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Old 07-07-2013, 04:58 PM   #1
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Mini ADV Bike Rides the Sierras

88cc race head and stock Honda 3 speed auto. Needs more power at these altitudes.....








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Old 07-07-2013, 05:04 PM   #2
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Old 07-07-2013, 06:37 PM   #3
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Good for you, mate. That looks awesome. A friend of mine flew his Honda C90 out to Malaysia and rode it home to London. Granted, his head isn't quite on straight but it does show that the perception that we need a bigger bike is woefully incorrect.
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Old 07-07-2013, 07:57 PM   #4
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nice setup and pics!
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Old 07-07-2013, 08:01 PM   #5
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what area are the pics taken. i live close to the sierras and ride there about once a week.
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Old 07-07-2013, 08:42 PM   #6
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Thanks all. Its fun. This is the 8th custom mini bike I have built. As you can imagine, the 8 inch wheels don't exactly glide over the obstacles like a bigger bike but it makes a fun and challenging ride.

These pics were taken between 6000 and 8000 feet near Fordyce Lake. About 40 miles North East of Lake Tahoe.
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Old 07-09-2013, 09:22 PM   #7
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Good for you, mate. That looks awesome. A friend of mine flew his Honda C90 out to Malaysia and rode it home to London. Granted, his head isn't quite on straight but it does show that the perception that we need a bigger bike is woefully incorrect.
Was it this guy?

http://vimeo.com/43297360#at=0
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Old 07-09-2013, 09:51 PM   #8
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That white '03 XR50 that's all enduro'd out...

What front fork is that?
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Old 07-09-2013, 09:55 PM   #9
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That white '03 XR50 that's all enduro'd out...

What front fork is that?
Something I took of a junked pitbike. No idea. I just wanted the disc brake setup.
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Old 07-07-2013, 08:01 PM   #10
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That looks like fun. Kind of a mini me sort of thing going on.
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Old 07-08-2013, 01:03 AM   #11
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COOL
got a few Z50's myself, great fun for running over to the shop / pub or have the kids cruising around....
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Old 07-08-2013, 01:46 AM   #12
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your not the only monkey bike adventure rider there are a few of us around hes me in tasmaina , and cape York and snowy montains




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Old 07-08-2013, 10:29 AM   #13
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Here are a few other mini thumpers I have built. All street legal except the yellow Z50.















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Old 07-08-2013, 10:32 AM   #14
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So I have to ask, is a Grom on your "to-do" list?
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Old 07-08-2013, 11:28 AM   #15
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So I have to ask, is a Grom on your "to-do" list?
Oh hell yeah! I don't know if I can get one in CA but I will have one eventually...
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