Dads and their sons

Discussion in 'Photos' started by boy60, Jan 15, 2011.

  1. TennesseeTime

    TennesseeTime Adventurer

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    C0F18B83-6231-4585-93BD-FF7586363CF3.jpeg 7CB2633A-80ED-4415-9F83-1DDC0FCAF372.jpeg Ok, my own dad wouldn't be caught dead on 2 wheels, but HIS dad didn't have a problem with the idea. This is a photo of yours truly (in brown) riding around the back yard with my grandfather in 1975 on his Honda 450. I was 4. He was in his mid 50's at the time. Below is a picture of my own bike photographed in the same general area of the yard 43 years later in 2018. If you wonder what ever happened to the Honda, it still exists in a slightly different look and I actually rode it up the road a few weeks ago.

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  2. Unclescar

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    What the heck is the dog doing? Chasing a squirrel?
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  3. Academy

    Academy Been here awhile

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    Yea the dog is just nuts sometimes. Great dog though
  4. apexfiend

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    He's only 3 but loves everything about "bikedirt" IMG_20180122_103521_310.jpg IMG_20180122_102841_663.jpg
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  5. xrttman

    xrttman xrttman Super Supporter

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    The 750 GT is a '72, the young man is an '81 model. He's about three yrs old here. I still have the Ducati and it still looks great & runs perfectly, and the young man is now 6'4" and 37 yrs old. The only thing in this photo that's gotten old is.....ME! Campbell-Slides-0757.jpg
  6. X5-

    X5- Been here awhile

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    Sold my Harley to fund these two bikes so my son could learn how to ride!
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    A few years later!
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  7. The Letter J

    The Letter J Long timer

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    It's official. As of yesterday, my 4 year old son is now a motorcycle rider! Now everyone in my house rides... except me, wah waaaaah. His big brother (7 years old) moved up to a drz110 with a manual clutch a few months ago, so my 4y.o. inhereted the JR50.

    We took them out yesterday to an OHV area that has a fenced "beginner track" that my older son likes to ride at, with the intention of having my older son giving the JR50 a shake down (I rebuilt the engine including raising the exhaust port, milling a substantial 0.075" off the head, and a few intake mods, but ended up buying him a bigger bike before the 50 went back into service) to test out the jetting.

    We asked our 4y.o. if he wanted to try, so he put on big brother's gear, I reinstalled the throttle stop, and Momma held onto the rear fender while we had him do some practice drills to be sure he always knew how to stop/shut it down. After a few tries, my wife let go of the fender and the next time he stopped, he was surprised to see that Mom had stopped 50' earlier! After that, he didn't want to stop, so we let him ride until the 50 was out of gas... at almost 9pm!

    I'm so proud of both of my son's, they're both turning into enthusiastic, responsible riders. My 4y.o. turns 5 on Monday and we already bought him his own moto-gear for the occassion.
  8. RW66

    RW66 Been here awhile

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    Father and son


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  9. dbarale

    dbarale Squiddly slow

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    So if you’re four and while riding you find the only hole in 12 acres to bury your front wheel and go over the bars, do ADV rules apply?
    Sure they do, pictures first, then help pick up the bike.

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  10. TreasureState

    TreasureState A murse posing as a freelance dirt rider

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    Happy Father's Day to all the Dads on here
  11. thechief86

    thechief86 jack of all daniels

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    My little sidekick learning about bikes, and trying on daddy's Formas :cool: 20180603_190545.jpg 20180603_140832.jpg 20180427_184345.jpg 20180611_124931.jpg He always wants to sit on the bikes and rev the engines, so I take him around to each bike and start them for him, and then around to each car/truck.
    His favorites are my KLR, and my 1980 Toyota hilux with a fuel injected v8 swap :D
    He'll be 2 in 2 months, I'm counting down the days until I can get him on 2 wheels
  12. Chef Gareth

    Chef Gareth Live 2 Ride

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    Soooo much fun !! [​IMG]
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  13. TreasureState

    TreasureState A murse posing as a freelance dirt rider

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    Love that picture, Chef!
  14. NAVIGATOR

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    Because of fathers day
    My Dad in the 60´s

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    My two Boys growing up on/with motorcycles!!!!
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    Happy fathers day y´all
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  15. Shawnee Bill

    Shawnee Bill Long timer Supporter

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    Don't wait, the time is now, balance bike. He'll be looking good on by his 2nd birthday. You can get them in several M/C brand liveries!
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  16. thechief86

    thechief86 jack of all daniels

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    We already have one ;)
    Gotta remember to bring it from grandma's house next time we go.
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  17. RidingDonkeys

    RidingDonkeys Purveyor of Awesome Supporter

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    Greetings from just north on the 101. We grabbed a 50 for our 4yo son in late April. Unfortunately it is still a bit tall for him, so he's struggling to keep it up when he stops. We have 2 acres for him to ride, but it is far from smooth, especially on those little wheels. I need to find a proper OHV area so he can cut loose a little.

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    1stgenfarmboy The Sherpa Man

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    My riding partner for 31 years,


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  19. Aces 6

    Aces 6 Whiskey Tango Foxtrot, Over

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    Helping to put on the hard bags....good times. Taller than me now.

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  20. Todd157k

    Todd157k Long timer Supporter

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    My son and his first "adventure" ride. We ride together a lot but he hasn't done 200 mi days until this trip a couple weeks ago (father's day). When we got back from this Baja trip, we toasted a beer and he said "to my first, and last, adventure ride"... :imaposer

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