New bike Honda XL 185 S (Moved)

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Alex_P
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New bike Honda XL 185 S (Moved)

Post by Alex_P » Sun Dec 08, 2019 3:35 pm

Hi Guys,

I just want to share the pleasure of my new bike I shot today.
From a very nice guy I bougt a 1982 Honda XL 185 S in amazing condition with nice patina.
I bought this bike because I was infected with the "less is more"- virus from my Ural (and so it's just right in the ural forum :P ).
I searched for a bike that I can take together with my ural and my father, who did his motorcycle drivers license in the age of 70, to do some offroad camping trips and share some time, which is known as unfortunately bounded.
Now we are good prepared and I love to have a "new" bike that I can just keep running with the help of my swiss multitool :boogie: #

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Ural Sportsman (2018)
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Re: Just want to share the pleasure - New bike Honda XL 185 S

Post by stagewex » Sun Dec 08, 2019 4:47 pm

That's a classic. The don't make the ride and feel of those old pff=road and Trials Honda's anymore.
Frikken reliable as hell. Enjoy and have fun/ride safe.
Stagewex

Current Herd all running amok:
2019 Honda CRF450L (Elec Start)
2008 Vespa 150S (Elec & Kick Start)
2007 Ural Patrol (2WD, Elec & Kick Start)
2006 Honda "Big Ruckus" PS250 (Elec Start)
1991 Honda XR250L (Kick Start Only) *NOT running amok, out for Bottom & Top-End Rebuild.
1986 Yamaha BW200ES (Elec & Kick Start)

List what you "have", keep the others in your precious memory bank.

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Re: New bike Honda XL 185 S (Moved)

Post by rebelrider » Sat Dec 28, 2019 4:38 am

Nice! I have an SL100 stashed away for a future rebuild. And I love my old Rebel 250. :)
Mike
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1987 Honda CMX250C "Rebel"
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