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PostPosted: Thu Aug 26, 2010 1:43 pm 
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.... a drive and a shed ...
Nicely summed up lOl

apart from the fact that ther is a large pile of shit on it!!!

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PostPosted: Thu Aug 26, 2010 2:09 pm 
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Would this be classed as a tuber now? Buell engine in a tube frame. lOl lOl
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PostPosted: Thu Aug 26, 2010 2:35 pm 
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Quote: "He loved the performance/handling but there was something just not quite right with the riding position"

I can see how the geometry, ground clearance and weight distribution have been retained...


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PostPosted: Thu Aug 26, 2010 2:45 pm 
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It`s a Buell powered thing then. Just like most other handmade motorcycle contraptions he made the mistake of using the name of the power plant manufacturer in his title. A good example, VW Trike which you see many advertised as this, suggests it`s a trike made by VW, instead of a trike powered by a VW engine etc. The trike resembles nothing made by VW just as Buell make nothing like this bike so can`t be called a Buell.

What I have an issue with is he loved almost everything about the bike but something wasn`t QUITE right, so he changed EVERYTHING about it :?


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PostPosted: Thu Aug 26, 2010 3:48 pm 
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1stgarry wrote:
Regarding the opinions that have been posted - is it that your regular Buell owner doesn't like the cruiser style of bike, or that they don't like that a Buell has been transformed into something like this?


Not at all, the principal point is that it isn't a Buell, it merely has some bits of one on it. If you put a Ferrari engine in a Trabant and then posted it on a Ferrari enthusiasts website as a Ferrari what would you expect the response to be :?: lOl


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PostPosted: Thu Aug 26, 2010 3:58 pm 
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PostPosted: Thu Aug 26, 2010 4:03 pm 
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Digger wrote:
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I think it means "my postillion has been struck by lightning" :?


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PostPosted: Thu Aug 26, 2010 4:57 pm 
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Bonzo wrote:
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I think it means "my postillion has been struck by lightning" :?



I need to correct you, it's referring to a Spanish 'Bee Gees/ABBA' tribute act.....

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PostPosted: Thu Aug 26, 2010 5:12 pm 
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Quote: "He loved the performance/handling but there was something just not quite right with the riding position"

I can see how the geometry, ground clearance and weight distribution have been retained...


Yeah, wouldn't slightly higher bars and lower footpegs helped his issue with the riding position?

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PostPosted: Thu Aug 26, 2010 5:19 pm 
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Yeah, wouldn't slightly higher bars and lower footpegs helped his issue with the riding position?


What, like these :?: Image

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PostPosted: Thu Aug 26, 2010 8:57 pm 
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I'm sorry but I couldn't bring myself to vote for that.
It goes against all things Buell.
I mean he's used the worst parts of an XB and thrown away the good parts. :yc:

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PostPosted: Thu Aug 26, 2010 10:32 pm 
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It isn't clear from that one picture, but has he hard tailed it?

I must admit, an XB wouldn't wouldn't float to the top of the list I'd consider hardtailing (Say's the man in the process of hardtailing a C90)

I also don't understand why you would want to replace the frame.


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PostPosted: Thu Aug 26, 2010 10:43 pm 
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I'd rather have a go on this http://www.britainsgotbikingtalent.co.u ... 067-01.jpg


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PostPosted: Fri Aug 27, 2010 6:01 am 
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I reckon the criticism has thus far, has being constructive.

As for my opinion, well thats what it is and there is no need for anyone to know.

Play nice now..... :rofl:

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PostPosted: Fri Aug 27, 2010 7:51 am 
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Actually, I rather like the headlight. :?

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