New 250 retro style bike

Discussion in 'Thumpers' started by moto-scoot bill, Mar 20, 2011.

  1. moto-scoot bill

    moto-scoot bill Been here awhile

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    nice look.....summer 2011

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  2. SteelB12

    SteelB12 Long timer

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    Pretty sweet!

    Now, how much and where??
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  3. andy352299

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    i think there will be a demand for this
    i would also like to see it with a yamaha 660 lump and a single seat
    i bit british 50-60s scrambler look
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  4. bikebike69

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  5. PunkinHead

    PunkinHead Moobless Adventurer

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    I like it. I imagine most owners will ditch the mirrors on day 1.
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  7. Dorzok

    Dorzok Long timer

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    i have my heart set on their "chopper"

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    pretty sexy chap doing the modeling, doncha think?
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  8. PhiSig1071

    PhiSig1071 What's ******width?

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    I think SYM was also coming out with something similar, called the wolf if I remember correctly.

    Heres a pic:

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  9. PunkinHead

    PunkinHead Moobless Adventurer

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    I just showed my wife the Cleveland and I think one may end up gracing our garage.
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  10. Bugtussle

    Bugtussle Been here awhile

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    Sweet bike but it needs to be a 250cc to really make it in our market. Could be a world wide best seller but not here. It needs to be able to do at least a 10 mile stint on the interstate with hills. I love it but its not on my list because of the lack of power, and Im not asking for much. Ive owned a SYM HD200 scooter and that was the most amazing 171cc's under a twist grip. It could do Interstate roads all day if needed. It hauled my 230 lbs loaded at 70 mph on the flats. I just hope SYM can become a strong seller in the USA, let's say this year and for the first time(If the Lance takeover is worth a shit). Carter Bros at there best before the fire were a pain in the ass in my opinion.
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  11. Bugtussle

    Bugtussle Been here awhile

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    It will end up in mine too. I will be contacting them next week for a reservation. Are you taking a peek here Honda, Kawasaki, Suzuki and Yamaha?:clap
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  12. craigq

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    Suzuki has already a retro-styled small UJM, the TU250X.
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  13. 2manyrides

    2manyrides shifty charactor

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    They look like a cross between a 74 CB125 honda and a DT250 yamaha.
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    That's a chopper?
    Ha...to each his own.

    I agree that the available bike models have strayed away from this kinda thing ever since marketing decided that we all (in the us) want a cruiser with a stepped seat and pull back handle bars.
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  14. moto-scoot bill

    moto-scoot bill Been here awhile

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    the DT series is timeless uncluttered beauty......the CCW ACE reminds me of how my bikes looked back in the 70s.

    nowadays, bikes are l;ike NASCAR......only the decals tell them apart.
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  15. Grainbelt

    Grainbelt marginal adventurer Super Moderator

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    Sweet, a slow chinese thumper with an american name and almost zero dealer support! ( other than yours, of course :deal :spam )

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  16. Bar None

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    Here's my bobber by Dong Fang. I think my model is better.
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  17. 2manyrides

    2manyrides shifty charactor

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    Well my first bike was a 74 CB125, then there was a 76 KE125.
    But after that was these...
    And because they are simple as a lawn mower, they are what I still ride daily. Although I wouln't wish an old british bike on just anybody...after you pay your dues, it all becomes worth it.
    Might be about 8,000 bucks poured into the BSA over 30+ years including what I paid for it. That's a riding bargin!
    I have really lost count of all the rides!

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  18. moto-scoot bill

    moto-scoot bill Been here awhile

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    if i wanted to say anything about sales, i would have posted in the vendor section.....but i did no such thing.....so wipe up your mess.

    let me ask the expert.....a fast single 250 4-stroke that is 100% street legal??

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  19. Bar None

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    I haven't taken a motorcycle of mine into a dealer for anything for twenty years and won't buy one that I can't fix myself.

    I guess some that can't turn a wrench need dealer support.

    Every time I go into a dealer for a part they end up ordering it any way so I might just as well order it myself and have it delivered to my house.
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  20. Bugtussle

    Bugtussle Been here awhile

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    I will second that!!!!
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