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Cellos88GT

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Motus decided to pay a visit to Jay Leno's Garage and it seems they have more models than the $30K tourer.


...but aren't they all still in that price range?

I think the whole company and concept is really cool but, whew that price!

I wonder if you could retrofit their crate engine into a Guzzi...
 

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That Yamaha GTS1000 that moved in a few years ago? Well, I've just spent the last two days getting it and its parts back to the owner.



The guy has a few more bikes... somewhere in a bunker (yes, a bunker for all practical purposes) in Dallas:







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Yes, that's a Z3M in there too.
 
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I was about to ask about the Z3. :lol:
It shouldn't be there just gathering dust. Or the motorcycles. :|
 

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How terrible is a Suzuki GT380?
I just saw one for the first time.
Restored to perfection, in blue. Really good-looking.
 

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How terrible is a Suzuki GT380?
I just saw one for the first time.
Restored to perfection, in blue. Really good-looking.

Just based on that fact that it's from the 70s, expect marginal brakes at best, a floppy wet noodle chassis and useless suspension.

It'll sound cool as hell though. :cool:
 

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a 2 stroke, aircooled inline 3 cyl
a disaster to get jetted...

And tended to melt down its center cylinder unless you took steps. It's pretty horrible.

Just based on that fact that it's from the 70s, expect marginal brakes at best, a floppy wet noodle chassis and useless suspension.

It'll sound cool as hell though. :cool:

:rofl:

Exactly what I expected.

it was on display at a barbershop. It does a great job as an art piece. :p
 

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I had the GT550 and it was fun to ride. It was no sport bike, but it was capable and fairly quick. The GT750 was the one to get. It is water cooled and was a beast.
 

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I get more of a "Why are you leaving me" vibe from that. :lol:
 

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Maybe it is a "What did I say" thing?
 

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I check my nuts on a regular basis. Oh, wait, this is not the section I thought it was. :tease:
 
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