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What is Wrong In This Picture
« on: June 23, 2022, 10:30:04 PM »
Two things are not what you think.



This may help clarify, or obfuscate......Cart hage MO. Home of an American motorcycle manufacturer? Yes, Virginia...


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Re: What is Wrong In This Picture
« Reply #1 on: June 23, 2022, 11:04:16 PM »
Ridleys used to be built in OKC.  Interesting that someone picked up the brand. 
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Re: What is Wrong In This Picture
« Reply #2 on: June 23, 2022, 11:07:31 PM »
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Re: What is Wrong In This Picture
« Reply #3 on: June 24, 2022, 04:41:52 AM »
The Guzzi isn’t a Vert…

And your sidestand key is rounding out letting the stand go too far forward…try flipping it or maybe a new one..

Ridleys have the  motor sideways?
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Re: What is Wrong In This Picture
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Re: What is Wrong In This Picture
« Reply #4 on: June 24, 2022, 05:39:09 AM »
My buddy had a Ridley.  Until one day the frame snapped right at the steering neck and crumbled.  Down he went, lucky to be alive.  What a POS.
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Re: What is Wrong In This Picture
« Reply #5 on: June 24, 2022, 07:31:51 AM »
My buddy had a Ridley.  Until one day the frame snapped right at the steering neck and crumbled.  Down he went, lucky to be alive.  What a POS.

Tragic story... :rolleyes: :shocked: :huh:    Nice looking little scoot anyway... :thumb: :wink: :cool:




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Re: What is Wrong In This Picture
« Reply #6 on: June 24, 2022, 08:38:37 AM »
This is a friend's Ridley. She loves it!


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Re: What is Wrong In This Picture
« Reply #7 on: June 24, 2022, 01:53:18 PM »
Thanks, Chuck. I will try that.  'wonder if my donor Convert kickstand has the same part on it.
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Re: What is Wrong In This Picture
« Reply #8 on: June 24, 2022, 02:02:20 PM »
I can see why the frame broke at the steering neck...The rake on those Ridleys is ridiculous!  Actually, the whole bike is pretty ridiculous!   :grin:
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Re: What is Wrong In This Picture
« Reply #9 on: June 24, 2022, 04:54:59 PM »
$13,000  :grin: :grin: :grin: :grin:
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Re: What is Wrong In This Picture
« Reply #10 on: June 28, 2022, 08:31:46 AM »
What motor did Ridley use? Looks like a B+S Vanguard or Kohler Commander V-twin...
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Re: What is Wrong In This Picture
« Reply #11 on: June 28, 2022, 08:39:23 AM »
What motor did Ridley use? Looks like a B+S Vanguard or Kohler Commander V-twin...
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