motorcycle trivia


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  • Eddie Sisneros

Posted July 22, 2004 - 04:43 AM


Tom Cruise ? still not answered




kawasaki.it was either a gpz750 or a 900 ninja.

  • RoosterJ

Posted July 22, 2004 - 05:01 AM


Too Bultaco 206- sounds like your on , i was looking at a picture of a 69 f-21m hear in walnecks, gotta dig old racers. Burned Tom was riding a kaw maybe w turbo.
New??? Cafe Racing where did it originate??? :thumbsup:

  • Chris_from_Oz

Posted July 22, 2004 - 05:21 AM


Now, what was the name of the club (from the Hollister days) that evolved into the Hells Angels?

This a a dual reply. The only thing that comes to mind is "The boozefighters". and to the chamber question, no its not the american flag, but good try. ( thumper stumper} :thumbsup: Next question ??? On the discovery channel show OCC the guy from texas that builds the fancy carbs like for fire bike and the liberty bike, whats his company called ? :devil:

I beleive that although the club commonly thought to have been the forerunner to the modern day Hells Angels were the Boozefighters, that the actual group were known as the (wait for it) 'The Pissed Off Bastards'. Next question; Evel Knievel rode two popular bikes, the XR750, and the Triumphs. What was the oddball bike he jumped for a brief period?

  • jwriott

Posted July 22, 2004 - 06:30 AM


Great Britan

  • RoosterJ

Posted July 22, 2004 - 07:11 AM


Dual answer post w/questions. first to chris from oz Jet cycle???? (heck i dont know) To the cafe race guy you correct...
Next??? The mods and rockers hail from what country???
Next??? The first Terminator they used what kind of bike????
Still unanswered von dutch ? Indian ? :thumbsup:

  • RoosterJ

Posted July 22, 2004 - 05:38 PM


Indain rides use to moon harley riders on their cool down laps. the promoters didnt like it and put a stop to this practice, the indian riders sewed patches with a laughing indian on the seat of thier race pants. they would then just show them the patch. :devil: I guess you have to be a indian rider to figure this one out. Von first Dutched his first pinstripes on a bike with a regular sign painters brush. :awww: Next ?? will come out of thumper talk. still two unanswered??? :lol: :D :thumbsup:

  • jwriott

Posted July 22, 2004 - 05:58 PM


Tom Cruise rode a Kawasaki Ninja 600R in Top Gun. I always thought it was so funny he's supposed to be a pilot with the baddest plane and has a little 600 in the movie. Should have been a Ninja 900 or GSXR1100

  • Chris_from_Oz

Posted July 23, 2004 - 12:55 AM


The 'oddball' V twin Evel rode was called an American Eagle.In the late 1960s, Laverda 750 twins and models from other makers were sold under the American Eagle brand in the U.S. Evel Knievel even rode one for a while. http://www.geocities...eveljumps2.html As for the mods and rockers, I think it started in England, most likely London??? The bike in T1 was a Harley Davidson FatBoy wasn't it? Or am I thinking of T2? Can't remember. :thumbsup:

  • RoosterJ

Posted July 23, 2004 - 01:35 AM


Mods rode scooters rockers rode big brit bikes i believe, if t-1 was the first film it was the kz 1000 t-2 could be fat girl. i know t-3 was indian chief.
New ??? Honda Qa 50s sre not overhead cam, what are they???
New Question out of thumper talk, what are leather paniers with tassles and silver buckels???
New??? The yamaha tz 750 was a two stroke w/ how many cylinders???
american eagle / never heard of that one. a laverda!

  • Chris_from_Oz

Posted July 23, 2004 - 01:57 AM


Mods rode scooters rockers rode big brit bikes i believe, if t-1 was the first film it was the kz 1000 t-2 could be fat girl. i know t-3 was indian chief.
New ??? Honda Qa 50s sre not overhead cam, what are they???
New Question out of thumper talk, what are leather paniers with tassles and silver buckles???
New??? The yamaha tz 750 was a two stroke w/ how many cylinders???

Yep, I think the FatBoy must've been T2, because the young John Connor was on the little XR80 or 100 that made 2 stroke noises. Dunno what cam set-up the QA50 had exactly, but OHV from memory driven by a cam chain obviously, but I can't remember where the cam was accessed from??? My first answer on 'What are leather panniers with tassles and silver buckles?' would simply be GAY!!!, but probably Heritage Springer (FLSTS) would qualify, they have the tassles and buckles, and are also gay. Lastly, the TZ750 was a two stroke, four cylinder beast. I'll be back online later, i'll try and think up some doozies for you :thumbsup:

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  • Eddie Sisneros

Posted July 23, 2004 - 03:39 AM


Tom Cruise rode a Kawasaki Ninja 600R in Top Gun. I always thought it was so funny he's supposed to be a pilot with the baddest plane and has a little 600 in the movie. Should have been a Ninja 900 or GSXR1100


definately wasnt a 600.

  • Eddie Sisneros

Posted July 23, 2004 - 03:46 AM


New ??? Honda Qa 50s sre not overhead cam, what are they???
New Question out of thumper talk, what are leather paniers with tassles and silver buckels???
New??? The yamaha tz 750 was a two stroke w/ how many cylinders???



qa50's were pushrod motors.

saddle bags

tz750 was a 4 cylinder

  • Bultaco206

Posted July 23, 2004 - 03:58 AM


I'll be back online later, i'll try and think up some doozies for you :thumbsup:


Here's a few...

1) Name the first privateer to win an AMA National MX.
2) What was the last 4-stroke bike to win a pre-modern World MX Championship? (Also; rider & year)
3) Most Euro-bikes shifted on the right at one time. Can you name the reason why they changed over to the left side...and the year?
4) What was unique about Joel Robert's Suzuki TM370 for the '71 Trans-AMA season?

  • RoosterJ

Posted July 23, 2004 - 04:55 AM


Let me start out saying that the question from out of tt was answered correctly , this was a britts term for saddle bag. (leather panier) qa 50s have pushrods. To the question from bultaco 206 they are fair game for whoever. Your creditials are high i am not here to challange you mentaly for im weak. The yamaha 2003 wr 450 r brought me to tt, i started this trivia ball and it just keeps getting kicked along. I am getting low on questions anyway so feel free to post new questions knowledge is power. :thumbsup:

  • Bultaco206

Posted July 23, 2004 - 05:08 AM


To the question from bultaco 206 they are fair game for whoever. Your creditials are high i am not here to challange you mentaly for im weak. The yamaha 2003 wr 450 r brought me to tt, i started this trivia ball and it just keeps getting kicked along. I am getting low on questions anyway so feel free to post new questions knowledge is power. :devil:


Dude, I have no more 'crudentials' than you do. I'm just an old sap that prefers the older bikes to the newer stuff. No more; no less. I just happen to also be a trivia buff. :thumbsup:

  • RoosterJ

Posted July 23, 2004 - 05:26 AM


No dude seriously help me out, feel free really i am not offened i am glad some else intrested in the same came along. Like i say the 03 wr 450 brought me here my untimate goal is to find the dude that built and sold these (lemons) and took my money , that is setting on the floor somewhere with his shoes off drinking saki playing with the geisha girls...
:thumbsup: :devil:

  • Bultaco206

Posted July 23, 2004 - 05:31 AM


I'm not even supposed to be in here. :thumbsup:

  • RoosterJ

Posted July 23, 2004 - 06:35 AM


No you have a purpose here and you are welcome. dont feel offened. what do you mean you dont even belong here? We are talking about the legacy here. I think we are getting into uncharted waters. This is american history.... Im working on these questions for me. I love these old works suzukis but so far im drawing blanks...
New question for who ever?? On any sunday 2 the race on catalina island back in the late 60s a piano co. brought over a motorcycle maybe a big bear scrambler, what kind of rider raced it. :thumbsup:

  • jwriott

Posted July 23, 2004 - 07:22 AM


Are you sure it wasn't a 600R? It just seemed so tiny at the time.

I was just out of high school when that movie came out and everyone wanted the 900 Ninja.

  • Guest_dsornot2ds_*

Posted July 23, 2004 - 09:05 AM


Back to the Terminator movies. Isn't funny how Hollywood takes a Honda XR 100 (the one the kid was riding at the start of Terminator 2) and dubs in the sounds of a REAL dirtbike (soundtrack of a 2 stroke) instead of using the real bike's sound. I've seen(heard) this in other movies and TV shows also. "Chips" used to do it often. :thumbsup:




 
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