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51Back to top Go down   K100 Tow bar - Page 2 Empty Re: K100 Tow bar Thu Mar 05, 2015 7:49 am

92KK 84WW Olaf


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I cant believe it either.

I really felt something when I saw the wood floor in the photo.  Reminded me of so many things but most of all attention to detail and quality of things. Would have been nice of you were coming over for a visit too. I am sure it has stories to tell and I hope we can make more stories of K travels.

    

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Trailer sorted! Looks like a good plastic moulding, through coloured.
 
"Motorcycle trailer" by Peter Thomas - Own work. Licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0 via Wikimedia Commons - http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Motorcycle_dog_trailer.JPG#mediaviewer/File:Motorcycle_dog_trailer.JPG


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1992 K100LT 0193214 Bertha Blue 101,000 miles
1984 K100RT 0022575 Brutus Baja Red 578 bought 36,000 now 89,150 miles
1997 K1100LT 0188024 Wotan Mystic Red 689 58,645 now 106,950 miles Deceased.
1983 K100RS 0011171 Fricka 606 Alaska Blue 29,495 miles Damn K Pox Its a Bat outta Hell Now 37,190 miles. 
1996 K1100LT 0233004 Lohengrin Mystic Red 38,000 miles currently 42,640 miles.

Past:
1968 Yamaha 80 YG1
1971 Yamaha 125 YAS-1
1968 Honda 125 SS
1970 Honda CD 175
1973 Honda CB500-4
Honda CX 500
    

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wow ...never seen a wheelly bin look so ....erm  different


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'86 K100 RT..#0090401 ..."Gerty" ( Gertrude Von Clickandshift ) --------O%OK100 Tow bar - Page 2 Au-log10

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Begs the question........Which came first?


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1992 K100LT 0193214 Bertha Blue 101,000 miles
1984 K100RT 0022575 Brutus Baja Red 578 bought 36,000 now 89,150 miles
1997 K1100LT 0188024 Wotan Mystic Red 689 58,645 now 106,950 miles Deceased.
1983 K100RS 0011171 Fricka 606 Alaska Blue 29,495 miles Damn K Pox Its a Bat outta Hell Now 37,190 miles. 
1996 K1100LT 0233004 Lohengrin Mystic Red 38,000 miles currently 42,640 miles.

Past:
1968 Yamaha 80 YG1
1971 Yamaha 125 YAS-1
1968 Honda 125 SS
1970 Honda CD 175
1973 Honda CB500-4
Honda CX 500
    

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OLAF !!!!! The dog is in the Bin again!  Rolling Eyes 

You can clean it up !


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"The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page." - St. Augustine from 1600 years ago & still true!

K1100LT 1992 - AKA Big Red
K1100RS - 1995. AKA Rudolf Von Schmurf (in a million bits)
K1/RS - AKA Titan (unique hybrid by Andreas Esterhammer)
    

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When the trailer is loaded its bin laden.

At least when the poor man is sent out to the doghouse he will go with a smile if she throws his bike gear into the doghouse too......


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1992 K100LT 0193214 Bertha Blue 101,000 miles
1984 K100RT 0022575 Brutus Baja Red 578 bought 36,000 now 89,150 miles
1997 K1100LT 0188024 Wotan Mystic Red 689 58,645 now 106,950 miles Deceased.
1983 K100RS 0011171 Fricka 606 Alaska Blue 29,495 miles Damn K Pox Its a Bat outta Hell Now 37,190 miles. 
1996 K1100LT 0233004 Lohengrin Mystic Red 38,000 miles currently 42,640 miles.

Past:
1968 Yamaha 80 YG1
1971 Yamaha 125 YAS-1
1968 Honda 125 SS
1970 Honda CD 175
1973 Honda CB500-4
Honda CX 500
    

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Obviously the dog is deaf or soon will be after a trip behind that hardley prime mover.


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I have to confess 88KE and myself enjoyed a very hearty laugh over that trailer as we put the link up on the forum. We didn't recognise it for what it was at first. The idea certainly works, whatever about the basis or the fact that you cant hide your roots.

Reminds me of a project a number of years back when a certain person locally who was a good match for Mrs Bucket in 'Keeping up Appearances' decided she wanted a show off water feature in her front garden. An elaborate scheme was devised and a suitably expensive job carried out.

All was well until a well heeled farmer client was invited to a party at the house and after a few glasses of whiskey recognised it for what it was: a dressed up very large cattle trough used by a very creative builder as the basis for the water feature.  Being a man of a devilish streak, akin to what seems to be defined as a larrikin he announced the fact to all and sundry. 'Best crack I've had for years....

The idea of the cattle trough was the builders own but we had a ball putting it all together, especially the speculation on what would happen if she ever found out.

I am not the farmer and wasn't there, but the builder was......


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1992 K100LT 0193214 Bertha Blue 101,000 miles
1984 K100RT 0022575 Brutus Baja Red 578 bought 36,000 now 89,150 miles
1997 K1100LT 0188024 Wotan Mystic Red 689 58,645 now 106,950 miles Deceased.
1983 K100RS 0011171 Fricka 606 Alaska Blue 29,495 miles Damn K Pox Its a Bat outta Hell Now 37,190 miles. 
1996 K1100LT 0233004 Lohengrin Mystic Red 38,000 miles currently 42,640 miles.

Past:
1968 Yamaha 80 YG1
1971 Yamaha 125 YAS-1
1968 Honda 125 SS
1970 Honda CD 175
1973 Honda CB500-4
Honda CX 500
    

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This was my outfit......K100 Tow bar - Page 2 2Q==.......those were the days............

    

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61Back to top Go down   K100 Tow bar - Page 2 Empty Re: K100 Tow bar Sun May 31, 2015 4:04 am

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thanks to Will ...aka 88ke I have some good news

both Dave and the towbar have arrived on the "Emerald Isle"

thanks Dave for the splendid effort to get it there

I think our donor friend Ken will be pleased at the fantastic news

good work all

hope the weather clears dave and you get to ride well with those eccentrics


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'86 K100 RT..#0090401 ..."Gerty" ( Gertrude Von Clickandshift ) --------O%OK100 Tow bar - Page 2 Au-log10

'86 k100 rs.. #######..  "Fred " (f(rame) red ) ( Fredrick leichtundschnell ) - -
bits and pieces from many kind friends across the k100 world ...with many thanks ..
    

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things are going very well by the looks , great job by all involved. 
A few here who will be keeping a keen eye on what eventuates on the trailer side of things

A thought , something to entice Rosskko to the North. Should hold a reasonable amount of winter warmer ........... K100 Tow bar - Page 2 292303
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63Back to top Go down   K100 Tow bar - Page 2 Empty Re: K100 Tow bar Sun Jun 21, 2015 11:32 pm

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That's fantastic news Charlie, Both Leigh (SWMBO) & I are tickled pink that the towbar is in Ireland.

You have done a brilliant job of organising to get it there (along with help from Will & Dave).

It's good to know that what has been given & what has been done is so appreciated.

Well done !

Olaf, all I want in return is a photo of it fitted so I can brag about it being used all around Australia & Ireland ! Laughing Laughing

    

64Back to top Go down   K100 Tow bar - Page 2 Empty Re: K100 Tow bar Mon Jun 22, 2015 3:42 am

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Hi Ken,

I hadn't seen the last few posts as on 31st May we were on the ferry arriving in France.

Tow bar is at 88KE house in Wexford, 3 hours from me so a suitably Konvenient time will be arranged for collection. Due to 'family making plans for me' I think I will be looking at some extended camping trips in Ireland next summer as Europe is too hot in July for us lot.

Whatever about the activities of the Eccentrics seems the weather for Indian036 visit in March was very much warmer and more to the Aussie liking than what we got for the few days TacKler was here.

However yesterday being Father's Day here I had a rather lovely trip out with my son followed by a nice breakfast and later on a bbq. A few years back he tried to lose me when we were out and I was on the LT. He tried again yesterday, this time he has his VFR and the RT stayed behind him like glue. Funny someone in France on a Ducati tried that with 88KE and didn't lose him either......

More tales of the tow bar will be following....

Definitely a huge thanks to Ken and all involved in the relay run from Kens to 88KE!


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1992 K100LT 0193214 Bertha Blue 101,000 miles
1984 K100RT 0022575 Brutus Baja Red 578 bought 36,000 now 89,150 miles
1997 K1100LT 0188024 Wotan Mystic Red 689 58,645 now 106,950 miles Deceased.
1983 K100RS 0011171 Fricka 606 Alaska Blue 29,495 miles Damn K Pox Its a Bat outta Hell Now 37,190 miles. 
1996 K1100LT 0233004 Lohengrin Mystic Red 38,000 miles currently 42,640 miles.

Past:
1968 Yamaha 80 YG1
1971 Yamaha 125 YAS-1
1968 Honda 125 SS
1970 Honda CD 175
1973 Honda CB500-4
Honda CX 500
    

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We'll git 'er thar!    (But not before I have fashioned a copy  Razz )



Last edited by 88KE on Mon Jun 22, 2015 4:02 pm; edited 1 time in total (Reason for editing : can't tpye can't spel)


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"The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page." - St. Augustine from 1600 years ago & still true!

K1100LT 1992 - AKA Big Red
K1100RS - 1995. AKA Rudolf Von Schmurf (in a million bits)
K1/RS - AKA Titan (unique hybrid by Andreas Esterhammer)
    

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@charlie99 wrote:Gladstone isn't too far from me ...about 550 ks  or there abouts  from memory

maybe there is a chance I can head up there in the next few weeks ???? although weekend of the 31 st jan ...elections ...6,7,8 feb Karuah rally ...hmmm  

at 4.5 kilos  still a worthwhile consideration for freight send to Ireland (all folded up etc )
It's only 534KL Very Happy
A nice day run.


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88KE wrote:We'll git 'er thar!    (But not before I have fashioned a copy  Razz )
Kounterfitter......


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88KE wrote:We'll git 'er thar!    (But not before I have fashioned a copy  Razz )
Kounterfitter......

Hope so  Laughing


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K100 Tow bar - Page 2 Ir-log11 88....May contain nuts!K100 Tow bar - Page 2 Ir-log11

"The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page." - St. Augustine from 1600 years ago & still true!

K1100LT 1992 - AKA Big Red
K1100RS - 1995. AKA Rudolf Von Schmurf (in a million bits)
K1/RS - AKA Titan (unique hybrid by Andreas Esterhammer)
    

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Hey Olaf, I'm still waiting for the photo of the wandering towbar fitted to your bike. Hope that everything worked out OK.  K100 Tow bar - Page 2 87464 K100 Tow bar - Page 2 87464 K100 Tow bar - Page 2 652573 Smile

    

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yeah.... was hoping to hear of a result of a design copy,  I know you have been busy mate

how did it go Will  ?


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

'86 K100 RT..#0090401 ..."Gerty" ( Gertrude Von Clickandshift ) --------O%OK100 Tow bar - Page 2 Au-log10

'86 k100 rs.. #######..  "Fred " (f(rame) red ) ( Fredrick leichtundschnell ) - -
bits and pieces from many kind friends across the k100 world ...with many thanks ..
    

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Replica Charlie Replica, grin


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@K7oaks wrote:Hey Olaf, I'm still waiting for the photo of the wandering towbar fitted to your bike. Hope that everything worked out OK.  K100 Tow bar - Page 2 87464 K100 Tow bar - Page 2 87464 K100 Tow bar - Page 2 652573 Smile

Will has been busy fettling a K1100RS he acquired in the meantime so tow bar still in his shed.


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1992 K100LT 0193214 Bertha Blue 101,000 miles
1984 K100RT 0022575 Brutus Baja Red 578 bought 36,000 now 89,150 miles
1997 K1100LT 0188024 Wotan Mystic Red 689 58,645 now 106,950 miles Deceased.
1983 K100RS 0011171 Fricka 606 Alaska Blue 29,495 miles Damn K Pox Its a Bat outta Hell Now 37,190 miles. 
1996 K1100LT 0233004 Lohengrin Mystic Red 38,000 miles currently 42,640 miles.

Past:
1968 Yamaha 80 YG1
1971 Yamaha 125 YAS-1
1968 Honda 125 SS
1970 Honda CD 175
1973 Honda CB500-4
Honda CX 500
    

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Well, it's been just over three years since I've been on line & now wondering about the outcome of the globe trotting towbar. Hope that it's been of good use Rolling Eyes 

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@K7oaks wrote:Well, it's been just over three years since I've been on line & now wondering about the outcome of the globe trotting towbar. Hope that it's been of good use Rolling Eyes 

Ken 7

I was wondering where you had got to......it eventually made its way to me via the long slow roads in Ireland and is shortly going to be fitted. It has however been copied...and you will shortly be seeing a photo of 2 Eccentrics Ks with trailers on!!!!


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1992 K100LT 0193214 Bertha Blue 101,000 miles
1984 K100RT 0022575 Brutus Baja Red 578 bought 36,000 now 89,150 miles
1997 K1100LT 0188024 Wotan Mystic Red 689 58,645 now 106,950 miles Deceased.
1983 K100RS 0011171 Fricka 606 Alaska Blue 29,495 miles Damn K Pox Its a Bat outta Hell Now 37,190 miles. 
1996 K1100LT 0233004 Lohengrin Mystic Red 38,000 miles currently 42,640 miles.

Past:
1968 Yamaha 80 YG1
1971 Yamaha 125 YAS-1
1968 Honda 125 SS
1970 Honda CD 175
1973 Honda CB500-4
Honda CX 500
    

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@92KK 84WW Olaf wrote:
@K7oaks wrote:Well, it's been just over three years since I've been on line & now wondering about the outcome of the globe trotting towbar. Hope that it's been of good use Rolling Eyes 

Ken 7

I was wondering where you had got to......it eventually made its way to me via the long slow roads in Ireland and is shortly going to be fitted. It has however been copied...and you will shortly be seeing a photo of 2 Eccentrics Ks with trailers on!!!!
Aha, T wait with baited breadth ! Cool

    

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id say that's a win, after all Ken ? !!!!
thanks to you and all the contributors along the path to get it there


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'86 K100 RT..#0090401 ..."Gerty" ( Gertrude Von Clickandshift ) --------O%OK100 Tow bar - Page 2 Au-log10

'86 k100 rs.. #######..  "Fred " (f(rame) red ) ( Fredrick leichtundschnell ) - -
bits and pieces from many kind friends across the k100 world ...with many thanks ..
    

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'To be very fair it wove the slowest part of the passage on this island with good reason.....but it looks like it will be at the Kedada Alicante next March'.

It did not make it to Kedada in March, but me and the 1983 K100RS did. At this moment we are making arrangements to have our 3 K bikes picked up in Alicante next Monday and seems like they will be back to us late next week.

Currently my 84 K100RT is in service but its now going on the 83 K100RS due to an unfortunate incident with my K1100LT. It was to go on the RT.

Will Crean very kindly sourced some longer footplate hanger bolts as I hadn't realised these were needed [so I hadn't got it on in time for Kedada]. They are safe in my shed. Somewhere.....

It needs to go on quickly as I am planning a camping weekend soon and trailer is needed for that...



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1992 K100LT 0193214 Bertha Blue 101,000 miles
1984 K100RT 0022575 Brutus Baja Red 578 bought 36,000 now 89,150 miles
1997 K1100LT 0188024 Wotan Mystic Red 689 58,645 now 106,950 miles Deceased.
1983 K100RS 0011171 Fricka 606 Alaska Blue 29,495 miles Damn K Pox Its a Bat outta Hell Now 37,190 miles. 
1996 K1100LT 0233004 Lohengrin Mystic Red 38,000 miles currently 42,640 miles.

Past:
1968 Yamaha 80 YG1
1971 Yamaha 125 YAS-1
1968 Honda 125 SS
1970 Honda CD 175
1973 Honda CB500-4
Honda CX 500
    

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

'86 K100 RT..#0090401 ..."Gerty" ( Gertrude Von Clickandshift ) --------O%OK100 Tow bar - Page 2 Au-log10

'86 k100 rs.. #######..  "Fred " (f(rame) red ) ( Fredrick leichtundschnell ) - -
bits and pieces from many kind friends across the k100 world ...with many thanks ..
    

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Well, it's now over 6 years since the start of the Tow bar saga. Time flies. Often wonder how everything turned out. Did you have any problems fitting the towbar & how did the replcas turn out ? How about the photo that was promised ?

    

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@K7oaks wrote:Well, it's now over 6 years since the start of the Tow bar saga. Time flies. Often wonder how everything turned out. Did you have any problems fitting the towbar & how did the replcas turn out ? How about the photo that was promised ?

That photo didn't materialise because the saga started 6 years ago....and although it reached Irish shores it made a 'temporary stopover' at another K riders address.....that extended into a temporary residence and even move house with him. It spawned an offspring that did make it into existence on his K1100LT.

I think about 2 years back it finally made its final destination and resulted in decision made to fit it to an 83 K100RS I had just acquired rather than the 84 RT I had intended to fit it to, due to by then having a K1100LT with a towbar on it.

Found I needed some longer footrest hanger bolts...that same K owner very kindly brought them along so finally all the bits as I had the electrics in my shed.

Only one final task left, the RS needs a replacement gear position indicator switch and that's scheduled for a week or two and then going to fit it [it needs to be off to do that job and they are fiddly to fit]. 

I have a camping trip in 5 weeks and all going good that photo should materialise for it!!!


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1992 K100LT 0193214 Bertha Blue 101,000 miles
1984 K100RT 0022575 Brutus Baja Red 578 bought 36,000 now 89,150 miles
1997 K1100LT 0188024 Wotan Mystic Red 689 58,645 now 106,950 miles Deceased.
1983 K100RS 0011171 Fricka 606 Alaska Blue 29,495 miles Damn K Pox Its a Bat outta Hell Now 37,190 miles. 
1996 K1100LT 0233004 Lohengrin Mystic Red 38,000 miles currently 42,640 miles.

Past:
1968 Yamaha 80 YG1
1971 Yamaha 125 YAS-1
1968 Honda 125 SS
1970 Honda CD 175
1973 Honda CB500-4
Honda CX 500
    

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This is a very long story going back to 2015...but it has finally reached a conclusion.

It began back in 2015....travelling overland across Australia west to east, then leaving Australia to Europe firstly overland via Tackler and 'couriered' to Ireland. 

At that point intercepted by 88 so it began an interlude and took up residence at his place, moved house too, then cloned to fit his K 1100LT.

Eventually, it reached its destination not so long ago and there it rested temporarily. 

So, last weekend on Sunday evening I set to work and fitted the tow bar, not to the originally intended 84 K100RT [currently languishing due to needing a leaky petrol tank repair] but to the rather nice 1983 K100RS I got in 2018.

I had said not to bother sending the ball itself as it's heavy and it could be got here. Of course in 2021, due to Covid19 and the consequent mad uptake of caravanning, trailer tents etc here, the shelves are bare of such things. 88 to the rescue....he sent one to me and yesterday evening it's sitting there for me.

So, as promised, some photos. Due to maintenance the body is off the trailer until Friday, then at some point I can post a photo of the full rig. 

Ken, I have to say its the fastest fitting tow bar I ever came across and that included figuring out the fitting, just fitted in nicely. Just have to wire a plug now.

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1992 K100LT 0193214 Bertha Blue 101,000 miles
1984 K100RT 0022575 Brutus Baja Red 578 bought 36,000 now 89,150 miles
1997 K1100LT 0188024 Wotan Mystic Red 689 58,645 now 106,950 miles Deceased.
1983 K100RS 0011171 Fricka 606 Alaska Blue 29,495 miles Damn K Pox Its a Bat outta Hell Now 37,190 miles. 
1996 K1100LT 0233004 Lohengrin Mystic Red 38,000 miles currently 42,640 miles.

Past:
1968 Yamaha 80 YG1
1971 Yamaha 125 YAS-1
1968 Honda 125 SS
1970 Honda CD 175
1973 Honda CB500-4
Honda CX 500
    

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