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mthee

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GN250 in Oz
« on: April 29, 2022, 06:29:12 PM »
This company are big fans. Watch to the end for his use of the horn! No biking safety gear was hurt during the filming of this video.

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Re: GN250 in Oz
« Reply #1 on: April 29, 2022, 08:30:24 PM »
wonder what the bill was to build it :D tommy

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Re: GN250 in Oz
« Reply #2 on: April 30, 2022, 06:47:36 AM »
Hi

The guy in the video starts by saying 'you definitely won't have seen one (GN250) like this'. I beg to differ my friend, they all look like this when turned into scrambler/bobber/brat/chopper type bikes these days. Nice enough, but where is the rest of the bike? There must be so many airboxes and rear mudguards out there somewhere.

I do love the GN250 and as the fella says they are reliable so I see why people would build lightweight customs out of them, I just wish someone would do something really original.

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Re: GN250 in Oz
« Reply #3 on: April 30, 2022, 07:22:26 AM »
Hi
I just wish someone would do something really original.

Spartacian
Is that the sound of a gauntlet being thrown down Ian. You supply the bike and I’ll defo give you something that’s original in return.
Clearly you have to supply me with said bike once my garage/workshop has been cleared out. So that gives us both a bit of breathing space 🤣👍

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Re: GN250 in Oz
« Reply #4 on: April 30, 2022, 07:23:33 AM »
Ps.. there’s lots of lovely still close up pics of the same bike on bike exif site if you fancy a closer look 👍

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Re: GN250 in Oz
« Reply #5 on: April 30, 2022, 10:32:09 AM »
Quote from: tommy link=topic=c10857.msg77867#msg77867 date=1651264224
wonder what the bill was to build it :D tommy

I asked and he's not telling  :(  Following Michael's link to the bike exit article gives a full list of what was done;

https://www.bikeexif.com/suzuki-gn250-scrambler
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Re: GN250 in Oz
« Reply #6 on: April 30, 2022, 11:53:19 AM »
Hi

The guy in the video starts by saying 'you definitely won't have seen one (GN250) like this'. I beg to differ my friend, they all look like this when turned into scrambler/bobber/brat/chopper type bikes these days. Nice enough, but where is the rest of the bike? There must be so many airboxes and rear mudguards out there somewhere.

I do love the GN250 and as the fella says they are reliable so I see why people would build lightweight customs out of them, I just wish someone would do something really original.

Spartacian

It's a shame he didn't qualify his somewhat tenuous claim and not wishing to promote a Spartacian rant, choppers certainly can't be lumped in with the others, necessitating as they do, changes to the frame. They look very different.
Here's a very original GN which has appeared here before;

https://www.bikeexif.com/custom-suzuki-gn250
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Re: GN250 in Oz
« Reply #7 on: April 30, 2022, 04:28:35 PM »
Hi Guys

Michael if I had the money I would gladly let you loose with a GN! I fancy a sort of 60s trials bike look.

Mthee I will give you choppers, yes totally different animal altogether. I suppose it is the scrambler/brat style I am having a pop at. I remember the really outlandish GN from when it appeared here before, however I won't comment for fear of being re-named Victor, as in Meldrew.

Ah well each to their own.

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Re: GN250 in Oz
« Reply #8 on: April 30, 2022, 05:15:04 PM »
WELL....what can I say. I said before, that in a quirky kind of way I like the zany GN. Now I’m pretty sure I’d change my mind if I were to ride it but I do like the fact that it’s different.... DOH. Someone’s beaten us to it Ian. Ahh well can defo do the 60’s retro trials look  😉👍👍