Memorable cars you remember

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Re: Memorable cars you remember

Post by Junkman » Thu Oct 03, 2019 6:22 pm

No, you have to learn anew how to ride a bike when you ride a Gummikuh.
It's a bit like driving a Model T for the first time.
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Re: Memorable cars you remember

Post by John F » Thu Oct 03, 2019 6:23 pm

I found it more like a space hopper tbh, especially in the bends.
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1998 Disco 4.0 V8 (manual)
1986 Honda CBX750F

Running but need fettling:
1994 Vauxhall Calibra 3.0 V6
1991 Maserati 222 SE
1990 Yamaha XJ900F
1982 Suzuki GSX1100SZ Katana
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Re: Memorable cars you remember

Post by Junkman » Thu Oct 03, 2019 6:26 pm

Yes, it's a Gummikuh. You have to learn how to ride it, especially in the bends.
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Re: Memorable cars you remember

Post by John F » Thu Oct 03, 2019 6:29 pm

Nah. After five minutes I thanked my mate & got back on my Katana, I've never been tempted to ride any sort of BMW since.
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1998 Disco 4.0 V8 (manual)
1986 Honda CBX750F

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1994 Vauxhall Calibra 3.0 V6
1991 Maserati 222 SE
1990 Yamaha XJ900F
1982 Suzuki GSX1100SZ Katana
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Re: Memorable cars you remember

Post by Junkman » Thu Oct 03, 2019 6:30 pm

I had a Katana, swapped it for a Gummikuh and never looked back.
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Re: Memorable cars you remember

Post by John F » Thu Oct 03, 2019 6:31 pm

I'm not surprised, it would have been ahead of you... :-D
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1998 Disco 4.0 V8 (manual)
1986 Honda CBX750F

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1994 Vauxhall Calibra 3.0 V6
1991 Maserati 222 SE
1990 Yamaha XJ900F
1982 Suzuki GSX1100SZ Katana
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Re: Memorable cars you remember

Post by Junkman » Thu Oct 03, 2019 6:45 pm

Sorry, I don't understand that. Engrishy prease.
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Re: Memorable cars you remember

Post by Frogchod » Thu Oct 03, 2019 7:14 pm

I had one of those BMW things once, an r80rt.
It was shit.
Took it to my FIL who was a police bmw bike mechanic at the time and he said it was fine, they're all like that.
I done the sensible thing and traded it for a Ducati Paso.
Which was a hoot, and you'll never believe this, reliable.
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Re: Memorable cars you remember

Post by Junkman » Thu Oct 03, 2019 7:17 pm

I believe it. My Moto Guzzis were also totally reliable.
In fact, everything I ever owned was totally reliable, with the exception of Rover P6 V8s and Citroens.
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Re: Memorable cars you remember

Post by Frogchod » Thu Oct 03, 2019 7:52 pm

I've had two ducatis and a guzzi, all where absolutely reliable.
The only bike I've had ftp was a Honda CBX, generator failed, had to continue the journey as a pillion on a bloody Suzuki of all things. Think it was a gs400t.
Citroens have been fantastic for me except for one.
A cx25 PALLAS, two ftp's , once for fuel injection relay and once for starter mother failure. Both Bosch components.
It still ranks as my all time favourite car that I've owened though.
I've had many other cx's all were fine except for that one fecker.
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