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All my rides. In order of when I had them.

1. Chinese 200cc Enduro (Bought to learn how to ride)
2. Suzuki LTZ400 (Wanted an ATV my entire life)
3. 1990 Suzuki Katana (Once I realized the Enduro couldn't travel on roads over 45mph)
4. 2007 Suzuki GSXR (The carbs on the Katana were a pain, sold bike and went FI)
5. (Currently Own) 2012 Polaris 850xp (Everyone I rode with had a 4x4 atv so decided to join)
6. (Currently Own) 2015 GT mountain bike (Because I got fat from relying on motorized vehicles.)
7. Tao Tao 150cc scooter ( The GSXR was ungodly fast and at the time I didn't use it often, so huge down grade)
8. 2011 Ninja 250r (Scooter couldn't carry me an wife if we wanted to leave town)
9. (Currently Own) 1979 Suzuki TS185 (got it for free and wanted a bike to build and work on.
10. (Currently Own) 2017 Honda Rebel 500 ABS ( The Ninja was not very comfortable for the wife, and didn't have the power to feel safe on freeways.
 

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Many moons ago, in 1981, I think first in the row, Tomos three speed, next year was Jawa 350, and then till 2008 nothing:surprise:
It looks like middle ages crisis>:); started with automatic Vespa 200GT, soon changed for Dakar and after three years to 1150 RS, which have to go due financial and some other reasons, last two years my ride was Yamaha Virago 250, little bit modified; like straight handlebars, luggage rack instead back seat. And this year bite the bullet and collect new Rebel mostly due to its appearance, and ofcourse, little bigger motor means also less stressful transfers, while running costs remains moreover the same as with Yammy:grin2:

And lastly, just for nostalgic reasons and fun, Tomos 14M moped, got it with only 240kms on odo!
 

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First one is my Moto Guzzi Cal3. 950 cc's if I remember correctly. Second is my 2009 Rebel 250. I have to resize the other photos that I have so I'll post them later.
 

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D'amn, I quite like that look of that! How many ccm?
And what's the back "wheel" thingy on the middle of the bike at the bottom??
it is 1200cc. that's the belt pulley/tensioner (since it was belt drive)

01-7700. nope still here :) great times on that bike. was my favorite thus far (both to look at and to drive)
 

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it is 1200cc. that's the belt pulley/tensioner (since it was belt drive)
I'm sad to think that you might actually get somewhat bored on the Rebel..? I mean, the difference is like night and day here!
Ah yes, I see it now that you mention it.
Never seen a bike quite like this one, so unique and smooth, but aggressive at the same time.
 

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Found pix of all my old bikes finally. the buell was already posted, so the rest are the following:
and to the best of my recollection they are 07 Vstar 1300, 04 FZR 600, 01 YZF 600, 00 Vulcan 750, 98 YZF 600, 95 GPZ 1100, and 91 EX 500
 

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Most current picture of my line up. I just traded the yellow Yamaha in the back in on my new Rebel 500, but still have all the rest. I only like TWINS... Flat, V, or parallel for me please.
 

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Most current picture of my line up. I just traded the yellow Yamaha in the back in on my new Rebel 500, but still have all the rest.
When I see members in here posting pictures of bikes like these, I can't help but think "why would you want a Rebel?"
I honestly don't get it..

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When I see members in here posting pictures of bikes like these, I can't help but think "why would you want a Rebel?"
I honestly don't get it..

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RIGHT?! I've always loved Rebels, this is my 3rd in the 25+ years I've been riding. (My first "NEW STYLE" Rebel though)

I brought it inside tonight, inside my 5th Wheel RV, through the door. I wouldn't be able to do that with any of the others, but it still wasn't as easy as I thought it would be with the Rebel... I might not end up doing it often, because the handlebars were too wide, the rest fit fine though - I had to go one side at a time, which was a little sketchy at the top of the ramp...

The lightweight, nimble, but it makes me feel like a kid again, and going the speed limit is more fun on a small bike. They all have their purposes. The Indian is a full-on touring machine, stable as all get-out on the highway, going fast, when it's windy. The Victory is a hooligan ride, and so much fun. The New Black Rebel is how I run errands around town, and it's the best! I LOVE the sound of this parallel twin with the TBR exhaust SO MUCH! I just LOVE HOW IT LOOKS! Such a sexy bike! I just fell in love with it and had to have it and don't regret buying it!

Also, after this honeymoon phase, i MIGHT let someone else ride it, like if they flew in to visit me but didn't bring a bike... Probably not though, because I'm already too attached to it... I want to see how many miles I can rack up on it.

I want to tour with it, but then why do I have the Indian, so I do'nt know. I just love it though. Don't hate.
 

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because the rebel weighs half and handles better?
It does weight half of what the Indian weighs, but handles much worse! Not a knock on the Rebel, because I'm 6-feet tall and 185 lbs, so I plan on upgrading its suspension. That Indian handles amazingly with its air-suspension and stuff. It's the most comfortable ride ever.

The Rebel handles predictably, but I bottom-out the shocks and it bounces me around a bit, but it's just too much FUN! It'll only get better when I upgrade the cushions on her!
 
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