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post #161 of 186 Old 08-12-2014, 08:03 PM
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81 550/ 650 hybrid getting finished up


cb 500

550 finished last year y
Sometimes , on a Saturday, I'll take a few out just to run them for a bit and give them some sunshine. I can't do it often enough. Townspeople get nervous when they don't know where all those bikers are . I think that's half the fun.
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post #162 of 186 Old 08-12-2014, 08:18 PM
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The camobike is done now (old picture)

and work has started on the matching sidecar (last week)

It now has a camo shoei box on the rear rack and a windshield . Camo seat covers are next and i think that I should get some fresh frame mounts and hook them together.

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post #163 of 186 Old 03-17-2017, 08:11 AM
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A New OLD Addition to the stable

My 1967 CB160, in all its 16.5HP glory!

Probably closer to 10 HP after 50 years of wear and tear.
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post #164 of 186 Old 03-17-2017, 06:56 PM
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Hello!

My CB700SC 1984 model:







My minitrail Z50 1969 model waiting for restoration:

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post #165 of 186 Old 03-17-2017, 11:36 PM
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Hello!

My CB700SC 1984 model:







My minitrail Z50 1969 model waiting for restoration:

I started out on the Nighthawk 700S. Still have it, but it has an oil leak in the head and the carbs have been giving me fits, so I rid the 919 instead. Got tired of working on it so much, the engine was a mix of a parting out bike and a fixer. Got a few good years out of her and she was dam fun to ride.

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post #166 of 186 Old 03-19-2017, 06:10 PM
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My first real bike was a Honda CB550sc Nighthawk. I paid $200 for it in non-running condition. The carbs were never 100% right, but it ran great up to 65 mph. I loved that bike, but I out-grew it and sold it. I would love to have one of those 700S's in my garage though. What a great looking motorcycle.
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post #167 of 186 Old 03-25-2017, 07:05 AM
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Bit of trivia, the CB700SC only existed because of Harley-Davidson.

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post #168 of 186 Old 03-25-2017, 07:55 AM
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post #169 of 186 Old 03-25-2017, 02:57 PM
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Bit of trivia, the CB700SC only existed because of Harley-Davidson.
I remember that story. Reminds me of Neitzsche - what doesn't kill me, makes me stronger.

Honda responded with a KickAss 700 because HD couldn't keep up and needed help from the Gov. So much for free markets.

Should make the 700 a bit of a collector item.

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post #170 of 186 Old 03-26-2017, 12:07 PM
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Bit of trivia, the CB700SC only existed because of Harley-Davidson.


And EU and Canada got the 750cc version. I don't think we won on that one.

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post #171 of 186 Old 04-03-2017, 06:42 PM
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#$%*& Things are multiplying!

Left them alone for one minute and another one appeared.
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post #173 of 186 Old 09-13-2017, 07:33 PM
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The purple one is my sons. 1992 CBR600F2 BEAUTIFUL bike.

The red one was my grandfathers it's a 1967 Yamaha 305 Bigbear Scrambler. My uncle bought it from him about 15 years ago. It has been stored in a shed for 20 years before that. A little over a year ago he told me he wanted me to have it. Since he only has a step daughter and I'm his oldest nephew who is carrying the family name. I finally made time to go pick her up last weekend! I need to clean and coat the tank and clean the carbs and she should be ready to go. He put over 3k into her to get her running and shiny again. I'll cherish her till I pass her down to one of my sons.
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post #174 of 186 Old 09-13-2017, 08:46 PM
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post #176 of 186 Old 09-14-2017, 04:21 AM
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Both exceptional specimens! Beautiful!

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post #177 of 186 Old 09-14-2017, 06:43 PM
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My friends' 1982 Honda CB750SC Nighthawk
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post #178 of 186 Old 09-20-2017, 03:46 PM
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post #179 of 186 Old 09-20-2017, 03:46 PM
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Now to clean and coat the tank

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post #180 of 186 Old 07-15-2019, 06:45 PM
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The restoration work on the Z50 is done. Sorry for the quality of the image

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post #181 of 186 Old 07-15-2019, 08:23 PM
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Now we are talking. I see your Z...
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post #182 of 186 Old 07-15-2019, 08:23 PM
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& raise you a CT...
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post #183 of 186 Old 07-15-2019, 08:37 PM
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Man I love those CT70's. I learnt to ride on a CT70 when was a kid.
Ran on the smell of an oily rag and indestructible.

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post #184 of 186 Old 07-16-2019, 10:35 AM
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post #185 of 186 Old 07-16-2019, 11:21 PM
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I had a damn near pristine F2 2 years ago that barely lasted two months before it was stolen.. was a hell of a barn find. Who steals a 25 year old bike? I kinda miss it. It was the only bike I've had that got constant attention everywhere I went...






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post #186 of 186 Old 07-17-2019, 09:22 PM
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Don't know what it is but I like F2s. Never even ridden one. I like the purple one further back also.

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