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Re: CB750K7 Nine Lives Cafe Racer - au revoir
« Reply #625 on: June 20, 2017, 02:17:22 pm »
I just heard this bike finally sold (I traded it to a dealer for my new Thruxton 1200R).  It'll be strange to see someone else riding it.
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)

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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: CB750K7 Nine Lives Cafe Racer - au revoir
« Reply #626 on: June 20, 2017, 08:12:43 pm »
Hey Don....do you realize it's been over 8 years since you bought this bike?
And way back then, you brought it to Carpy to have the bars changed?!

Wow....times have changed...
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Re: CB750K7 Nine Lives Cafe Racer - au revoir
« Reply #627 on: June 20, 2017, 08:50:09 pm »
Hey Don....do you realize it's been over 8 years since you bought this bike?
And way back then, you brought it to Carpy to have the bars changed?!

Wow....times have changed...

Many lessons learned since then . . .
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: CB750K7 Nine Lives Cafe Racer - au revoir
« Reply #628 on: June 25, 2017, 08:04:54 pm »
Oh I wonder what Carpy charged to change out the bars?
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Re: CB750K7 Nine Lives Cafe Racer - au revoir
« Reply #629 on: July 03, 2017, 09:35:38 am »
I just signed up for flickr (since photobucket decided to extort its users), so here's a test using flickr.

imagejpg10_zpsa46185b1 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: CB750K7 Nine Lives Cafe Racer - au revoir
« Reply #630 on: July 03, 2017, 02:09:48 pm »
Bike looks great.  I just did the Flickr thing too.  What a pita.

Scott

 

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