Happy New Year 2016

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Happy New Year 2016

Unread post by jimmy » Fri Jan 01, 2016 2:52 pm

Happy New Year to one and all.

Forum very quiet this past year, lets try and get it going the way it was folks. Post pics of bikes, parts, tools, anything to get a discussion going

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Re: Happy New Year 2016

Unread post by scotduke » Thu Jan 07, 2016 11:16 pm

happy new year mate. Been out for any good runs? I'm still riding to work on the SV, thanks to the milder weather. I decided to work from home today as it was raining so heavily this morning but that's really been the only day for months when the weather's not been fit to ride, and that was just in the morning.

As I was working from home today I took the opportunity to take the GT out for a little spin. Even riding to the supermarket on it is a blast. Why did I not have a two stroke for so long before I got it? Ring a ding ding

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Re: Happy New Year 2016

Unread post by jimmy » Sun Jan 10, 2016 12:09 pm

Unfortunately not bud, it's has been bucketing down since about November, so I have the bike tucked away. My shed is about 2' above pavement level so I have to rig up a ramping system to get the bikes in and out, and I can't be bothered moving them about on the odd dry day.....a bit of a nuisance

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Re: Happy New Year 2016

Unread post by jimmy » Sun Jan 10, 2016 12:13 pm

scotduke wrote:As I was working from home today I took the opportunity to take the GT out for a little spin. Even riding to the supermarket on it is a blast. Why did I not have a two stroke for so long before I got it? Ring a ding ding
I feel the same at times. I missed the whole 2 smoke experience when I was young (I 'preferred' an xs250....wtf was I thinking) but I go on a Yam forum and a good few of the guys have RDs and DTs. Their experiences make me want to try one. The price of an RD has soared tho

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Re: Happy New Year 2016

Unread post by scotduke » Wed Jan 13, 2016 12:25 am

jimmy wrote:
scotduke wrote:As I was working from home today I took the opportunity to take the GT out for a little spin. Even riding to the supermarket on it is a blast. Why did I not have a two stroke for so long before I got it? Ring a ding ding
I feel the same at times. I missed the whole 2 smoke experience when I was young (I 'preferred' an xs250....wtf was I thinking) but I go on a Yam forum and a good few of the guys have RDs and DTs. Their experiences make me want to try one. The price of an RD has soared tho

I saw an RD250 on ebay that needed some work for not too much. RD200s are still fairly cheap, and you don't really want to wring the neck of a 35 year old two stroke that much anyway. That's what the SV's for.

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Re: Happy New Year 2016

Unread post by Zunspec » Wed Jan 13, 2016 7:58 pm

you don't really want to wring the neck of a 35 year old two stroke that much anyway
Au contraire, SD. A 2-smoke is made for thrashing, age is immaterial :D

Cheers Geoff

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Re: Happy New Year 2016

Unread post by DAM » Wed Jan 13, 2016 8:55 pm

Zunspec wrote:age is immaterial :D

Cheers Geoff
For the bike and the rider. :D

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Re: Happy New Year 2016

Unread post by jimmy » Wed Jan 13, 2016 9:39 pm

Ahhhhhhhhh 2 stroke

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Re: Happy New Year 2016

Unread post by Hooli » Thu Jan 14, 2016 1:56 pm

I used to have a mate who's ex's named 'two stroke' he never did seem to like the nickname....
Classics ain't built in Metric

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Re: Happy New Year 2016

Unread post by Willpower » Thu Jan 14, 2016 11:33 pm

When I was working overseas, I knew someone whose nickname was 'Sh*agg*r', and I thought how cool to have a nickname like that, what street cred. But for some reason she didn't like it!

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