June 27, 2011, 6:21 pm
Just seeing how many bikers are out there, What you have owned and what you currently own.
Bit of background history with me, started on a peugeot rx80 when i was 11:
3 weeks after my first ever bike ride:
Quickly progressed to a kx 125 1996:
By 13 a new a new cr250 (03)
17 hit and had to buy a road bike, dt125 2000:
18 and restricted liscence done, 1998 bandit 600:
New bandit 1250 (57)
Hit by a car december 2008:
June 27, 2011, 6:22 pm
now i own:
2001 gsxr 600 K1:
New drz400 sm (58)
as it sits now:
Athena 440 big bore
Hotcams stage 1 inlet and exhaust cams
Trailtech lightened flywheel
FMF powerbomb header
FMF powercore 4 silencer
HEL Brake lines
R&G Tail tidy
Pirelli Dragon Evo tyres
Jetted to suit mods
Carbon Fibre parts:
Rear disk guard
Rear caliper guard
Front sprocket cover
as you can see this bike is my baby, has covered just over 2000 miles from new and stays in my parents dining room nice and dry
so cmon guys/ girls, what you got?
June 27, 2011, 6:25 pm
i'm building 2 custom hardtail choppers/bobbers at the minute
June 27, 2011, 6:34 pm
sweet, what are you using as the base bike? what engine you going for?
My mates well into building streetfighters, he a tool maker to trade so has cnc, xyz, lathe at his disposal. he does builds and write ups for streetfighters mag. currently hes building a twin turbo gsxr 1216 streetfighter, with a 200 profile car wheel on back (single sided swingarm) had a 160 profile fireblade backwheel mounted to front, with twin disk set up. altho has ditched it for a zx6 front end.
Hes made everything, ie. levers, master cylinders, yokes, frame widedned, swingarm, all engine cases, bars with internal throttle, rear sets. complete genius
June 27, 2011, 7:45 pm
frames built from scratch, not thought about engines yet, just working on frames and ordering some parts and worrying about custom fenders and tanks etc but far too busy with work at the minute
July 12, 2011, 8:39 pm
Started on a fizzy at 16 years old, and never grew out of them.
Had a lot of bikes over the years and settled (for now) with a black kawasaki 2006 636
and a zx6 trackbike and a few others lol
our son gas a little NSR and a zx6
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