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A place to relive, revive, and ride that "old iron".

Post Mon Feb 11, 2019 5:05 pm

Posts: 715
Dirty30 Dillon wrote:
Cross-post picture, but my main goal is to semi-restore the failing bits on this Cagiva Elefant 2 and getting it running for the spring.

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Lets see, an Italian two-stroke 125 'adventure' bike. What could possibly go wrong :pop
NW CT
I speak vintage, but don't ride it!

Post Mon Feb 11, 2019 5:16 pm

Posts: 8
Location: Brooklyn, NY
I like the oddballs and misfits, what can I say. Than again I commute on 49cc Italian/Spanish bikes 200 days out of the year so I am used to the snaggles of old 2T's
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1980 Suzuki TS250
1986 Cagiva Elefant 125
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Post Thu Feb 14, 2019 12:26 pm

Posts: 45
Here's my Winter project, 1952 Schwinn Black Phantom. I'm not sure where the tank and motor are but I'll check eBay.
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Post Thu Feb 14, 2019 4:50 pm

Posts: 1288
jester125 wrote:
Here's my Winter project, 1952 Schwinn Black Phantom. I'm not sure where the tank and motor are but I'll check eBay.
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Post Thu Feb 14, 2019 4:51 pm

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me, i still got nothing going on.

:dunno

Post Thu Feb 14, 2019 5:44 pm

Posts: 1052
JackPiner wrote:
me, i still got nothing going on.

:dunno


A post from Ken O'Connor on FB says otherwise...


:pop
Tom A.
SRCR President
Vintage Series Racer
1974 MT250, 1977 MX3, 1977 RM/TS 175, 1980 CR250R, 1981 YZ465, 90 RM125, 90 CRM250

Post Thu Feb 14, 2019 6:31 pm

Posts: 331
Location: Ellington, CT
jester125 wrote:
Here's my Winter project, 1952 Schwinn Black Phantom. I'm not sure where the tank and motor are but I'll check eBay.


Very Cool :shades:

Post Thu Feb 14, 2019 7:20 pm

Posts: 161
450exc115 wrote:
JackPiner wrote:
me, i still got nothing going on.

:dunno


A post from Ken O'Connor on FB says otherwise...


:pop

:rofl social media there are no secrets for those who partake.

Post Thu Feb 14, 2019 7:34 pm

Posts: 1288
ratsMC wrote:
450exc115 wrote:
JackPiner wrote:
me, i still got nothing going on.

:dunno


A post from Ken O'Connor on FB says otherwise...


:pop

:rofl social media there are no secrets for those who partake.


lol i'm not denying there's a freshly rebuilt motor collecting dust in my basement

Post Sun Mar 17, 2019 4:48 pm

Posts: 718
Making some magic yamadust for St.Paddy's Day. :biggrin
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Valves are STILL for toilets!

Post Sat Mar 30, 2019 10:31 am

Posts: 715
So Winter is now over so everyone should be done with their projects, right?! :biggrin

I'm just about done with this '89 CR250R...

89 Honda CR250R 02.JPG


89 Honda CR250R 01.JPG


As was on 1989 poster

Honda CR250R poster.jpg
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NW CT
I speak vintage, but don't ride it!

Post Sat Mar 30, 2019 11:42 am

Posts: 233
oldschool wrote:
So Winter is now over so everyone should be done with their projects, right?! :biggrin


I'll have spare parts for when I'm cleaning my carb in the corn field this time. Pays to prepare.

Post Mon Apr 01, 2019 4:44 pm

Posts: 1052
Two weeks till race day. Get wrenching boys and girls!!
Tom A.
SRCR President
Vintage Series Racer
1974 MT250, 1977 MX3, 1977 RM/TS 175, 1980 CR250R, 1981 YZ465, 90 RM125, 90 CRM250

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