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Old 25th April 2013
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Default How many of you victorian's ride old bikes? Pre 1980's

I'm a big lover of old bikes I can look at em all day I got two 70's era ironheads and love em to bits just thought I'd see who's got the same passion in my area?
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Ok so I guess I'm alone on this one.
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Looks like your the lone rider .Thought there was more like minded folk down there maybe there shy
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I got a couple.

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Yeah i ride a 1975 iron head bobber in Wangaratta
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I'm a big lover of old bikes I can look at em all day I got two 70's era ironheads and love em to bits just thought I'd see who's got the same passion in my area?
Cheers king
G'day all. First post here.

'73 sporty in Melbourne here Kingy. Been off the road for awhile, but she still runs well. Front end needs a refurbish, some minor wiring for blinkers and she'll be right to go.

Can anyone recommend a bike mechanic with integrity? lol. I know they're out there. HD Development seem to have a good attitude when i've bought oil from them over the years.

Anyway, back to the topic. Another old sporty rider here!

Best wishes, Greg
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I know a few very good guys that can do work for you, What part of Melb?
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2 actually,49 pan and 71 cb750

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HD Development recommended, they do good work and stand by it.

I have 3 XLs here in Melbourne, a 58, 62, and 67.
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