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2005 AN650
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In conversation it seems like ride experience and ownership are always a topic.

So how about posting your two-wheel genealogy?

Sears coaster with training wheels (age 4)
Schwinn Stingray (age 7)
Mongoose (BMX Products, age 11)
Honda Z50 K1 (age 12)
Kawasaki KD80 (age 12)
Schwinn 10 spd (stolen)
Ross 3 spd hub shift (26in)
Schwinn 10 spd (new one, much nicer)
Honda CT-90 (sidelined by a blown clutch)
Honda CB500T
Yamaha FJ600
Yamaha XJ550R
Yamaha XT600
Yamaha Seca Turbo
Honda Helix
Piaggio Vespa P125X
Honda CT-90 (resurrected from a blown clutch)
Yamaha VMax
Yamaha Maxim-X
Yamaha Seca Turbo
Honda Z50R (for son)
Honda Helix
Honda ST90 (160 stroker with CT hi/lo)
Kawasaki KM100 (for son)
Kawasaki G4TR Trail Boss (for son)
KTM SXF 450 (for me :-D )
Yamaha XZ550R
Burgman AN650

Been riding (motorcycles) since age 12. :)

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Have had too many bicycles to even begin to recall, so just listing the motorized versions.

Ninja 500 (technically my son's, but I rode it some and it's what got me into motorcycling)
Vulcan 500
V-strom 650
V-strom 1000
'82 GS750
Burgman 400

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HA, ye started at 12 with training wheels :p I never hadem! 🤕 Some people say i shuda.

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What a trip down memory lane. Still not sure I’ve got everything on here (or the correct models, though lots of googling helped) -
1964 Honda Trail 90
1967 Honda CL90
1969 Yamaha DT125
1976 Kawasaki KM90
1977 Kawasaki KZ650
1974 Yamaha DT250
1974 Yamaha DT360
1980 Honda CB650
1981 honda XL80 (2)
1992 Honda CB750 Nighthawk
1991 Honda CB900
1998 Triumph Trophy 1200
2001 Honda VTX1800C
2002 Honda Reflex 250
2004 Honda Goldwing 1800
2008 Suzuki Burgman 650 Executive
2011 Kawasaki Concours 1400
2010 Kawasaki Ninja 250 (bought for GF)
2010 Vespa 150 (bought for GF)
2009 Kawasaki Ninja 650 (bought for GF)
2014 Kawasaki KLR650
2014 Yamaha Bolt 920 (bought for GF)
2014 Suzuki Burgman 650 Executive
Started riding in 1970, and here we are...

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1972 Suzuki Ts90J
1972 Suzuki TS250J
1975 Suzuki T550M
1981 Suzuki GS 550
1981 Suzuki GS 850
1983 GS850
1986 Suzuki GV 1400 Cavalcade
2005 Burgman an400,
Also, My brother and I shared a 1968 Triumph Bonneville and a 1969 BSA 650. (When we could keep them running)

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2017 Suzuki Burgman 650
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Started about 8 years old.
Unk year Cushman scooter (pushed more than ridden)
1965 Honda Super 90
1968 Honda 100
1971 Yamaha 175
1967Honda CB160
1969 Honda CB350 (My junior year HS bike)
1975 Suzuki RM370 (Fast and a lot of fun)
1974 Suzuki GT750 (How I wish to have it back, this was my senior year HS bike)
1976 Honda CB750 (I don't recall the year for sure but it was fast and good on the highway)
1978 Honda 1000 GW
2002 Harley Soft tail Night Train (Bought new and rode many miles and subsequently given to my son)
1984 (?) Yamaha Venture Royale with trailer (awesome bike)
2011 Moto Guzzi Norge (My first sport touring bike and I miss it)
2017 Suzuki Burgman 650 (My other current bike)
2017 Triumph Trophy SE (Sharing current bike duties)

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Wow you people have had a lot of 2-wheeled things!
Bikes- 20 inch-24 inch-Schwinn Varsity- Fuji 12 speed (wrecked)- Haro Mtn bike- present Cannondale 29er :cool: It's Acid Green 🥴 so I'm on acid.

Gas thingies- started MC when I was 42(!) with 979 Shovelhead, had to rebuild it- 1997 Shadow VT1100 wonderful bike- 2005 Concours wonderful bike- present 2008 AN400 bought in 2012. And 2007 Sportster bought in 2020. And wife's Buddy 125 foam green, I'm the only one who rides it....

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oops 1979 Shovelhead

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Was never particularly attracted to motorcycles but inherited Dad's old, rarely-used moped. Required me to learn how to wrench on it as the newfangled Internet gave me access to other moped riders. One thing led to another.....

1977 Cimatti Citybike
2003 Tomos A35, kitted to 65cc with performance pipe (imagine 42 MPH with 25 MPH-capable brakes)
1997 Tomos LX Classic, kitted similarly. Constantly leaded transmission fluid, AKA, "Automatic Chain Lubrication System"
2006 TGB Laser R5
2009 Genuine Buddy 125. My "around town" ride.
2009 Genuine Buddy 150 Blackjack. Belonged to, and abandoned by, ex-wife. Still got it.
2013 Suzuki Burgman 400
2012 Suzuki Burgman 650 Exec

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~77 Batavus Starflite moped
87 Yamaha YSR 50
89 Honda VTR 250
92 Honda CBR600
07 Suzuki Burgman 400
09 Suzuki Burgman 650

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Since I was rebuilding motorcycles given to me I could not guess how many I've owned. Two years in a roll our DMV told me I'd need a business license to sell any more bikes. I was told 5 was the rule and I had sold 8 that year already.
Bikes I've owned more than 4 months still has to be 25-30.
Started riding on the street in 1970 without a license.
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