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Old 09-20-2010, 09:20 PM
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I had a Kawasaki Ninja 600 1985 back in 1985. NOBODY had seen anything like it, and driving it on the road made you the spectacle of everyone around.
Next got a 1986 Suzuki GSXR-1100. Worked it to the core and ran a 10.44 @ 129 mph in the 1/4 mile at the track on a 90 degree day when I was fat and weighed over 250lbs! Talk about being the center of attention. At the time NOBODY else had a sport bike and most had never even seen one. Had 110 HP, and the bike was 440 lbs wet. Used to ride wheelies straight up while shifting. A tough thing to do at night when the headlights would shine into the trees with the bike blocking your view into the darkness!!!!! Owned the bike for 20 years and sold it for more than I paid for it brand new. Miss her now, but I have 3 kids and a wife who all need my crazy arsh alive.
Pulled old Subie EX17 (169cc) and upgraded to Subie EX27 (265cc) with GTC Tav2 30-100 (GTC SUCKS). Built another kart for the EX17.