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|22nd October 2009, 20:00||#856|
Distinguished - BHPian
Join Date: Feb 2004
Location: Mid West
Thanked: 2,490 Times
Whoa I think you have beaten all records withe 3.5L odo reading on the AX100.
Please post a detailed review in a separate thread
|5th August 2010, 19:22||#857|
Join Date: Mar 2010
Thanked: 7 Times
Just went through the entire thread 2004 to 2009 - awesome stuff! Why is it dormant? No more bikers joining TBHP? My list of 2-wheelers:
1. Ind Suzuki 1995 - just rode couple of times
2. Bajaj Priya 1996 - 2001
3. Kinetic Honda 1996-2001
4. Hero Puch 2-speed 1997-2001
5. Yamaha RX-Z 5-speed 2002 - present
Dream Bike: Yamaha R1 & Yamaha VMAX
|5th August 2010, 20:03||#859|
Join Date: Apr 2010
Thanked: 11 Times
1. IND-Suzuki AX100 (first bike, in 1987)
2. Kawasaki Bajaj KB100 RTZ
3. Yamaha RX100
4. Yamaha RD350
5. Yamaha R15
6. Kawasaki ER6N (Current)
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|5th August 2010, 20:18||#860|
Join Date: Apr 2010
Thanked: 11 Times
Bikes have been my obsession since i was a kid. My bikes:
1. IND-Suzuki AX100 (first bike, in 1987. Had an expansion chamber on it!)
2. Kawasaki Bajaj KB100 RTZ (Second bike, a real dog, used to seize at the drop of a hat! Sold it within 2 years)
3. Yamaha RX100 (bought second hand with 13,000 km on the clock, put in a 5th gear, rode it all over the hills, had it for 5 years. Wheelied in 2nd gear! An amazing bike, loved it.)
4. Yamaha RD350.(had a CDI from a RX100 i think, so not much power. I was the 3rd owner, but had it done up, so looked and ran like new. Still dream of the sound it made, sometimes Deserves the iconic status it has in the bike world)
5. Suzuki Shogun (rode this to Leh. Ok bike, but after the two before it, very forgettable)
6. Yamaha R15 (bought this after being bike-less for a few years.. blew my mind as to how far bikes had come int the few years. Cruise at 100 all day, no vibrations, amazing brakes and tyres. Heaven)
7. Kawasaki ER6n (current bike. Great for commuting as well as scraping footpegs through each bend in the hills every weekend.)
Last edited by shayne : 5th August 2010 at 20:37.
|5th August 2010, 21:58||#861|
Senior - BHPian
Join Date: Feb 2009
Thanked: 1,526 Times
Got the bike in April 2010. Ridding happily every week end (see my Garage)
Best Regards & Ride Safe
|6th August 2010, 11:58||#862|
Join Date: Apr 2006
Thanked: 209 Times
HEy guys ,been riding since 7 years
Previous owned bikes :
1. Kinetic Honda DX
2 1990 Yamaha RX100
3. 2004 Hero Honda Karizma
4. 2003 Yamaha R1
5. 2005 Yamaha R1
Currently owned bikes :
1. 2009 Yamaha FZ16
2. 1999 Yamaha RX135
3. 1986 YAmaha RD350
4. 1980 Yezdi Classic 250
5. 1973 Royal Enfield STD 350
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|6th August 2010, 12:28||#863|
Join Date: Oct 2008
Thanked: 351 Times
News yesterday is that, Gladiator is being discontinued... so now have to take proper care of my steed. Who knows, may be some day in future, Glady may become a much sought after classic
|6th August 2010, 12:36||#864|
Join Date: Nov 2008
Thanked: 46 Times
List of bikes rode in the past 15 years.
1. TVS Champ (it was great when we had less inflow of pocket money and was more convenient too!!)
2. Rajdoot 175 1983 (still using, though sparingly)
3. Yamaha RX 100 1990
4. Suzuki Samurai 1998
5. Pulsar 150 2004
6. Bajaj Boxer 2004
7. Yamaha Crux 2007
8. Royal Enfield 350 2008
@ r_nairtvm, Sherpa and Crusader were 175 CC, IIRC, isn't it? I have the Sherpa manual in India, will check out too.
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|6th August 2010, 13:36||#865|
Senior - BHPian
Join Date: Jan 2010
Thanked: 2,115 Times
Was little hesitant to post my rides amidst of people who're proud of their inlines & V-twins, so finally picked up courage to post the tiny resume of my motorcycle ownership
97 Sep - Jul 99 - Suzuki Max 100
Aug 99 - Apr 2000 - Yamaha Rx100
Jan 2001 - Yamaha Rx100
Jan 2005 - Honda Activa
So most of my life had been spent on owning the single cylinder peppy 2stroke due to which I built a brand new (built, not rebuilt) home made Rx. Cannot categorize as 100 or 135 because, it looks like Rx100, cylinder is 135 4S & had 5 speed gear box .
I'm not sure if its legal to say Aug 2010 - Home made Yamaha Rx.
|13th August 2010, 16:54||#867|
Join Date: Aug 2010
Thanked: 0 Times
1st Bike: TVS Scooty (30000 kms)
2nd Bike: Bajaj Caliber (56000 kms)
3rd Bike (Current): Bullet Electra old one 2003 model (43000 kms)
First 2 bikes were Point A to Point B commuting only. The bullet is one which I have loads of memories on. Saved my life 3 years back when I rammed into the back of a truck. Rode back on it with my wife (just married) about a year and a half back. Currently its in storage mode. Cannot ride due to health issues.
|14th August 2010, 20:05||#868|
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: Dehra Dun
Thanked: 7 Times
First Bike: New Suzuki shogun (the boss), in my humble opinion the best indian sub 150 cc 2 stroke bike ever.
Second Bike: after 6 months and 9 accidents sold off my first bike and purchased a new Yamaha rx 135. dont ask why and how. maybe i wasnt totally healed when i brought this one
Third Bike: about an year later, sold off yamaha and purchased a brand new Suzuki shogun again, i told u guys i love this bike.
Fourth Bike: During servicing i left my bike to the mechanic and he gave me a 20-25 years old, badly beaten, totally out of shape bullet 350 with no brakes no anything to commute till the evening and as they say the rest is history, i fell in love for the first time in my life and i am not ashamed to admit it was with a machine but what a machine it was and it still is, sold off my cbz and purchased a second hand bullet standerd 350 for rs 20.000/- and about one month and another 20.000/-rs later, it is restored and ready but as you know usually their is always a villain in the love story, my mechanic changes the head and replaces it with a leaky head, didnt knew a thing about the bullet so thinking i got a defective piece ,totally heartbroken i sell it off within 6 months at a loss of about 1000 bucks.
Fifth Bike:Hero Honda launches the cbz, totally smittened by the looks, i purchased this brand new beauty( at that time it looked awesome).
Sixth Bike: As they say you never forget about your first love, i somehow could never feel satisfied with any other bike since i rode the bullet, had to have it, so i purchased a new black standard 350. at last i got my baby back.
Seventh Bike: tragedy strikes again, about 3 years of my love affair, i get a nagging back pain, i think it was because of my bullet but it was due to excessive weight lifting i had done in my school and college days, nevertheless am forced to sell my baby again. Brokenhearted i buy a new pulsar 180. no. no. no. sob sob
Eight Bike: after giving my bullet up, my back dosent get better infact the puny 180 cc pulsar moped makes it worse, my 80 kg frame was used to the big seat and comfortable riding stance of the bullet, i quit gymming, pain goes away and guess what i want my baby back. made some lame excuses to convince my family and sold it off. thank goddddd.
Ninth bike: had joined teambhp around that time and while lurking around the forums i find the post of another biker dude who shares the same love and is as passionate about this iron horse as i am, its jayprashanth, saw his green machismo avl lb 500 beauty and i was allover in love again and for the first time i actually realized that there is a better color than black for the royal enfields, order a green machismo lb 500 but there is a problem, its no more available in green and after assistance and guidance from tbhpians and many email requests and phone calls to various asm's and god knows what other designations of re staff, royal enfield finally accept my booking for the 500lb in alberto green color and about one and a half month later i take the delivery of my bike at around 10:00 at night, because the next day was a sat and im superstitious about sat, on sunday the showroom is closed so it had to be friday night as soon as it reached ddun because i could not have waited till monday( what if i died before monday lolz), oh yeah, rode my baby for the first time on a friday night on streets of ddun and as they say the rest is history.
this has been a journey, a learning experience and i will be continuing it for as long as i can, as long as my Gods permit, times have changed and so have my priorities, my outlook and my perspective, but one thing remains unchanged, still going strong, maybe even stronger, my biking spirit and now i have a new goal besides other worldly goals, Yes My Lord Yes, Harley Davidson one day!
|19th August 2010, 20:58||#869|
Join Date: Oct 2007
Thanked: 28 Times
Sold off my Pulsar 150 DTSi after clocking 1,70,000 kms and got a second hand black ZMA and have completed around 18,000 kms on it.
|20th August 2010, 21:19||#870|
Join Date: Aug 2009
Location: Coimbatore ,Working in Bangalore
Thanked: 0 Times
Biker from Coimbatore
I am from Coimbatore and I Ride with Kovai Thumpers Motorcycle Club.
Till 2007 = 1994 Model Suzuki Samurai TN37J 7707 (SOLD)
From 2008 Till now= 1994 RX100 TN38 9194 (Restored in 2007. Planning to redo it again)
From 2009 October Till now= 2009 Royal Enfield ThunderBird TwinSpark KA 01 EM 9194 (My first brand new bike .Every thing is Stock except Goldstar Silencer)
Planning to buy a Yezdi and Bullet 350
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