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Old 01-29-2013, 04:03 PM   #2881
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the front hub on the KR must weight 50lbs


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Old 02-02-2013, 01:57 PM   #2882
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Montesa H6 360

I freshened my H6 up a little this winter, and added a set of Marzocchi forks from it's MX brother VB 360.
All the lights are working now, and I'm ready to do some vintage dual sport riding this summer.





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Old 02-02-2013, 02:08 PM   #2883
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Very nice! Beautiful bike. Always liked Montesa's.
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Old 02-04-2013, 05:10 AM   #2884
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Nice Montesa! Back in the early 70's I was drooling all over the Capra 250 VR, but ended up getting a 250 Pursang from the Triumph dealer down the road. Wish I had been able to keep it...
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Old 02-04-2013, 02:52 PM   #2885
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Nice Montesa! Back in the early 70's I was drooling all over the Capra 250 VR, but ended up getting a 250 Pursang from the Triumph dealer down the road. Wish I had been able to keep it...
...Nah nah, I had a VR75.... Fun bike but the exhaust always popped out of the jug when I crashed on the right side, which was often. Or was it on the left side?...Pop quiz.....what did VR stand for?
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Old 02-04-2013, 03:06 PM   #2886
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.Pop quiz.....what did VR stand for?
Not sure I'm spelling it right..... Vekkonen Replica
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Old 02-04-2013, 03:17 PM   #2887
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He re worked the previous model 63M Gray Tank 250 MX to come up with the next generation 73M VR.
Bore was reduced from 72mm to 70MM and the stroke lengthened. The frame was completely redesigned, and looked more like the King Scorpion / 125 MX frame. The 63M frame looked like the early Husky frames with a large backbone that came down just behind the carb. The 63M and the early Huskys shared the round air filter box on the side because there wasn't room for a traditional air box behind the carb. The first 500 VRs had a Red tank the same style as the gray 63M bikes, and still retained the straight fin cylinder. After #500 the "Still Better" angular tank and wavy fin cylinders were added.



When Vehkonen quit riding for Montesa Factory Team the next generation Cappras with the "Laid Down" shocks were dubbed the V75.




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Old 02-04-2013, 07:26 PM   #2888
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I freshened my H6 up a little this winter, and added a set of Marzocchi forks from it's MX brother VB 360.
All the lights are working now, and I'm ready to do some vintage dual sport riding this summer.




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Old 02-05-2013, 04:50 AM   #2889
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..I second that motion. I would guess that your H6 could keep up with the modern bikes in the woods? What does it weigh? Is that a tool box from a Honda XL hanging off the back? I see you only have a center stand. My Frontera only had a center stand so I always had to find something to lean it against which was usually a tree. I don't know what I would have done if I was out west and there wasn't a tree nearby?
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Old 02-05-2013, 05:01 AM   #2890
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He re worked the previous model 63M Gray Tank 250 MX to come up with the next generation 73M VR.
Bore was reduced from 72mm to 70MM and the stroke lengthened. The frame was completely redesigned, and looked more like the King Scorpion / 125 MX frame. The 63M frame looked like the early Husky frames with a large backbone that came down just behind the carb. The 63M and the early Huskys shared the round air filter box on the side because there wasn't room for a63M bikes, and still retained the straight fin cylinder. After #500 the "Still Better" angular tank and wavy fin cylinders were traditional air box behind the carb. The first 500 VRs had a Red tank the same style as the gray added.



When Vehkonen quit riding for Montesa Factory Team the next generation Cappras with the "Laid Down" shocks were dubbed the V75.





Awesome!!! That is the bike I wanted in the worst way. When I got the Bultaco, I found out that the down pipe was not suited for the type of riding we did! Tried to wheelie over some RR tracks and put a big dent in it. Got a Husky 250 CR the next summer ('75)
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Old 02-05-2013, 05:17 AM   #2891
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Is that a tool box from a Honda XL hanging off the back?
That's the exhaust silencer.
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Old 02-05-2013, 06:52 AM   #2892
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..I second that motion. I would guess that your H6 could keep up with the modern bikes in the woods? What does it weigh? Is that a tool box from a Honda XL hanging off the back? I see you only have a center stand. My Frontera only had a center stand so I always had to find something to lean it against which was usually a tree. I don't know what I would have done if I was out west and there wasn't a tree nearby?
Thanks!
I haven't ridden it in anger yet, but when I tested it over a few obstacles around my property It does pretty well...... flies much nicer than my modern dual sports. It's a little porky........ the factory spec sheet says 108kg, or 238 lbs, but I'm sure that's "dry". A real world magazine test, gassed up and ready to go, put it at 275. I hear what you are saying about center stand. The works shocks were built off the VB card, and are a little longer than the Betors that came on it. Same thing with the VB forks. When I'm in the dirt out back I'm always looking hump to park over or a rut to put the tires in .

The next project is on deck.................................


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Old 02-05-2013, 09:16 AM   #2893
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Larkin....Gnarly dude.

These were shared with me this morning, I had to pass them along here, hope they are old skool enough.
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Old 02-05-2013, 10:25 AM   #2894
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Old 02-05-2013, 01:32 PM   #2895
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That's the exhaust silencer.
A muffler? Dang, thats almost as ugly as the one on my Alpina.
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