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Old 01-07-2009, 07:49 AM   #166
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OK, not to harp on this one too hard, but another photo of this thing hit me in the face this morning and I had to post it. Eat your heart out all you chrome-sluts.
Chrome-slut = you'll ride anything that's covered in chrome
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Old 01-07-2009, 05:20 PM   #167
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What the hell was BMW smoking when they designed THAT???
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Old 01-07-2009, 05:30 PM   #168
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What the hell was BMW smoking when they designed THAT???
It does make one wonder, eh? If BMW would jump on the retro bandwagon with Moto Guzzi and Triumph and market a bike that didn't want to make me puke when looking at it they might have a chance of selling me one. As it is, I just cannot see myself on anything they produce nowadays. (Yes, I am an old, bitter man )
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Old 01-07-2009, 05:49 PM   #169
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If BMW would jump on the retro bandwagon with Moto Guzzi and Triumph and market a bike that didn't want to make me puke when looking at it they might have a chance of selling me one.
Agree completely.

The current range have a "pre-crashed" look, even in the showrooms....
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Old 01-07-2009, 06:54 PM   #170
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I wouldn't say this is the ugliest production bike ever...but it's gotta be up there:



where to start, hmm.....

well, they could've actually made the headlight housing match the rest of the bike but if we take in to account the fact that the designers were completely color blind, I guess it's understandable.

The pink, purple and teal rainbow down the side of the tank would still be hideous in gray scale

Now let's talk about that seat. I don't care if you're Ray Charles--that day-glo orange would still hurt to look at it. I can picture the scene in the BMW factory as the engineer thinks to himself 'hmm, I wonder why I smell something burning and my eyeballs hurt whenever I look at this bike. Must be the fumes!'
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Old 01-07-2009, 07:08 PM   #171
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Dont get me wrong...i appreciate dukes but that red fairing & rear styling is just plain ugly.
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Old 01-11-2009, 09:57 PM   #172
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GAME OVER !!
I saw this thing in the flesh today, Nice looking Rotax though.
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Old 01-11-2009, 10:11 PM   #173
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GAME OVER !!
I saw this thing in the flesh today, Nice looking Rotax though.
Ive just thrown up all over my keyboard. Man that post needs to be moderated with a link only & proper warning. You win all right.
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Old 01-12-2009, 02:48 AM   #174
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I wouldn't say this is the ugliest production bike ever...but it's gotta be up there:



where to start, hmm.....

well, they could've actually made the headlight housing match the rest of the bike but if we take in to account the fact that the designers were completely color blind, I guess it's understandable.

The pink, purple and teal rainbow down the side of the tank would still be hideous in gray scale

Now let's talk about that seat. I don't care if you're Ray Charles--that day-glo orange would still hurt to look at it. I can picture the scene in the BMW factory as the engineer thinks to himself 'hmm, I wonder why I smell something burning and my eyeballs hurt whenever I look at this bike. Must be the fumes!'
When I was 20, I fond that it was one of the ugliest bike ever buid, this enormous speedo housing, the playschool color shelme, as ugly as a DR 750...
Now I've got a G/S... One of the best bikes ever build, i don't want o trash the speedo housing as it's one of things that made the G/S his "personality"

You know what ? We becomes old mans !
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Old 01-12-2009, 11:09 AM   #175
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GAME OVER !!
I saw this thing in the flesh today, Nice looking Rotax though.
What is it?
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Old 01-12-2009, 01:51 PM   #176
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What is it?
Correct me if I'm wrong, but that ain't no rotax. A v-twin, belt drive, gigantic front disc sport bike says one thing to me - BUELL.
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Old 01-12-2009, 01:56 PM   #177
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Correct me if I'm wrong, but that ain't no rotax. A v-twin, belt drive, gigantic front disc sport bike says one thing to me - BUELL.
Yep! http://www.buell.com/en_us/bikes/street/1125CR/

And....
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Old 01-12-2009, 03:51 PM   #178
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This is about the most stupid bike I've ever seen.
Some of the bikes posted previous might be ugly, but some, like a Morbidelli V8, might be fun to ride. THis thing is just pointless and STUPID:

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Old 01-12-2009, 04:41 PM   #179
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Correct me if I'm wrong, but that ain't no rotax. A v-twin, belt drive, gigantic front disc sport bike says one thing to me - BUELL.
If you insist, http://www.motorcycle-usa.com/79/133...irst-Ride.aspx "...Putting the bike in motion is an 1125cc V-Twin (built by renowned Austrian engine manufacturer Rotax to Buell specifications)..."
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Old 01-26-2009, 04:49 PM   #180
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