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Ever own a GREEN motorcycle? Happy St. Paddy's Day!
« on: March 17, 2019, 10:46:51 AM »
Happy St. Patrick's Day to all!  :cool: :boozing: :thumb:

I had two - '75 Kawasaki H1 500cc 2-stroke triple and a '93 Triumph Trident 900!
 






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Re: Ever own a GREEN motorcycle? Happy St. Paddy's Day!
« Reply #1 on: March 17, 2019, 10:58:45 AM »
Being of Irish decent I naturally love green bikes!



And this one that was breifly in my care last year

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Re: Ever own a GREEN motorcycle? Happy St. Paddy's Day!
« Reply #2 on: March 17, 2019, 11:11:43 AM »


   

       Green Is Good! Happy St. Patricks Day To All!

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Re: Ever own a GREEN motorcycle? Happy St. Paddy's Day!
« Reply #3 on: March 17, 2019, 11:50:40 AM »
No picture, but my first road bike was a old Suzuki GS400 that was green. nice bike...though pretty slow
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Re: Ever own a GREEN motorcycle? Happy St. Paddy's Day!
« Reply #4 on: March 17, 2019, 11:55:54 AM »
  My Ducati....

     
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Re: Ever own a GREEN motorcycle? Happy St. Paddy's Day!
« Reply #5 on: March 17, 2019, 12:19:42 PM »
No picture but I bought a new 1969 Triumph 500 T100C that was green.
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Re: Ever own a GREEN motorcycle? Happy St. Paddy's Day!
« Reply #6 on: March 17, 2019, 12:53:38 PM »
1972 Benelli 650S Tornado with original paint. I bought it in England in 2008 and it was actually featured in Motorcycle Classics magazine where it wore Tommaselli clipons, vice reguler handlebars. Here it is pictured outside my house in Italy about 5 yrs ago:





Oops, almost forgot the Y2K V11 Sport...also in Italy:



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Re: Ever own a GREEN motorcycle? Happy St. Paddy's Day!
« Reply #7 on: March 17, 2019, 01:04:00 PM »
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Re: Ever own a GREEN motorcycle? Happy St. Paddy's Day!
« Reply #8 on: March 17, 2019, 01:04:24 PM »
 :thumb: :thumb: :thumb: :cool:

Seems here we have the makings of a GBC (Green-Bike-Club!!) :laugh: :grin: :wink:

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Re: Ever own a GREEN motorcycle? Happy St. Paddy's Day!
« Reply #9 on: March 17, 2019, 02:35:16 PM »
I have heard through the grapevine that a kermit-like Greaso has been seen lurking in Oz.
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Re: Ever own a GREEN motorcycle? Happy St. Paddy's Day!
« Reply #10 on: March 17, 2019, 02:47:35 PM »
Red, blue, black, white, grey - no green, though I did see a green Lagonda the other week . No photo - parked in shadow.
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Re: Ever own a GREEN motorcycle? Happy St. Paddy's Day!
« Reply #11 on: March 17, 2019, 03:00:40 PM »
I did - VFR 750

I was stolen one night by a scrote and recovered the next morning by the police

Once I'd fixed the things they had busted to steal it I took it out and broke the chain, and the damage that caused wrote it off  :sad:

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Re: Ever own a GREEN motorcycle? Happy St. Paddy's Day!
« Reply #12 on: March 17, 2019, 03:18:32 PM »
In my mind, prettiest bike I ever owned.  July 2012-Sept 2015.

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Re: Ever own a GREEN motorcycle? Happy St. Paddy's Day!
« Reply #13 on: March 17, 2019, 03:34:15 PM »
My '03 Bonneville T100 was Aztec Gold and Goodwood Green. Well, it was before I dropped it. Pictured below with my son onboard in 2004. I'll be giving him that bike this spring...

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« Reply #14 on: March 17, 2019, 03:36:59 PM »
No but British Racing Green is my favorite color.

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« Reply #15 on: March 17, 2019, 04:15:45 PM »
No but British Racing Green is my favorite color.

I like that color as well!! :thumb: :thumb: :thumb: :cool:
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« Reply #16 on: March 17, 2019, 04:20:13 PM »
Nice bikes!


This is my cali 3 to V7 Sport conversion


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« Reply #17 on: March 17, 2019, 04:21:44 PM »
Nice bikes!

This is my cali 3 to V7 Sport conversion




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Re: Ever own a GREEN motorcycle? Happy St. Paddy's Day!
« Reply #18 on: March 17, 2019, 06:36:20 PM »
Interesting, I've had a few green bikes.  I had a green CT70 in my early days of riding.  The two bikes I've painted were done in green.  My first street bike was an '84 GPz900R that I had painted Kawi-Green, and my current '02 CalStone I have painted in late-40's OD.  First clutch bike I bought for the boy was a nice '11 KLX110.  Nice looking little dirty. 
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« Reply #19 on: March 17, 2019, 06:39:30 PM »


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« Reply #20 on: March 17, 2019, 06:54:09 PM »
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« Reply #21 on: March 17, 2019, 07:00:14 PM »
Legnano Green









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« Reply #22 on: March 17, 2019, 07:43:51 PM »
Riding my wife's Kawasaki 250 Super Sherpa somewhere in eastern Kentucky and my Kawasaki KLX250S, both green. Happy St. Pat's to all.






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« Reply #23 on: March 17, 2019, 08:30:18 PM »
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« Reply #24 on: March 17, 2019, 08:36:32 PM »
The one above is more green than mine.
But a little green is better than none.


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Re: Ever own a GREEN motorcycle? Happy St. Paddy's Day!
« Reply #25 on: March 17, 2019, 08:44:51 PM »
The greenest (?) bike I ever had was a Kermit the frog green 1959 BMW R27.   It sure was bright green & not in a good way.

While it's not green yet, my in-process V700 Corsa-Record will be zinc phosphate green just like the real Record bikes.
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Re: Ever own a GREEN motorcycle? Happy St. Paddy's Day!
« Reply #26 on: March 17, 2019, 10:31:16 PM »
My one and only Green bike, 1979 Yamaha XS1100SF 1300 Wisco Kit, Kerker 4 into 2 with alternating cross overs, Instead of 12 into left pipe and 34 into right, it was staggered, 1&3 into left pipe 2&4 into right. Gave it a vey different sound. Bike was insane fast, even with a custom fork brace and added frame bracing it was like trying to tame king kong.





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« Reply #27 on: March 18, 2019, 02:42:59 AM »
Only had 1 green bike. My old man wouldnt ride it,  green is bad luck.

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Re: Ever own a GREEN motorcycle? Happy St. Paddy's Day!
« Reply #28 on: March 18, 2019, 02:52:05 AM »
My Aermacchi was green. The TR6R started green/gold but by the time I got her the paint had turned mostly to rust. Come to think of it, the factory color of the CB500/4 was similar to the Triumph, but I tossed the original tank when I installed the Dunstall bits. Those three bikes were '69, '70 and '71 model years -- must have been a fashionable shade then.
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Re: Ever own a GREEN motorcycle? Happy St. Paddy's Day!
« Reply #29 on: March 18, 2019, 05:06:35 AM »
Here is my own version of 'Army' green.



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