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post #11 of 31 (permalink) Old 11-23-2012, 06:49 PM
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Looks like a late 60's T100 Tiger 500cc motor with a ridgid frame and stock size wheels. I agree with Kirkus, not really unique. Also agree with Leftarm "Clemenza's" remarks.
Sara's bike has been featured on the cover of Big Twin mag and she gets extra ink because she's a woman (not that there is anything wrong with that).

Here's a blog with more info and pics to help with your "crush":

http://big-diesel.blogspot.ca/2010/1...ph-bobber.html

Edit: I just read a thread you started in the vintage section regarding your plans to build a bike/bobber. This type of bike is a good city bike for "bobbing" around. It is not what you are looking for in terms of highway cruising at the speeds you have stated. You would be picking up bike parts and parts of your kidneys within a couple of hours. Good luck with your build.

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The best thing about this bike is they used a Triumph.
The worst thing about this bike is they used a Triumph.
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aww come on, you really don't like the bike that much
No, I think it's crap. I'd like to rescue the engine and burn the rest of it.

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Looks like a late 60's T100 Tiger 500cc motor with a ridgid frame and stock size wheels. I agree with Kirkus, not really unique. Also agree with Leftarm "Clemenza's" remarks.
Sara's bike has been featured on the cover of Big Twin mag and she gets extra ink because she's a woman (not that there is anything wrong with that).

Edit: I just read a thread you started in the vintage section regarding your plans to build a bike/bobber. This type of bike is a good city bike for "bobbing" around. It is not what you are looking for in terms of highway cruising at the speeds you have stated. You would be picking up bike parts and parts of your kidneys within a couple of hours. Good luck with your build.
Thank you for answering my questions, and not sure if you read it yet but I have also decided that I am going to get a daytona 675 for my go fast bike and an old school bobber, something like this maybe(thats why I was asking) to cruise
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soldier113 cut up a mismatched numbers '71 or a '72, please don't cut up a classic.
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Yeah the bike, sling it in the canal, give it a trophy, whatever. Who cares? I didn`t even notice it was a Triumph. Let`s face it, all we want is more pics of Lil Sara, preferably wearing "very Lil."

She said, "You can`t take ANYTHING seriously, can you?" I just laughed.
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I'm all for you building a bobber. It's gotta be a point of pride to be able to build a bike from the frame up. Bobbers aren't my cup of tea, but I do appreciate the effort that's put into them.
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I'm all for you building a bobber. It's gotta be a point of pride to be able to build a bike from the frame up. Bobbers aren't my cup of tea, but I do appreciate the effort that's put into them.
not really trying to build from the frame up, hopefully i can find an incomplete project and just finish it up but there is never anything good for sale around me
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not really trying to build from the frame up, hopefully i can find an incomplete project and just finish it up but there is never anything good for sale around me
If what this guy means by "600 miles on the engine" is a top and bottom rebuild with a 750 Morgo or similiar cylinder then offer a few hundred lower than asking. Sell off the tank and seat, replace with a single seat with springs and slimmer tank and you have your bike.

http://philadelphia.craigslist.org/mcy/3344520896.html
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I am actually going to call that guy tomorrow because I just saw before that he has another post for the bike but with better pictures. I'm just hoping that it's a 68 frame like he is claiming.
Heres the newer post
http://southjersey.craigslist.org/mcy/3401353957.html
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