Best looking road bike of all time:

Discussion in 'Road Warriors' started by BubbaZanetti, Mar 7, 2008.

  1. Chillis

    Chillis Long timer

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    Always thought it looked good in print but the actual bike ugly.
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  2. ErikMotoMan

    ErikMotoMan Airbag crash survivor!

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    I always thought the unique design and attention to detail resulted in an absolutely stunning bike.
  3. Lederhosen

    Lederhosen Sisyphean Laborer

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    That Paul Smart is a handsome piece of machinery.
    (/broken record)
    :rilla
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  4. ZappBranigan

    ZappBranigan Still Riding

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    Have I posted this already? Can't remember if I did....:hmmmmm

    Anyway, I know they don't seem to have "aged" well but I have to admit to a weakness for early 80's bikes (maybe because I started riding in 1982?)

    This is one of my favorites, 1980 - 83 Suzuki GS1150ES:

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    I love the colors and the shape of the fairing and windshield (which is funny because I generally don't like fairings but on this bike I think it works.)
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  5. Tanshanomi

    Tanshanomi Your Favorite Uncle

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    To each their own, but I can't say I'm a fan. That generation of GS1100 had perhaps the best lines of the Katana-inspired bikes, but the two-tone paint and that fairing put it a full notch down in comparison to a single-color silver or red GS1100E standard. It's not awful, but there are better looking bikes. In fact, there are better-looking '80s Suzukis...

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  6. Oilhed

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    I liked the lines of this old Suzuki better
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  7. rauchman

    rauchman Been here awhile

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  8. BadKarma

    BadKarma Long timer

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    My cousin had one of these:[​IMG]

    What a beauty....
  9. Got_Carbs?

    Got_Carbs? Adventurer

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  10. steve gs

    steve gs Been here awhile

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    Way too many beauties in this thread.


    Here's one that worked for me.

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  11. n8mandy

    n8mandy Revmeister

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    I actually agreed with you, with it being a toss up between the Bonnie or an early Sportster.
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  12. jas67

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  13. baldman1

    baldman1 Been here awhile

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    1982 Kawasaki KZ1000R
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  14. tennmoto

    tennmoto Been here awhile

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  15. Oilhed

    Oilhed MarkF

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    I’d love that! And a green ZRX. And the new 900RS cafe in green, too!

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  16. MR X

    MR X MOTORCYCLE MADMAN

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    I say the 1988 Kawasaki ZX10 was one of the best looking road bikes of all time :D pics 012.JPG .
  17. chippertheripper

    chippertheripper motorcycle junkie

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    That looks dope, but there’s too many cylinders.
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  18. Lornce

    Lornce Lost In Place

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    Why'd you sell it?


    :dunno
  19. Oilhed

    Oilhed MarkF

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    A triple would be da bomb
  20. chippertheripper

    chippertheripper motorcycle junkie

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    twin, homie, twin.