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A well polished turd is still a turd

Postby chasbmw » Sun Apr 01, 2018 5:47 pm

https://www.pistonheads.com/classifieds ... ed/8444818

A price of £30k doesn’t really help either
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Postby george baker » Sun Apr 01, 2018 8:00 pm

hi
i dont like the un matched wheels,

i did not know you could lace a spoked wheel with anything except a hand

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Postby Bav » Sun Apr 01, 2018 8:33 pm

Those wheels look as ridiculous as the price tag!!


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Postby bwprice100 » Mon Apr 02, 2018 8:26 am

Wow it looks like it is falling apart even when it is standing still.

Really though, each to their own but the price is a bit silly though.

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Postby gogs01 » Mon Apr 02, 2018 8:50 am

It looks pretty as a picture.
As a motorcycle, not so much .....
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Postby windmill john » Tue Apr 03, 2018 6:30 pm

Should the person who pays that for that have a compulsory vasectomy....
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Postby andyb » Tue Apr 03, 2018 7:25 pm

It comes with a matching crash helmet, but no number plate or rear light and no way could that rear end be street legal.....says it all really
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Postby Quzzy » Tue Apr 03, 2018 9:54 pm

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Postby boxerman » Tue Apr 03, 2018 10:29 pm

Oh, I read it. Maybe worth a couple of grand but certainly no more.
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Postby airhead_irl » Fri Apr 06, 2018 8:54 am

Purely opinion but.....what an awful looking bike. The price tag is a joke, right ??

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Postby DEEP DIVER » Fri Apr 06, 2018 11:17 am

What are the odds its still for sale this time next year.
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Re: A well polished turd is still a turd

Postby Bogger » Fri Apr 06, 2018 9:38 pm

It's just a personal thing but I hate Bobbers, Choppers and modded 'Street bikes'. In my opinion it's a good bike ruined...whatever the make and model.


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Postby bthtony555 » Sun Apr 08, 2018 10:48 am

Well said Bogger. There not motorcyclists just folks who think they can rip folks off. Fancy going to work on that on a dark shitty lane in january. I just wish they would pick on Honda, or maybe they do.

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Re: A well polished turd is still a turd

Postby CaptAirhead » Sun Apr 08, 2018 11:57 am

Awful looking bike. It's only worth the sum of it's parts. A couple of thousand at best!
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Postby tigcraft » Sun Apr 08, 2018 12:26 pm

I think the colours of the whole thing actually look nice on the eyes and for that it does dream me in, .......
but on the whole it’s yet again the look of somebody that just jumped onto the band wagon and who sees themselves as ‘ well known bespoke special builder’. If anyone pays that for it then they deserve it!!

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Postby tigcraft » Sun Apr 08, 2018 12:27 pm

Whoops meant to say draw not dream!!

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Postby Mike D » Sun Apr 08, 2018 6:01 pm

dream!!
It's more of a nightmare (IMO) :roll:

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A well polished turd is still a turd

Postby Bav » Sun Apr 08, 2018 6:50 pm

I just wish they would pick on Honda, or maybe they do.
CX500 and CG125 are both popular bikes to customise.


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Re: A well polished turd is still a turd

Postby chasbmw » Tue Apr 10, 2018 2:58 pm

funnily enough some of rgw customised CX500s look better than the stock bikes
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Re: A well polished turd is still a turd

Postby Rocket » Sun Apr 15, 2018 7:47 am

It's just a personal thing but I hate Bobbers, Choppers and modded 'Street bikes'. In my opinion it's a good bike ruined...whatever the make and model.


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Re: A well polished turd is still a turd

Postby george baker » Sun Apr 15, 2018 10:36 am

Hi
"my Japanese Gentleman’s expresses." tell us more. PC800? Valkyrie?

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Re: A well polished turd is still a turd

Postby Bill Smithson » Sun Apr 15, 2018 12:50 pm

If you check out the car side of the dealership you get a better idea of what it's about. The bike is more of a statement than a sensible offer to sell.

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Re: A well polished turd is still a turd

Postby windmill john » Mon Apr 16, 2018 9:01 pm

Here’s ermmm..... a..... ermmm..... well I’m a bit stuck what to say really.......

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/1982-BMW-R65 ... OSwklJa0h4~
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A well polished turd is still a turd

Postby Bav » Mon Apr 16, 2018 9:41 pm

Here’s ermmm..... a..... ermmm..... well I’m a bit stuck what to say really.......

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/1982-BMW-R65 ... OSwklJa0h4~
Wow! That’s more like it. Very tastefully done and the attention to detail is very impressive.

What about this one?

https://rover.ebay.com/rover/0/0/0?mpre ... 2943591201


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Re: A well polished turd is still a turd

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