Flat tracker and street tracker photos

Discussion in 'Old's Cool' started by jehu, Oct 5, 2007.

  1. rw4x4van

    rw4x4van East Coast Rider

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    my Champion framed '72 360 had the "Light Switch" power band
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  2. Rich B

    Rich B Long timer Supporter

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    I rode a few bikes with light switch power bands...they sucked too. But then I wasn't good enough to use the power band too :eekers

    The big YZ I rode had a decent power band. It was just a beast. But the bike itself just didn't work with that power. Maybe point & shoot style for MX, but not on an oval. Anytime you got the power on, the bike would abruptly stop sliding and stand up. If you didn't catch it quick enough, it would high side you. Instantly.

    I was never much at squaring off a corner, but learned to do it on the YZ and use that huge grunt out of a corner to make up for it's handling quirks. I actually finished 2nd on that bike, 1st was impaled on the front tire, he got side ways coming out of the corner to the checkered flag and I T-boned him. Pushed him across the start finish line. Bad thing is, the winner was riding my bike!
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  3. Thumpermeister

    Thumpermeister roost maker

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  4. Andyvh1959

    Andyvh1959 Cheesehead Klompen Supporter

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    That old Sporty must be sprung to support a cement truck. Because any sag of the rear end would put the fender on the tire. Must basically be a hard tail.
  5. redfishguide

    redfishguide Old Dirt Biker Supporter

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    I raced a dt2mx and that had a quick start power band which I eventually got used to. But alas there were more then a few that were quicker then me! I still gave them a run for their money.

    Hey Ray.....hope all is well.

    Jack and Buck
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  6. redfishguide

    redfishguide Old Dirt Biker Supporter

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    Btw getting t boned on the last corner of my last race on a short track or any thing else was the end of my not to lustrious career. So sympathies all around....

    Jack and Buck
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    BOOTLACE Bikie Scum. Supporter

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    Thumpermeister roost maker

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  9. vee2win

    vee2win oldnwiser

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    Really nice period-correct CR.

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    vee2win oldnwiser

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    Love early Triumph flat trackers...

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  12. buzzword

    buzzword Been here awhile

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    The start of another terrible adventure...

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    Not shown: a bunch of stuff :fpalm
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    Mudclod Mojo Moto

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    Scoozi Long timer

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    DiggerD DougFir from SuperDuke Days

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    Too funny...was thinking I could live with that HD.

    Edit: Next Day...Double funny...did not know what I was looking at, but I liked it, still do. Did not know it was a Roland Sands makeover. Just read comments of the article.....most bad mouthing the design..but they knew from the start it was a RSD bike. I wonder if they did not know it was a RSD before they saw it for the first time if that would change their dislike for the design. Be fun to see what the haters build.
    I think he has a good eye for design....imho.
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  17. buzzword

    buzzword Been here awhile

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    welp, this swingarm is gonna need some massaging...

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    also not sure why the forum upload always borks the photo orientation.
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  18. buzzword

    buzzword Been here awhile

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    what are those rear shocks? look kinda like the CR shocks from Hungary...
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    Scoozi Long timer

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    Scoozi Long timer

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