What are your dream bikes ?.

Discussion in 'Motorcycles' started by Smoke&Slide, Dec 15, 2012.

  1. Smoke&Slide

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    These are my dream bikes.

    A range of new Cagiva Elefant Dakar replicas, each with a quad cam v twin dry sump engine and direct injection plus EFI plus a multivalve head, needs a competition radiator.Needs a newly advanced traction control system.Also to be fitted with big heavy duty off road biased upside down forks.Plus powerful monoblock Brembo calipers and with the new bosch ABS system on it.Plus massive front twin discs, big brembo rear brake caliper, lightweight wheels that are painted black, a massive bash plate that protects the engine/exhaust pipes.Brighten up the night with fog lights, xenon headlights, plus LED indicators and an LED brake light.Have to have a fully adjustable Dakar type windscreen and a choice of paint schemes the main colour being white with Lucky Explorer or Lucky Strike decals or whatever race colours.Also need easy to read dials ( a race spec LCD dash )for oil pressure, water tempreture and a fuel gauge, plus the obvious speedometer and rev counter etc.Bikes have to be the lightest, most powerful & best handling for a road legal Dakar bike.Also tough Acerbis wrap around handguards need to be fitted with good wind protection.Easy air filter changes are a must have.Would be nice to have smaller engines too, say about 950cc plus a 450cc & 125cc bike for learner legal riders and all bikes to be liquid cooled.Would also be nice to have a big tank range for the 1300cc Elefant, say about 32 uk litres.Please don't let it be the end of true dual sport machines as we know it from years ago :nervous:.Would be nice if they were more biased to the dirt than the KTM 1290 R Adventure bike :).Also try to carry down the technology to the smaller bikes if you can.See if you can fit a multiplate dry clutch aswell, so we can hear the rattle.
    Basically they have got to be very ruggedly built machines, capable of taking on the rough stuff.Make em more rugged than the old Team Cagiva Dakar bikes.

    Edit: Also all have to have a 6 speed gearbox too with a light clutch if possible.Plus a low seat height for all models, that is lacking in the trail bike market.

    Horsepower rating for each road legal bike:

    125cc single or v twin = 15bhp
    450cc v twin = 85bhp
    950cc v twin = 130bhp
    1300cc v twin = 170bhp

    Plus make some trail bikes that look similar to the Elefant 650 but with a smaller engine for green laning or for fun off road.
     
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  2. eddyac

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    My Dream Bike is a KTM EXC 525 Supermoto and the KTM 690 SMC-R
     
  3. Smoke&Slide

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    Never seen them bikes but seem like nice bikes.
     
  4. Antmeg26

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    I wanted one for Christine but no one listened:D

    Edit: who is Christine?. I wanted one for Christmas:LOL
     
  5. Smoke&Slide

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    Antmeg26 is the second perspective buyer.
     
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  6. Smoke&Slide

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    I have adjusted the spec, of the Cagiva Elefant so everyone can see my dream bike.
     
  7. Slash

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    I have a couple dream bikes. One is a 1986 Honda ATC 350X and the other is a '86 200X.

    '86 350X: 27hp
    '86 200X: 19hp


    These are trail bikes too. Three wheelers. Both are 6 speed manuals.
     
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  8. Smoke&Slide

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    Cool what made you get into 3 wheeled trikes then slashfan ?.
     
  9. Slash

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    I grew up riding them. I still own one, just want more lol. When I was young I had an '86 and an '85. Sold the 1986 model but I still to this day own the '85. Looking into restoring a 1984 though, posted a thread about it here.
     
  10. CrSport

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    My dream bikes are: Suzuki GSX-R 1000cc K9, and the MV Augusta F4 Tamburini
     
  11. MarinaDiamandis

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    Pretty much any 1920s-Mid 1950s British motorcycle, BSA, AJS, Matchless, Norton, Sunbeam, etc.
    More specific:
    Manx Norton (pretty much compulsory)
    Vincent Black Shadow
    Greeves Scottish

    MV Agusta F4 (RR would be nice)
    MV Agusta 500 (one of Agos ideally)

    I could go on...
     
  12. Smoke&Slide

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    This is about my dream bikes.For the engines make the internals completely out of titanium ( rings, pistons, con rods, valve gear, crank, bearings etc ).



    Wet weight for Cagiva Elefants

    125cc = 135kg
    450cc = 150kg
    950cc = 180kg
    1350cc = 200kg

    Power to weight would be phenominal.These would be the most powerful, capable and quickest trail bikes on the market.They could make the fairings & the petrol tank out of carbon fibre too.As long as it's an all rounder i 'm fine with that.If Cagiva/MV can better the wet weight, that would be awesome.

    S&S.
     
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  13. Thatman

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    Im pretty content with what I have, but I wouldn't mind having a Crossplane crankshaft....:lol:
     
  14. Xavier2342

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    After test riding countless bikes at Bike Week, I've came to the conclusion that I currently own my dream bike (2008 Suzuki B-King). If I had to choose another bike, without a doubt it would be the 2013 Yamaha VMax.
     
  15. Smoke&Slide

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    BMW are thinking about making a new HP2 Sport by the way.With about 160bhp on tap from a liquid cooled boxer twin :D.Oh and a Yamaha MT-07 and MT-09 is coming out.Plus a naked Goldwing with 1,800 flat six engine should be good fun.
     
  16. Tom

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    Ducati 1199 Panigale R.

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  17. Slash

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    That is sexy.
     
  18. Smoke&Slide

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    It's a shame that the Duke can't handle the bends.Or is that just the race bikes.
     
  19. Smoke&Slide

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    I wouldn't mind riding a Magni special Mv Agusta 750 Sport America from the 70's with four megaphone exhausts fitted.
     
  20. Ridox2JZGTE

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    Kawasaki Z2A 750 RS ( 75 )

    The picture is of a modernized Z2 :

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    And Honda NSR250 :

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  21. Dean

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    That (Suzuki GSX-R 1000), but just the '12/'13 edition :D.
     
  22. Smoke&Slide

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    Sorry had to adjust my bike again.
     
  23. zedextreme8177

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    This bike, with some minor mods:

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    Because 6 cylinder :drool:

     
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  24. mp10

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    I can't pick one, but here's two:

    Norton Commando 961
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    BMW S1000RR Carbon
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  25. Bopop4

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    So hard to pick a bike, mostly because they all look the same compared to cars. :/

    But...
    2014 KTM 300XC-W
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    RZ500 (Highly tuned.)

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    An RS250 with lights. (Would MURDER people in the canyons.)

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    And a Ducati 1199 Panigale S Tricolore, because it's most extreme Ducati.
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  26. Slash

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    I like that Ducati...Always was a big 848 and 999 fan though.

    These were the 2 from the last page that I want:

    '86 200X:

    20hp @ 7,500
    14lb-ft @ 6,000

    Weight: 282lbs
    6 Speed Manual
    Top Speed: 66mph

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    1986 350X

    27hp @ 7,000
    22lb-ft @ 6,000


    Weight: 320lbs
    6 Speed Manual
    Top Speed: 72mph

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    Would like a 250R but they are expensive and I'm not big on 2 strokes. Even though it makes a whopping 40hp and equal torque. That ain't bad for a 25 year old three wheeler :lol: Especially with a 93mph top speed and 291lb dry weight.
     
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  27. Mac K

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    Not really big into Bikes but I have a closet love for 999Rs.

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  28. Vegard

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    1986 Suzuki RG500 Gamma.

    The first bike I ever rode and to this day the most extreme bike I've ever ridden. Tuned to about 120 HP.

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  29. AlvaroF

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    I've got a dream of owning these two

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    But for now I have this

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  30. Beav

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    I'm not going to post pictures of these, but my dream bikes are:

    (2005-Present) Kawasaki Ninja ZX-6R
    (2005-Present) Yamaha YZF-R6
    (2007-Present) Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10
    (2007-Present) Yamaha YZF-R1

    And maybe a supermoto somewhere in there. I would love to have a DR-Z 400SM.