The ugly motorcycle thread

Discussion in 'Road Warriors' started by Outlander2188, Jun 1, 2016.

  1. jon_l

    jon_l Long timer

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    Yes, I supposed I did. Just reacting to the "hideous even for a cruiser" comment.
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  2. Bucho

    Bucho DAMNrider

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    While I don't love that color scheme, I always really liked the look of the Viragos. I liked that they weren't trying to be some sort of Harley clone.

    My first bike (that costs more than $500) was a Virago 750.

  3. quasigentrified

    quasigentrified Trumpet Strumpet

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    the recent gen r1200rt. all goofy fairing and complete visual imbalance.
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  4. JagLite

    JagLite Long timer

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    It shows that we don't all agree on any specific bike fitting the ugly category and that's OK.
    I'm sure there are/were some people who like the looks of the Pontiac Aztek, the most versatile vehicle on the planet (their adverts).

    Some people consider my Drifter ugly and some like the old school look.
    Generally, the older the rider is, the better my Drifter looks to them.

    I enjoy looking at all the ugly bikes posted here, some I laugh at, some I gag at, some I think look good.

    Keep posting pictures! :thumb
  5. dwenglis

    dwenglis Been here awhile

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  6. DAKEZ

    DAKEZ Long timer

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    So hideous it's cool and the sound... Stupendous!
  7. Geoff

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    I agree. The current gen RT looks pre-crashed by the factory.

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  8. Allucaneat

    Allucaneat Been here awhile

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    I hope you're kidding - I like the looks of that one! I would actually like to see more pics of it.
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  9. Geoff

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    This is a nice looking bike. It's far from hideous.
  10. mindgame

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    I was scrolling through this thread and have laughed so hard at this comment I was literally crying :) Well done, sir.
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  11. PeteAndersson

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    To my eye the cruiser style is what is bad about motorcycle design so I don't fancy your bike too much. But you seem to keep it very tidy, clean and polished which can't be easy with all that chrome, good job.
    You might not like the looks of mine, though it isn't considered a "pretty" bike so it's understandable.

    There are of course other bikes or details of them that are a complete sore in the eye too. But where would we be if everyone was exactly the same. We sure wouldn't have this quite entertaining thread.
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  12. PeteAndersson

    PeteAndersson Swede

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    The whole front fairing looks like it's been photoshopped in but using the wrong scale. So bloody big it sticks out like a swollen red nose...
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  13. lmavin

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    the bike just looks WAY too top heavy. a lower fairing would really balance it out better. lower fairing.jpg
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  14. JimVonBaden

    JimVonBaden "Cool" Aid!

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    It looks way better in person.
  15. Andi_Archer

    Andi_Archer Been here awhile

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    More of a half fairing,which wouldnt look too bad in a decent colour :muutt
  16. wpbarlow

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    Probably talking about the dog :lol3
  17. RedRocket

    RedRocket Yeah! I want Cheesy Poofs

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    What is that??

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  18. RedRocket

    RedRocket Yeah! I want Cheesy Poofs

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    Ha. Found it. Looks like Bender


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  19. JagLite

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    The question should be "What was that?" :fpalm
  20. Reverand Roadblock

    Reverand Roadblock Where are my pants

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