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Travis_Hudson

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2/20/2013 10:06 PM

Is it just me, or is there something that the new bikes lack in "cool" factor? Bikes like these sure used to get me excited......and they still do today 10yrs later.

Did i do that?

malachi177

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2/20/2013 10:11 PM

Damn, that is one sexy looking bike!

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2/20/2013 10:25 PM

i think its the non space age plastic and exhaust that makes all the difference

Travis_Hudson

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2/20/2013 10:33 PM

I agree, there sure is something sexy about a raw finish two stroke pipe!

Did i do that?

CheesePreetza

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2/20/2013 11:10 PM

Drool...

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2/20/2013 11:19 PM
Edited Date/Time: 2/20/2013 11:21 PM

CheesePreetza

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2/20/2013 11:32 PM

Sorry i have to post another favorite haha.

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2/21/2013 12:19 AM

Not quite factory, but this is my 15 yr old sons 03 CR125 I've been tinkering on. This thing is a blast to ride!!



chump6784

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2/21/2013 12:51 AM

I find the graphics on today's bikes too busy and too much black. The photo from the op is just nice clean lines

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2/21/2013 3:25 AM

Not factory and not 'old' still I think it looks ok....

E.A.S.S.C. - as fun as it gets.............

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2/21/2013 4:03 AM

Not factory but I just built this bike up from being a wasted pos got lot time and money in it and its sick I love it
Saving up for factory yellow rims!

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2/21/2013 4:17 AM

there was a few factory 2-strokes kicking about in the GP's last year...

Jorge Zaragoza on his Factory Suzuki 125:


and Jorge Prado Garcia on his Factory KTM 85:

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2/21/2013 4:30 AM

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2/21/2013 4:31 AM

Sorry, I love the look of a 4T motor........

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2/21/2013 5:06 AM

Gotta love the look of any trick two stroke

November 13th, Forever in our memories !!

Frodad78

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2/21/2013 6:12 AM

Fantastic thread, keep em coming.

Sheriff245

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2/21/2013 6:13 AM

An uncoated pipe, sweet hubs and clean graphics is all a 2 stroke needs to look factory

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2/21/2013 6:33 AM

Preston's bike looks like a clapped out turd with a sticker kit.

That Villopoto bike looks a bad ass mother f@%ker!!!

TannerMxer

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2/21/2013 6:41 AM

This was probably my favorite looking factory 2-stroke ever.

Photo by me in Las Vegas 2003.

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Been on the Mercedes as Miss Sx bandwagon for at least 5 years.


Frodad78

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2/21/2013 6:43 AM

TannerMxer wrote:

This was probably my favorite looking factory 2-stroke ever.

Photo by me in Las Vegas 2003.

I love how the pipe is a bit discolored from the heat. Someone was running the nuts off that thing!

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2/21/2013 6:44 AM

Sheriff245 wrote:

An uncoated pipe, sweet hubs and clean graphics is all a 2 stroke needs to look factory

nice . where is that pic taken?

crf250pilot

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2/21/2013 7:04 AM
Edited Date/Time: 2/21/2013 7:05 AM

TannerMxer wrote:

This was probably my favorite looking factory 2-stroke ever.

Photo by me in Las Vegas 2003.

Frodad78 wrote:

I love how the pipe is a bit discolored from the heat. Someone was running the nuts off that thing!

Nice pic! Is it just me, or is that thing super squated down in the back? looks like an extra long linkage lever. I'm about James size and would've given anything to take that bike for a couple laps.

HenryA

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2/21/2013 7:10 AM

Frodad78 wrote:

I love how the pipe is a bit discolored from the heat. Someone was running the nuts off that thing!

Yeah, that "someone" sure did ride that bike pretty hard.

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Frodad78

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2/21/2013 7:22 AM

HenryA wrote:

Yeah, that "someone" sure did ride that bike pretty hard.

Probably some "flash in the pan" racer.........

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2/21/2013 7:38 AM

crf250pilot wrote:

Nice pic! Is it just me, or is that thing super squated down in the back? looks like an extra long linkage lever. I'm about James size and would've given anything to take that bike for a couple laps.

I agree. And ditto!

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2/21/2013 8:02 AM

All those bikes (except KTM) are antiques. Bikes like this Beta, with electric start integrated into the bottom of the motor, are the latest two stroke motorcycles. Can't wait for the new Husqvarna's.



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2/21/2013 8:10 AM

I agree with the OP. I'm just not that excited about factory 4-strokes compared to the excitement from factory 2-strokes back in the day. I figured that was just because I'm older now, and back then I lived for moto.



The one exception is Reed's 09 factory Suzuki. That was a good looking bike.

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2/21/2013 8:29 AM

i built this just to see how it'd look...

docwob

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2/21/2013 8:31 AM

and these...

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2/21/2013 8:33 AM

and this,i should dig more photos out.....