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Discussion in 'New Members - G'Day!' started by Jonda500, Feb 8, 2013.

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    Hi, glad to find this site, love all things motorcycle related. My current collection consitsts of 3 hondas- a nice original daily rider '73 cb500 four, a '72 basketcase 500 four, and a '7? 550 four which I'm chasing quite a few missing parts for. I hope to have the nice one rego'd again very soon - I went and let it run out for over a year grrrr! Can't wait till I'm allowed to post honda parts wanted ads in the for-sale/wanted section here!
     
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    Hi Jonda and welcome to CR .... am I right in assuming you like older style bikes and possibly Hondas. ???
     
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    Yes I love older bikes and hondas, but given more finances I'd love newer bikes too! The last bike I sold wasn't as old or a honda- it was an '81 RZ250R which I absolutely loved to death until I wore the rings out to the point where the once awesome powerband didn't try to rip my arms out of their sockets any more so I sold it for $1600 and bought my adoreable 3 previous owner 1973 honda 500 four in fantastic original condition for $1400! Where on earth would I find me a modern bike for that price? :)
     
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    Dunno, we bought a 99 SV650 for $1000. Needs a stator now and we have many other bikes so haven't bothered doing it, but it did 5000 km before it needed that :).
     
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    I am handing on my awesome little GSX250 '80 model. My first ever bike ... she will be sadly missed but at least she is staying with the CR family and I hope to see her out and about on the road. I love the look of the older bikes (not all mind) but riding is a little different. My heart is set on a VFR800, just need to test ride to finalise the deal.
     
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    Welcome to CR Jonda!
    [MENTION=37263]Snuggle5[/MENTION] is it the nice silver one at CMC??
     
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    [MENTION=40733]Rhi[/MENTION] .. I'm looking at the white one ... Collingwood colours lol
     
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    ha ha ha well i've heard the VFR is great, comfy bike!
     
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    There's a reason Honda have sold a gazillion VFRs. The go well, comfy, and do well over 100,000km before any real work is even considered.
     
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    I was 'window shopping' today, as I do :) and so saw many over 100000kms, definitely alot going for them!
     
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    LOL .. I'm a typical girl ... I love the look of the bike. Wasn't until I started to talk to people about the VFR that I was told they were good. lol
     
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    Dude you just welcomed yourself...
     
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    Hey John, welcome,
    were you at the VVCMCC annual rally a month back (Australia Day Weekend), there was a very tasty honda 4 there but in honesty I can't remember if it was a 500 or 750.
     
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