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1993 Yamaha YFZ125
2004 Honda CRF250X
1981 Yamaha XS650
1983 Yamaha XS650
1980 Honda CM400T
1987 Honda Super Magna VF700C
2003 Honda CRF230L
2017 Triumph Street Cup 900 (Current)

Always been a fan of smaller displacement bikes.
Thumpers and Parallel Twins Mainly besides the Magna
 

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I really couldn't say....

I turned 70 yesterday. I started at around age 7 with a mini bike my Father put together with parts that mainly came from the local landfill. There has been something with two wheels in my driveway since then, every kind and flavor except one. To my best recollection I have never owned a BMW, I have no idea why. I guess there is still time.......
 

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Hope to grow my collection as large as some of you guys here

1. 91’ Ninja 250
2. 04 CBR600RR
3. 14’ Striple R
 

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Late '50's Norton 16H bitza, bits from dad's "pile". Never road legal.
Mid 50's Model G Royal Oilfield. First road legal bike. 1959.
X3 Norton 500T's, last one with Ariel swinging arm conversion. Trials mad.
1961 bought a '60 AJS 16CT. A beauty. But Greeves and stuff were taking over. Trials sections changed..
'62 joined the soljers. Crewed tanks. 11th Hussars.
Posted back to UK, on leave, late 60's, saw 500T, in Westbury M/C's. £18/10/0. Had it. Travelled between Tidworth and home weekends. No lights. Bike got pinched in Tidworth.
Out of Army '74. Bought a CX500 Honda. Liked the electric start. Very boring.
Norton singles were getting expensive, so got into AJS, Matchless, building up "boxes of bits" ride and sell, next one..
Sunday dinnertimes ride out round the country pubs on the Somerset Levels, park outside, old boys would come in the bar.."Oh arr, 'ad one of they backalong" "Got any bits left?" "I 'spect so, come round and 'ave a look" Picked up all sorts of stuff, usually for a couple of pints. I must have built and put ten, fifteen AMC's back on the road. In the 80's there was, amongst others a T100 Trumpet, a '69 Bonnie, that was a beaut, never faltered. An MOV Velocette, a 250, smallest bike I ever had. I've just sold a G15 Matchless, and I'll soon be selling my '57 Matchless G3CT. The old knees are knackered, So All I'll have left is my '09 Bonnie, which I bought with 100 miles on it. I've mucked around with it a bit, Arrow exhaust, lost the air injection, Co2 thingy. The crankshaft position sensor jacked in, as did the rear sprocket bearing, very early on. Apart from that, it's been trouble free. Regular Motorway runs, well over the ton. nothing fell off, no oil leaks, most odd. The old Avon Fairing was modded to fit and it kept a lot of wind and rain off.

BUT!, It's getting a job to roll it on to the centre stand. Oh dear. It's all a worry. Still, 77 and rockin' on, no complaints.
 

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The first bike I ever rode, an '80cc Gemini. Gramps had a farm up on Mt. Rainier, that's where I learned the fundamentals.

Me circa '74, my brother in the background on my dad's BSA B50.



Started riding more regularly with my own bikes in 1988 at the age of 18. My list isn't as extensive as some, though I've enjoy each and every one of them. I wish I could keep them all.

1) '89 Kawasaki EX500 (new)
2) '73 Harley Davidson XLCH 1000 (inherited from my father)

3) '72 BSA A75 Rocket3 (inherited from my father: Pops bought brand new when stationed in Chesapeake, VA)


4) '89 Honda GB500 (new)
5) '65 Honda CB450 Black Bomber (Stolen)

6) '75 Honda CB400/4 (used) bought as frame and bucket of parts and had restored.



7) '08 Triumph Bonneville T100 (new)


8) '14 Triumph Scrambler (new)


9) '19 Triumph Speed Twin (new)


The wife started riding 5 years ago, her list...

1) '14 HD Iron 883 (new)


2) '18 HD XL1200c (new)
Visiting Jimi Hendrix's grave...


Our current rides: It is possible to coexist.

 

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1) Moto Beta 100cc Scrambler 1970 the beginning
2) Honda VT500 Ascot
3) BMW K75S
4) HD FXDX
5)HD FXDGW3 CVO Switchblade Stage IV
currently :
6) HD Streetglide
7) Triumph Thruxton TFC
 

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I can't remember if I've ever posted in here, but I've at least got an update now if I had.

*currently own

2007 Hyosung GV650 *
1997 Suzuki Bandit 1200
2005 HD Sportster 883
2001 Buell M2 Cyclone
1987 Yamaha Venture Royale
1982 Kawasaki KZ305
2005 Hyosung GV650 (appears to be former theft recovery, can never register) *
2005 Hyosung GT650 *
2007 Hyosung GV650 (project bike with cut frame, technically still have enough of it to register) *
1986 Yamaha Venture Royale w/ CSC Friendship II sidecar (still have the sidecar waiting for an appropriate tug)
1992 Honda Z50 (125cc engine swap) *
2006 Triumph Sprint ST (the first)
2004 Yamaha PW50 *
2014 Ural Patrol 2wd
2008 Suzuki GSX-r 600 *
2007 Ducati Hypermotard 1100 (technically a loaner for the couple of months I had it, but I was supposed to buy it before it was run over by an inattentive driver)
2008 Suzuki SV650
2006 Triumph Sprint ST (the second, and current) *
1974 Norton Commando Roadster *
 

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Not really all that many for almost 52 years. :)

1. 1965 Vespa Sportique 150
2. 1958 Ariel NH 350
3. 1958 Norton 99 Dominator 600 *
4. 1972 Honda CB450
5. 1974 Triumph Bonneville T140V 750 (new)
6. 1975 Honda CB750F1 (new)
7. 1974 Yamaha DT175 (concurrent with the CB750 as a winter commuter)
8. 1977 Honda CX500 (new)
9. 1979 Moto Guzzi LeMans II 850 (new)
10. 1974 Suzuki GT380 (temporary while I rebuilt the Guzzi after an incident with a u-turning van)
11. 1976 Honda CJ250 (concurrent with the Guzzi as a commuter)
12. 1981 BMW R80 800 (ex-police)
13. 1980 Honda CB750K DOHC
14. 1977 Rickman Honda CB750F2 SOHC *
15. 1965 Triumph Bonneville T120 650
16. 1989 Yamaha Ténéré XT600Z 3AJ
17. 1986 Kawasaki GPZ1000RX *
18. 1992 BMW K100RS 16-valve *
19. 2004 Triumph Speed Four 600
20. 1997 Triumph Sprint Sport 900 *
21. 2019 Triumph Street Scrambler 900 (new)

* = still owned as "projects" :), together with:
1969 BSA A65P Thunderbolt 650 ex-Glamorgan Constabulary
1974 Triumph TR7V/T140V 750
195? Royal Enfield Bullet Works Replica Trials 350

The projects need everything from new fork seals to a complete restoration.
 

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I cant remember the age of these bikes or which order I had them in but here we go anyway,

Raleigh Runabout
Honda C50
Yamaha FS1E, What I learn't to ride on.
Suzuki AP50
Suzuki FR50
Yamaha YB100
Honda H100
Piaggio Typhoon 125, don't knock it!
Suzuki TS185
Suzuki SB200
Suzuki TS250
Honda CD250
Suzuki GXS250
Honda CB550/4
Yamaha XJ550
Suzuki GS550
Yamaha XV535
Yamaha Radian, dont ask!
Yamaha XS650 hardtail chop
Yamaha XVS650
Suzuki GS750
Honda CB750 hardtail chop
Kawasaki ZX9R B4, newest bike I've owned cause I just sold my house at the time.
Yamaha FZR1000 Genesis
Triumph America 2007, I know that cause I've still got it.
 

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1993 Yamaha YFZ125
2004 Honda CRF250X
1981 Yamaha XS650
1983 Yamaha XS650
1980 Honda CM400T
1987 Honda Super Magna VF700C
2003 Honda CRF230L
2017 Triumph Street Cup 900 (Current)

Always been a fan of smaller displacement bikes.
Thumpers and Parallel Twins Mainly besides the Magna
I quite like smaller engine'd bikes, preferably 2 stroke. I think you can have a lot more fun on them. Ideal for hacks, just for a laugh.
 

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BSA Bantam D1 - 125
Yamaha RD200 I bought another one recently (rose tinted glasses purchase)
Honda CB350K4 twin
Honda CB400/4 I had two of those, not at the same time though
Honda CB750/4 I had two of those as well
Honda CB250RS
Honda CBX1000/6
Kawasaki KH750 H2C
Kawasaki Z1B
Yamaha FZR1000 Genesis I had two of those too
Suzuki RM125 Moto crosser
Kawasaki ZR7
Ducati 996S
Buell Firebolt XB9R x 2
Buell Firebolt XB12R
MV Agusta F4 750 Evo 3
Honda VFR800
MV Agusta F4 1000S
Ducati ST4s
Moto Guzzi Breva 1100
Moto Guzzi 1200 Sport x 2
Honda VF1000RF
Aprilia Caponord 1200 TP

Plus I must have owned 6 or 7 Honda C90's, C70's and C50's over the years, bloody brilliant commuters!

Currently in the garage

Aprilia Tuono V4 1100RR
Triumph Thruxton 900
Honda CB550/4 classic
 
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