French S

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Re: French S

Postby simon » Sun Dec 20, 2020 9:29 pm

Paul wrote:Ah, Mandarin. Arguably, the fastest colour of the original batch of R1100S's.

No argument from me.. Especially with those interesting looking end cans.. The outlets look a bit different.. what are they?
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Re: French S

Postby buzzz90 » Sun Dec 20, 2020 9:33 pm

Those are good old Laser cans
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Re: French S

Postby Mitch1100 » Mon Dec 21, 2020 10:17 pm

Welcome from Downunder :wink:
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Re: French S

Postby buzzz90 » Tue Dec 22, 2020 5:34 am

Mitch1100 wrote:Welcome from Downunder :wink:

Thanks.
Kinda reminds me the song from Men at work... :D
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Re: French S

Postby buzzz90 » Wed Jul 28, 2021 8:33 pm

I have finished refreshing the bike. It runs like a swiss clock.
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Re: French S

Postby simon » Wed Jul 28, 2021 8:54 pm

Très joli ...
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Re: French S

Postby buzzz90 » Thu Jul 29, 2021 4:39 am

Thanks.

It looked like this a few months ago when I bought it :
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Re: French S

Postby GerryB » Thu Jul 29, 2021 11:16 am

[quote="buzzz90"]Thanks.

It looked like this a few months ago when I bought it :

Just a sign its been well used !!! :)
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Re: French S

Postby buzzz90 » Sun Nov 14, 2021 8:40 am

A quick autumn ride before it freezes...

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Re: French S

Postby nab 301 » Wed Nov 17, 2021 7:46 pm

Excellent job on the engine ! I'll have to do mine sometime , how did you prep it and what paint did you use ?
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Re: French S

Postby SP250 » Thu Nov 18, 2021 8:55 am

Exactly the question I was going to ask, as mine is all bubbling up and flakey now too.
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Re:

Postby templen » Thu Nov 18, 2021 12:42 pm

madthemad wrote:Welcome, not too sure about the colour purple :shock:


I think the little known popster Prince used that exact bike in his video in't 90's. :shock:

Quick make him an offer, it's worth a fortune.
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