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Old 02-11-2014, 06:25 PM   #5881
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Old 02-12-2014, 12:52 PM   #5882
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Old 02-12-2014, 01:42 PM   #5883
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Old 02-12-2014, 01:52 PM   #5884
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Geez DaveBig, let us know how you really feel. :-)

I would really freak you out with the rig I'd like to build. I would take Claude's Steib lookalike tub, combine it with a higher clearance GS style frame and mount it to either a DL1000 or an 1150GS/A.

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Ok it's very very nice,but a Ural clone and Triumph have no history, if it where a Hedingham or Watsonian it would be beautiful.
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Old 02-12-2014, 02:12 PM   #5885
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Great for both wet rainy weather, and hot sunny weather. Handles worse than most other rigs when you get a puncture!
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Old 02-12-2014, 06:07 PM   #5886
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Geez DaveBig, let us know how you really feel. :-)

I would really freak you out with the rig I'd like to build. I would take Claude's Steib lookalike tub, combine it with a higher clearance GS style frame and mount it to either a DL1000 or an 1150GS/A.

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I'm an insufferable harsh critic ! It's a nice rig but not to my taste at all,I've always wanted a Brit bike but it would have to be a Thunderbird Sport or Trident and a smallish tub on a light chassis so it would have some power .Paint a Union Jack on her and a Churchill quote perhaps “Success consists of going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm.”

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Old 02-13-2014, 05:05 PM   #5887
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Great for both wet rainy weather, and hot sunny weather. Handles worse than most other rigs when you get a puncture!
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Old 02-13-2014, 06:20 PM   #5888
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Old 02-14-2014, 11:32 AM   #5889
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Old 02-14-2014, 05:54 PM   #5890
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The fender on the Cheshire Cat hack is classic.
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Old 02-15-2014, 05:40 PM   #5891
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Old 02-15-2014, 06:20 PM   #5892
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Old 02-17-2014, 01:08 PM   #5893
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Old 02-17-2014, 01:16 PM   #5894
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Old 02-17-2014, 07:48 PM   #5895
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