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 Post subject: Twin twin
PostPosted: Sun Jul 09, 2017 1:07 pm 
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I don't think this has been posted here......


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 Post subject: Re: Twin twin
PostPosted: Mon Jul 10, 2017 7:19 pm 
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I wonder what engines those are .. they look like rotary valve ?

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 Post subject: Re: Twin twin
PostPosted: Mon Jul 10, 2017 7:43 pm 
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Looks like Kawasaki A7 Avenger motors. Stock they were two cylinder rotary valve two strokes with 338cc.

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 Post subject: Re: Twin twin
PostPosted: Mon Jul 10, 2017 9:40 pm 
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Great picture. Is that Bob Braverman of Cycle Guide by any chance?


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 Post subject: Re: Twin twin
PostPosted: Tue Jul 11, 2017 3:31 am 
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Bob Braverman had a twin-engine Yamaha drag racer that ran the quarter at 131 mph in 10.52 sec.
http://www.motorcyclemuseum.org/halloffame/detail.aspx?RacerID=133
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Tony Nicosia had a twin-engine Suzuki X6 drag racer that ran the quarter at 154.11 mph in 9.10 sec.
http://www.esportbike.com/forums/75-daily-rant/142871-tony-nicosia-dragbike-2.html
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BAS (Bike Acquisition Syndrome) - too many bikes but have room for more

Suzuki:
GT750 2x75
GT550 72 project & 75
GT380 72
T500 73 project
T350 69, 71 & 72 project
T250 72
Honda 85 CB650SC & 86 CB700SC
09 Triumph Bonneville SE


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 Post subject: Re: Twin twin
PostPosted: Tue Jul 11, 2017 5:34 pm 
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Cool details of Tony N.

I did some more digging and it's braverman. Even found the pic with caption at http://bubblevisor.blogspot.com/2010_09_05_archive.html


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 Post subject: Re: Twin twin
PostPosted: Tue Jul 11, 2017 6:20 pm 
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The pic from your link:
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More info on Tony: http://www.dragbike.com/person-of-the-week-legends-tony-nicosia/

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BAS (Bike Acquisition Syndrome) - too many bikes but have room for more

Suzuki:
GT750 2x75
GT550 72 project & 75
GT380 72
T500 73 project
T350 69, 71 & 72 project
T250 72
Honda 85 CB650SC & 86 CB700SC
09 Triumph Bonneville SE


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 Post subject: Re: Twin twin
PostPosted: Tue Jul 11, 2017 8:03 pm 
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All of those pictures and links are priceless. Great stuff guys!!


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