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Old 08-31-2009, 08:56 AM   #41
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Actually, the Ilmor sounds pretty interesting to me. I'd love to ride one, but probably wouldn't buy one.

I just bought this instead:

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2572/...f052077dc0.jpg

Racebike? i dunno.

I'd go for something like that.
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Old 08-31-2009, 10:27 AM   #42
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Back in the 70s a friend loaned me his Yamaha 100 twin. He'd had it ported and put race expansion chambers on it. I used it to ride with my wife down Sunset Blvd from Van Ness to the Cinerama dome to see a re-show of 2001: A Space Odessy.. That was one of the worst bike trips I can recall. That danged thing only had a power band of about 1000 rpm. You had to scream it down the road... took forever to get started from a stop. Couldn't ride it more than 15-20 minutes or it would overheat. Race bikes pretty much suck on the street.

Then there was the ported MachIV.......
Iam sure they did suck, waaay back then if you rode them on the street. As for the Triple that thing didnt do anything but go in a straight line track or street?
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Old 08-31-2009, 10:42 AM   #43
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Picture won't expand. That's a GS1150, right? Sweeeet. I see a red one parked in front of a nearby business in summer. Still a damm nice ride.
GS1000S. Supposedly, only 535 sold in the US. I think there were more, though.
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Old 08-31-2009, 07:33 PM   #44
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Boy I remember when I had me a racebike, man them dang thangs where faster than shyt, we used to go so fast make yer head spin clean the "bleep" of yer dang head. Dang kids today aint got no idea?
Thinkin they got skills that intersect? Shhhyyyy,....

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Old 09-01-2009, 03:22 AM   #45
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Hey, c'mon Moke. My new bike's got an aftermarket exhaust, and really cool adjustable mixture thingys (Adhust-o-jet?).

It's also waay too loud. I'm working on it.
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Old 09-01-2009, 08:31 AM   #46
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Nice Henderson none the less.
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Nice Henderson none the less.

That it is.

Speaking of them, I'll be driving by the new old EH building in Belle Plaine, MN on my way to the Twins game on Oct. 2.
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Old 09-01-2009, 10:38 AM   #48
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Couldnt see the picture at work, that thing IS CLEAN? Very nice.
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