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Offline FromMaine

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January 2022 Bike of the Month
« on: January 01, 2022, 10:01:46 PM »
Well its always nice to get new members involved with the Board.

Especially ones who like to work on their own bikes.

Both those boxes get checked by this months winner.

So Congratulations Radioguylogs (Mike) your 1985 V65 Magna is Jan. 2022's BOTM

http://v4hondabbs.com/index.php?topic=71223.0#msg727571


Michael: 
 
Midcoast, Maine 

85vf1100S,83vf750f,86vfr750,85vf1000RX2,,97VFR,
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Re: January 2022 Bike of the Month
« Reply #1 on: January 01, 2022, 11:04:15 PM »
We are not worthy!  :bike:

If anyone wishes to read the unabridged story, or just see the project pictures, the history is published on the other channel:

https://v4musclebike.com/forums/showthread.php?t=40616&highlight=detroit

Thank you very much for the compliment!

-Mike

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Offline Malm

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Re: January 2022 Bike of the Month
« Reply #2 on: January 02, 2022, 12:51:51 AM »
Read the story... What a labor of love.
You REALLY deserve this.
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Re: January 2022 Bike of the Month
« Reply #3 on: January 02, 2022, 08:42:10 AM »
 :beer:
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Re: January 2022 Bike of the Month
« Reply #4 on: January 03, 2022, 07:17:51 AM »
My kind of BOTM, nice clean V65 Magna with a heart transplant and W/O the original tires still on it  lol.

Congratulations Mike on a nice build!  :beer:
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Re: January 2022 Bike of the Month
« Reply #5 on: January 03, 2022, 11:51:51 AM »
Love it!   :beer:

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Re: January 2022 Bike of the Month
« Reply #6 on: January 03, 2022, 11:09:53 PM »
 tenof10 Nice Magna!!
V4's are fun!

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Re: January 2022 Bike of the Month
« Reply #7 on: January 04, 2022, 10:25:19 AM »
Nice looking Magna… :beer:
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Re: January 2022 Bike of the Month
« Reply #8 on: January 09, 2022, 05:00:29 PM »
Thanks to all of you for the compliments, although it is an ordinary Magna.  ^-^

-Mike
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Re: January 2022 Bike of the Month
« Reply #9 on: January 15, 2022, 09:26:12 AM »
Very very nice! Are you bringing it to SGT?   :bike:
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Re: January 2022 Bike of the Month
« Reply #10 on: January 15, 2022, 11:30:32 AM »
Very very nice! Are you bringing it to SGT?   :bike:

Yes sir, I am.

My other bikes were badly neglected when I acquired on them, so I went through all the hydraulics, rebuilt the front forks, replaced the bearings, replaced the tires, clean the gas tank, rebuilt the carbs, polished all the aluminum, etc.

This bike was so much nicer when I started, and the PO was a mechanic, so I haven't done all of those things yet. It would be a shame to polish the aluminum because it still looks decent with the OE finish - it's more valuable in the original condition.

Also, the tires aren't new.

But I think I will be OK for SGT.

Can't wait!
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'80 XS1100SG
'81 XS1100H Venturer
'79 XS750SF