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What's in your garage?

Post by reduc » Fri Mar 27, 2015 3:59 pm

For those of us inflicted with Multiple Bike Syndrome (MBS), I'd like to know what you're riding besides your Soviet Steed. What else are you currently hiding in your garage? Show us pictures! Except for Dan Kearney, who's conveniently added his into his signature line. I'll start.
My '04 BMW R1150GS. I've had this one since new, and I've run this bike all over the place. Deep down into Baja over the 1000 race course, up the coast to Seattle, and over some pretty ugly jeep trails in western Colorado. This is my go-to commuter bike. Fun in the curves, comfortable for touring, and fast enough for me. Just a great, all around machine.
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Next is my '65 Triumph. I bought this restored bike 6 or 7 years ago. It was built as a show bike by the previous owner, to display, and not to run. Supposedly spent some time in a museum for a few years. As such, everything was there, but it took some work to get it going. I don't ride it more than every couple of weeks, so it spends most of the time in the garage looking pretty and oozing Castrol from seemingly everywhere.
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Lastly, besides my Gear Up of course, is a '72 Moto Guzzi (say it with me, Gooot-seee, not Goooo-zeee) that I just bought this last September. It's also a restoration, but definitely not to any sort of factory spec. Call it a resto-mod, I guess. Maybe not everyone's cup of tea, but to me, it's all good. This one was a fly-&-ride. I bought a one way ticket to Denver, handed over some cash, and rode nearly 1,000 miles home through heavy rain, snow, and desert heat. Fun, and very cool.
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Re: What's in your garage?

Post by reduc » Fri Mar 27, 2015 4:01 pm

And if this topic has been done before, sorry. I couldn't find it. :oops:
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Mixture screw 2 1/4 turns out
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Re: What's in your garage?

Post by jchoby » Fri Mar 27, 2015 4:13 pm

A Ural Gear Up and a Honda CB1100....

And a disassembled Triumph TR4 in the corner

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Re: What's in your garage?

Post by gobium » Fri Mar 27, 2015 4:15 pm

Way too many .
For starter 9 urals and couple dozens other bikes any thing fr 1965 BSA to suz busa

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Re: What's in your garage?

Post by chaos2 » Fri Mar 27, 2015 4:37 pm

My poor neglected 87 K75s. Bought new in '86, been to both coasts and back twice, 180K + miles now. Normal maintenance stuff and a new shift drum about at about 100K, that's it. Went camo after a deer hit in '05. If they're going to run out in front of a bright red one figured maybe if they couldn't see it..... :lol:
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Re: What's in your garage?

Post by Leftka » Fri Mar 27, 2015 5:12 pm

reduc wrote:For those of us inflicted with Multiple Bike Syndrome (MBS), I'd like to know what you're riding besides your Soviet Steed. What else are you currently hiding in your garage? Show us pictures! Except for Dan Kearney, who's conveniently added his into his signature line. I'll start.
My '04 BMW R1150GS. I've had this one since new, and I've run this bike all over the place. Deep down into Baja over the 1000 race course, up the coast to Seattle, and over some pretty ugly jeep trails in western Colorado. This is my go-to commuter bike. Fun in the curves, comfortable for touring, and fast enough for me. Just a great, all around machine.
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Next is my '65 Triumph. I bought this restored bike 6 or 7 years ago. It was built as a show bike by the previous owner, to display, and not to run. Supposedly spent some time in a museum for a few years. As such, everything was there, but it took some work to get it going. I don't ride it more than every couple of weeks, so it spends most of the time in the garage looking pretty and oozing Castrol from seemingly everywhere.
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Lastly, besides my Gear Up of course, is a '72 Moto Guzzi (say it with me, Gooot-seee, not Goooo-zeee) that I just bought this last September. It's also a restoration, but definitely not to any sort of factory spec. Call it a resto-mod, I guess. Maybe not everyone's cup of tea, but to me, it's all good. This one was a fly-&-ride. I bought a one way ticket to Denver, handed over some cash, and rode nearly 1,000 miles home through heavy rain, snow, and desert heat. Fun, and very cool.
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Re: What's in your garage?

Post by lomax » Fri Mar 27, 2015 5:56 pm

Other than my Ural, which seems to be the one I ride the most.

Old to new:

1964 BMW R50/2:

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1972 Honda CT90:

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1973 Norton Commando:

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1974 Moto Guzzi Eldorado Police:

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1984 BMW R100RS Last Edition:

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1994 Ducati 900SS/CR just added last week:

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2001 DRZ400E:

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2013 Husqvarna TR650 Terra:

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2014 Ducati Multistrada:

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Yes I have a bad case of MBS :lol:

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Re: What's in your garage?

Post by tonered » Fri Mar 27, 2015 5:57 pm

reduc wrote:For those of us inflicted with Multiple Bike Syndrome (MBS), I'd like to know what you're riding besides your Soviet Steed. What else are you currently hiding in your garage? Show us pictures! Except for Dan Kearney, who's conveniently added his into his signature line. I'll start.
My '04 BMW R1150GS. I've had this one since new, and I've run this bike all over the place. Deep down into Baja over the 1000 race course, up the coast to Seattle, and over some pretty ugly jeep trails in western Colorado. This is my go-to commuter bike. Fun in the curves, comfortable for touring, and fast enough for me. Just a great, all around machine.
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Next is my '65 Triumph. I bought this restored bike 6 or 7 years ago. It was built as a show bike by the previous owner, to display, and not to run. Supposedly spent some time in a museum for a few years. As such, everything was there, but it took some work to get it going. I don't ride it more than every couple of weeks, so it spends most of the time in the garage looking pretty and oozing Castrol from seemingly everywhere.
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Lastly, besides my Gear Up of course, is a '72 Moto Guzzi (say it with me, Gooot-seee, not Goooo-zeee) that I just bought this last September. It's also a restoration, but definitely not to any sort of factory spec. Call it a resto-mod, I guess. Maybe not everyone's cup of tea, but to me, it's all good. This one was a fly-&-ride. I bought a one way ticket to Denver, handed over some cash, and rode nearly 1,000 miles home through heavy rain, snow, and desert heat. Fun, and very cool.
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It's strange, but I've never seen a GS without the windscreen. That makes it look a ton better and more svelte. Wierd!

Here's my other ride, the color confused Duc on the right.

Have a good one.
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Re: What's in your garage?

Post by MartyL » Fri Mar 27, 2015 5:58 pm

Yamaha 1976 XS 650C I owned it since new with money from cutting lawns at 17. Yrs. old.
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Re: What's in your garage?

Post by motoleo » Fri Mar 27, 2015 6:25 pm

Leftka wrote:
reduc wrote:For those of us inflicted with Multiple Bike Syndrome (MBS), I'd like to know what you're riding besides your Soviet Steed. What else are you currently hiding in your garage? Show us pictures! Except for Dan Kearney, who's conveniently added his into his signature line. I'll start.
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Lastly, besides my Gear Up of course, is a '72 Moto Guzzi (say it with me, Gooot-seee, not Goooo-zeee) that I just bought this last September. It's also a restoration, but definitely not to any sort of factory spec. Call it a resto-mod, I guess. Maybe not everyone's cup of tea, but to me, it's all good. This one was a fly-&-ride. I bought a one way ticket to Denver, handed over some cash, and rode nearly 1,000 miles home through heavy rain, snow, and desert heat. Fun, and very cool.
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Re: What's in your garage?

Post by lomax » Fri Mar 27, 2015 6:33 pm

reduc wrote: '72 Moto Guzzi (say it with me, Gooot-seee, not Goooo-zeee) that I just bought this last September. It's also a restoration, but definitely not to any sort of factory spec. Call it a resto-mod, I guess. Maybe not everyone's cup of tea, but to me, it's all good. This one was a fly-&-ride. I bought a one way ticket to Denver, handed over some cash, and rode nearly 1,000 miles home through heavy rain, snow, and desert heat. Fun, and very cool.
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Re: What's in your garage?

Post by lwcollmann » Fri Mar 27, 2015 6:57 pm

my toys
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Re: What's in your garage?

Post by Roadking » Fri Mar 27, 2015 6:59 pm

Well, my poor neglected Road King.
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What's in your garage?

Post by blissamerica » Fri Mar 27, 2015 7:00 pm

I'm not there, so no pics at present...

'06 patrol, 80 GS750 in faired and hard bag garb, 73 cl350, 78 cm185 sliced into a tracker, '80 honda c70, and a torn down '85 gl1200 undergoing frame off restoration.
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Re: What's in your garage?

Post by TheWildOne » Fri Mar 27, 2015 7:37 pm

What, today ? Well, okay.
Seems to be 14 of 'em as of 3/27/15.
First, the "fanciest" one - a 1973 Triumph X75 'Hurricane' (#125, btw):
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From the sublime to the ? - year ? mini-racehack:
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1982 Honda CM400A "Hondamatic"; this one has a TRUE 11.8 miles on it:
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... the odometer of the above:
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2008 Chinese 150cc scooter w/cozy sidecar (from Holopaw):
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1978 Honda CB400A "Hondamatic":
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1986 Yamaha MaximX (700cc, "Genesis" cyl. heads):
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1979 Honda CT90 (last year made):
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1977 Yamaha RD400:
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(kinda reminds you of MartyL's '76 XS650, eh ? . . . )

1986 Yamaha "Radian" (600cc):
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1959 BMW R26:
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196- Honda CT90 Kzero (first year):
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1970 BSA A65L "Lightning":
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And finally, this one isn't in my garage anymore; finally sold it (after 30 years!) last month:
1980 Honda CBX:
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In the "quonset tent" next to the garage are:
Honda CT90 K4, another '78 Honda CB400A, 1962 Triumph Tiger Cub (200cc thumper) and 1967-ish Honda 305 "Dream".
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