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Open Nomination Thread for Bike of the Month
« on: March 15, 2019, 10:31:52 pm »
This thread will allow for ongoing nominations for Bike of the Month. 

Bikes qualified (nominated, seconded and accepted) by the 15th of a month shall be eligible for selection for voting.

From the 16th to the end of the month a poll setup will be used to vote.  Amendment: Up to four qualified bikes will be selected by the Moderator(s) for a monthly vote.  The Moderator(s) shall have the discretion (permitting there are sufficient number of qualified bikes) to select certain classes of common bikes by style (stock, cafe, race bike, etc.) or size (350, middleweights or 750).

1975 CB550K1 "Blue" Stockish Restomod (http://forums.sohc4.net/index.php?topic=135005.0)
1975 CB550F1 frame/CB650 engine hybrid "The Hot Mess" (http://forums.sohc4.net/index.php/topic,150220.0.html)
2014 MV Agusta Brutale Dragster 800
2016+ Triumph Thruxton 1200 R (http://forums.sohc4.net/index.php/topic,170198.0.html)

"There are some things nobody needs in this world, and a bright-red, hunch-back, warp-speed 900cc cafe racer is one of them — but I want one anyway, and on some days I actually believe I need one.... Being shot out of a cannon will always be better than being squeezed out of a tube. That is why God made fast motorcycles, Bubba." Hunter S. Thompson, Song of the Sausage Creature, Cycle World, March 1995.  (http://www.latexnet.org/~csmith/sausage.html)

Sold/Emeritus
1973 CB750K2 "Bionic Mongrel" (http://forums.sohc4.net/index.php?topic=132734.0) - Sold
1977 CB750K7 "Nine Lives" Restomod (http://forums.sohc4.net/index.php?topic=50490.0) - Sold
2005 RVT1000RR RC51-SP2 "El Diablo" - Sold

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Re: Open Nomination Thread for Bike of the Month
« Reply #1 on: March 17, 2019, 07:41:41 am »
This is a good idea.   Should be a sticky so it can easily found.  Thanks. 
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Re: Open Nomination Thread for Bike of the Month
« Reply #2 on: March 26, 2019, 11:42:00 am »
I nominate  Shortround's CB550 carbon-fiber beauty Jocelyne
http://forums.sohc4.net/index.php/topic,168117.0.html

This bike previously competed for BOTM March 2018
1975 CB550K1 "Blue" Stockish Restomod (http://forums.sohc4.net/index.php?topic=135005.0)
1975 CB550F1 frame/CB650 engine hybrid "The Hot Mess" (http://forums.sohc4.net/index.php/topic,150220.0.html)
2014 MV Agusta Brutale Dragster 800
2016+ Triumph Thruxton 1200 R (http://forums.sohc4.net/index.php/topic,170198.0.html)

"There are some things nobody needs in this world, and a bright-red, hunch-back, warp-speed 900cc cafe racer is one of them — but I want one anyway, and on some days I actually believe I need one.... Being shot out of a cannon will always be better than being squeezed out of a tube. That is why God made fast motorcycles, Bubba." Hunter S. Thompson, Song of the Sausage Creature, Cycle World, March 1995.  (http://www.latexnet.org/~csmith/sausage.html)

Sold/Emeritus
1973 CB750K2 "Bionic Mongrel" (http://forums.sohc4.net/index.php?topic=132734.0) - Sold
1977 CB750K7 "Nine Lives" Restomod (http://forums.sohc4.net/index.php?topic=50490.0) - Sold
2005 RVT1000RR RC51-SP2 "El Diablo" - Sold

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Re: Open Nomination Thread for Bike of the Month
« Reply #3 on: March 26, 2019, 11:45:11 am »
I'll also nominate BlipBlip82's 1976 CB750F (built by Squirley)
http://forums.sohc4.net/index.php/topic,126782.0.html







This bike previously competed for BOTM October 2018
1975 CB550K1 "Blue" Stockish Restomod (http://forums.sohc4.net/index.php?topic=135005.0)
1975 CB550F1 frame/CB650 engine hybrid "The Hot Mess" (http://forums.sohc4.net/index.php/topic,150220.0.html)
2014 MV Agusta Brutale Dragster 800
2016+ Triumph Thruxton 1200 R (http://forums.sohc4.net/index.php/topic,170198.0.html)

"There are some things nobody needs in this world, and a bright-red, hunch-back, warp-speed 900cc cafe racer is one of them — but I want one anyway, and on some days I actually believe I need one.... Being shot out of a cannon will always be better than being squeezed out of a tube. That is why God made fast motorcycles, Bubba." Hunter S. Thompson, Song of the Sausage Creature, Cycle World, March 1995.  (http://www.latexnet.org/~csmith/sausage.html)

Sold/Emeritus
1973 CB750K2 "Bionic Mongrel" (http://forums.sohc4.net/index.php?topic=132734.0) - Sold
1977 CB750K7 "Nine Lives" Restomod (http://forums.sohc4.net/index.php?topic=50490.0) - Sold
2005 RVT1000RR RC51-SP2 "El Diablo" - Sold

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Re: Open Nomination Thread for Bike of the Month
« Reply #4 on: March 26, 2019, 01:52:13 pm »
1975 CB550K1 "Blue" Stockish Restomod (http://forums.sohc4.net/index.php?topic=135005.0)
1975 CB550F1 frame/CB650 engine hybrid "The Hot Mess" (http://forums.sohc4.net/index.php/topic,150220.0.html)
2014 MV Agusta Brutale Dragster 800
2016+ Triumph Thruxton 1200 R (http://forums.sohc4.net/index.php/topic,170198.0.html)

"There are some things nobody needs in this world, and a bright-red, hunch-back, warp-speed 900cc cafe racer is one of them — but I want one anyway, and on some days I actually believe I need one.... Being shot out of a cannon will always be better than being squeezed out of a tube. That is why God made fast motorcycles, Bubba." Hunter S. Thompson, Song of the Sausage Creature, Cycle World, March 1995.  (http://www.latexnet.org/~csmith/sausage.html)

Sold/Emeritus
1973 CB750K2 "Bionic Mongrel" (http://forums.sohc4.net/index.php?topic=132734.0) - Sold
1977 CB750K7 "Nine Lives" Restomod (http://forums.sohc4.net/index.php?topic=50490.0) - Sold
2005 RVT1000RR RC51-SP2 "El Diablo" - Sold

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Re: Open Nomination Thread for Bike of the Month
« Reply #5 on: March 26, 2019, 07:34:15 pm »
Can I second all four? ;D
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Re: Open Nomination Thread for Bike of the Month
« Reply #6 on: March 27, 2019, 03:46:22 am »
I second BlipBlips 750!
Mankinds Greatest enemy has and always be itself.


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Re: Open Nomination Thread for Bike of the Month
« Reply #7 on: March 27, 2019, 03:49:02 am »
Thanks!  :)
I'll wash my K2 and take more photos when sun is shining.
Huge difference when the metallic sparkles  8)

BlipBlip82's 1976 CB750F look amazing! Tough design.
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Re: Open Nomination Thread for Bike of the Month
« Reply #8 on: March 31, 2019, 09:00:18 am »
I would like to nominate Korven's cb500...
forums.sohc4.net/index.php/topic,175402.0/topicseen.html
If it works good, it looks good...

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Re: Open Nomination Thread for Bike of the Month
« Reply #9 on: March 31, 2019, 01:58:44 pm »
I would like to nominate Korven's cb500...
forums.sohc4.net/index.php/topic,175402.0/topicseen.html

Seconded.  Here are some photos (for convenient reference).  CB500 with vintage Rickman fairing






1975 CB550K1 "Blue" Stockish Restomod (http://forums.sohc4.net/index.php?topic=135005.0)
1975 CB550F1 frame/CB650 engine hybrid "The Hot Mess" (http://forums.sohc4.net/index.php/topic,150220.0.html)
2014 MV Agusta Brutale Dragster 800
2016+ Triumph Thruxton 1200 R (http://forums.sohc4.net/index.php/topic,170198.0.html)

"There are some things nobody needs in this world, and a bright-red, hunch-back, warp-speed 900cc cafe racer is one of them — but I want one anyway, and on some days I actually believe I need one.... Being shot out of a cannon will always be better than being squeezed out of a tube. That is why God made fast motorcycles, Bubba." Hunter S. Thompson, Song of the Sausage Creature, Cycle World, March 1995.  (http://www.latexnet.org/~csmith/sausage.html)

Sold/Emeritus
1973 CB750K2 "Bionic Mongrel" (http://forums.sohc4.net/index.php?topic=132734.0) - Sold
1977 CB750K7 "Nine Lives" Restomod (http://forums.sohc4.net/index.php?topic=50490.0) - Sold
2005 RVT1000RR RC51-SP2 "El Diablo" - Sold

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Re: Open Nomination Thread for Bike of the Month
« Reply #10 on: April 01, 2019, 09:38:54 am »
I accept.

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Re: Open Nomination Thread for Bike of the Month
« Reply #11 on: April 01, 2019, 11:13:52 am »
Thanks for nominating, i accept!

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Re: Open Nomination Thread for Bike of the Month
« Reply #12 on: April 01, 2019, 07:56:04 pm »
if that was a serious second of the 4 nomination, then i'll accept!
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Re: Open Nomination Thread for Bike of the Month
« Reply #13 on: April 08, 2019, 02:24:43 pm »
Thank you for the nomination; but I must decline. I no longer own “Jocelyne”. Thanks again for the nomination.

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Re: Open Nomination Thread for Bike of the Month
« Reply #14 on: April 09, 2019, 07:14:30 am »
I nominate Honda all the way's 1974 CB550K Restoration Project

http://forums.sohc4.net/index.php/topic,177015.0.html
1975 CB550K1 "Blue" Stockish Restomod (http://forums.sohc4.net/index.php?topic=135005.0)
1975 CB550F1 frame/CB650 engine hybrid "The Hot Mess" (http://forums.sohc4.net/index.php/topic,150220.0.html)
2014 MV Agusta Brutale Dragster 800
2016+ Triumph Thruxton 1200 R (http://forums.sohc4.net/index.php/topic,170198.0.html)

"There are some things nobody needs in this world, and a bright-red, hunch-back, warp-speed 900cc cafe racer is one of them — but I want one anyway, and on some days I actually believe I need one.... Being shot out of a cannon will always be better than being squeezed out of a tube. That is why God made fast motorcycles, Bubba." Hunter S. Thompson, Song of the Sausage Creature, Cycle World, March 1995.  (http://www.latexnet.org/~csmith/sausage.html)

Sold/Emeritus
1973 CB750K2 "Bionic Mongrel" (http://forums.sohc4.net/index.php?topic=132734.0) - Sold
1977 CB750K7 "Nine Lives" Restomod (http://forums.sohc4.net/index.php?topic=50490.0) - Sold
2005 RVT1000RR RC51-SP2 "El Diablo" - Sold

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Re: Open Nomination Thread for Bike of the Month
« Reply #15 on: April 09, 2019, 09:39:33 pm »
if that was a serious second of the 4 nomination, then i'll accept!
Yes, I was being serious.
Don't fix it if it ain't broke!
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Re: Open Nomination Thread for Bike of the Month
« Reply #16 on: April 14, 2019, 04:26:19 pm »
I'd like to nominate przjohn on his recently completed 550...


http://forums.sohc4.net/index.php/topic,175236.75.html
'74 "Big Bang" Honda 750K [836].....'71 Honda 750K project.....'76 Honda 550F.....K3 Park Racer.....K5 Fiddy Dolla Special!......CB500 Fiddy Dolla Special too!!............plus plus plus.........

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Re: Open Nomination Thread for Bike of the Month
« Reply #17 on: April 14, 2019, 10:07:20 pm »
I'd like to nominate przjohn on his recently completed 550...


http://forums.sohc4.net/index.php/topic,175236.75.html

Seconded!!























1975 CB550K1 "Blue" Stockish Restomod (http://forums.sohc4.net/index.php?topic=135005.0)
1975 CB550F1 frame/CB650 engine hybrid "The Hot Mess" (http://forums.sohc4.net/index.php/topic,150220.0.html)
2014 MV Agusta Brutale Dragster 800
2016+ Triumph Thruxton 1200 R (http://forums.sohc4.net/index.php/topic,170198.0.html)

"There are some things nobody needs in this world, and a bright-red, hunch-back, warp-speed 900cc cafe racer is one of them — but I want one anyway, and on some days I actually believe I need one.... Being shot out of a cannon will always be better than being squeezed out of a tube. That is why God made fast motorcycles, Bubba." Hunter S. Thompson, Song of the Sausage Creature, Cycle World, March 1995.  (http://www.latexnet.org/~csmith/sausage.html)

Sold/Emeritus
1973 CB750K2 "Bionic Mongrel" (http://forums.sohc4.net/index.php?topic=132734.0) - Sold
1977 CB750K7 "Nine Lives" Restomod (http://forums.sohc4.net/index.php?topic=50490.0) - Sold
2005 RVT1000RR RC51-SP2 "El Diablo" - Sold

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Re: Open Nomination Thread for Bike of the Month
« Reply #18 on: April 15, 2019, 05:34:58 am »
Thank You very much for the nomination guys, I definitely accept.
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Re: Open Nomination Thread for Bike of the Month
« Reply #19 on: April 15, 2019, 08:29:46 am »
1.  BlipBlip82's 1976 CB750F (built by Squirley)
http://forums.sohc4.net/index.php/topic,126782.0.html
Blip by Donald Leonhardt, on Flickr



This bike previously competed for BOTM October 2018


2.  algophobe's 1972 CB750K
http://forums.sohc4.net/index.php/topic,168947.0.html
algo1 by Donald Leonhardt, on Flickr
algo2 by Donald Leonhardt, on Flickr


3.   PeWe's 1975 CB750K2
http://forums.sohc4.net/index.php/topic,168243.225.html





4.  Korven's CB500 Street "Race" Bike (with Rickman fairing)
http://forums.sohc4.net/index.php/topic,175402.0.html







5.  przjohn's 1976 CB550K
http://forums.sohc4.net/index.php/topic,175236.0.html













Nominated (only):
Honda all the way's 1974 CB550K Restoration Project
http://forums.sohc4.net/index.php/topic,177015.0.html
Honda all the way by Donald Leonhardt, on Flickr
1975 CB550K1 "Blue" Stockish Restomod (http://forums.sohc4.net/index.php?topic=135005.0)
1975 CB550F1 frame/CB650 engine hybrid "The Hot Mess" (http://forums.sohc4.net/index.php/topic,150220.0.html)
2014 MV Agusta Brutale Dragster 800
2016+ Triumph Thruxton 1200 R (http://forums.sohc4.net/index.php/topic,170198.0.html)

"There are some things nobody needs in this world, and a bright-red, hunch-back, warp-speed 900cc cafe racer is one of them — but I want one anyway, and on some days I actually believe I need one.... Being shot out of a cannon will always be better than being squeezed out of a tube. That is why God made fast motorcycles, Bubba." Hunter S. Thompson, Song of the Sausage Creature, Cycle World, March 1995.  (http://www.latexnet.org/~csmith/sausage.html)

Sold/Emeritus
1973 CB750K2 "Bionic Mongrel" (http://forums.sohc4.net/index.php?topic=132734.0) - Sold
1977 CB750K7 "Nine Lives" Restomod (http://forums.sohc4.net/index.php?topic=50490.0) - Sold
2005 RVT1000RR RC51-SP2 "El Diablo" - Sold

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Re: Open Nomination Thread for Bike of the Month
« Reply #20 on: April 15, 2019, 08:32:10 am »
Apologies! In posting the recap, I accidentally deleted algophobe's nomination (that was accepted).
1975 CB550K1 "Blue" Stockish Restomod (http://forums.sohc4.net/index.php?topic=135005.0)
1975 CB550F1 frame/CB650 engine hybrid "The Hot Mess" (http://forums.sohc4.net/index.php/topic,150220.0.html)
2014 MV Agusta Brutale Dragster 800
2016+ Triumph Thruxton 1200 R (http://forums.sohc4.net/index.php/topic,170198.0.html)

"There are some things nobody needs in this world, and a bright-red, hunch-back, warp-speed 900cc cafe racer is one of them — but I want one anyway, and on some days I actually believe I need one.... Being shot out of a cannon will always be better than being squeezed out of a tube. That is why God made fast motorcycles, Bubba." Hunter S. Thompson, Song of the Sausage Creature, Cycle World, March 1995.  (http://www.latexnet.org/~csmith/sausage.html)

Sold/Emeritus
1973 CB750K2 "Bionic Mongrel" (http://forums.sohc4.net/index.php?topic=132734.0) - Sold
1977 CB750K7 "Nine Lives" Restomod (http://forums.sohc4.net/index.php?topic=50490.0) - Sold
2005 RVT1000RR RC51-SP2 "El Diablo" - Sold

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Re: Open Nomination Thread for Bike of the Month
« Reply #21 on: April 22, 2019, 08:44:08 pm »
A new nomination for splitter's 1974 CB500 refreshed survivor
http://forums.sohc4.net/index.php/topic,176346.0.html





















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1975 CB550K1 "Blue" Stockish Restomod (http://forums.sohc4.net/index.php?topic=135005.0)
1975 CB550F1 frame/CB650 engine hybrid "The Hot Mess" (http://forums.sohc4.net/index.php/topic,150220.0.html)
2014 MV Agusta Brutale Dragster 800
2016+ Triumph Thruxton 1200 R (http://forums.sohc4.net/index.php/topic,170198.0.html)

"There are some things nobody needs in this world, and a bright-red, hunch-back, warp-speed 900cc cafe racer is one of them — but I want one anyway, and on some days I actually believe I need one.... Being shot out of a cannon will always be better than being squeezed out of a tube. That is why God made fast motorcycles, Bubba." Hunter S. Thompson, Song of the Sausage Creature, Cycle World, March 1995.  (http://www.latexnet.org/~csmith/sausage.html)

Sold/Emeritus
1973 CB750K2 "Bionic Mongrel" (http://forums.sohc4.net/index.php?topic=132734.0) - Sold
1977 CB750K7 "Nine Lives" Restomod (http://forums.sohc4.net/index.php?topic=50490.0) - Sold
2005 RVT1000RR RC51-SP2 "El Diablo" - Sold

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Re: Open Nomination Thread for Bike of the Month
« Reply #22 on: April 23, 2019, 05:15:37 am »
I second Honda all the way's cb550.
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slow Progress 74 cb550.

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Re: Open Nomination Thread for Bike of the Month
« Reply #23 on: April 23, 2019, 07:06:40 am »
I second Splitter's 1975 CB500 refreshed survivor.  Nice to see another survivor back on the road - and woods, in this case! ;D

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Re: Open Nomination Thread for Bike of the Month
« Reply #24 on: April 23, 2019, 12:00:33 pm »
Thanks for the nomination, guys! I accept! Little remark, it is actually a 1974  ;)
I just love nature and wilderness, next pictures will be taken on tarmac  ;D

 

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