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Let's see your BEFORE and AFTER photos

Discussion in 'Photos' started by CafeDude, Jun 5, 2015.

  1. vfrcauv

    vfrcauv Been here awhile

    Joined:
    Jan 30, 2008
    Oddometer:
    422
    Location:
    South East
    1980 CX500D

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  2. johnwoodsrides

    johnwoodsrides Been here awhile

    Joined:
    Jul 5, 2013
    Oddometer:
    423
    Location:
    E-town, PA
    Before

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  3. Silverbeard

    Silverbeard Adventurer

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    Jul 12, 2011
    Oddometer:
    25
    Location:
    Blue Mountains, Sydney, Australia
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    83 XR500R - Was going to be a parts bike, but plans changed

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  4. Twin headlight Ernie

    Twin headlight Ernie Custom fabricated dual sport accessories

    Joined:
    Aug 2, 2005
    Oddometer:
    1,950
    Location:
    Dakota Minnesota
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  5. busa1300

    busa1300 Been here awhile

    Joined:
    Feb 22, 2014
    Oddometer:
    419
    Location:
    Frozen North...
    A 78 SR500 I rebuilt for the wife.
    Subtle changes, but made the bike so much better for curvy roads.

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  6. busa1300

    busa1300 Been here awhile

    Joined:
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    Oddometer:
    419
    Location:
    Frozen North...
    My 1996 RGV250SP VJ23
    Imported from Japan and rebuilt from frame up

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  7. Twin headlight Ernie

    Twin headlight Ernie Custom fabricated dual sport accessories

    Joined:
    Aug 2, 2005
    Oddometer:
    1,950
    Location:
    Dakota Minnesota
    Put a CR250 two stroke motor in a late model CRF250 4 stroke chassis.
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  8. SOUP

    SOUP Been here awhile

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    Jan 7, 2014
    Oddometer:
    746
    Location:
    upstate south carolina
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  9. David4

    David4 Long timer

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    68 BMW R60/US before

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    After
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  10. Nosotros Racing

    Nosotros Racing Been here awhile Supporter

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    Jan 10, 2020
    Oddometer:
    404
    Location:
    Southwestern Illinois
    Before;
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    Found in a barn that took 5 feet of Mississippi River floodwater


    After

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    Still about 90% original.
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  11. Nosotros Racing

    Nosotros Racing Been here awhile Supporter

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    Oddometer:
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    Location:
    Southwestern Illinois
  12. Nosotros Racing

    Nosotros Racing Been here awhile Supporter

    Joined:
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    Oddometer:
    404
    Location:
    Southwestern Illinois
    Lovely. Always loved the 500s for their smooth sweetness compared to 650s.
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  13. svahadean

    svahadean und I.M. von Daring

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    Oddometer:
    493
    Location:
    Bristol, TN
  14. JimRidesThis

    JimRidesThis Local celebrity

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    Oddometer:
    1,045
    Location:
    Cumbria, UK
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  15. rixcafe

    rixcafe Been here awhile Supporter

    Joined:
    Jan 23, 2007
    Oddometer:
    455
    Location:
    Durham, NC
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  16. rixcafe

    rixcafe Been here awhile Supporter

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    Oddometer:
    455
    Location:
    Durham, NC
  17. rixcafe

    rixcafe Been here awhile Supporter

    Joined:
    Jan 23, 2007
    Oddometer:
    455
    Location:
    Durham, NC
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    Wifey's pic
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  18. Tytan

    Tytan Been here awhile

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    Jan 12, 2015
    Oddometer:
    595
    Location:
    The Wet Left Coast
    Before, after dragging out from under the neighbors pine trees where it sat uncovered for about 5 years:

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    During:

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    After:

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  19. Tytan

    Tytan Been here awhile

    Joined:
    Jan 12, 2015
    Oddometer:
    595
    Location:
    The Wet Left Coast
    This was another project, before:

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    After:


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  20. Oilleaker

    Oilleaker Ne’er do well tinkerer Supporter

    Joined:
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    Oddometer:
    166
    Location:
    Bronx NY
    707C201E-BCDD-4F50-A22E-407A7D388873.jpeg A12D05E1-D9A5-4215-BC1E-3E0B2E07BED1.jpeg 2CB0D187-B988-407C-B63C-B8704ADA89C1.jpeg 08821C80-6D9C-4688-9F88-604D1BE28D6C.jpeg I go the opposite direction from most of you. I start out with nice clean bikes that have been neglected and end up with rats and oddities that suit my purposes better