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I was thinking about what ONE motorcycle I would want if I could get hold of one with no worries about cost.

It's not as easy as i thought. Do I go for an old classic with racing heritage like Barry Sheene's title winning Suzuki - but it might be unrideable.
What about the new Kawasaki H2R, the 300BHP+ model - perhaps just too much power.
Maybe a BMW S1000RR with EVERY option added....
What about a custom built Norton - £££.

What do YOU think but, remember, it will be the ONLY bike you ever have from now on.
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    Saturday, March 28 2015, 08:14 AM - #Permalink
    Ha, not as easy to answer as i thouht. If it was to be the only bike i would ever ride. :o

    As i am a bit on the heavy side and I like riding two up i would opt for this-

    http://avtozone.net/up/photos/album/motozikly/Harley-Davidson/Harley_Davidson_FLHTCU_Ultra_Classic_Electra_Glide.jpg

    Its a Harley Davidson Electra Glide Ultra Classic.
    I would get it with all the extra add on , cost around $30,000
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    Saturday, March 28 2015, 01:27 PM - #Permalink
    I can't think of one bike I want to own forever.

    At the moment my dream bike would be a 2015 KTM RC8-R
    Not very extraordinary but its all I can come up with at the moment.

    Who knows what will come up next...
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    Saturday, March 28 2015, 07:58 PM - #Permalink
    GrandNate wrote:

    http://avtozone.net/up/photos/album/motozikly/Harley-Davidson/Harley_Davidson_FLHTCU_Ultra_Classic_Electra_Glide.jpg


    Bugger me sideways... thats a bloody armchair init? :)
    As it happens, thats a darn impressive ride.
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    Saturday, March 28 2015, 08:00 PM - #Permalink
    Ah, for me... I'd like to own Rea's Kawasakie zx10r from this seasons WSB once he has finished with it!
    Looks good, goes like stink and makes for great convo down the pub :D

    http://css.worldsbk.com/img/bikes/2015/sbk/280x244/1701.jpg?version=2015-03-27.r03-d644d555
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    Sunday, March 29 2015, 01:04 PM - #Permalink
    Realistically, a gleaming new triumph street triple r abs with all the extras such as full Ohlins and a custom exhaust, perhaps forged wheels! :)

    http://www.totalmotorcycle.com/motorcycles/2015/2015-Triumph-Street-Triple-R-ABS3.jpg
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    Monday, March 30 2015, 10:19 AM - #Permalink
    Kwackers wrote:
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    Bugger me sideways... thats a bloody armchair init? :)
    As it happens, thats a darn impressive ride.

    Nah, this is an armchair:
    http://powersports.honda.com/assets/flash/model/gallery/GoldWing_2015_09.jpg
    Honda Goldwing
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    Monday, March 30 2015, 02:37 PM - #Permalink
    Nice, but imagine dropping that feckin Goldwing! You'd need to call the fire brigade to lift that fucker! :D

    The fact that is ONE dream bike that you would only ride again makes it very difficult.
    I'd have to err towards versatility so thats the exclusive sportsbikes out of it. Also, I would need power, so that anything below 1000cc out of it.
    I would want it for comfort and touring..

    Umm, not sure. I prefer sporty look. Maybe S1000R with touring screen, Honda VFR1200 with all the trimmings.
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    Thursday, April 02 2015, 01:39 PM - #Permalink
    A Ducati 916 SPS Fogarty replica!

    https://images1.bonhams.com/image?src=Images/live/2012-09/12/8594897-11-1.jpg&width=640&height=480&halign=l0&valign=t0&autosizefit=1

    Sex on wheels... fast sex that is :D

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    2000 Ducati 916SPS 'Fogarty Replica'

    Registration no. W1 FOG
    Frame no. ZDMH100AAWB001719
    Engine no. 001871
    Although Ducati's water-cooled 8-valve v-twin had been around for six years and had already won four World Superbike Championships, it was the arrival of the iconic 916 for 1994 that really captured the public's imagination. Styled by Massimo Tamburini, the 916 and its subsequent evolutions established Ducati as one of the world's foremost brand names.
    The original 916 Strada was superseded by the Biposto (two-seat) version and the higher-specification SP. Next came the ultra-exclusive 916SPS derivative of which only 400 examples were made. Despite the name, the 916SPS enjoyed the advantages of an over-bored engine displacing 996cc and delivering a mighty 132bhp at the rear wheel. The cost new was an equally staggering £18,400.

    Capitalising on Carl Fogarty's World Superbike Championship successes, Ducati introduced the limited edition 916SPS 'Fogarty Replica' in 1998 at the behest of UK importer Moto Cinelli. Only 202 were made, one going to the great man himself while another was retained for Ducati's museum, with the rest going to wealthy (the list price was £20,000-plus) British enthusiasts. Like the standard 916SPS on which it was based, the 'Foggy Rep' used the 996cc motor but in a slightly higher state of tune courtesy of a full titanium exhaust system, larger airbox and altered fuel injection mapping. Other 'goodies' included lightweight Marchesini wheels, carbon-fibre seat unit, carbon swinging arm protector and colour-matched mirrors. A full racing decal set and white competition number panels completed the mouth-watering picture.

    The 916SPS we offer is identified as number '117' of the series by the engraved plaque on the top yoke and has been autographed by Carl Fogarty himself. 'W1 FOG' was first owned by Peter Mugford of Winscombe, Somerset and was acquired by Aled Jenkins (its second owner) in March 2003. Last taxed to 30th September 2007 and currently displaying a total of only 1,962 miles on the odometer, the machine is offered with a quantity of expired MoTs (most recent 2008), SORN paperwork, sundry invoices for parts and servicing, HPI documents, assorted photographs and magazine features, and Swansea V5/V5C documents.

    Of all the members of the 916 family, the SPS and 'Fogarty Replica' are considered the most collectible, and low-mileage examples must surely represent a 'blue chip' investment for the future.