My motorcycles listed...1966 to 2022

Orpheum

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Not really a list for me...
#1 from 1978 to 2022 : Triumph Bonneville T140E 750cc.
Been everywhere I could with this one!
 

suthol

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I am known by some as a voracious 'consumer' of motorcycles, always have been, and I don't expect that to change much...until it does, of course, but as long as I'm sitting here on a bus in Custer, South Dakota until around 7:00 this evening, with little to do, I decided to make an updated list of the many and various machines I've owned over my lifetime....so far.

These are not in any precise chronological model year order, as many were purchased used well after their 'new' year.

I have almost certainly left out several at the 'first go', and will add them if I can find them in the mental dust piles of my brain.

#1.....1955 Zundapp 250
#2.....1966 Honda S90
#3.....1967 HD Sprint 250
#4.....1970 Bridgestone GTR350
#5.....1973 Yamaha TX750
#6.....1974 Suzuki GT750L
#7.....1976 Suzuki GT250
#8.....1977 Suzuki GS750
#9.....1979 Suzuki GS1000N
#10...1979 Suzuki GS1000E

#11...1974 Suzuki GT750L (#2)
#12...1979 Yamaha XS1100
#13...1976 Kawasaki KZ900
#14...1976 Kawasaki KZ750
#15...1977 Kawasaki KZ750
#16...1974 Suzuki GT750L (#3)
#17...1974 Suzuki GT750L (#4)
#18...1975 Suzuki GT750M (#5)
#19...1977 Suzuki GT750B (#6)
#20...1976 Suzuki GT750A (#7)

#21...1985 Suzuki 650 Tempter
#22...1989 Kawasaki ZX10
#23...1976 Honda GL1000
#24...1976 Honda GL1000 (#2)
#25...1985 Yamaha XT550
#26...1991 Kawasaki KLR 650
#27...1972 Yamaha XS2D 650
#28...1993 BMW R100GSPD Paris Dakar
#29...2003 Suzuki 650 Burgman
#30...1991 Yamaha VMAX

#31...1997 Honda PC800 Pacific Coast
#32...2017 Moto-Guzzi V7III Special
#33...1983 Yamaha Venture
#34...2004 HD Sportster Roadster 1200
#35...2007 Kawasaki ZX14
#36...2000 Suzuki Hayabusa
#37...2020 BMW S1000R
#38...Honda S90 (#2)
#39...2007 Suzuki Burgman 650
#40...2013 Suzuki Burgman 650

#41...2002 Triumph Bonneville T100
#42...1997 Suzuki XV800
#43...2003 Honda VTX1800R
#44...1999 Honda Shadow Aero 1100
#45...2006 Kawasaki Vulcan 2000
#46...1999 Honda Valkyrie
#47...2015 Indian Chief Classic
#48...2016 Indian Chief Vintage
#49...2015 HD Sportster 1200
#50...2021 BMW R18

#51...2018 Triumph Thruxton R
#52...2017 Honda CB1100EX
#53...2015 Yamaha SR400
#54...2021 Kawasaki W800
#55...2016 Royal Enfield C500
#56...2011 Kawasaki KLR 650
#57...1966 Honda CB72 305 Super hawk
#58...1981 Yamaha 920RH
#59...2022 Royal Enfield 650 INT.
#60...1973(?) Kawasaki 90

And!.......a 1974 Jawa Velorex 560 sidecar.

I have not included a list of my wife, 'Trixie's' motorcycles, which would add an additional twenty or so.
We're you adopted, there are only 4 US bikes in that list 😀
 

John Backlund

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So…after having owned and ridden so many bikes, what’s your opinion on the RE?

The 2016 500 I owned....not exactly a glowing report.

The '22 Interceptor 650 I purchased some months ago however, is probably the best value for the dollar of any new bike I've ever bought. It was base priced at $5999, and with the factory chrome rear rack, the added chrome/red gas tank, the aftermarket tank parcel rack, bar end mirrors, I think I only have about $6600-$6700 into the entire thing...and it runs as good as it looks.
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Old Plank

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The 350 RE should be able to hit 65-70 on a good day..meaning no headwinds or uphill grades.
That is a lower top end than I'd have expected. Primary bike speed consideration around here is the deer forever flying out of the wooded sides of the roads, my last hit totaled my Dodge Grand Caravan.
 




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