Converted to dual-sport? POST PICS!!

Discussion in 'Some Assembly Required' started by Sinistersculler, Apr 11, 2008.

  1. Yokomo

    Yokomo Gorilla Adventurer

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    Impressive photoshopped pics there CruisingRam. LOL, j/k. Good work!
  2. mousitsas

    mousitsas Long timer

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    This is ancient knowledge, however not the subject of this thread, since as said before, changing tyres is hardly a conversion.

    All that in good faith.
  3. Lizrdbrth

    Lizrdbrth Wackjob

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    Lemme make sure that I understand the new rules.

    Take a dualsport, change the rubber and put it on pavement, call it a Supermoto and all the cool kids will send you Christmas cards, but if....
  4. Marco Moto

    Marco Moto Voyager

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    Uhm, nope, a Supermoto should at least have 17' rims, wider triple trees, street tires, lower and stiffer suspension, etc...

    I do respect all of you riding inappropriate tools for the job (that's adventure!), but I agree, just changing tires and/or riding your street bike in the woods does not constitute a conversion.


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    I personally would like to see more of something like the examples below (NOTE** they are all 205's):

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    ...and my personal favorite:

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  5. Lizrdbrth

    Lizrdbrth Wackjob

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    Just checking.

    I wanna see them all. Never met a bike I couldn't learn something from.

    :lurk:lurk
  6. 16VGTIDave

    16VGTIDave blame Reaver...

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    Like the the one pictured above that is Marco Moto's favorite? The flex-line to the rear caliper is scary looking... :eek1
  7. Entrepre-neer

    Entrepre-neer Ultimate Tight A$$

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    Gotta throw out some pics of Jason Adams' 72' R60/5 that he built and did Baja Rally de Moto. (build thread over in Airheads)


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    Thanks Scotty, for letting me steal the photos :D[/QUOTE]
  8. Marco Moto

    Marco Moto Voyager

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    Yeah, that thing is all kinds of scary!
  9. ThomasVolomitz

    ThomasVolomitz New Old Stock

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    That guy above was profiled in ADV Moto Magazine.
  10. gavo

    gavo Slacker

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    That would be closer to the thread title than "I got new tyres" :lol3
  11. EnduroRdr

    EnduroRdr Woods Racer & D/S Rider

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    +++++1 :wink:
  12. pennswoodsed

    pennswoodsed lizards,bugs and me

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    I have looked all over ,beasts,oz, some assembly and can find no mention of 1st gen conversion,please advise.
  13. nuggets

    nuggets Fries with that?

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    Here is one that took more than just new tires. This bike was a basket case. Original wheels were shot, and replacements cost the same as just buying a new bike.

    I extended the forks and swingarm, plus 50% bigger wheels with knobbies, new seat, and new paint.

    Before(stock picture, paint was thrashed also):
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  14. ben2go

    ben2go Moto Flunky

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  15. e rock

    e rock Been here awhile

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  16. NortwestRider

    NortwestRider TRIPOD ADVENTURER !!

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  17. Wadester

    Wadester Rides a dirty bike

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  18. aposaric

    aposaric Garden mechanic ;-)

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    Here is a US version :-)

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  19. EnduroRdr

    EnduroRdr Woods Racer & D/S Rider

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    Wow I did the same project!

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    And After:


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  20. mcpenner

    mcpenner mcpenner

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    I converted my 1975 CB750 into this: :cry:cry (I loved that old bike but my back couldn't take it anymore)
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    It was great but still not really an adventure bike.
    So I converted it into this by means of a straight across trade: :rofl:clap(didn't like the goldwing)
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    I know that seems a little backwards, but I had a line on another one that I could trade for. I was able to "convert" the Goldwing into this: :lol3:lol3 (best and most affordable conversion strategy! But I have total respect for the cool conversions in this thread. I admire the workmanship and creativity. If my shop was better equipped I'd be doing it to. Life time subscriber.

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