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Old 12-24-2010, 09:07 AM   #916
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Regardless of what 'category' you put it in, that is the most gorgeous BMW I've ever seen. Serious business, that.
the fact that its a bmw has very little to do with the great appearance
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Old 12-24-2010, 06:03 PM   #917
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the fact that its a bmw has very little to do with the great appearance
no argument there; but the fact remains - it began life as a BMW.
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Old 12-24-2010, 09:31 PM   #918
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After reading this thread from the beginning, forgive such a noob question. What would be the difference between a street/tracker and a scrambler?

which would be the better backroad / Forest Service road blaster ?

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Old 12-24-2010, 10:25 PM   #919
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After reading this thread from the beginning, forgive such a noob question. What would be the difference between a street/tracker and a scrambler?

which would be the better backroad / Forest Service road blaster ?

as I'm here I'll throw in my $.02...

A street tracker is generally accepted to be a street-legal version of a dirt-track racer, although there are plenty of them that diverge from this concept.

A scrambler is a street bike adapted for off-pavement activity, in some cases with as little as the addition of off-pavement tires. Back in the day (ie late 1940's and forward) scramblers were the bikes used for most desert racing, based on medium-large displacement (for the time) 4-strokes, 250-500cc singles (eg. BSA 441) and 500-650 twins (Triumphs and BSA's).

IMHO, a scrambler is the better choice for fire roads, Forest Service roads, etc.
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Old 12-25-2010, 10:40 AM   #920
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Old 12-25-2010, 10:51 AM   #921
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Done!
One word: BEAUTIFUL.
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Old 12-25-2010, 02:39 PM   #922
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Done!
It's gotta be worth several words, like, stunning, beautifull, mind blowing etc, really NICE !!!!!
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Old 12-25-2010, 03:08 PM   #923
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Done!
The build.





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to be continued-----
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Old 12-25-2010, 03:28 PM   #924
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Beautiful.

How old are the MT53's...are you going to ride on therm?
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Old 12-25-2010, 03:36 PM   #925
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Done!
more build.
























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Old 12-25-2010, 03:42 PM   #926
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Beautiful.

How old are the MT53's...are you going to ride on therm?
I've had them a few years, one of the first things I did was a 10' burn out on them. I'm riding with them.
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Old 12-25-2010, 09:17 PM   #927
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Good on ya mate - I pulled a new K70 out of 15 year storage and it was a great tyre,nothing wrong with it.
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Old 12-25-2010, 10:34 PM   #928
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Beautiful.

How old are the MT53's...are you going to ride on therm?
I run an MT53 that is a fresh 30 or so years old on the front of my street tracker Yamaha TT540. Not exactly the greatest tire, but gets the job done. And, makes dirt roads fun for the occasional blast down them.
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Old 12-26-2010, 06:07 AM   #929
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I've had them a few years, one of the first things I did was a 10' burn out on them. I'm riding with them.
great old bike porn
whats goin on with the electrolysis bucket?
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Old 12-26-2010, 08:20 AM   #930
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great old bike porn
whats goin on with the electrolysis bucket?
cad plating the small bits------- nuts, bolts etc.
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