I sense bikers among Tele fans,so...

Discussion in 'Bad Dog Cafe' started by Skub, Feb 8, 2011.

  1. Topfooldugster

    Topfooldugster TDPRI Member

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    I've had six Harley's so far, got tired of the rigid chopper ride, and switched to Softails. I like the look and ride of this one, it's a 95 Heritage Nostalgia
     

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  2. Bud Green

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    I like my two wheelers :-D
     

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  3. backsideslappy

    backsideslappy Tele-Afflicted

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    Nice Colnago frame bud. Master Olympic?
     
  4. Bud Green

    Bud Green Tele-Meister

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    The geared bike is a Master Extra Light. It's a sweet ride :-D

    The track bike is a Colnago "Eddy Merckx" from the early 70s. It's super rare. I figured I wouldn't be able to live with myself if I crashed it while bombing around in traffic, so I sold it. It is unbelievable to ride, but really needs to be on a wall somewhere.
     

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  5. backsideslappy

    backsideslappy Tele-Afflicted

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    Those 70's / 80's italian frames make for a great single speed. I've got a gorgeous old campagnolo frame that needs stripping back and refinishing, thinking of putting it together as a fixie.
     
  6. chippertheripper

    chippertheripper Friend of Leo's

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    Mmmm, pugsley. And a two smokin' 'turd...lucky.
     
  7. vortexmike

    vortexmike Tele-Meister

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    I had a whole load of Moto Guzzis in the 70's and 80's, 500's, 750's, 1000's ending up with a wonderful S3/ Le Mans hybrid which I completely stripped down and rebuilt over a couple of years

    Had to sell it due to hard times and lack of money

    Then a few years back saw this bike in a dealer at the end of my road; I didn't even know Triumph were making bikes again. Took it out for a test and that was that, back with a bike again after 10 years without !

    I just love my Bonnie and everywhere you go people come up and ask questions about it; seems everyone's Dad, brother, Uncle, friend etc had one and you can see them going all misty eyed over it ! :p
     

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  8. jaimed

    jaimed Poster Extraordinaire

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  9. Tony474

    Tony474 Poster Extraordinaire Platinum Supporter

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    I've posted this a couple of times before... The bike in the pic isn't my example but, give or take an accessory or three, is the same. It's a 2003-model Yamaha BT1100 Bulldog, designed in Europe and built in Italy at Yamaha's Belgarda factory, near Milan. I bought mine brand new in 2004. The engine's much the same as in some of the VeeStar/DragStar 1100 models. I don't think the Bulldog was ever marketed outside Europe.

    I also run a sweet old 1978 Honda CJ360T that I've owned since 1984.
     

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  10. Rokatt88

    Rokatt88 Tele-Holic

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    I like it dirty!
     
  11. Chud

    Chud Poster Extraordinaire

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    This picture just has so many things going on in it that scream insurance liability and Darwinism. Can you name all of them? :lol: j/k...kind of. :D

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  12. Norton72

    Norton72 Tele-Afflicted

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    We can start with not only riding in the bed of the truck, but sitting up on the bedrails. I won't talk about helmets, because I don't wear one. But I always wear boots when riding.
     
  13. chippertheripper

    chippertheripper Friend of Leo's

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    Riding on the bedrails is pretty much the same as riding on a bike: each without a helmet. To each their own, I'm not gonna get preachy. I will add, though, that I've crashed my 'turd 3 times and only needed a grip, and my Buell in the rain once, and needed only a toe peg...no injuries at all, at speeds of 50+mph. Gear is for me.
     
  14. rz350

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    I set a record at Bonneville on a 2000 Hayabusa Turbo, 1363cc 402 RWHP at the time, I went 238 MPH on it....

    I have an '84 RZ350, a '99 ZRX turbo (239 RWHP) , and a '03 ZRX1200 that I'm putting a turbo on, I build kits for these bikes.

    ...and 3 or 4 500 Ninja Kawasaki's that I'm building into a 500cc Landpeed bike, and spares....
     

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  15. OtherTom

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    Dayumm! I'm not worthy!
     

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  16. backsideslappy

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    That..is..so..cool!

    And to think I get a rush from downhill speed-skateboarding...
     
  17. ironmike

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    Yep...red and creme. Love that color combo. I can't find any pics on this computer so as soon as I can dig my way off the ranch I'm gonna run over to the garage at my buddy's house and take some pics.
     
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    [​IMG]98 Valkyrie Tourer love it.
    [​IMG]74 Sporty XLCH built it from the crank up. its cool but not me. Runs very good for an old Ironhead.
    been on 2 wheels for 35+ years,whish I played as good as I ride.LOL. Cool bikes all.!!
     
  19. Hobbs79

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    2001 Yamaha R6

    She used to be my daily driver until I had to find something I could put a car seat in. But it is all worth it still.

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  20. jimbojo

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    I had an identical RZ back in the 80's, man that was a fun bike, hard to keep the front wheel on the pavement. :D
     
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