Newb Intro

Sid Young sid.young at
Mon Apr 27 13:04:06 PDT 2009

We also have a very healthy B1 and B2 ownership base :)

You cant keep us in the closet forever!


On Tue, Apr 28, 2009 at 5:21 AM, Jerry Clair <darkclarity2k at>wrote:

> Most of us are of the cica '95-'98 here. '83 GPz is a killer bike!
> But there is a good yahoo group:
> Mitch is the administrator there, I think. Great guy from the left coast of
> Canada
> There are some good links there too including a parts breakdown by VIN.
> Stick around, you will learn a lot from these guys here too.!  I have.
> Even the ones who have moved on to "better bikes" ha
> Jerry
> ________________________________
> From: Steve Thompson <steve at>
> To: gpzlist at
> Sent: Monday, April 27, 2009 2:51:24 PM
> Subject: Newb Intro
> Hi GPz List,
> I'm new to the list.  I spent quite a bit of time on the Micapeak XJ-Owners
> list a couple yrs ago when I had my '81 Seca 750.
> The original and early GPz bikes came out when I was in high school and I
> wanted one like you wouldn't believe.  I finally was able to afford one at
> age 19 and I got an '81 GPz 550.  I moved on to an '83 GPz 750 a couple yrs
> later, got rid of it when times were tough, and have missed them ever
> since.
> I've been passively looking for a nice '81-'84 GPz for about 5 yrs now.  Of
> course, they're getting tough to find in good condition and still "stock"
> looking.  I came across one locally last week and it rekindled my interest.
> I'm now looking nationwide for one for sale ... preferably a 750 or 1100.
> (If you know of a nice, clean one from this era that's for sale, let me
> know).  If I can find what I want for a reasonable price, I will soon be a
> GPz owner again ... and will have a lot of questions for you folks I'm
> sure.
> How much of a representation here on the list does the early stuff
> ('81-'85) have?
> Steve T.
> Gilbert, Arizona

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