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Bike of the Month. 30 Sep 2015 22:41 #692728

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well first here the October BOTM looks great love the style ,looks like a lot of love went into that bike ,well done baldy110 well deserved B)
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Bike of the Month. 30 Sep 2015 23:54 #692733

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Good morning and please join me in welcoming our BOTM for October :laugh:
Baldy 110s 82 GPZ 750 / 1100 ELR Clone :lol: :lol: :woohoo: :woohoo: :side: :side: :side: :silly: :silly: :evil:
This bike is the result of Paul Baldwins ( Baldy110 ) dream to create a ELR for himself .It all goes back to when he was 19 years old and in 1982 and sat on a real ELR. It was game on from then on. B)
Baldy 110 has created quite a unique motorcycle for himself.
Taking a 750 frame and reworking it to fit the GPZ1100 motor is no small task. Cutting and reworking the frame, fabricating
new motor mounts.
Adding ZRX rear suspension and Yamaha FZR 1000 rear set controls
Mikuni RS 36 Carbs, WEB Cams, 1175 Wiseco pistons, and a reworked Kerker pipe
Paul used a Koso RX1 Gage pack and a Ballistic battery and saved 6 pounds
Bike was built on a diet and weighs 420 pounds fueled up and ready to scream :evil:
Paul used a GPZ 550 fairing as he felt it gave his creation the proper look
NICE JOB PAUL !!!!!!!!
Baldy has had his 650 featured in the past and he and I decided it was time to show off the ELR Clone
So Please join me in welcoming Paul and his beautiful ELR to Octobers BOTM :woohoo:
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Mr Turbo Race Kit, MTC 1075 Turbo pistons by PitStop Performance , Falicon Ultra Lite Super Crank, APE everything. Les Holt @ PDM's Billet Goodies . Frame by Chuck Kurzawa @ Logghe Chassis . Deep sump 5qt oil pan. RIP Bill Hahn
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Bike of the Month. 01 Oct 2015 00:14 #692735

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OnkelB wrote:

Street Fighter LTD wrote: Close , But no cigar on Green for September :sick:
But I do have more than 1 Green Bike coming in the future ;)
Dave


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Ouch man, that wasn't even a close guess - I was thinking of a certain 750/1100 ELR clone..[/quote

Here is the Green BIke LMAO
NOW your guess might be right :whistle:
It was already scheduled for October when you posted in this thread :silly: :silly: :silly:
BOTM is always to be a surprise :pinch:
Dave B) B) B)


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Mr Turbo Race Kit, MTC 1075 Turbo pistons by PitStop Performance , Falicon Ultra Lite Super Crank, APE everything. Les Holt @ PDM's Billet Goodies . Frame by Chuck Kurzawa @ Logghe Chassis . Deep sump 5qt oil pan. RIP Bill Hahn

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Bike of the Month. 01 Oct 2015 01:42 #692737

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Well deserved, great bike, I have had the pleasure of chasing Paul and his bike around the New Mexico desert last year.
It was a blast.

The herd in Cortez CO


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Bike of the Month. 01 Oct 2015 02:30 #692740

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That gets my vote all day, another great choice. :)
1980 Gpz550 D1, 1981 GPz550 D1. 1982 GPz750R1. 1983 z1000R R2. all four aces

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Bike of the Month. 01 Oct 2015 03:35 #692747

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Nice.
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Bike of the Month. 01 Oct 2015 04:10 #692754

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Beautiful job on that bike! Congrats! Ed
1977 KZ650-C1 Original Owner - Stock (with additional invisible FIAMM horn)

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Bike of the Month. 01 Oct 2015 04:24 #692755

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I have always admired that bike! Great job of engineering. :)
Michael
Victoria, Texas

1982 GPz750
1977 KZ1000A
1978 KZ1000A
1982 GPz1100
1975 Z2A

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Bike of the Month. 01 Oct 2015 04:26 #692757

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Absolutely beautiful! Congratulations.

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Bike of the Month. 01 Oct 2015 04:55 #692761

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Would love to have it! Beautiful bike! Baldy, is it possible that you can you give us some impressions on the bike's performance? With the big motor light frame and low total weight, I can only imagine the gush of power from that bike.
Current project 76 KZ900 (This was a Vetter model)
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81 XJ550H SECA (Current Project)
82 XJ550R SECA
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86 FJ1200
74 Z1900
72 CB450

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Bike of the Month. 01 Oct 2015 05:02 #692763

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Street Fighter LTD wrote:
Here is the Green BIke LMAO
NOW your guess might be right :whistle:
It was already scheduled for October when you posted in this thread :silly: :silly: :silly:
BOTM is always to be a surprise :pinch:
Dave B) B) B)


YES B)

I never got around to submitting my nominations for botm (I will), but I have a list of candidates in my head, this one was
right at the top.

Beautiful bike and extremely well done - I have both a 650 and an 1100 so I have a rough idea of what it took to squeeze that engine in a 750 frame and make it look good too, impressive work.

Congratulations, Baldy, highly deserved.
77 KZ 650 B1, 82 GPz 1100 B2.

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Bike of the Month. 01 Oct 2015 06:21 #692787

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OnkelB wrote:

Street Fighter LTD wrote:
Here is the Green BIke LMAO
NOW your guess might be right :whistle:
It was already scheduled for October when you posted in this thread :silly: :silly: :silly:
BOTM is always to be a surprise :pinch:
Dave B) B) B)


YES B)

I never got around to submitting my nominations for botm (I will), but I have a list of candidates in my head, this one was
right at the top.

Beautiful bike and extremely well done - I have both a 650 and an 1100 so I have a rough idea of what it took to squeeze that engine in a 750 frame and make it look good too, impressive work.

Congratulations, Baldy, highly deserved.


Great Minds Think Alike, I bet some of the nominations on your list have already been contacted by me . Or will be soon LOL
Dave B) B) B)

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Mr Turbo Race Kit, MTC 1075 Turbo pistons by PitStop Performance , Falicon Ultra Lite Super Crank, APE everything. Les Holt @ PDM's Billet Goodies . Frame by Chuck Kurzawa @ Logghe Chassis . Deep sump 5qt oil pan. RIP Bill Hahn

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