*****What's your bucket list bike (or bikes)?*****

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  1. foxtrapper

    foxtrapper Long timer

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    Well, if it's got two wheels, I'd love to ride it. Whatever it is!

    But, there are a few that I really would like to ride, and perhaps even own.

    A Hendee Indian. In particular, one of the Scouts. I know, we're all supposed to lust after the Chiefs, and they are nice. But the Scouts came in so many more flavors. This one belongs to a friend of mine. He has several others too. Some day, I really should see if I can get him to let me ride it:
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    Another I'd love to ride, of a completely different nature, is an old Vespa scooter. Something like one of these:
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  2. ttpete

    ttpete Rectum Non Bustibus Supporter

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    Most of those Indian Scouts were 741s and were 500 cc's, or 30.50 cubic inches. The performance was not very good.
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  3. Daryloftexas

    Daryloftexas Been here awhile

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    A 70s h1 or h2. Or the water buffalo. Really any of the 70s large displacement 2 strokes. But at the price people want for them these days I probably will never see that day. I should have never gotten rid of my gt380.
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  4. motrhead

    motrhead Travellin' Soul

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    There are plenty on my list!
    MGS-01 Guzzi, Laverda Jota, GT750 Kettle, CBX, OW01 Yammie, GTS1000, TDR250, RZ500, 1st gen V-Max, CX650Turbo, Bimota vDue...but I want to own them all! Just a ride on a Black Shadow or Black Lightning would be nice though.
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  5. yobuddy

    yobuddy Been here awhile

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    I owned a '71 H1 Kawasaki and then a '72 H2. I really don't have any desire to ride one again. Would sure be pretty sitting in the garage but your right, can't bring myself to pay what they are bringing these days.
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  6. Tall Man

    Tall Man Priest, Temple of Syrinx

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    Get the exhaust fabbed properly, to camouflage the DNA of the engine, and you'll have a proper-looking tribute bike.
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  7. doc4216

    doc4216 Chronic High Fiver

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    This is my dream bike. Hoping I get it for my 40th next fall but will have to wait and see.

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  8. owcow

    owcow Adventurer

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    My bucket list bike is very low. I’d like to have a new Gen2 KLR 650. Prefect bike for me to take several bucket list rides I’d like to do.
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  9. davidji

    davidji bike curious

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  10. Richarde1605

    Richarde1605 Long timer

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    Nor I my 550, absolute crap in many ways, but so much fun :-)

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  11. Rossland Rider

    Rossland Rider Been here awhile

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    I can't help wanting one of these. Makes me want to go for a really long ride.
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  12. foxtrapper

    foxtrapper Long timer

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    I hear ya! Had a modified H2 750. Brutal machine. Wouldn’t mind riding one again, for maybe 10-20 minutes.

    That’s why I really like Retro Tours. I can ride older bikes, delight in them, without having to live with it.
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  13. Richarde1605

    Richarde1605 Long timer

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    Britten, the end.
    A real unicorn, and desirable :-)

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  14. Richarde1605

    Richarde1605 Long timer

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    True, the spaghetti tubes help to make it.


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    2tallnwide Long timer

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    these will do for now. :D
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  16. Richarde1605

    Richarde1605 Long timer

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    A good selection bloke

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  17. 2tallnwide

    2tallnwide Long timer

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    Would have already bought one, but still don't have enough self control.... maybe next year. :D
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  18. FloridaSteve

    FloridaSteve Long timer

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    That's my experience. Still have an H1. Fun but not really refined. I prefer the Yamaha twins. Not as fast but much less maintenance. 2 cents..
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  19. Daryloftexas

    Daryloftexas Been here awhile

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    i blew up my 380 due to an old line from the 2 cycle tank. yeah loots of upkeep but well worth it. if you ever want to get rid of your h1 you know who to call!
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  20. Offcenter

    Offcenter On The Road Again!

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    If I won the lottery, I'd have a Lightning Electric LS 218 in a heart beat.
    I'd probably kill myself on it, but I still WANT ONE!!
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