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Old 03-01-2013, 06:45 PM   #1
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We've all seen, some variations of a movie based on, the "Zombie Apocalypse", right?
My favorite, "The Walking Dead".

So, what is your choice for the, "one" motorcycle to have during the zombie apocalypse, and why?
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Old 03-01-2013, 06:58 PM   #2
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So, what is your choice for the, "one" motorcycle to have during the zombie apocalypse, and why?
Whatever bike you choose, it better have magneto or points/coil/condenser ignition; EMP (Electro-Magnetic Pulse) will fry all your solid-state components (transistors, etc.).

A diesel-powered bike (e.g., military KLR) might be worth considering.

Also, forget about EFI (Electronic Fuel Injection), given control electronics' vulnerability to EMP.
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Old 03-01-2013, 07:02 PM   #3
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My Yamaha XT250. Small, light, easy to ride, does not eat to much gas,70 miles per gallon or better, I am use to riding it, easy to fix, dependable after riding 9,000 miles, gets me to where I want to go, able to go on the road or off road, fun to ride.
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Old 03-01-2013, 07:08 PM   #4
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Whatever bike you choose, it better have magneto or points/coil/condenser ignition; EMP (Electro-Magnetic Pulse) will fry all your solid-state components (transistors, etc.).

A diesel-powered bike (e.g., military KLR) might be worth considering.

Also, forget about EFI (Electronic Fuel Injection), given control electronics' vulnerability to EMP.
No EMP, just the people you once knew that only want to, eat your brains

Totally agree with you, regarding points ignition equipped bikes, if we get hit with EMP.
Man, I knew I should kept that 69 Triumph
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Old 03-01-2013, 07:13 PM   #5
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My Yamaha XT250. Small, light, easy to ride, does not eat to much gas,70 miles per gallon or better, I am use to riding it, easy to fix, dependable after riding 9,000 miles, gets me to where I want to go, able to go on the road or off road, fun to ride.
70mpg is a major plus! Gas is scarce
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Old 03-01-2013, 07:19 PM   #6
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Old 03-01-2013, 07:19 PM   #7
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But I would want to carry it hanging off the back of this:
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Old 03-01-2013, 07:50 PM   #8
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Old 03-01-2013, 07:57 PM   #9
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Diesel KLR as posted above. FTW!
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Old 03-01-2013, 08:18 PM   #10
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Old 03-01-2013, 08:26 PM   #11
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End of the world, zombies everywhere, forget diesels.

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Old 03-01-2013, 08:59 PM   #12
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i pull this out my garage and fit right in...and yes it is in MY garage

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Old 03-01-2013, 09:04 PM   #13
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Old 03-02-2013, 03:21 AM   #14
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honda ct90.
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Old 03-02-2013, 04:39 AM   #15
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Honda CT90.
Haha, I have a C100 and I'm pretty sure even a zombie could catch me on that thing.

Put me down for the diesel--fill er' up with veggie oil if you have to and gets a million mpg's so you don't run out of fuel with an angry, blood thirsty horde on your tail.
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