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MaroonMachine
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Post by MaroonMachine » Thu Sep 19, 2019 7:45 am

Imageit's an old piccy just home on leave,1983! :biggrin
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Post by Kev L » Thu Sep 19, 2019 4:55 pm

Living the dream! CD175 and a Mk1 escort in beige, ho hum! :wink:
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F3, 954 USD front, K Tech springs, Braced swinger, Penske shock, Six spoke Mockesini wheels, Harris rearsets, QaT, Flywheel diet!, A&L stacks, stick coils, K&N, FP Ti jets, lashings of Ti & CF

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Post by MaroonMachine » Thu Sep 19, 2019 7:05 pm

Yeah it was a mk11 escort estate,my neighbours work car. :biggrin
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Post by sirch345 » Thu Sep 19, 2019 9:32 pm

I grew up with both the CD175 and the CB175 although I never actually owned either. But I did have a Ford Escort MK2 that I modified a fair amount :D

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Post by MaroonMachine » Fri Sep 20, 2019 2:52 pm

That cd175,was a great bike,thrashed to an inch of its life. And still didn't miss a beat! :biggrin
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Post by fabiostar » Sat Oct 05, 2019 2:38 pm

MaroonMachine wrote:
Fri Sep 20, 2019 2:52 pm
That cd175,was a great bike,thrashed to an inch of its life. And still didn't miss a beat! :biggrin

i wouldnt be surprised if its still going :crazy:
the older i get,the faster i was :lol:

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Post by PeteF » Tue Oct 08, 2019 8:10 pm

I passed my test on my brother's CD175, it was the first bike I ever rode on the road, after learning on a 2-speed Puch (I think?) 50cc moped across the fields. Those were the days. CD175 was a terrific bike, had a lovely combination of induction and exhaust noise. Was a little naughty on it in the end, dropped in on a very sharp bend in Copnor, Pompey. My excuse was that it had square section tyres.

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