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1Back to top Go down    Back in the saddle after 30 years on Fri Apr 07, 2017 10:12 pm

Bucky

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I'm really excited to have the same model I had 30 years ago. This one has a few more miles on it than my original. None the less, glad to be back.

    

2Back to top Go down    Re: Back in the saddle after 30 years on Fri Apr 07, 2017 10:15 pm

RicK G

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Welcome to the Knuthaus Bucky. I do hope you wont be making a cafe racer of it


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"Every normal man must be tempted, at times, to spit upon his hands, hoist the black flag, and begin slitting throats." from Mencken's 1919 Prejudices

Bikes 1993 K1100 LT, 1998 K1100 LT, 1993 K75 RT, 1996 K75RT, 1986 K75 GS, 1979 Z1300 Kawasaki X 2 for now
    

3Back to top Go down    Keeping it all original on Fri Apr 07, 2017 10:38 pm

Bucky

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No I think I'm gonna keep it as it was in 85, I loved it then, and I still do. I'll admit it looks a little dated with the fairing but I like the look and that's all that's important, how I feel about it.

    

4Back to top Go down    Re: Back in the saddle after 30 years on Fri Apr 07, 2017 11:03 pm

RicK G

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There are some here who will say that 85 was the best year but they all own 85s. Any year is a good year for a K


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"Every normal man must be tempted, at times, to spit upon his hands, hoist the black flag, and begin slitting throats." from Mencken's 1919 Prejudices

Bikes 1993 K1100 LT, 1998 K1100 LT, 1993 K75 RT, 1996 K75RT, 1986 K75 GS, 1979 Z1300 Kawasaki X 2 for now
    

5Back to top Go down    Re: Back in the saddle after 30 years on Sat Apr 08, 2017 1:56 am

Point-Seven-five

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Welcome! Like some of us old guys, these K bikes age pretty well as long as you don't let them sit too long.


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Present:
1994 K75RT
1994 K75S
1992 K100RS

Past:
1982 Honda FT500
1979 Honda XR185
1977 Honda XL125
1974 Honda XL125
1972 OSSA Pioneer 250
1968 Kawasaki 175
    

6Back to top Go down    Re: Back in the saddle after 30 years on Sat Apr 08, 2017 2:36 am

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welcome ...erm...back

still amazed that 30 years after there is still so many parts ...new and second handfor our old machines ...

enjoy !!


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cheezy grin whilst riding, kinda bloke ....oh the joy !!!! ...... ( brick aviator )

'86 K100 RT..#0090401 ..."Gerty" ( Gertrude Von Clickandshift ) --------O%O
    

7Back to top Go down    Re: Back in the saddle after 30 years on Sat Apr 08, 2017 6:49 am

Holister

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30 years! Me too. Family, business, life.... they get in the road. Back in my late 20s my then wife and I literally sold everything we had to get into our first home. The 2 bikes I had at the time had to go. Considering what she also sacrificed at the time, I had no leg to stand on.

WelKome to the forum!


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1988 K100RT VIN No. 0094680
1989 K100RT VIN No. 0097367 (naked)
1996 K1100RS VIN No. 0451808
Fuel: 95 Octane
Engine Oil:Nulon Full Synthetic 15W50
Gear Box Oil: Nulon Synthetic 75W90
    

8Back to top Go down    Re: Back in the saddle after 30 years on Sat Apr 08, 2017 7:37 am

RicK G

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Be like me, get a wife that don't want kids and loves bikes end result a lifetime of bikes and ye hah cheers


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"Every normal man must be tempted, at times, to spit upon his hands, hoist the black flag, and begin slitting throats." from Mencken's 1919 Prejudices

Bikes 1993 K1100 LT, 1998 K1100 LT, 1993 K75 RT, 1996 K75RT, 1986 K75 GS, 1979 Z1300 Kawasaki X 2 for now
    

9Back to top Go down    Re: Back in the saddle after 30 years on Sat Apr 08, 2017 8:17 am

Holister

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Sounds like the life of Reilly Rick. But then I wouldn't have a beautiful daughter for a buddy.
And I'll put in a plug for her website.... https://blackarrowlabel.com/


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1988 K100RT VIN No. 0094680
1989 K100RT VIN No. 0097367 (naked)
1996 K1100RS VIN No. 0451808
Fuel: 95 Octane
Engine Oil:Nulon Full Synthetic 15W50
Gear Box Oil: Nulon Synthetic 75W90
    

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