THE scrambler picture thread

Discussion in 'Old's Cool' started by Dorzok, Jan 21, 2016.

  1. Dino de Laurentiis

    Dino de Laurentiis Working on it

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    Yeah, i kind of agree. Scramblers, as I’ve understood it was just any bike that could travel the fastest possible over a mixed course, both on and off road, and people just took what they have to make it as able as possible. In many ways, a dual sport IS a scrambler in that sense.
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  2. bk brkr baker

    bk brkr baker Long timer

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  3. swamp

    swamp Shut up. Ride.

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    Finally, number plates that I can read.
  4. Dorzok

    Dorzok Long timer

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  5. swamp

    swamp Shut up. Ride.

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    This. But the pipes are .. eh

    Maybe this? I like the pipe better on this

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  6. JCool

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    Turning a streetbike into a scrambler increases its offroad capabilties , mutilating a dirtbike to look like some sort of scrambler decreases its offroad capabilities. :deal
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  7. JimVonBaden

    JimVonBaden "Cool" Aid!

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  8. swamp

    swamp Shut up. Ride.

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    I agree with you
    but keep in mind some of these things were A+ certified , un maintained pieces of shit before someone started dropping waaay too much cash and time into them. Dirt bikes get the hell beat out of them so they are even worse off than the road bikes. I think its probably cheaper to hack them up than to restore them. I mean, can you even buy plastics for something like a 1980 xl 500?
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  9. Dorzok

    Dorzok Long timer

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    https://www.dcvmx.com/xcart/product.php?productid=187199&cat=269&page=1
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  10. swamp

    swamp Shut up. Ride.

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  11. Dorzok

    Dorzok Long timer

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  12. JagLite

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    Interesting build.
    I don't care for cast wheels, especially on a scrambler, but that is my personal preference.
    I don't remember ever seeing a belt drive conversion on one.
    The dirty/rusty tank though? Is that supposed to be patina?
    Overall I like it and would enjoy riding it. :thumb
  13. snake89

    snake89 Been here awhile

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    Looks like Kawasaki KZ-305, they came with belt drive.
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  14. Mudclod

    Mudclod Mojo Moto

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  15. swamp

    swamp Shut up. Ride.

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    Thats awesome
  16. JCool

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    Knucklehead.
  17. swamp

    swamp Shut up. Ride.

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    Hmm .. are really old hill climb bikes scramblers? Will they be the next hip thing?
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    Is that a tire or a giant sprocket? :D
    How did they make that tire? Looks like they glued a section of rubber dozer track around the stock rear.
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  18. swamp

    swamp Shut up. Ride.

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    Sorry got distracted

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  19. JimVonBaden

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  20. Dorzok

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    i was going to post this cuz....you know....knobblies. but then i got to thinking...hill climb cuz rear fender....so nixed the idea. cool bike none the less....knobblies do that you know.