I used to have a VT500, bloody loved it but had to get rid when I moved back to London for a bit and my insurance went up x10
They have a really nice sound.
One of my neighbours had an Africa Twin but he'd had the VT500 before. He gave me the workshop manual for the Vt500, pretty sure I still have it. There's certainly some family similarities between the VT's and the Africa. Maybe less so with the 750's.
Bought mine for £500 in 2012, commuted between London and Brighton, and it gave me way less reliability concern than the much newer, much more expensive triumph I’m on now
Panniers by samsonite?
They would be more affordable! Those Krauser panniers are quite pricey. They are very useful though and it creates a great platform for sacks of sand etc. It's one of the big reasons I can't find a modern alternative.
That's very interesting. I wonder how a 1990 Africa Twin would compare to the latest iteration.
That’s dope. I always liked that era - they look so cool. Nice little classic.
Went for a ride on this today. Only took me 9 months...
Yeah I'm really feeling something along this vibe once I get my license and a year or two riding under my belt. Full analogue and fast without being silly new superbike fast!
Loving the state of that rear tyre. ..Any good? :)
Just resting on the wall by the exhaust ha
I believe @BRM might have one of these secretly stored somewhere
YZF750 is a superior machine in all aspects, except the looks IMO. I absolutely LOVE the first GSXR750 SRADS too - much lighter, 500GP bike geometry, genuine 120-something HP with exciting delivery to match. I think they were a real sweet spot for road going superbikes.
@Markyboy - BRM needs the 1100!
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