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Old 07-17-2013, 04:31 PM   #3286
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Fookin MANIACS, riding the worng side o' the road.'
Yer mum's right ya know, you ARE gonna wake up dead one day.
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( Thanks for the great photos )
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Old 07-17-2013, 04:39 PM   #3287
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Suzuki is a bit special, cause many different colors were used for the "official" team

Example :

the team heron with Barry Shene red/white/yellow/black
the team yoshimura Red/white/black
the SERT Blue/white
and many others... and all are "official"

It is more simple with Kawasaki, all are green when they are official lol.

For the GIXXER it is simple about the blue/white. The 750 (1985) was the official replica of the 1984 SERT GS1000R. The SERT for Suzuki Endurance Racing Team is a french team and it has been the official team of suzuki in endurance since 1983 if my memory is ok.

Dominique Meliand is the boss of the team, a really great team manager, and the GIXXER is for the suzuki the mirror of the endurance world championship, like the ZXR750 and the ZX7R for kawasaki, the RC30 and RC45 for honda, and the YZF 750 R for yamaha.

For Suzuki and kawasaki endurance is more important than the other championship.

But i agree GIXXER must be blue and white ( or replica like the Yosh anniversary for example - superb one!! )
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Old 07-18-2013, 06:27 AM   #3288
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Fookin MANIACS, riding the worng side o' the road.'
Yer mum's right ya know, you ARE gonna wake up dead one day.
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( Thanks for the great photos )

It's ok ...coz everyone rides/drives on the wrong side of the road here...so it works fine ...except for the odd tourist who may insist on driving on the correct side... they soon learn though. I once met a woman in a car half way round a bend on my side of the road ...to her credit she swerved into a field instead of collecting me as a new hood ornament.

(and thanks, glad you like the pics)
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Old 07-18-2013, 06:29 AM   #3289
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But i agree GIXXER must be blue and white



Yep ...... well, other colours are good ...but this is the traditional colour scheme.
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Old 07-18-2013, 06:34 AM   #3290
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Gixxer in the woods.....





...and flowers...

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Old 07-18-2013, 08:59 AM   #3291
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i was sure Gixxer is a good offroad bike
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Old 07-19-2013, 06:18 AM   #3292
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i was sure Gixxer is a good offroad bike

Well, we have our 'Adventure Rider' image to consider!

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Old 07-19-2013, 06:24 AM   #3293
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Out last night - it was a midge massacre..... we killed them all. It's now safe to visit Scotland.

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Old 07-19-2013, 06:28 AM   #3294
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Nice new Blade up in Strathyre



Shiny newness ..you just know you will never get it this clean again...

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Old 07-19-2013, 07:56 AM   #3295
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Kamchat,

Your thread should be sponsored by the Dept. of Tourism. After seeing your fantastic pictures and story I need to go riding in Scotland!

All the Best,
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Old 07-19-2013, 05:37 PM   #3296
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Old 07-20-2013, 06:06 AM   #3297
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Kamchat,

Your thread should be sponsored by the Dept. of Tourism. After seeing your fantastic pictures and story I need to go riding in Scotland!

All the Best,

Yeah... +1
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Old 07-21-2013, 12:37 AM   #3298
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Hello Kam,still very much enjoying your reports.Its been a great spell of weather .
One question i have, since you all seem to ride decent mileages.Is there much difference between the 750 and 1000 gixer regarding comfort/roominess while riding? Although i have read a few reports etc it would be good to get an opinion from yourselves.

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Old 07-21-2013, 04:48 AM   #3299
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off topic

As the title suggests this question is off topic but I would like to think I'm asking the right group of people.

My wife is planning to take me to Europe for my 60th next year & the plan is to fit in 1 motorsport event.

My choices are

1. NW 200 (I used to go there as a kid)
2. IOM nothing like the IOM but transport & somewhere to stay might be an issue.

Anyhow what's your thoughts ?
Would like to get up to Scotland as well, been taking note of the places you visit but don't think we would make the trip on a bike.
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Old 07-21-2013, 06:01 AM   #3300
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As the title suggests this question is off topic but I would like to think I'm asking the right group of people.

My wife is planning to take me to Europe for my 60th next year & the plan is to fit in 1 motorsport event.

My choices are

1. NW 200 (I used to go there as a kid)
2. IOM nothing like the IOM but transport & somewhere to stay might be an issue.

Anyhow what's your thoughts ?
Would like to get up to Scotland as well, been taking note of the places you visit but don't think we would make the trip on a bike.
it is difficult (impossible) to choose.

both are fabulous!!!!!!! really different and fabulous...

TT and NW200 (and other races) are so wonderful.

Sorry i can't choice
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