If I sell

art.robinson art.robinson at rogers.com
Fri Aug 7 19:45:56 PDT 2009

I almost had a beautiful low kms '84 GPz 550 a few years ago with all
black engine and exhausts. I waited a bit too long ands it was gone. I'm
still mad about losing it. It's a very pretty bike!


-----Original Message-----
From: gpzlist-bounces at micapeak.com [mailto:gpzlist-bounces at micapeak.com]
On Behalf Of schnowz
Sent: 07 August 2009 21:24
To: gpzlist at micapeak.com
Subject: Re: If I sell

--- On Thu, 8/6/09, The Masons <masonjs at nrtco.net> wrote:

  He said old standard Jim not Flintstone era..
  Dave you're fucking nuts, yer must have been hanging around Bill
Maggitz too long..;-)
Serously I have been looking at old standards the last few weekends for
my son to learn on. I'd like a nighthawk or GS from 400 to 550cc if I
could find one in decent shape but they go fast or are not what they are
advertized to be. One thing that became obvious is how crappy the brakes
were back then especially the drum brakes which seemed non existant.
I see an old GPZ 550 is in the local paper this weekend and may sniff
it, but from what I've read the the powers a little peaky for learning
I wouldn't ditch the GPZ1100  though..everytime I ride another bike I
realize what a keeper it is..
      Pete S
From: The Masons <masonjs at nrtco.net>
Subject: Re: If I sell...
To: "Dave Daniels" <dwaynedaniels at sbcglobal.net>, "GPZ LIST"
<gpzlist at micapeak.com>
Date: Thursday, August 6, 2009, 7:42 PM

Ok I'll bite what is an old standard?? I've owned anything from a 1965
Suzuki 80 Sport (only ever new bike) to a 1929 HD 61 CID with a side
car, 42 WL 45 CID? HD, 47 HD 61 CID EL; 53 Zundapp 600 cc, 59 Matchless
650, and others.


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