Stupid Ugly Custom Bikes Professional and Hacker built

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  1. JB2

    JB2 Dirt Of The Earth

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    @JagLite - For as beautiful as your Triumph is you sure have a knack for finding ugly bikes. :lol3

    I've photographed a few over the years. I'll do some digging to see if I can find them.

    Good to see you around! I'm still building bikes in the shop, just not mine. :dirtdog.
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  2. JagLite

    JagLite Long timer Supporter

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    Poor BMW... :2cry


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    One guess on who built it:

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    More HERE
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    Who knew Rokon was forty years ahead of their time?
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  4. Pokie

    Pokie Just plain Pokie.

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    For the cost to build one of these, I find them kind of silly. It's kind of like they have an idea then get bored part way through and just take the simple route just to get it done. I find them just a little disappointing.
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  5. JagLite

    JagLite Long timer Supporter

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  6. JagLite

    JagLite Long timer Supporter

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    BikeExif seems to have improved in their choices, I had to go back 3 pages to find one that jumped out at me as truly ugly...

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    Who would want to pay big money for this?

    The builder is looking for those with money who want to see themselves as individuals who go their own way.... Just like he does.
    I wonder if he will pay for the buyer to get a cool dude hairstyle and matching ink?

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    Just like all the HD sales strategy over the years, tell the doctors, lawyers, and accountants that if they ride a Harley, they will be a "Lone Wolf".

    It is terribly funny to see the backs of all these fenderless bike riders when it gets wet.
    Nothing shows how badazz you are like brown skid mark stripes all the way up your back.
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  7. JagLite

    JagLite Long timer Supporter

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    Time for an amateur (Home Hacker) build, this one isn't terrible, but.... why? :scratch

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    No permanent damage done so it is fixable and could be built as a cafe' racer, or a scrambler, or a street fighter, but right now it is... :dunno confused.

    It's for sale too! HERE
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  8. JagLite

    JagLite Long timer Supporter

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    Another from The Bike Shed, but this one is PRO built.
    They say it is sure to become a collector piece as an early build by an award winning custom bike builder.

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    It has the "Custom" bike requisite Flintstone tires and a welded up hard tail frame (chopped stock frame) and.... a BESPOKE wiring harness. Wow!

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    And the adverts says: "The bike runs, rides and stops. No MOT & currently SORN. Tyres have ZERO miles on them."
    The price is only $2,770.
    For a 1980 250. :fpalm

    More HERE
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  9. Bt10

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    I'd ride post#3; post#14 isn't "finished", and the cyclops is stupid, but a good start?
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    cgguy09 ScientiƦ Cedit Mare

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    Can we make it a requirement that posters need to include the asking price?

    That helps add to the humor :)
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    Muzz67 Unadventurous

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    I couldn't care less that clowns chop away at modern bikes, but FFS, if a bike has survived 40 odd years intact, then hackers should just piss off and leave it be....
    So many classics being bodged and cut to pieces in a vain attempt to 'improve' makes me wanna scream.
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    Great idea! :thumb
    How about instead of a requirement, a request if the price is known.
    It does often add to the idiocy... :fpalm

    I added this to the first post:
    EDIT: If the bike is for sale, post the asking price, it adds to the amazement.
    And, if you agree the bike pictured belongs in this thread, hit the "LIKE" button.
    That doesn't mean you like the bike, just that you also think it a stupid ugly bike. :dirtdog
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  13. JagLite

    JagLite Long timer Supporter

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    I think any bike with clip-ons and knobby tires fits in the stupid category

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    1980 BMW 800cc
    For sale $11,600
    The good thing is it won't take much to make it a nice bike.
    One with more than 1.5" of suspension, 4" ground clearance, goofy ergo's, and no rear fender (front fender must be required by law there).

    More HERE
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    cgguy09 ScientiƦ Cedit Mare

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    MY first thought was...damn, I actually sort of like that bike. Until I saw the price!!!!! (See, this new recommendation is totally paying off)
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    This one is simple, just remove what you can and spray the rest with rattlecan flat black

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    A Yamaha SR250 for only $4,770.
    More HERE
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    The pro's often have dramatic photo shoots...

    Yours for under $10,000! ($9,667)
    A 125 clone clown for the rider who like riding a bike that looks like its back is broken.

    More HERE
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  17. Uke

    Uke visualist Super Supporter

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    For the record, all my likes were agreements that the illustrated bikes do, actually, suck big time including the Airhead ( "Be still my little heart." Grover from Sesame St).
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  18. viajero

    viajero Too old to be a nOOb

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    Master craftsman. Tattoos are a dead giveaway.
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  19. flei

    flei cycletherapist

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    Wait. You mean you are actually supposed to try to ride these bikes? :scratch
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  20. JagLite

    JagLite Long timer Supporter

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    I think there may be interest in a picture thread for "The Motorcycle as Art" for custom bikes that are beautifully designed and built, but are not meant to actually ride.
    (this thread is for custom bikes that supposedly are built to ride)



    Art pieces like this:

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    Beautiful mechanical art that would look great on display in a bike theme restaurant. :jkam

    Whatcha think? Would you like to see motorcycle art? :hide
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