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Forum topic by Padre posted 03-29-2010 12:36 AM 4696 views 0 times favorited 93 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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03-29-2010 12:36 AM

Just a light note to end a rather dull Sunday.

How many of us (Lumberjocks) ride a motorcycle?

I’ll start. I ride a 2009 Harley Softail Deluxe. Before that it was a Harley Road King, and before that was a Harley Sportster. :)

-- Chip ----------- 6:8

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#1 posted 03-29-2010 12:43 AM

I ride a Lowrider but I am eyeballing another FLH. My previous FLH was a Panhead. I also like those Road Kings.

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#2 posted 03-29-2010 12:47 AM

I used to ride dirt bikes. Great fun:-) I sure would like to buy a VW trike my neighbor is selling!!

-- Bob in WW ~ "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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#3 posted 03-29-2010 01:07 AM

Padre I am going to take you back a few years my 1st motor bike was a James, then a Java, the last one a BSA which I had an accident with and still have back problem today, so that is the story of my bikes.
Couple years ago my boy got a Kawasaki 4 cylinders I tried it boy was it fast.

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#4 posted 03-29-2010 01:19 AM

vespa , yamaha , zundap , bmw , norton, triumph .

now i’m thinking ,

’ hover-round ’ !

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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#5 posted 03-29-2010 01:26 AM

I have a Yamaha Virago 700. Lots of add ons to it, she is a beauty. I actually haven’t ridden her in a number of years, for many reasons. She is for sale if anyone is interested. I lose my husband every spring to his other girlfriend, Kawasaki 1500 Nomad, he does long runs, some are cross country.
I have my tools : )


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#6 posted 03-29-2010 01:40 AM

BMW R1200GS currently. Latest of about a dozen bikes.

-- Brad Hancock

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#7 posted 03-29-2010 01:55 AM

I ride a 06 v-star 1100 silverado. Upgraded with a maxx air performance intake, cobra highway bars, vance and hines slip-on mufflers and various other chrome goodies. I’m hoping to pick up all the sheet metal parts this week. I just had them custom painted with green and silver flames.

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#8 posted 03-29-2010 02:09 AM

I have ridden several motorcycles, but it’s been a while now,
unfortunately Walmart doesn’t put them out front anymore. :0


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#9 posted 03-29-2010 02:44 AM

‘99 BMW K1200LT (one of the very first of this model made – bought it new in ‘99) and a ‘77 BMW R100/7 (the first liter bike that BMW offered – in excellent condition – I’m only the second owner). I love them both. I know I don’t need 2 bikes but which one do I give up?

-- Rich, Cedar Rapids, IA - I'm a woodworker. I don't create beauty, I reveal it.

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#10 posted 03-29-2010 03:12 AM

between bikes at the moment but in the market for either a Roadglide or Ultra Classic

-- Greg, Severn MD

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#11 posted 03-29-2010 03:14 AM

If I ever win the Lottery (yeah, right) I will look up someone to make me one of these:
Kanedas bike from Akira

Other than that, I have never driven one. I have ridden on one or two.

-- You can get more with a kind word and a 2 by 4, than you can with just a kind word.

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#12 posted 03-29-2010 03:24 AM

1948 HD Panhead had it before the youngesters on here were born. ;-)

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#13 posted 03-29-2010 03:26 AM

Suzuki 750 ES.

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#14 posted 03-29-2010 03:30 AM

BMW r1150r

-- Scott, Chicago

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#15 posted 03-29-2010 03:36 AM

I watch them when they drive by.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Appomattox Virginia [email protected]

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