Best looking dirt bike of all time:

Discussion in 'Shiny Things' started by Waco, Nov 14, 2009.

  1. BarkSlayer

    BarkSlayer Been here awhile

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    No...I'm dead serious about the early Pentons. They were probably the most significant off-road motorcycles in the history of the sport, and a lot guys think they were pretty good looking bikes, too...myself included. I was joking about the '91 Suzukis though, which were among the ugliest two-wheeled vehicles ever produced. And for the record, the thread that you're subscribed to here is aptly titled, "Best looking dirt bike of all time," which by definition, would include the "old nails" as well. Just cos it's new doesn't mean it's good looking!

    Enjoy.
  2. 68deluxe

    68deluxe Long timer

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    This me 35 years ago. Sorry it is so blurry.
  3. Skidplate865

    Skidplate865 Been here awhile

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    The Triumph Scrambler is not a dirt bike. It's a "dual sport" which I have come to find out is a street bike with some off road capabilities. I've taken mine offroad, but that didn't make it a "dirt bike." It remained a "dual sport."

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    I am the owner of the 2006 Triumph Scrambler in the pic and I've had a blast both on road and off w/ my bike. That said, it wasn't supposed to be a dirt bike. Dirt bikes are one trick ponies - usually thumpers with long travel, low weight, alot of plastic, etc..

    I'm not an expert, but my novice opinion is that Husquavarna makes the best looking dirt bikes, and always has...
  4. bk brkr baker

    bk brkr baker Long timer

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  5. Grizzlybear

    Grizzlybear Been here awhile

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    I had a F800GS late last year but sold the damn thing. The purchase price of the Scram plus the cost of the mods works out to about the same as a stock F800. So what's the diff? ...the size of the smile! So I cannot be accused of hyjacking this thread, take a look as this...

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  6. Kokopelli

    Kokopelli Yeah, right!

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    This one look OK.

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  7. mousitsas

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  8. pera

    pera Adventurer

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    Very very nice!!

    I´m sure that tenere will be my next bike

    It´s yours?
  9. Willis24

    Willis24 Been here awhile

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    Any of the recent Oberdan Bezzi concept drawings would make for "Best looking dirt bike of all time" entries, if any of the bikes actually existed.

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  10. Kokopelli

    Kokopelli Yeah, right!

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    It's from the Q-tech website.
  11. Samruay

    Samruay ADV for ADV sake

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    Also a well known Designer like Oberdan Bezzi, sometimes, draws liberally from existing projects, like this one ! :norton

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    Make Model

    Highland Dirt Track
    Year 2006
    Max Power 85 hp 62 kW @ 6000 rpm :eek1
    Max Torque 84 Nm 62 ft. lbs @ 5000 rpm
    Dry-Weight 129 kg :eek1 :eek1
    Fuel Capacity 12 Litres

    Hence,

    HIGHLAND 1 - Oberdan 0 :D

    Cheers,
    SAM
  12. ScottDill

    ScottDill TANSTAAFL

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    Yep - They're both yellow and black................
  13. Samruay

    Samruay ADV for ADV sake

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    Perceptive guy ..:rofl

    Indeed, IMO, there are more resemblances than colour :lol3

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    Anyway, that BENELLI 450 MOJAVE (Oberdan Concept bike) is derived from the original BENELLI MOJAVE 360 Model Year 1969

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  14. Samruay

    Samruay ADV for ADV sake

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    After nine pages of posts ... we may also speak about the Terra Mostro ..

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    It would be great if Ducati would consider inserting these kind of scramblers into their official Product catalogue
  15. earthroamer

    earthroamer Stuck in Pindadesh

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    Yup, the Ducati is a looker.
  16. JMo (& piglet)

    JMo (& piglet) Gone a bit Baja

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    Don't worry, I totally agree with you - some of the best looking bikes are the old ones - just that the Penton was not one of them! xx
  17. JMo (& piglet)

    JMo (& piglet) Gone a bit Baja

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  18. pera

    pera Adventurer

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    Congratulations!!

    As I said, very nice. I don´t like the colours but if you like, OK

    I´m going for one tenere, is the natural way XT350, 84 XT600, 95 TT600 and 08/10 tenere
  19. JMo (& piglet)

    JMo (& piglet) Gone a bit Baja

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    Glad you like it Pera! - If you get one, I'm sure you won't be disappointed... x

    My colour scheme was done for the Heroes-Legend rally this year, as a homage to the original Tenere's...

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  20. Samruay

    Samruay ADV for ADV sake

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