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By *oldswarrior OP   Man  over a year ago

Louth

So what bikes have you owned that you regret selling.

Mine would be 1995 YZF750 in the Champagne Cocktail colours.

Only had it for 8 months then sold it to buy a GSXR K2

Or my first road legal bike the Honda MT50.

To be 16 and struggling to overtake JCBs lol

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By *uge helmet fellaMan  over a year ago

Edinburgh

Eh ???

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By (user no longer on site)  over a year ago

F4 EV03

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By *eatherstclareTV/TS  over a year ago

Trowbridge

1958 Triumph 3TA, traded it in for a new T140v in 1979, big mistake!

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By *fficer HopsonMan  over a year ago

bangor N. Ireland.

Mmmm my two wee rvf400 and 954 blade.

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By *oldswarrior OP   Man  over a year ago

Louth


"F4 EV03"

I remember when the F4s first came out. Another of Tambourinies designs.

The only MV dealer I knew in Scotland was between Perth and Dundee next to the Shell garage.

Is it still there?

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By *oldswarrior OP   Man  over a year ago

Louth


"Mmmm my two wee rvf400 and 954 blade. "

RVF 400s have shot up in price. My brother has an NC35 which is a fantastic little bike.

I remember you could get them on grey import from Bat Motorcycles for £1400 back in the early 00's.

Same as the CBR400 with the gullarm.

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By *evoncream2017Couple  over a year ago

exeter

Suzuki Ts 250. Yellow. Very collectible now. smashed a hole in the casing when the chain came off repaired it with arrodite back on within the hour.

Loved every dirt track and wheely minute

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By (user no longer on site)  over a year ago


"F4 EV03

I remember when the F4s first came out. Another of Tambourinies designs.

The only MV dealer I knew in Scotland was between Perth and Dundee next to the Shell garage.

Is it still there?"

nope that closed down about 6 years back

Cupar Motorcycles in fife are the only MV dealer in Scotland now

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By *fficer HopsonMan  over a year ago

bangor N. Ireland.


"Mmmm my two wee rvf400 and 954 blade.

RVF 400s have shot up in price. My brother has an NC35 which is a fantastic little bike.

I remember you could get them on grey import from Bat Motorcycles for £1400 back in the early 00's.

Same as the CBR400 with the gullarm. "

Oh does he lucky fella that is one to hold onto for sure, I bloody loved mine. I also had a Rothmans nc24 and two rgv's but the rvf400 I like most.

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By *ariemike11Couple  over a year ago

Aberdeenshire

Honda pan European st 1100 bullet proof & rock solid handling too. could give sports bikes a run for there money.

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By *oki1973Man  over a year ago

Glasgow

Should never have sold my Suzuki gs 500 it's still in my mates garage and hasnt moved since 2010

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By (user no longer on site)  over a year ago

My 06 fireblade

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By *ilf n filfCouple  over a year ago

edinburgh

Gpz750 turbo

Cx500 turbo

Z1R 1979

Gsxr1100J 1989

RD250LC

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By (user no longer on site)  over a year ago

Most of them really ,, To be fair i usually run my bikes in to the ground so theres not much left to sell , ive got a suzuki 600 bandit with 140k on it that im thinking i should maybe retire now ..

The one i do regret though at the moment is a Suzuki Dr600 Djebel .I had two of them , one for spares and a spare engine on top . Sold it mid nineties for not a lot of money ..Cant find a good un now for right money ..Excelant bike ..Road and off road ...

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By *ainMan  over a year ago

falkirk

CBR1000rr5

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By *atikinsWoman  over a year ago

Portlaoise

GPZ 1100 Fab bike even if I couldn't reach the ground with both feet.

1980 XS 1100 heavy brute but I loved her.

XJ 650

GXS 400

CD 125 Noddy

I would have kept every bike I ever had if I could but had sell each one to be able to afford the next one.

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By (user no longer on site)  over a year ago

Honda mtx 200 still gutted after 30+ years

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By *udosMan  over a year ago

hull

My vfr750 what a great bike!

Loved it!

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By *cuk1999Man  over a year ago

Canary Islands

Honda NX650 it was unstoppable .. never missed a beat sold it and now would love to get another

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By (user no longer on site)  over a year ago

'55 Black Shadow,'94 916 and the mk1 rs250 stoker. Its poor when you keep track of them and know none have turned more than a few miles between mots

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By *ndrew1972Man  over a year ago

Roscrea

The only one I really regret selling was a 2000 XJR 1300. I had it for 4 years & clocked up 40k on it from riding to work & around Europe & it never missed a beat... apart from the immobiliser deciding to malfunction, that was removed straight away!

It was battered & scraped but it was an unbelievably comfortable workhorse.

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By *hen doves cryMan  over a year ago

cardiff


"Honda mtx 200 still gutted after 30+ years"
did 2 gear ever break

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By *evoncream2017Couple  over a year ago

exeter


"Honda mtx 200 still gutted after 30+ yearsdid 2 gear ever break "

Some total c*** stole mine

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By *othighlander2Man  over a year ago

North Inverness

sold my white and blue 2002 954 blade 3 years ago..minute i walked out the garage i regretted it..so managed to find one exactly the same colours 18 months ago..no hesitation bought it!! just love it

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By *ilf n filfCouple  over a year ago

edinburgh


"Honda mtx 200 still gutted after 30+ years"

I had one of those brand new wrote it off into the front of the car six months later..Rebuilt it and have the frame straightened and powder coated then swapped it for 250 LC

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By *untime197100Man  over a year ago

Nantwich

My Ducati 998 Troy Bayliss Replica ltd edition only 200 made ??

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By *el71Couple  over a year ago

Preston

Loved my CBR F4. Great ride and very forgiving, but never regretted selling any as never had cash to keep one and get another.

Would like a Vmax but they defo keep their value.

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By *YLINDERCouple 51 weeks ago

CARDIFF

The one we really regret selling was our 1995 Suzuki RG500. Loved that bike but only 25mpg plus 2 stroke oil was just to much at the time. Sold it for £3500 now they are going for £15,000 to £25,000

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By *he Ring WraithMan 51 weeks ago

Lincoln

Laverda Jota 1000cc !

too unreliable, to expensive to fix, too much hassle to keep but fuck it was gorgeous to pose on.

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By *reenlanerCouple 51 weeks ago

bournemouth

Gs1000s

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By *rygveMan 51 weeks ago

Everywhere and Nowhere

Wish I’d kept my GSXR750K5. Awesome machine.

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By *j321Man 51 weeks ago

Huddersfield

My fireblade

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By *each-NudistMan 51 weeks ago

cheshire/ stoke

My beloved Raleigh chopper. Gone but not forgotten xx

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By *obmarieCouple 51 weeks ago

Mid Wales& Border

FJ1200 pulled like a train and not much of a handful for a big old bike.

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By *retMan 51 weeks ago

leeds


"Laverda Jota 1000cc !

too unreliable, to expensive to fix, too much hassle to keep but fuck it was gorgeous to pose on.

"

a friend of mine in oz has had one since new ,he bought in 76, I was a kid at the time and remember him buying it,then last year on a trip to oz I went to see him,he still has the bike!

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By *lackwidow69Woman 51 weeks ago

STIRLING

Mine was my FJ1100 best sports tourer I ever had regret selling it when I did..

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By *lem-H-FandangoMan 50 weeks ago

salisbury

Ducati 860gts pretend Mike Hailwood rep.

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By *fficer HopsonMan 50 weeks ago

bangor N. Ireland.


"sold my white and blue 2002 954 blade 3 years ago..minute i walked out the garage i regretted it..so managed to find one exactly the same colours 18 months ago..no hesitation bought it!! just love it"

I had a black-blue 03 954 blade myself, out of the big bikes that's the one I'd like back. I had done tge heap to it and loved it.

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By *vcarolTV/TS 50 weeks ago

GLW, KIL, IRV, STE.

Three bikes stand out.

A 1994 Fireblade 900. An easy and nice bike.

Second, a 652 mile from new one previous owner Triumph 955 RS Sprint, ( previous owner dropped it on diesel, didn’t claim, was so sick, threw a sheet over it and left it for 10 years)

And my first big bike - ex police BMW K100rt, fell over once in the garage, used a winch onto the roof to right the thing - impossible to lift!

Anyone got a 900 blade needing an engine? So want another!

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By *ovelicking69Man 50 weeks ago

bishop auckland

2001 R1 only sold last year have a h2 now and no where near as good

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By *rGnMrsGCouple 50 weeks ago

leicester

I’ve got a r1 2002 debating on selling because my work are be funny about me having time off due to the virus

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By *ussell69Man 50 weeks ago

Norwich

Harley forty eight x

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By *oldswarrior OP   Man 50 weeks ago

Louth


"Three bikes stand out.

A 1994 Fireblade 900. An easy and nice bike.

Second, a 652 mile from new one previous owner Triumph 955 RS Sprint, ( previous owner dropped it on diesel, didn’t claim, was so sick, threw a sheet over it and left it for 10 years)

And my first big bike - ex police BMW K100rt, fell over once in the garage, used a winch onto the roof to right the thing - impossible to lift!

Anyone got a 900 blade needing an engine? So want another!"

Was it the Ross White colour scheme. I so wanted one of them.

There is a book about Honda motorcycles, part of it is Taido Baba come up with idea and and concept of the bike.

It was a sideline by Baba and a couple of engineers.

When the released the prototype there were 3 bikes. When the testers put in the feedback the prototypes were cut up and welded to suit until the correct balance was achieved. No wind tunnel testing no computer aided design.

Really good book.

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By *vcarolTV/TS 50 weeks ago

GLW, KIL, IRV, STE.

It was a red bike, that someone did a good paint job to make it black.

I’ll look out for book thx. X

I like things like that - working my way through both Porsche 911 story and The life of Ferdinand Porsche.

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By *oldswarrior OP   Man 50 weeks ago

Louth


"It was a red bike, that someone did a good paint job to make it black.

I’ll look out for book thx. X

I like things like that - working my way through both Porsche 911 story and The life of Ferdinand Porsche."

Anther good book is the John Britten story.

What he achieved from his back garden was truly remarkable.

The Carl Foggarty and Ducati story is also a brilliant read.

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By *vcarolTV/TS 50 weeks ago

GLW, KIL, IRV, STE.

Thx. X

I might need them.

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By *oldswarrior OP   Man 50 weeks ago

Louth

I predicted end of May to see some movement happening.

I'm still sticking to my prediction.

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By *andy57TV/TS 50 weeks ago

york

Tiger 100 first bike triumph cub

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By *acksunnydayCouple 50 weeks ago

Laxey

been a few over the years.

Triumph T140, Ducati 900 Motor Guzzi LeMons urban tiger Fireblade

still got a VTR1000 don't think I will ever sell it.

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By *ssexmickMan 50 weeks ago

Rawreth

I should never have sold my Z1300

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By *ookyandlickyCouple 50 weeks ago

Larne

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By *ave 42Man 50 weeks ago

pontefract

1942 Harley 1200 chop

Triumph 5TA

BSA 250 Starfire

BSA M21

Honda CX 500

Ride a Kawi VN900 now but would love another CX500

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By *ribsaMan 50 weeks ago

a land far far away

FS1E

RD400

XJ750Seca

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By *ssexfun4twoCouple 50 weeks ago

Chelmsford

RC30

Z1B

Dunstall Norton 810

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By (user no longer on site) 50 weeks ago

RD 400 E

RD 350 F1

Gsxr 750 srad

Sadly all gone from me, but all fondly remembered !!! ????????

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By *l_torroMan 50 weeks ago

PRESTON

I've just sold my r1m,feeling bad already.

New toy needed lol

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By *ykmwyldTV/TS 50 weeks ago

Belpre

1981 Kawasaki LTD 750 Spectre , great all around bike !

1969 Triump 650 stretch chopper with Springer forks, just fun to ride !

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By *ndreaNWCDTV/TS 48 weeks ago

Kirkham

Back in the day..

Sold a Mint Triumph Trident for 500 quid....

Sold a royal enfield crusader sports with the reg plate PRC 69 for 100 quid

Frightening to think what they would be worth now..!!!

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By *aturesub60Man 48 weeks ago

Peterborough

Same, wish I’d never sold my triumph trident (T150). Acceleration from 60 upwards was breathtaking and sounded like nothing else..

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By *ydropoweredMan 48 weeks ago

Welshland

Ran out of petrol once

Pushed the bike say 3miles

Left it in a bus stop and walked around 400metres to get can of fuel

When I came back it was gone

The price of the older 2 strokes now :o

Gutted

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By *ete le MeatMan 48 weeks ago

Nottingham

My Chopper.

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By *pplee54Man 48 weeks ago

Radcliffe

Yamaha Rd500

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By *ab129Man 48 weeks ago

lincoln

FS1e

rd 350 ypvs

CR500

GXR1100

and many a BMX (crazy prices nowadays)

off subject i know but my sierra cossie absolutely mint all over

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By *entle_BenMan 48 weeks ago

Kent

Yamaha R7

GTR 1400

Honda SP1

Mongoose Pro class Supergoose

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By *ichael57Man 48 weeks ago

Norton Fitzwarren

Gpz1000rs

Sprint st 1050

Z650b

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By (user no longer on site) 48 weeks ago

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By (user no longer on site) 48 weeks ago

Three spring to mind

Ducati 748 Kawasaki zx7r

Ducati monster 900

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By *lem-H-FandangoMan 48 weeks ago

salisbury

I sold a 350ypvs for 60 quid

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By *nrealfeelMan 48 weeks ago

cork

My hrc tunes rvf400, ktm 690smc and a nsr 250 smart card

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By *nrealfeelMan 48 weeks ago

cork

R7 ouch, why?

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By *entle_BenMan 48 weeks ago

Kent

I question it all the time. Was young and stupid

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By *edLionScotMan 48 weeks ago

Edinburgh

Honda Blackbird 58 plate Iron Nail paint scheme. I got offered more than I paid for it.

Big, comfortable, and very capable sports tourer I'd definitely have one again.

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By *ustyncockCouple 48 weeks ago

Kent

My little CG125 bought it new 2008 and only put 700 miles on it but it was a fun bike. About six month ago I saw it on eBay with over 60,000 miles on it

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By *ale46aMan 48 weeks ago

Cramlington

RD 500, two of them! NC30, small but perfectly formed

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By (user no longer on site) 48 weeks ago

1998 Rossi rep RS125

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By *otorhead90Man 47 weeks ago

london

I had a K100 what a bike... beauty to ride

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By *mmmMaybeCouple 47 weeks ago

West Wales


"I had a K100 what a bike... beauty to ride"

I bought an RS as a cheap fast tourerto do one long Eurotrip. It’s still here five years later

My sale though would be my mint 750 Slabside, sold it to a friend of a friend, in two weeks he’d binned it twice in a month it was a battered shitty Matt black fighter.

C*nt

S

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By *anny2012Man 47 weeks ago

South staffs

gpz1100a2 was awesome

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By *oopaandchampersCouple 47 weeks ago

St Johns

If i had kept all of my bikes and cars since the 70's i would have needed a hangar to store them... but jeez they would fetch some money today.. so many oldies like me have the same tale i'm sure... some include loads of 70/80 Moto Crossers Suzuki GS 750/ 1000'S RG Strokers Benelli 6.. Lotus Twin cam Cortina.. RS 2000's.. 3 Litre Capri's Porshe 911 Turbo air cooled.. rally Quattro... R32 Skyline.... large storage and a crystal ball would have been great.

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By *iver1308Man 46 weeks ago

tonbridge

Mine were Kawasaki KH 500 triple & KH 750 B1 triple scary as hell to ride. Worth a fortune now !!!!

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By *ust RachelTV/TS 46 weeks ago

Eastbourne

Yamaha RD250 DX

Honda VFR400R

Yamaha R6

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By *uller1Man 46 weeks ago

warrington

899 panigale

S1000rr

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By *llen n AndyCouple 46 weeks ago

MANCHESTER

YZ 250E, and on the look out for another one!

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