Supermotos, you've got to love them !!

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Re: Supermotos, you've got to love them !!

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millemille wrote: Thu Jun 11, 2020 8:40 am "Insane...", my hairy yellow arse!

That's a youtube wannabe who can't ride a supermoto properly.

Now this, on the other hand...

And without having the same levels of skills ... this is exactly why i have a 690 single :)

The only thing it's lacking of course is the rider, but it's perfectly capable of bringing smiles like that, but at <100mph.
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Back in the day i went on the VD NHRO.
Without a shadow of a doubt the most insane days riding i have ever partaken of,
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I had several over a few years, started with a DRZ, then a mk2 duke 620, KTM 450, KTM 625SMC, then a 525 (the 'one I should never have sold), then went for a Aprillia SXV550, then back to a KTM that I bought and never even saw before it was stolen!

Comfort wise I used to use '3 layer technology'. Silk boxer shorts under cotton boxer shorts, under cycling shorts. 4 of us used to ride round together, all on LC4'd KTMs. The four Horsemen of the Akropovic !!

Then one day I got distracted by bigger bikes, bought a Superduke and rode the wheels off it.

Now bored of the superduke and looking for another SM !
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I’ve got a cheap tatty husky TE450 up for sale.
Street triple R and a Husky TE450 SM
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formula400 wrote: Tue Oct 06, 2020 11:14 pm I’ve got a cheap tatty husky TE450 up for sale.
More info please !!
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This is the thread I made about it.
I got it whilst injured as I wanted a super Moto again.

https://www.therevcounter.co.uk/threads ... to-is-back

That’s the ups and downs of it. Plus it will show all the times I managed to ride it, and that was only 4/5 at most I think.

Selling as our house of for sale and I am looking at a Honda CB500x for commuting on or maybe a 300/400cc scooter as I won’t use the triple for that.

It had a day time MOT but it’s expired, should be getting it done Saturday if I can get a clip on horn in time.

I had it up for £2700 but if I get £2400 I’ll be happy.
Street triple R and a Husky TE450 SM
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I had a Husaberg 650 FS briefly.

Was insane, a real hoot for short blast, but vibrated so much it could detach a retina.

Fantastic bit of kit though. Genuinely laughed the first ride out when I opened it up, and was racing an R1 at the time.

I'd have another :thumbup: