The tale of TWO

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Re: The tale of TWO

Post #31 by 5speed » Sun Jun 09, 2019 6:08 pm

beautiful bikes..
1982 1100 std.
1976 GoldWing. running but not on the road
2002 Shadow American Classic (the boss's ride) SOLD
1983 Shadow 500. (sold)
1978 Goldwing. future cafe project.
2019 Can-Am ryker (boss's new ride)

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Re: The tale of TWO

Post #32 by robin1731 » Sun Jun 09, 2019 10:09 pm

FYI, RE the fork emblems. Not positive but I don't think the 75 had them. I know the LTD did not have them.

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1975 GL1000 parts bike (parts for sale)
1976 Goldwing Super Sport
1985 Honda Elite
1976 KZ900 Dragbike
1992 ZX7 Dragbike (KZ900 style motor w/NOS)
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Re: The tale of TWO

Post #33 by maury » Mon Jun 10, 2019 12:17 am

I appreciate that.
You don't likely remember ........... but you were a big help during my "journey".
Thanks so much !!

Drag bikes ?? I'm sure my son would LOVE to try that!
76 LTD - rebuilt and beautiful
75 Finally finished !!
2013 Goldwing ALL dressed out!!
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Re: The tale of TWO

Post #34 by Jonesz » Mon Jun 10, 2019 8:56 am

robin1731 wrote:FYI, RE the fork emblems. Not positive but I don't think the 75 had them. I know the LTD did not have them.

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Good to know Robin that will narrow my search for am emblem for my 78.Could be one of the reasons there are so few to be found and the few are expensive!
Jonesz

1983 GL1100 Aspencade named "Freki" currently undergoing change to a standard. 90% Done
1999 Valkyrie CT 1500 goes by the moniker "Valerie"
1978 Gl1000 "Loki" new project going to be a Cafe Convertible

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Re: The tale of TWO

Post #35 by Liam » Mon Jun 10, 2019 3:25 pm

2 Beautiful bikes. Fantastic work and magnificent end results.
Puts my work to shame. crying1 crying1 crying1

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Re: The tale of TWO

Post #36 by 77Gowing » Tue Jun 11, 2019 7:00 pm

Liam wrote:2 Beautiful bikes. Fantastic work and magnificent end results.
Puts my work to shame. crying1 crying1 crying1

Oh I doubt that brother Liam.
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Re: The tale of TWO

Post #37 by JohnnyNumbers » Wed Jun 12, 2019 9:19 am

Incredible work, incredible bikes. Well done!
John

1976 Honda GL1000 LTD
2001 Kawasaki ZRX 1200R
2005 Kawasaki ZZR 1200

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Re: The tale of TWO

Post #38 by tomk1960 » Wed Jun 12, 2019 10:43 am

Very impressive work and amazing attention to all of the details. Both bikes are gorgeous and worthy of BOTM.

Thanks for all the great pictures!
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2011 Kawasaki Vulcan 1700 Nomad
1986 VFR750F Interceptor Project
1983 Honda CB1100F Super Sport - Red
1983 Honda CB1100F Super Sport - Blue Resto-Mod
1983 Honda CB1100F Super Sport - Red Resto-Mod
1978 Honda GL1000
1974 Honda CB750K4

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Re: The tale of TWO

Post #39 by Gowing » Thu Jun 13, 2019 9:13 am

Your bikes are awesome Maury. Well done.
Dave

1975 GL 1000
1976 GL 1000
1980 XS650
2003 ST 1300
1971 CT90
1972 F7 KAW 175
Chiwawa (Pico)
Chiwawai #2 (Dot)

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Re: The tale of TWO

Post #40 by heraldhamster » Thu Jun 13, 2019 10:48 pm

wow. I always enjoy seeing the beautiful work of exceptionally talented artists.
good on ya, mate!
sorta bulldogged custom 1978 GL1000 - "geekster" - daily rider
full Vetter dress 1979 GL1000 - "Barge" - daily rider (currently down)
1986 1200 Aspencade - "Heart of Gold"
1990 1500 Aspencade - It's ALIVE! but with a green drool...
1978 for $100 - project in worx
1978 from a previous member here - taking up space
my original '79 bought in '91 - replacing engine (eventually, maybe someday)

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