I'd be surprised.
    'There are none so merciless as those who have been shown no mercy' Mark Brandon (Chopper) Read

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