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If your bike was a car, what car would it be?

Old 02-25-12, 11:25 AM
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If your bike was a car, what car would it be?

I stole this idea from the 41. Should be more interesting in C&V.

Try to keep in mind country of origin and relative vintage.



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Old 02-25-12, 11:28 AM
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It would be much easier to work on.
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If your bike was a car, what car would it be?
My wife's!-(
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My bike is red, therefore it's fast....sooooooo, Ferrari and Maserati are coming to mind. But, being the Trek 460 it is maybe a Pontiac GT8 GT is more fitting.
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Old 02-25-12, 11:44 AM
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Old 02-25-12, 11:53 AM
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1974 Hetchins = Jaguar XKE (pure class)
1989 Centurion Dave Scott = Honda CRX (poor man's sports car)
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ALAN, Maserati Merak: funky design, acres of class and a very dubious reputation of falling apart at inopportune moments.


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Ah, I see you cleaned up the speedwell! very nice How's the ride?
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Hmmm....most of my bikes are French. For some reason one of those funky looking Citroens comes to mind, but I would never own one. I think the only French car I would consider would be a classic Bugatti, but somehow that does not equate with a Lejeune.
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Old 02-25-12, 12:18 PM
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A Renault Alpine!

Very cool....
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Hmmm....most of my bikes are French. For some reason one of those funky looking Citroens comes to mind, but I would never own one. I think the only French car I would consider would be a classic Bugatti, but somehow that does not equate with a Lejeune.
Your 753 Team Pro = a vintage Aston Martin? "Dead sexy..."
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Old 02-25-12, 12:49 PM
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Your 753 Team Pro = a vintage Aston Martin? "Dead sexy..."
I am more of a Jaguar E type .....

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= this:



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A bright red GTO with fins and gills like some giant piranha fish, an obscene phallic symbol on wheels.
With acknowledgement to Thomas Dolby.

Now, if Lynn's E type was the earlier one with covered bumpers... and RED...
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this is an awesome thread. all the bikes and cars are just a perfect match. love the volvo one and drillium's is spot on.
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This:



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The original Countach was much more handsome than the later versions with the silly 5 mph bumpers, flares and wings.
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Neither of them were high end.
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