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Old 13th January 2009, 16:57   #1
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Just out of curiousity. I don't own a bike, but a good friend of mine switched from a Hero Honda CBZ to a CBR954 (quite a jump!) So what about you guys? Bring back the good old days.
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Old 13th January 2009, 17:04   #2
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My first bike was a handed down TVS 50 back in 1991. Fill 20 rupees worth of petrol and it would last the whole day. :-)
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My first bike, the one my dad got for: me, myself, and only me was; and is a Suzuki Samurai August 1997 when I was 21.
Took it to Mysore on the fourth day and then to Jog falls on the 9th day after which I modded it. After 5 years of proper usage (numerous trips), she has retired and sits quietly in the garage, i clean her once a week and kick start her.
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Rajdoot for a little while, until my dad saw my erratic driving style and banned me from from riding ever again. This is like 12-13 years ago!
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Old 13th January 2009, 17:17   #6
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Forced my parents to buy me a CBZ (black) when i was in school.
Used to wash/polish it myself.
Then one day i had a small accident and the next day the bike was gone.!

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Old 13th January 2009, 17:18   #7
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Hero Puch, 1989. Man I loved it. Wheelis on demand, could take 3 guys to mussoorie from Doon and always returned 75+ kmpl
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My first bike was a handed down TVS 50 back in 1991. Fill 20 rupees worth of petrol and it would last the whole day. :-)
You must have roamed around quite a lot for that.

My grand dad left me a princely sum of 8k & my father refused to permit me to buy the Yezdi, so went out & got the Bajaj Super in defiance.
Then, Yezdi Classic, 1981 purchased with my own blood & sweat in 1995, held on to it until 2008. Never bought another bike again until 2 months back when i got another Yezdi CL-II, 1989.

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Old 13th January 2009, 17:34   #9
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1990 - HERO STANDARD CYCLE

1994 - HERO RANGER

the Motor - bikes start from here

1997 - SUZUKI SAMURAI

2002 - RX 100 ( 2nd hand )

2003 - RD350 ( dont know which hand ! )

Now when i saw the pictures of the ENFIELD 350AVL/350 STD - I am tempted to indulge but...

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Yamaha RX135, unless the forum considers Hero Puch to be a bike.

Agreed the HP could do wheelies pretty well, but was pretty pathetic otherwise: I had a nasty encounter with rear-brake rod getting dis-engaged in an emergency braking situation (I'm glad to be alive!).

Add to that a bent connecting rod within 4-5K Kms and I've concluded that it was a piece of junk.

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I put all that in my intro itself
http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/introd...-boy-lost.html (bblost: bad boy lost)

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I used to go around in my Dad's LML Select for around 4-5 years. Till I got myself a Pulsar 180, a month into my 1st job
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Yamaha RX135, unless the forum considers Hero Puch to be a bike.

Agreed the HP could do wheelies pretty well, but was pretty pathetic otherwise: I had a nasty encounter with rear-brake rod getting dis-engaged in an emergency braking situation (I'm glad to be alive!).

Add to that a bent connecting rod within 4-5K Kms and I've concluded that it was a piece of junk.
aah well my puch was from the import bunch so with full time triple riding with full throttle it was with me for about 60k kms . Then I gave it to a friend who was still having fun with it till last year. Now its been retired .
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First bike was a Hero puch
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Old 13th January 2009, 18:06   #15
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The "normal" hero.

Bike generally means a bicycle

First motorbike I bought: Hero Honda splendour
First motorbike in family: Bullet
First motorbike I rode: Moped
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