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Offline nicad

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Back with an RD again....
« on: February 26, 2021, 01:47:09 PM »
Here is a shot of my 3 middle weight beauties. I am quite partial 80's middleweight sports bikes (OK the RD is a 79')

Offline Astute Greaser

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Re: Back with an RD again....
« Reply #1 on: February 26, 2021, 03:00:03 PM »
Welcome Nicad
Very Nice. 8)
Is that the optional power boost extra in the top of the piston  ::) Seen a few of those  :-[
Enjoyed the Sandy beaches  & craft breweries of Toronto.  ;) 
Bit cold for bikes this time of year in Ontario .
Just got Goldie out of hibernation and did 14 miles in the sunshine  :P. Very unusual for UK in start of spring.
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Re: Back with an RD again....
« Reply #2 on: March 31, 2021, 08:57:42 PM »
That hole was for extra breathing and cooling. Worked great till it didn't. Starting to get warm here too. We always take a big step back and freeze in May just to remind us who's Boss.

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Re: Back with an RD again....
« Reply #3 on: April 03, 2021, 05:07:17 PM »
I spy an XJ650 in the middle....always liked them  :)

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Re: Back with an RD again....
« Reply #4 on: April 03, 2021, 09:51:38 PM »
Yeah, I had one from new back in 82' . It was a great bike, very comfortable, stable on the highway. Big headlight. Always thought about getting another and then one popped up last winter for $1000 in Quebec. It is complete. I should have bought a perfect one though as you see them for about $2000 USD from time to time. The Us only had Silver non YICS versions. Canada mostly had the Red ones with the oil coolers. I will refurb the carbs and hopefully get it up and running soon. The RD is the newest acquisition and one I am most excited about. can't wait to hear that Burble at idle.
« Last Edit: April 03, 2021, 09:54:52 PM by nicad »