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Old 04-10-2012, 01:23 PM   #1981
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Lovely the GT 750, "la bouillotte" in french (water bottle)


A really good engine, when you put it in a seeley body...

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Yeah, in standard trim it didn't handle great .... and the front disc brakes were lethal in the wet!
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Old 04-10-2012, 01:28 PM   #1982
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Because you never know when you might need your sword and shield ......... or - If William Wallace rode a trike...



Front view - powered by another old Suzuki unit - looks like a GS1000 ? ...or maybe the GS850 shaft drive?
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Old 04-10-2012, 01:31 PM   #1983
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Yeah, in standard trim it didn't handle great .... and the front disc brakes were lethal in the wet!
Like all other bikes at the same time!!! But the difference it's the GT is a two strokes with no engine break like kawasaki H1 and H2.

No breaks on the bike and no break engine ... The breaks wath's for??
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Old 04-11-2012, 01:32 AM   #1984
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Like all other bikes at the same time!!! But the difference it's the GT is a two strokes with no engine break like kawasaki H1 and H2.

No breaks on the bike and no break engine ... The breaks wath's for??


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Lol! - With all the 'breaking' and 'braking' going on I'm getting confused. ... I'm guessing you are saying the big Suzuki two-stroke is a stronger engine than the Kawasaki rival ? As mentioned before, I owned a GT750 (and a T500) for a while... but sadly never got to ride the Kawasaki H1 or H2 equivalents (although as a young teenager, they were the 'stuff of dreams') .
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Old 04-11-2012, 01:55 AM   #1985
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Old 04-11-2012, 03:45 AM   #1986
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Lol! - With all the 'breaking' and 'braking' going on I'm getting confused. ... I'm guessing you are saying the big Suzuki two-stroke is a stronger engine than the Kawasaki rival ? As mentioned before, I owned a GT750 (and a T500) for a while... but sadly never got to ride the Kawasaki H1 or H2 equivalents (although as a young teenager, they were the 'stuff of dreams') .
I thought he wanted to say that most bikes of that period had bad breaks. But the GT additionally didn't have a mentionable engine break, as opposed to the Kawas.
Which made the GT even more "breakless"..
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brakes = break

Sorry about this mistake, my english is not too bad, not really good It's easier to speak the universal language, the "drunk man"
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I thought he wanted to say that most bikes of that period had bad breaks. But the GT additionally didn't have a mentionable engine break, as opposed to the Kawas.
Which made the GT even more "breakless"..
Lol! - Are you trying to confuse me further ?! (it's not hard...).. you mean most bikes had bad 'brakes' (to slow you down) ? Yes?
Surely the H1 & H2 Kawi's would also have little engine braking too, on account of them all being two-strokes?
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Old 04-11-2012, 04:08 AM   #1989
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Sorry about this mistake, my english is not too bad, not really good It's easier to speak the universal language, the "drunk man"

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No worries, - Your English is fantastic compared to my French!
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Lol! - Are you trying to confuse me further ?! (it's not hard...).. you mean most bikes had bad 'brakes' (to slow you down) ? Yes?
Surely the H1 & H2 Kawi's would also have little engine braking too, on account of them all being two-strokes?
Now bubu got me as well....!


Jeez, of course I meant to say "brakes" instead of "breaks"....
Might be because I didn't have my lunch-break yet...
Gotta give it a break, I guess.

But nevertheless I still think that's what he wanted to say.
Maybe he forgot that the H1/H2 are 2-strokes as well... ?
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Btw ..... I tried the 'onboard picture taking' thing on Saturday on the bicycle, Lol!

Here we are chasing boats on the canal ...







I was racing to try to catch this pic .....
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Btw ..... I tried the 'onboard picture taking' thing on Saturday on the bicycle, Lol!
Nice!

You shouldn't leave your bicycle out in the rain all the time....
The steering bar on your gixxer doesn't look all that "spottet", I suppose.
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Now bubu got me as well....!


Jeez, of course I meant to say "brakes" instead of "breaks"....
Might be because I didn't have my lunch-break yet...
Gotta give it a break, I guess.

But nevertheless I still think that's what he wanted to say.
Maybe he forgot that the H1/H2 are 2-strokes as well... ?


Lol! - And I was thinking you were just trying to confuse me more!
I doubt bubu forgot H1/H2 are two-strokes.... he certainly knows a lot about bikes..... more likely that he slipped into conversing in 'drunkman' .
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Nice!

You shouldn't leave your bicycle out in the rain all the time....
The steering bar on your gixxer doesn't look all that "spottet", I suppose.

Don't blame me.... it used to be my son's bike! ....... actually, it languished unused for about 5 years in a slightly damp garage.

Another bridge on the canal ...this one is at Clydebank - the middle section of the bridge rises vertically on hydraulic rams to let boats through....



and is just along from Scotland's only 'sail thru' fish n chip shop.... you can see the serving hatch window on this side of the restaurant ( they do great fish n chips btw )

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Ok ... back with the bikes ...another few pics from Sunday's Egg Run

It's not my 'cup of tea' - but it's certainly distinctive - like something from outer space!





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