Old school rides: Let's see 'em!

Discussion in 'Old's Cool' started by Drif10, Sep 5, 2004.

  1. Hen4cyl

    Hen4cyl Adventurer

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  2. mudgepondexpress

    mudgepondexpress Long timer

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    Does anyone actually own one of these? Being a Can-Am owner in the early 80's and in HS...I would have given my left nut for one!

    Kenny
  3. drrickk

    drrickk never act your age

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  4. Duelsporter

    Duelsporter Been here awhile

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    Bought one of the new original-style reproduction exhaust systems for the '79 Honda CBX and installed it last week. Pretty good quality - looks exactly like the original exhaust.

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  5. Hog Rider

    Hog Rider The Professor

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    I will book end that first year CBX with a last year CBX. Your 79 is beautiful :thumb

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    Picture taken during the GLMC Affair with water tour...
  6. Duelsporter

    Duelsporter Been here awhile

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    Thanks -- yours, too! :clap
  7. YukonTracker

    YukonTracker Ride your Way

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    1984 GPz900R. Had been in many boxes for about 10 years after I took it apart. Was about time I put it back together. Only thing left is a carb tune.
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  8. rdtbull

    rdtbull Have a Plan

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    Nice GPZ!
  9. Bridge Club

    Bridge Club Been here awhile

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    My ’81 T140ES returned from a “thorough do” at lunchtime.


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  10. Znabb

    Znabb Adventurer

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    Didn't realize I've never posted photos of my bikes.


    This is my 1968 Honda CB450 K1 at Makarska in Croatia during my 7000 km solo ride across Europe in the summer of 2011.

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    This is my modern bike, a 1969 Honda CB450 K2 at the top of the mountain Dalsnibba in Norway during my 4000 km solo ride across Scandinavia in the summer of 2012.

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  11. gseur

    gseur Been here awhile

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    :clap nice trips, and nice bikes.
  12. Prmurat

    Prmurat Long timer

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    Do you have US fenders?
    Here is mine with European fenders (from France...looks like there were different parts from one country to the other!):

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  13. Prmurat

    Prmurat Long timer

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  14. Znabb

    Znabb Adventurer

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    Yes, there was different parts for different markets. Both my bikes are Swedish market versions. F.ex. all other countries used the wing emblem on the tank sides but there was a copyright issue in Sweden (a flour company here used a logo with a wing) so Honda used these H emblems here.
    Really nice bike you got there. The 450 looks great in red too.
  15. Prmurat

    Prmurat Long timer

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    I did not see the H... Findable anywhere? Thanks!
  16. Znabb

    Znabb Adventurer

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    No, since they were made for the Swedish market only unfortunately they went out of stock a long time ago.
  17. Znabb

    Znabb Adventurer

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    This is BTW the flour company's copyrighted logo that prohibited Honda from using their wing logo in Sweden. Very easy to confuse with the Honda logo, don't you think? :D


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  18. scootrboi

    scootrboi Long timer

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  19. McJamie

    McJamie STROMINATOR

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    "Modern Bike"?, They both look like they're brand new!
  20. McJamie

    McJamie STROMINATOR

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    I was working at a Kawasaki dealer in 84 & 85. I got a chance to test one of the first 900 Ninja's we received. It felt like my GPZ750, but with more of everything. What a nice bike to ride, even today.