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Offline Diploman

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Bike of the Year - V9
« on: January 10, 2019, 10:46:56 AM »
Apologies if this has been covered previously, but I just came across Pipeburn's selection for Bike of the Year -
Craig Rodsmith's V9 Turbo:

https://www.pipeburn.com/home/2018/12/31/best-custom-motorcycles-2018.html

On further review, Rodsmith's bike made the top 10.
« Last Edit: January 10, 2019, 10:49:34 AM by Diploman »
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Re: Bike of the Year - V9
« Reply #1 on: January 10, 2019, 12:12:34 PM »
He's a master metalworker, but as for master of obscene language, he's a bit try hard.
By Aussie standards, you don't trot out a half baked expletive laden one liner then pause with a fleeting glimpse into the camera lens, waiting for the applause that doesn't arrive.
Would not pass the campfire test at an Aussie rally.
Other than that, his skill is beyond my comprehension. :bow:
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Re: Bike of the Year - V9
« Reply #2 on: January 10, 2019, 12:19:11 PM »
Well, to each his own <shrug>
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Re: Bike of the Year - V9
« Reply #3 on: January 10, 2019, 01:01:40 PM »
I'll take the Yamaha XT500 restomod.


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Re: Bike of the Year - V9
« Reply #4 on: January 10, 2019, 01:40:08 PM »
Ya that XT is pretty amazing!!   And made the bike MORE usefull, instead of less..
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Re: Bike of the Year - V9
« Reply #5 on: January 10, 2019, 05:37:53 PM »
I'll take the Yamaha XT500 restomod.



Wow, if Yamaha made these I would get one and they would sell a ton of them.
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Re: Bike of the Year - V9
« Reply #6 on: January 11, 2019, 09:26:21 AM »
His builds are amazing.  Blending the old and new with his builds is amazing!  His skills with metal shaping and repairing are superb.  The production quality of the videos need to improve the motorcycle skills are there.
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Re: Bike of the Year - V9
« Reply #7 on: January 11, 2019, 11:20:02 AM »
That Yamaha was definitely my favorite, though that Harley dirtbike was a close second.

My only gripe? HD and the exposed clock-spring on their kickers.... putting that on a dirtbike? Dumb idea.
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Re: Bike of the Year - V9
« Reply #8 on: January 11, 2019, 11:22:45 AM »
this is Heartburn,,,erhhh,  I mean Pipeburn.   :wink:
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