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How many of you Pinheads have a motorcycle

By zr11990

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#951 4 months ago
Quoted from PappaDubz:

My 1st street legal bike
Had a min crotch rocket and a dirt bike before
But this thing is lots of fun
2020 Honda Monkey
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Just left Honda and they had 2 of these, looks great! If I couldn't get the Trail would have picked a Monkey up today.
Fortune smiled and somebody cancelled their order so a 500 deposit gets me a CT-125 late July. Much better than October!
Ready to explore.

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#952 4 months ago

Joined the Monkey club. Dad bought me a 1969 Z50A when I was eight years old and have missed it forever. Haven't smiled this much in a long time!

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#953 3 months ago

Another entry to the "Ankle Biter" club

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#954 3 months ago

Finally got my Endorsement. Failed the written a week ago, lucked up and got a follow-up appointment at the DMV Thursday (average wait time 32 days, someone must have cancelled)
The Test in NC is very tricky as to wording of questions. No way I was gonna fail again so I went back through everything. They get you on statistics questions, percent of accidents involving alcohol,etc.
Looking back, taking the Harley Riders Course was worth every penny.
Now, just waiting on the 28th when that Bike comes in...

If obtaining a Motorcycle License is on your bucket list just be prepared for an adventure.

#955 3 months ago
Quoted from phil-lee:

Finally got my Endorsement. Failed the written a week ago, lucked up and got a follow-up appointment at the DMV Thursday (average wait time 32 days, someone must have cancelled)
The Test in NC is very tricky as to wording of questions. No way I was gonna fail again so I went back through everything. They get you on statistics questions, percent of accidents involving alcohol,etc.
Looking back, taking the Harley Riders Course was worth every penny.
Now, just waiting on the 28th when that Bike comes in...
If obtaining a Motorcycle License is on your bucket list just be prepared for an adventure.

I scored 100% on my riding test....on a Harley....Put it on the fridge with a magnet!

#956 3 months ago
Quoted from Freeplay40:

I scored 100% on my riding test....on a Harley....Put it on the fridge with a magnet!

HUGE!
Choked up on the tight turn /instant U-turn/ brake on square.
Good on everything else.
Congratulations.

#957 3 months ago
Quoted from Pinballmike217:

Joined the Monkey club. Dad bought me a 1969 Z50A when I was eight years old and have missed it forever. Haven't smiled this much in a long time!
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My dad just picked up one of these, so did my neighbors. Might have to get one too.

#958 3 months ago
Quoted from Zablon:

My dad just picked up one of these, so did my neighbors. Might have to get one too.

Have you looked at the Trail 125?

#959 3 months ago
Quoted from phil-lee:

Have you looked at the Trail 125?

Nah, just like pinballs I have too many motorcycles already. What I really want is a Triumph Bonneville Bobber, but one of those monkeys would take up less room and a bit cheaper lol.

#960 3 months ago
Quoted from Zablon:

Nah, just like pinballs I have too many motorcycles already. What I really want is a Triumph Bonneville Bobber, but one of those monkeys would take up less room and a bit cheaper lol.

Seems like the Grom has a 5-speed now with a rumoured 150 engine boost.
Monkey is cool but those extra CCs would be killer.
If Honda drops the 150 I will buy the engine for this Trail125. Know it will be expensive.
Need to Research who is building Triumph, they certainly are pricey.

#961 3 months ago

BBC MERC , worthy of a pic , too many HDs to list

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#962 3 months ago
Quoted from phil-lee:

Seems like the Grom has a 5-speed now with a rumoured 150 engine boost.
Monkey is cool but those extra CCs would be killer.
If Honda drops the 150 I will buy the engine for this Trail125. Know it will be expensive.
Need to Research who is building Triumph, they certainly are pricey.

I read Honda will bring back a retro CB350 next year. That could be pretty cool.

#963 3 months ago
Quoted from Pinballmike217:

I read Honda will bring back a retro CB350 next year. That could be pretty cool.

I would order one if it wasn't priced too high.

#964 3 months ago

New here and just found this thread. All three were garage finds. Not restored but safe and reliable rides.

1988 Yamaha FJ1200 55000 km 130 hp. For sale cheap if anyone is interested.

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#965 3 months ago

1981 Yamaha XJ650. 40000 km. My favorite ride.

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#966 3 months ago

1979 Honda CB400N 40000 km.

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#967 3 months ago

This was the last bike I had. 1975 GL1000. First year Gold Wing. Sold it about eight years ago. I had the Yellow one before the blue. Got tired of people pulling out in front of me all the time.

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#968 3 months ago

I love how folks have embraced the “mini” bikes like the Grom and Monkey. You can have so much fun with 125cc. I had a 2018 Zuma 125 for a year and rode it everywhere.

Previously I owned a Honda Hornet 919 and loved it. Just recently got its spiritual successor of sorts, the 2018 CB650F. Love it! It has a few tasteful mods like a power commander and Akrapovic exhaust. This kind of bike is the real sweet spot for me(if you can only own one bike of course).

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#969 3 months ago

Riding the chopper the other day, I was suddenly confronted with the Spy Hunter Weapons Van. I chose not to enter it.

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#970 3 months ago

My Road King

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#971 3 months ago

My 2016 aprilia tuono, it’s a beast, but so enjoyable to ride.

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#972 3 months ago
Quoted from frobozz:

Riding the chopper the other day, I was suddenly confronted with the Spy Hunter Weapons Van. I chose not to enter it.[quoted image][quoted image]

Should have forced the mini van up that ramp, would have been epic.

#973 3 months ago

7 days, lets see if this order comes in with all of the Thailand shutdowns and shipping delays going on.

#974 3 months ago

My little thumper. 1997 Yamaha XT225. Super fun to ride the back roads and forest roads on or just run to town for milk and veggies. I'm light enough that 70 mph isn't asking too much of it so short highway runs are doable too.

Previous owner had added almost all the right upgrades when I bought it 9 years ago - enduro tank, aftermarket exhaust, big pegs. Next month I finally get to order a Corbin seat to replace the uncomfortable stock one and a ManRack to replace that clunky looking stock rack.

Assuming that we don't dump that money into Black Knight instead. You know how that goes...

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#975 3 months ago

Went from a BMW GS 1200 Adventure to 400 single piston thumper. This little Himalayan has bombed down every logging road in the Northwoods.

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#976 3 months ago

Like my pinballs to go just as fast !!!

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#977 3 months ago

That IT425 is sweet!

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#978 24 days ago

Triumph speed triple sc
4500 miles
Sweet bike but can’t get my leg to bend enough to ride
2013
7500

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#979 8 days ago

I have the opportunity to purchase 3 Honda Benly 150 barn finds.
They are all complete, 1 doesn't have mufflers.
Still haven't seen the third bike, it may be a 125 or earlier.

Anyone here experience with the early Honda Benly?
Would 750 cash be a good offer?
Know its difficult without seeing pics. The two I examined shift, the speedometer lens is intact, seats are surprisingly intact. Original Whitewall tires, no surface rust only. Gas tanks are solid, emblems good.
One Blue and one Black. Mystery bike? Don't know yet.
The Seller said these Bikes didn't require Registration in 1963 or 1964. Researching this now.
Any and all feedback much appreciated.

#980 7 days ago
Quoted from phil-lee:

The Seller said these Bikes didn't require Registration in 1963 or 1964. Researching this now.

Depends on what state you live in (or more specifically, which state you register them in.) For instance, it's possible to register them in a state like Vermont, which doesn't require titles on bikes that old and/or with engines that small, even if you don't live in Vermont. Then later on, you can always transfer the registration to your own state, because a bike coming out of Vermont doesn't need a title, because Vermont doesn't require them.

#981 7 days ago

I had a 64. Also called the baby Dream. It's the smaller cc version of the 305 Dream. Fun bike with cool style. Great for riding around town but not something you'd want to ride long distance. My wife really liked mine and misses it because it was super easy to ride. My oldest daughter tells me she used to sneak it out and ride it around.

No title is a problem where I live. That may be less challenging where you are.

#982 7 days ago

There is a provision with the NC DMV where an antique vehicle (over 30 years old) that has never been licensed can be applied for.
The first thing I need to do is find any numbers on the frames and let my Insurance guys run the VIN. It's possible then to locate and contact the last legal owner.
If nothing shows up it will make a better case for an antique registration.
If by chance this reveals a unpaid Lien or stolen status at least they won't contact the Law.
Not looking to get anyone in trouble for old junk thats been sitting for 30 years.
Thanks for the input!

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