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    Bimota SB6

    I thought up a few names for this thread, but once I loaded this thing onto the trailer, none of them did the bike justice. So, I present to you, my Bimota SB6.
    It's tiny, and perfectly formed. And has 1100cc worth of Suzuki grunt buried between those epic frame rails.


    She's pretty shabby, but I can't stop looking at it.
    (note, while the tank, airbox and exhaust aren't fitted in that pic, I do have them. Seats and number plate holder, not so much. Headlights are on their way from Japan.)

    "Where can we get hold of a Vincent Black Shadow?" "Whats that?" "A fantastic bike," I said. "The new model is something like two thousand cubic inches, developing two hundred brake-horsepower at four thousand revolutions per minute on a magnesium frame with two styrofoam seats and a total curb weight of exactly two hundred pounds."

    #2
    Nice, italian flair with Japanese reliability....

    I look forward to seeing the progress on this.

    Sent from my XT1635-02 using Tapatalk

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      #3
      Very nice, whatís the plan? Correct resto or tidy up with subtle improvements?
      get lead like a leader

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        #4
        Wow, now thatís something. I was at an event on Sunday and there was a YB7 there I was admiring. Stunning bikes, well done.

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          #5
          Is that a 6x4 trailer ?

          Don't mention the adBlocker !!

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            #6
            That is very sweet, nice work.

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              #7
              Dammit I was sure it was the monkey. (Also in the pic by no coincidence).

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                #8
                Looks tits by the way.

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                  #9
                  I gotta ask, how much did it cost you?

                  I'm partial to the SB8 myself, but still, wouldn't kick that one out of the garage!

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                    #10
                    The plan is to have it sorted and on the road for less than the Katana & leftover spares sold for.... cosmetically she's a bit scruffy, really needs a full repaint and a couple of fiberglass repairs.
                    "Where can we get hold of a Vincent Black Shadow?" "Whats that?" "A fantastic bike," I said. "The new model is something like two thousand cubic inches, developing two hundred brake-horsepower at four thousand revolutions per minute on a magnesium frame with two styrofoam seats and a total curb weight of exactly two hundred pounds."

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                      #11
                      Nice one, looking forward to the ride report
                      Ban low performance drivers not high performance cars

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                        #12
                        Bimota SB6

                        Epic!
                        These, the V Due and Ducati 916 were my favourite bikes as a kid.
                        Oh and the Britten v1000

                        Looking forward to updates!


                        Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk

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                          #13
                          may take a little while - in the meantime, here's a road test from 1996 - check out the RRP on it.
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                          "Where can we get hold of a Vincent Black Shadow?" "Whats that?" "A fantastic bike," I said. "The new model is something like two thousand cubic inches, developing two hundred brake-horsepower at four thousand revolutions per minute on a magnesium frame with two styrofoam seats and a total curb weight of exactly two hundred pounds."

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                            #14
                            I was at the creek in 96/97 when 1 of these turned up for a rideday, it made everything else pale into the background such was it styling.

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                              #15
                              Thats awesome. The whole concept of what Bimota did was epic. Such a cool thing.

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