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Re: The Abomination thread!
« Reply #50 on: September 11, 2012, 08:47:49 am »
This.
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Re: The Abomination thread!
« Reply #51 on: September 11, 2012, 09:08:51 am »
i have never understood the flat black aka murdered out look.  ::)

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« Reply #52 on: September 11, 2012, 11:56:50 am »
Actually sorta looks like it's made out of modelling clay.

I have nothing against flat black - it can look cool when done well.  But lately it's just way freaking overkill - I vote for a return to color!   :P
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Re: The Abomination thread!
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Re: The Abomination thread!
« Reply #54 on: September 12, 2012, 12:33:04 am »
nah, the engine is one of those chinese jobbers of ebay. The whole bike looks like it was built out of legos. I think that is what they were going for.


Are you sure? CL ad said it was a Magnum engine, and they have a Magnum frame for sale.

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« Reply #55 on: September 12, 2012, 12:35:26 am »
This.


Those things were abominations straight off the showroom floor! ;D
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« Reply #56 on: September 12, 2012, 06:54:45 am »
WTF!! what are these people thinking of?

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Re: The Abomination thread!
« Reply #57 on: September 12, 2012, 07:15:53 am »
WTF!! what are these people thinking of?
Covering up all the rust? ;)
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Re: The Abomination thread!
« Reply #58 on: September 12, 2012, 08:43:24 am »

Are you sure? CL ad said it was a Magnum engine, and they have a Magnum frame for sale.

Then he is a liar. Front end and wheels are puch. But the motor in a puch looks like this.



The chinese Ebay motor looks like this


Either way the magnum looks much better then what he did to it.
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Re: The Abomination thread!
« Reply #61 on: September 12, 2012, 09:58:27 pm »
Hey I like that "Spiderman" Hayabusa, and that Harley with the "Banana Seat" is super cool! Protest! ;D
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« Reply #62 on: September 12, 2012, 10:09:03 pm »
 Do you mean WATERMELON seat ?
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« Reply #63 on: September 12, 2012, 10:12:11 pm »
Similar seats were on dragster bicycles here in the 1970's, even though that seat looks like a watermelon slice, they were called Banana seats.... ;)
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Re: The Abomination thread!
« Reply #64 on: September 12, 2012, 10:22:46 pm »
That's a Detroit Ham seat ;D
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Re: The Abomination thread!
« Reply #65 on: September 12, 2012, 10:26:12 pm »
Similar seats were on dragster bicycles here in the 1970's, even though that seat looks like a watermelon slice, they were called Banana seats.... ;)

Were they "Dragster", or "Dragstar" Mick? God I hate getting old.............. ;D
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So I said, "Hey mate, you haven't got any bike boots you don't need, do you?"

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Re: The Abomination thread!
« Reply #66 on: September 12, 2012, 11:17:13 pm »
Was in Discount Tire earlier this week getting tires put on my '00 Ford Crown Vic (Police Interceptor in plain gold wrapper)
Well there was a pimple-faced "yout" who was with his rich daddy and said "yout" was sporting a hoodie that zipped up completely closed. It was red and blue and made to look like Spiderman's suit and had eyes with mesh so you could see out with it totally zipped up. Total poser geek material. The "yout" wasn't overly fat but definitely not having a fit muscular Spiderman physique....
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Re: The Abomination thread!
« Reply #67 on: September 12, 2012, 11:46:55 pm »
Similar seats were on dragster bicycles here in the 1970's, even though that seat looks like a watermelon slice, they were called Banana seats.... ;)

Were they "Dragster", or "Dragstar" Mick? God I hate getting old.............. ;D

Too old to care mate.... ;D
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« Reply #68 on: September 13, 2012, 01:24:33 am »
Ha ha, well the Malvern Star bikes were called "DragStars" I believe. My dad couldn't afford the 69 bucks for a Malvern Star bike for me in 1968, so he bought me the 59 dollar Repco X5 instead. No biggie, it was a great bike.

At the same time, the "Department of Aboriginal Affairs" bought every black kid in my town a new (69 dollar) Malvern Star. It was about this time that I discovered that race inequality really does exist........... ;D   
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Re: The Abomination thread!
« Reply #69 on: September 13, 2012, 01:50:41 am »
Ha ha, well the Malvern Star bikes were called "DragStars" I believe. My dad couldn't afford the 69 bucks for a Malvern Star bike for me in 1968, so he bought me the 59 dollar Repco X5 instead. No biggie, it was a great bike.

At the same time, the "Department of Aboriginal Affairs" bought every black kid in my town a new (69 dollar) Malvern Star. It was about this time that I discovered that race inequality really does exist........... ;D

You know, thats the only race i didn't try to win..... ;D
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Re: The Abomination thread!
« Reply #70 on: September 13, 2012, 06:17:33 am »
Anyone need a quick paint job, this guy is local.  for real :0   On local CL!!

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Re: The Abomination thread!
« Reply #71 on: September 13, 2012, 08:19:26 am »
His old lady looks pissed. Probably mad he painted the fork tubes.

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« Reply #72 on: September 13, 2012, 08:55:19 am »
 Those make a great GARDEN BIKE...its OK if the forx are splashed...
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« Reply #73 on: September 14, 2012, 03:01:19 am »
Now that's a rare beast, a Yamaha TX750. They were a disaster for Yamaha, a truly horrible bike. I watched, fascinated, as one vibrated across the sidewalk on it's center stand one Saturday morning in 1973, and ended on it's side in the gutter. It was like it wanted to die. Kind of sad, really............ ;D
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Re: The Abomination thread!
« Reply #74 on: September 14, 2012, 08:24:00 am »
Strange that a company with Yamaha's engineering resources could come up with such a stinker. I've never been able to figure that one out.
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