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Re: TAO --- The South Seattle Cafe Project
« Reply #725 on: August 24, 2015, 03:02:55 pm »
Yea,its funny watching eBay and some of the crazy prices stuff goes for. I will hang on to it for now. I might throw it on CL for $7000 just to have a line in the water. Ya never know.

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Re: TAO --- The South Seattle Cafe Project
« Reply #726 on: August 24, 2015, 05:56:03 pm »
The way I look at it brandEn..we all know what went into that bike and what a beautiful machine it is.  If it's not going to a new owner who appreciates that, then they don't deserve to have it.  It's happy staying with you until that day comes, I'm sure.
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Re: TAO --- The South Seattle Cafe Project
« Reply #727 on: August 24, 2015, 05:58:59 pm »
Hi Larry,

Thanks. Having an owner that appreciates it is definitely important to me.

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Re: TAO --- The South Seattle Cafe Project
« Reply #728 on: August 24, 2015, 07:47:50 pm »
That bike is worth well in excess of the reserve.  I think the original Twinline owner could be interested.  I'll ask him since he's up in Seattle this week.
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"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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Re: TAO --- The South Seattle Cafe Project
« Reply #729 on: August 24, 2015, 10:36:19 pm »
Stev-o should just buy it, but he has been seen drinking from the Kawasaki pool and it has enchanted him.

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Re: TAO --- The South Seattle Cafe Project
« Reply #730 on: August 25, 2015, 06:14:19 am »
Stev-o should just buy it, but he has been seen drinking from the Kawasaki pool and it has enchanted him.

What say you, Steve-o?
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: TAO --- The South Seattle Cafe Project
« Reply #731 on: August 25, 2015, 03:13:23 pm »
Stev-o should just buy it, but he has been seen drinking from the Kawasaki pool and it has enchanted him.

What say you, Steve-o?

I would love to have the beautiful TAO bike, but not in the cards right now.  Saving my pennies for the ground up '74 H2 basket case restore...
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Re: TAO --- The South Seattle Cafe Project
« Reply #732 on: August 25, 2015, 03:35:02 pm »
Well the first person with $7000 can take her home lol. Gonna hold on to The Annoying Orange a bit longer. Its like breaking up with that chick you can't stand but she does EVERYTHING right....

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Re: TAO --- The South Seattle Cafe Project
« Reply #733 on: August 25, 2015, 03:52:06 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: TAO --- The South Seattle Cafe Project
« Reply #734 on: August 25, 2015, 04:00:31 pm »
EXACTLY

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Re: TAO --- The South Seattle Cafe Project
« Reply #735 on: August 25, 2015, 04:12:22 pm »
EXACTLY

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It's hard to give up your "baby" after all of the work, setbacks, perseverance and completion.
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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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: TAO --- The South Seattle Cafe Project
« Reply #738 on: August 25, 2015, 11:36:14 pm »
That's a good tune

 

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