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« Reply #360 on: April 23, 2019, 05:25:00 AM »

Look what popped up on Motocross Actionís Instagram story this morning.


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« Reply #361 on: April 23, 2019, 08:40:13 AM »

Ohhhhh... Aaaahhhhhhh.....  cool

It's amazing how much attention this group has been given by various magazines..
I wonder what's next  wink
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« Reply #362 on: April 23, 2019, 08:58:28 AM »

They featured the bike itself in a separate post later.

https://www.instagram.com/p/BwmVbZEpHQM/?utm_source=ig_share_sheet&igshid=1evmr7xonj4dn

Itís my favorite shot from the shoot.


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« Reply #363 on: April 23, 2019, 08:59:42 AM »

Ohhhhh... Aaaahhhhhhh.....  cool

It's amazing how much attention this group has been given by various magazines..
I wonder what's next  wink
Oh Iím sure you KX Guru guys have something cooking.  grin
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« Reply #364 on: April 23, 2019, 02:38:27 PM »

MXA added me to the two stroke Tuesday spotlight on their website.  It's been a good day for Goliath.

https://motocrossactionmag.com/two-stroke-tuesday-1988-kx500-engine-shoed-into-kx250-chassis/
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« Reply #365 on: April 24, 2019, 09:24:04 AM »

Wow, you're the most famous member on here.  What next TV series....movies?
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« Reply #366 on: April 24, 2019, 10:35:10 AM »

My bike is famous, Iím just the guy who pushes it around.  grin
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« Reply #367 on: April 24, 2019, 11:20:19 AM »

d**n I went riding with a fancy bike that made it to the big times!


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« Reply #368 on: April 24, 2019, 08:21:28 PM »

So, what's next?
You know you can't just stop right there....
And each build has to be better than the last... Ugh...  undecided
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« Reply #369 on: April 25, 2019, 01:22:46 PM »

I am hoping I can take a break after this one.  Chasing this level of build is exhausting, stressful, and kind of expensive.  I'm happy to have the two bikes I have, but I think the next build will be a simpler one.   grin
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« Reply #370 on: April 25, 2019, 03:28:16 PM »

I can remember way back, when you were into Honda's.  That first build was a tough one....

The best part about your new builds, you know which side goes down.....
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« Reply #371 on: April 25, 2019, 03:43:50 PM »

My first attempt at a Kawasaki wasn't much better... grin


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« Reply #372 on: May 26, 2019, 04:52:54 PM »

Wow what a sick build! Kudos to you! The question is now that its so pretty can you still ride it? grin
Either way its a work of art. Nice job

Also this gives me inspiration to one day fit up the old Cr500(Shh, I secretly love Hondas also) into a better frame. I suppose I should learn how to weld first, and I need to graduate college(1 more year)!
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« Reply #373 on: May 27, 2019, 09:50:45 AM »

Wow what a sick build! Kudos to you! The question is now that its so pretty can you still ride it? grin
Either way its a work of art. Nice job

Also this gives me inspiration to one day fit up the old Cr500(Shh, I secretly love Hondas also) into a better frame. I suppose I should learn how to weld first, and I need to graduate college(1 more year)!
Thank you Gitta!  I grew up around Hot Rods, and my father is pretty meticulous, so I have a hard time leaving stuff un-customized.   grin  I have yet to get it dirty, as I'm having a little issue with the fuel system I need to fix.  The hard part about taking one all apart is getting it all back together as you had it.  That, and the weather in Oklahoma has been biblically rainy.   

Hang on to that CR 500.  All the big two strokes are getting harder and harder to find in good shape.  The only thing about putting CR 500s in newer frames is that almost all the newer style CR frames are aluminum, which takes a lot more skill to weld and requires a TIG welder.  You might get everything put together like you like it, and then have a professional weld it up for you.  That's what I did with my other bike.  Also, there is no judgement here.  We all like big two strokes, no matter who made them.  Just don't start another "which one is better" war.   grin
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