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Old 08-15-09, 03:34 PM   #1
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Beautiful Motorcycles

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Old 08-15-09, 03:38 PM   #2
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Old 08-15-09, 03:46 PM   #3
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Old 08-15-09, 03:50 PM   #4
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How about the Yamaha XS650/650 Special and the XS750/850 Special line?

I don't have photos, but they shouldn't be hard to find.

I've always been very fond of them.
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Old 08-15-09, 03:50 PM   #5
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Old 08-15-09, 04:53 PM   #7
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I always liked this one:



But...realistically, if I ever get a motorcycle it will probably be something like this:

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^^ Awesome !!!

UJM's Rock !!!

The red and black ones a Honda 400/4, right ?
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Old 08-15-09, 07:51 PM   #12
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UJM's Rock !!!
I've got myself a 78 GS550

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Yep. A 77
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Old 08-15-09, 09:41 PM   #15
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How about the Yamaha XS650/650 Special and the XS750/850 Special line?

I don't have photos, but they shouldn't be hard to find.

I've always been very fond of them.


...my first bike was a '75 XS650. I rode the hell out of that bike. Wish I still had it. *sniff* My Harley Road King is cool, but that ole 650 was "special".
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Old 08-16-09, 07:42 AM   #16
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Oh man... that thing is sexah!

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you know i remember back when these were 5k-10k, ow i se them going for 20-30k
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Old 08-16-09, 06:11 PM   #18
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This thread was won in with the first picture in the first post. Mmm, 916/748/996/998.

That blacked-out cafe CB750 ain't half bad, either.
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Old 08-17-09, 08:34 AM   #22
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While searching for some of my favorites to post I came to realize something...adventure bikes are all goofy looking.
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Old 08-17-09, 08:38 AM   #23
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While searching for some of my favorites to post I came to realize something...adventure bikes are all goofy looking.
yep, but hella fun to ride.
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Old 08-17-09, 08:44 AM   #24
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Yeah, well, that's what makes a bike, isn't it?
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My 1976 CB400f. Sadly, sold it years ago.

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