My yellow 75 finally gets love

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Re: My yellow 75 finally gets love

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Trying hard to get the yellow out to ride, just about February and she’s dying to go riding. Just one dry day!
In the garage:


1975 Honda gl1000 sulfur yellow( my first!)BOTM February 2020
1975 Honda gl1000 red (Ruth's free bike)BOTM January 2017
1975 honda gl1000 red. Eariest of my 75's 2/75 date
1975 Honda gl1000 blue green 5/75
1975 Honda gl1000 blue green 3/75
1976 Honda gl1000 sulfur yellow
1977 honda gl1000 red black, Ian's next bike
1976 Honda gl1000 red next restoration
1975 Honda cb750 rebuilding soon!
1975 Honda gl1000 2/75 blue/green
1978 Honda cb750f super sport
1979 Honda cb750f super sport
1979 Honda CBX
1980 Honda CBX
1981 Honda CBX
"I really need a BIGGER garage!!"
"I got a bigger garage!!!!
" ride'm, don't hide'm!!!
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Re: My yellow 75 finally gets love

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In the garage:


1975 Honda gl1000 sulfur yellow( my first!)BOTM February 2020
1975 Honda gl1000 red (Ruth's free bike)BOTM January 2017
1975 honda gl1000 red. Eariest of my 75's 2/75 date
1975 Honda gl1000 blue green 5/75
1975 Honda gl1000 blue green 3/75
1976 Honda gl1000 sulfur yellow
1977 honda gl1000 red black, Ian's next bike
1976 Honda gl1000 red next restoration
1975 Honda cb750 rebuilding soon!
1975 Honda gl1000 2/75 blue/green
1978 Honda cb750f super sport
1979 Honda cb750f super sport
1979 Honda CBX
1980 Honda CBX
1981 Honda CBX
"I really need a BIGGER garage!!"
"I got a bigger garage!!!!
" ride'm, don't hide'm!!!
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Re: My yellow 75 finally gets love

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Congrats on BOTM! Very nice job as usual!
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wingrider wrote:Congrats on BOTM! Very nice job as usual!
Thanks!
In the garage:


1975 Honda gl1000 sulfur yellow( my first!)BOTM February 2020
1975 Honda gl1000 red (Ruth's free bike)BOTM January 2017
1975 honda gl1000 red. Eariest of my 75's 2/75 date
1975 Honda gl1000 blue green 5/75
1975 Honda gl1000 blue green 3/75
1976 Honda gl1000 sulfur yellow
1977 honda gl1000 red black, Ian's next bike
1976 Honda gl1000 red next restoration
1975 Honda cb750 rebuilding soon!
1975 Honda gl1000 2/75 blue/green
1978 Honda cb750f super sport
1979 Honda cb750f super sport
1979 Honda CBX
1980 Honda CBX
1981 Honda CBX
"I really need a BIGGER garage!!"
"I got a bigger garage!!!!
" ride'm, don't hide'm!!!
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Re: My yellow 75 finally gets love

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Hello,
congratulations on BOTM.
You did a grat Job action1

Greetings
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"Sometimes it takes more than luck to keep the wheels spinning just right."

77 GL1000 "Uschi"
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LastMohawk wrote:Hello,
congratulations on BOTM.
You did a grat Job action1
Thanks!
Greetings
Harald
In the garage:


1975 Honda gl1000 sulfur yellow( my first!)BOTM February 2020
1975 Honda gl1000 red (Ruth's free bike)BOTM January 2017
1975 honda gl1000 red. Eariest of my 75's 2/75 date
1975 Honda gl1000 blue green 5/75
1975 Honda gl1000 blue green 3/75
1976 Honda gl1000 sulfur yellow
1977 honda gl1000 red black, Ian's next bike
1976 Honda gl1000 red next restoration
1975 Honda cb750 rebuilding soon!
1975 Honda gl1000 2/75 blue/green
1978 Honda cb750f super sport
1979 Honda cb750f super sport
1979 Honda CBX
1980 Honda CBX
1981 Honda CBX
"I really need a BIGGER garage!!"
"I got a bigger garage!!!!
" ride'm, don't hide'm!!!
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Re: My yellow 75 finally gets love

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Beautiful bike! and very nice work and attention to detail. Congrats on BOTM.
Jonesz

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Congrats!
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Current Rides:
'Grumpy' - '81 Standard, now fully dressed.
'Layla' - '81 Standard w/dealer installed fairing and Hondaline bags.
'Scarlett' '76 'Survivor' nekkid as a j-bird!

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The 'Jalopy' '78-'79 Mash-up
'Quikie' '81 gl1100I back on the lift, project with the step-son!

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'81 gl1100I barn find aka "Josie, the farmer's daughter." (almost comatose build)
'77 gl1000, roller parts bike.
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Re: My yellow 75 finally gets love

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Congratulations,
Classic photo of the iconic early wing I love. This picture is my favorite. Good stuff Maynard!
And the wife rides it mostly, just awsome! anim-cheers1
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Gowing wrote:Congratulations,
Classic photo of the iconic early wing I love. This picture is my favorite. Good stuff Maynard!
And the wife rides it mostly, just awsome! anim-cheers1
Thanks!
In the garage:


1975 Honda gl1000 sulfur yellow( my first!)BOTM February 2020
1975 Honda gl1000 red (Ruth's free bike)BOTM January 2017
1975 honda gl1000 red. Eariest of my 75's 2/75 date
1975 Honda gl1000 blue green 5/75
1975 Honda gl1000 blue green 3/75
1976 Honda gl1000 sulfur yellow
1977 honda gl1000 red black, Ian's next bike
1976 Honda gl1000 red next restoration
1975 Honda cb750 rebuilding soon!
1975 Honda gl1000 2/75 blue/green
1978 Honda cb750f super sport
1979 Honda cb750f super sport
1979 Honda CBX
1980 Honda CBX
1981 Honda CBX
"I really need a BIGGER garage!!"
"I got a bigger garage!!!!
" ride'm, don't hide'm!!!
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Re: My yellow 75 finally gets love

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Jonesz wrote:Beautiful bike! and very nice work and attention to detail. Congrats on BOTM.
Thanks!
In the garage:


1975 Honda gl1000 sulfur yellow( my first!)BOTM February 2020
1975 Honda gl1000 red (Ruth's free bike)BOTM January 2017
1975 honda gl1000 red. Eariest of my 75's 2/75 date
1975 Honda gl1000 blue green 5/75
1975 Honda gl1000 blue green 3/75
1976 Honda gl1000 sulfur yellow
1977 honda gl1000 red black, Ian's next bike
1976 Honda gl1000 red next restoration
1975 Honda cb750 rebuilding soon!
1975 Honda gl1000 2/75 blue/green
1978 Honda cb750f super sport
1979 Honda cb750f super sport
1979 Honda CBX
1980 Honda CBX
1981 Honda CBX
"I really need a BIGGER garage!!"
"I got a bigger garage!!!!
" ride'm, don't hide'm!!!
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Re: My yellow 75 finally gets love

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Track T 2411 wrote:Congrats!
Thanks!
In the garage:


1975 Honda gl1000 sulfur yellow( my first!)BOTM February 2020
1975 Honda gl1000 red (Ruth's free bike)BOTM January 2017
1975 honda gl1000 red. Eariest of my 75's 2/75 date
1975 Honda gl1000 blue green 5/75
1975 Honda gl1000 blue green 3/75
1976 Honda gl1000 sulfur yellow
1977 honda gl1000 red black, Ian's next bike
1976 Honda gl1000 red next restoration
1975 Honda cb750 rebuilding soon!
1975 Honda gl1000 2/75 blue/green
1978 Honda cb750f super sport
1979 Honda cb750f super sport
1979 Honda CBX
1980 Honda CBX
1981 Honda CBX
"I really need a BIGGER garage!!"
"I got a bigger garage!!!!
" ride'm, don't hide'm!!!
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Re: My yellow 75 finally gets love

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Beautifully done. One question, why choose yellow for a '75?
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Re: My yellow 75 finally gets love

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I think, yellow bikes looks great :-)

greetings
Harald
"Sometimes it takes more than luck to keep the wheels spinning just right."

77 GL1000 "Uschi"
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pidjones wrote:Beautifully done. One question, why choose yellow for a '75?
As the story says, the original owner bought the sulfur yellow body panels in 76, he must have liked them, as do I. It is the way I got it. Love it. I do have a yellow 76 too. Like them both
In the garage:


1975 Honda gl1000 sulfur yellow( my first!)BOTM February 2020
1975 Honda gl1000 red (Ruth's free bike)BOTM January 2017
1975 honda gl1000 red. Eariest of my 75's 2/75 date
1975 Honda gl1000 blue green 5/75
1975 Honda gl1000 blue green 3/75
1976 Honda gl1000 sulfur yellow
1977 honda gl1000 red black, Ian's next bike
1976 Honda gl1000 red next restoration
1975 Honda cb750 rebuilding soon!
1975 Honda gl1000 2/75 blue/green
1978 Honda cb750f super sport
1979 Honda cb750f super sport
1979 Honda CBX
1980 Honda CBX
1981 Honda CBX
"I really need a BIGGER garage!!"
"I got a bigger garage!!!!
" ride'm, don't hide'm!!!
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