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Hrdlys and yours were both on my list of favs as well.
Thanks! I like the old stuff! ( If I didn't, I'd have no self esteem!)
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I like Mark Bench's bike.

It is friggin' wicked cool.

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I like Mark Bench's bike.

It is friggin' wicked cool.

Um Mel, you did notice it isn't black right?

Inside joke Mark, your bike rocks for sure.
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so many great bikes but my vote is xllent01 with rottenralph close second i like the hands on approach they take
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I like mark bench's bike just because it is delightfully different. I hate cut off fenders but with the fab kevin tailight twist it is truly interesting. The weird chicka handlebar headlight thing is also really cool on his bike. Most of all I like the exhaust. The tail pipe is sweeeeeeeeeeeeeeeet. His bike does not look pieced together. Everything on it has a purpose to the whole picture and that makes it art in its own way. Next part to change is the ugly stock rear pulley, what are you gonna do with that mark. I know you already have a plan. It sticks out too much in that fantastic pic. Mark, my vote is for you. Nice job.
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From my month or so here, there are plenty that make my sticker peck up, but here is one sweeet bike:



And considering he did/designed most of the work himself, well, makes it a work of art.
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Um Mel, you did notice it isn't black right?

Inside joke Mark, your bike rocks for sure.
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Yeah, but is friggin' WICKED COOL!

And Mr. GOTWA, I seem to remember a thread a while back regarding orange? Yep, I didn't miss that!

Just funnin'! Love the HD racing orange....
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Mark's bike has come along way since he first posted pic's. I Like IT!
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well now I have a big ego...

realistically, I have tried alot of stuff, and just happen into what I do...I like to think i have done things that look good(and to think there was a time i wanted chrome everything?) Rear Pulley? hmm I was thining of pulling the rear wheel and doing the center in black powdercoat, with the aluminum edge left raw. i thought maybe raw aluminum? or black or if i can find a cheap onw a black spoked one.

If I had to vote( other than mine) i think Ralph has done an outstanding job....and he has put the time and effort into it, I am not so sure about the green, but it works

Just for a shade of the same bike, here is Feb of 01

I still have the big seat cause it is comfy for long trips but awhole lot has changed

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mmmmmm .... The closest to the style I like is Liams and Mikes....although they lack cornering clearance....


But the actuall style I like the best is the one I'm building.... MINE...

All the tinware is going carbon..and it looks like it's gonna be a one off.... so sorry guys no bits for sale at this stage.... I may be able to talk him into doin some later but probably not.....
He's along the same ideas as myself...if ya make two then it's not unique anymore....
the reason I'm gettin a mate to do it is I don't want carbon/glass particles in my workshop...
I may do a bit of airbrushing on the tank as I have an idea for the tank emblem...

here's a pic just before I pulled it apart and scattered it around the workshop
sorry about the quality but I've never been much into pics...I'd rather ride

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