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Dreaming with the X-ADV750

There I was earlier today sitting at the top of the steps doing what old boys do – nursing my ‘too-hot’ coffee and dreaming of past glories – however trivial —

When I opened my eyes – there was the missus striding across the square with that welcome smile!

So full of life – makes me thankful to be still alive and kicking – even with my limp —

 
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So what would you do with an early TDM860?

After thrashing her on public roads for a year I took a grindette to mine – fitted a few bits of fibreglass I had laying around my workshop – gave the motor to Howard Cross to find some more ponies – made up a home-brewed exhaust – splashed out on a nice set of lightweight wheels from Racing Lines – gave the plastics to Ali at Bike Paints for a stunning pink and purple paint job and rode the whole ensemble in early nineties BOTT series and Scottish Open-class races —

I did like that bike —

 
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