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Steveog

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Re: My 2 stroke addiction
« Reply #15 on: December 07, 2019, 11:12:10 PM »

Steve, I truly hope I can still be riding when I am looking at 70, let alone preparing for a track day.
Although by then, I also hope I won't have to work everyday to maintain my 2 stroke habits, and have more time to play  :)


That's the trick, isn't it. I'm still picking up work here and there, but am always wanting something else for the 3xv. Right now, that's an Ohlins YA-340 shock and spring. I've got more time to work on the bike and ride these days, but the money must come from the household budget. That makes the wife my only sponsor. She's been a sweetheart, but I'm going to start selling 3xv street-duty "take-offs", as she still has fist call on any non-moto income.

Wish us both luck. Dreams keep you moving forward.

Hope to see you at the track in 2020. That RS is gorgeous.

Steve
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Re: My 2 stroke addiction
« Reply #16 on: December 10, 2019, 07:26:44 AM »
I hope we can all meet up at the track. Yellowfast here got my tzr and i know a guy in chicago that do trackday with his vj22sp. Hopefully i can finish my nsr so we can have 2 stroke meet up in midwest.  :)

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Re: My 2 stroke addiction
« Reply #17 on: December 10, 2019, 08:09:55 PM »
Putnam is near Indianapolis. Good track, but not necessarily 250 2T friendly. Fresh pavement last year. Mid-Ohio desperately needs a re-pave, but is perhaps the most interesting track I've ever ridden. Gateway near St. Louis is OK, but has a weird transition from the infield onto the NASCAR portion of the track. Long straight, but otherwise 2T friendly.

I know there are several tracks near Chicago, but haven't ridden any. Blackhawk Farms comes to mind.

Here's to a great 2020. Hope we can get it together somehow.

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Re: My 2 stroke addiction
« Reply #18 on: December 11, 2019, 03:44:55 AM »
A two stroke meet up would be cool, as we know they are few and far between in these areas.
I can fit two in my van....one for the track and one just to have more two strokes to see  8)
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Re: My 2 stroke addiction
« Reply #19 on: December 21, 2019, 11:35:24 PM »
What are those wheels on the RZ 500. Lovely upgrade.
TZR 125 2RK - TZR 250 2XW2 - TZR 250 3XV1 Rider

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Re: My 2 stroke addiction
« Reply #20 on: December 22, 2019, 12:13:51 PM »
What are those wheels on the RZ 500. Lovely upgrade.

Thanks  (-P)

The front wheel, rotors, forks and triples are from a 1988 FZR1000....3.5x17.....
Calipers are from an R1, front master is a radial from a GSXR1000, rear caliper bracket was made by me.
Rear wheel is a 5.0x17 from a TRX850, with bearings and spacers to match the RZV axle
Handlebars are from a 3MA1....TZ250 front fender
It's a bitsa....but all works together quite well
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Re: My 2 stroke addiction
« Reply #21 on: May 03, 2020, 12:03:00 AM »
Hi busa 13,  a real stroke addicts collection u have there... just a quick question about the rzv. Does 2 of the cylinders fire at the same time r do they fire every 90 degrees???

busa1300

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Re: My 2 stroke addiction
« Reply #22 on: May 03, 2020, 12:48:52 AM »
Hi busa 13,  a real stroke addicts collection u have there... just a quick question about the rzv. Does 2 of the cylinders fire at the same time r do they fire every 90 degrees???


Thanks  (-P)
Two are up at the top, when two are all the way to the bottom....180 degrees apart.

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RZ350-RZV500R where it started and why
RGV250 VJ21L-VJ22FL-VJ22N-VJ23T MotoGP street fun
RS250 Track day
KD80 cherry popper - JR50 for the kids - and a pile of GT750J parts

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Re: My 2 stroke addiction
« Reply #23 on: May 25, 2020, 09:13:52 AM »
nice collection - thanks for sharing

busa1300

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Re: My 2 stroke addiction
« Reply #24 on: May 25, 2020, 02:24:53 PM »
Thanks  (-P)
Things have been going slow with my strokers the past few months.
Virus worldwide causing shipping to shut down in many cases.
And bike shows and races cancelled or moved out to a distant date.
The VJ21 SP I was building for a Bonneville run will be collecting dust for the next 3-4 months as I save $$$ for the big bore, since the AMA/FIM has cancelled the top speed event this year.  >:(
I have it bolted up in dry build mode to keep everything in one place for now.
But I am still scheduled for a track day at Grattan in Michigan in a couple weeks, so I hope that motivates me to do even more of the same this season with the RS.



Smoking for over 35 years.
TZR250SP...3XV2
RZ350-RZV500R where it started and why
RGV250 VJ21L-VJ22FL-VJ22N-VJ23T MotoGP street fun
RS250 Track day
KD80 cherry popper - JR50 for the kids - and a pile of GT750J parts