What bike have you owned that you wish you never sold?

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  1. Daisy
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    Rightio people.
    Tell us about the bike you had to sell, wrote off, gave away, donated....
    Whatever you had to do.
    The bike that when you think about it gives you a big cheesy grin.
    The bike you wished you still had in your garage.
    Let us know why it was your favourite and attach a pic...:beer:
    Thanks pokealong for the idea..
    If you can't find a pic Google the same bike, colour scheme and post it up.
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    Mine was my 05 Blade. Taught me how to ride fast. Was the pre anti wheelie, abs, traction control era. It let you know pretty quickly when you went into a corner too hard or put the power down too early. Still don't know why I sold it...
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    Don't have any pictures, but mine was a gsxr1100. It was the first of the water cooled ones. Me and the then gf epic runs on it
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    Mine was my first 9...
    Why this bike? It was my dream bike (that was affordable)
    Why did I love this bike? Well, I think most here know, but... it saved my life, my marriage, and gave me a group of friends that I now honestly, openly and proudly call family. (I don’t have blood family with me anymore)
    This bike was the first bike I ever took the time to learn about, strip down, rebuild, modify and make my own...
    What happened? Silly fucker I am fell off it and destroyed it... (Really did break my heart)

    Funny thing!

    I brought another 9 and it nearly cost me my marriage, but I’m learning all over again why I feel in love with the bike, the stories, the friendships, the journey...

    I’m looking forward to reading everybody else’s comments...
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    Nice story mate. Cheers for posting. Pics of the previous bike?
    Pics of the progress on the new 9?
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    probably any number of bikes i wish i still had but this Honda is the one that sticks in my memory for the fun we had on it. my sister and i would ride it all over the place. unfortunatly i dont have pics.
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    Never sold it, it's still in my shed, a little worse for wear as it was neglected for 20 years
    Yamaha DT200 I bought in 1985. Many memorable trips to Mt Cole (between Ararat and Beaufort) Otways and Grampians, I really miss bush camping with mates and the smell of two strokes on a cold foggy mountain morning.
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    This was my first love...

    I’m still building my second one...
    Pics will come at some stage.



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    wrong number plate.:D
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    i had its older brother.:bigthumbsup: awesome bike.:drool:[​IMG]

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    My first bike post training wheels[​IMG]

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    20160917_135555 (2).jpg All of them, love them all... This would be my Fav:)

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    My XR 75 ..... and my socks, miss them lol

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    oh, and the VFR...loved that bike:bigthumbsup:
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    Love the white. I know a fella that had a white Busa once...:D
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    My Katana

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    My memory is not the best and there are no pics of 1960 bikes anymore but here goes......
    1. a late 60's yamaha 100cc twin two stroke. God! a memory I would rather forget. Rode it from Sydney to Gold Coast and back in 1970 with a mate of mine on 1968 Honda CB175. OK we were only 18 years old back then.
    2. a late 60's suzuki 200cc twin two stroke. Rode it from Sydney to Adelaide in 1971 via the princes highway through to melbourne. Back to Sydney via Renmark, Mildura then f%#k knows.
    3. a brand new 1972/73 Honda CB250, traded that in for a 1971 J model Suzuki GT750 triple water bottle, traded that in for a brand new 1973 K model Suzuki 550 triple. Sydney to Perth and return on that beauty. Wish I had not sold her.
    Then again, after writing her off after taking out a concrete wall whilst fanging through the Cahill Xpressway corkscrew on a rainy freezing morning and ended up spending a night or two in Sydney Hospital where i met this lovely nurse named Heidi,...........ok where was I...........pass me the crack pipe darlin'..............oh yeah.........

    .......TO BE CONTINUED.......or not

    oh yeah....ain't she sweet..........


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    My boulevard
    Pizzed off that I sold her :(
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    You know the rules...Pics and a story...;):p
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    Oh my gawd !!
    Ummm
    There was this chick naned Jo
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    Ladyrider to everyone but her family.
    In her teens into her 20’s she rode and roll on to 2005 bought herself another bike and the upgrades proceeded to the boulevard
    That I had from the showroom floor 2007 until 2017 -health hit the floor
    Anyways photos are in the forum somewhere ;)
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