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#1 Unread post by totalmotorcycle » Sun Oct 12, 2014 6:39 pm

Do you have a favorite bike for its sound?

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#2 Unread post by BRUMBEAR » Sun Oct 12, 2014 6:50 pm

yep Buell 1125 with a Keda exhaust I don't have one but one of my buds has one AWESOME :cowboy:
there aint nothin like it

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#3 Unread post by jstark47 » Sun Oct 12, 2014 8:06 pm

Most big-bore Moto-Guzzi's. Also, first-generation Yamaha VMax's.
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#4 Unread post by Jarlaxle » Sun Oct 12, 2014 9:22 pm

On my perfect bike...the loudest thing is the cooling fan!

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#5 Unread post by Grey Thumper » Tue Oct 14, 2014 2:42 am

I actually like hearing the ticking of my bike's engine as it cools once I've parked it after a long ride. Very evocative. Most people would say their exhaust, but the sound of a boxer engine is pretty dull :laughing:
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#6 Unread post by BRUMBEAR » Tue Oct 14, 2014 3:53 pm

Oh the Keda isn't really that loud but it's a deep resonance that just hits a perdy note when it accelerates :mrgreen:
there aint nothin like it

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#7 Unread post by totalmotorcycle » Tue Oct 14, 2014 7:32 pm

Inline-6 under load at full WOT.



Moto Guzzi small-block V8 sound



But then again, a sweet mid-sized inline-4 works too:



Oh, and I absolutely LOVE the V-Twin of the MT-01... kudomazing!



Ah, I do miss UK riding...

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#8 Unread post by KTMARCHER » Wed Oct 15, 2014 5:58 pm

Honda four cylinder 400 SS at redline

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#9 Unread post by ronrex » Thu Oct 23, 2014 8:11 pm

Kawasaki snarl.

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and all the ones already posted...lol....i love the sounds.

I like butterfly knives for the clicks too. I'm a sound junky.

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#10 Unread post by fzrbiker » Sun Oct 26, 2014 7:36 pm

I love the sound of the engine and exhaust sound of the Honda RC51 SP2.
http://youtu.be/-mtc_tDS6uc

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#11 Unread post by ronrex » Mon Oct 27, 2014 10:20 am

me too. my son has an rc51.

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#12 Unread post by drumwrecker » Thu Nov 13, 2014 12:02 pm

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#13 Unread post by BRUMBEAR » Thu Nov 13, 2014 3:57 pm

That may have give me a lil wood :oops:
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#14 Unread post by drumwrecker » Sun Nov 16, 2014 11:48 am

Brumbear,
Another one to keep the excitement going for you.
This bike was raced 1955-57 I believe and has two more cylinders than the Honda
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rdxI3faucvM

http://www.roadandtrack.com/car-videos/ ... o-guzzi-v8

You can read more about Moto Guzzi and the V8 in Wikipedia.
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#15 Unread post by blues2cruise » Sun Nov 16, 2014 11:47 pm

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#16 Unread post by drumwrecker » Tue Nov 18, 2014 5:26 am

Among my mates American V twins are referred to as Massey Fergusons.
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#17 Unread post by blues2cruise » Tue Nov 18, 2014 9:21 pm

drumwrecker wrote:Among my mates American V twins are referred to as Massey Fergusons.
Why?
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#18 Unread post by drumwrecker » Wed Nov 19, 2014 4:43 am

They make tractors.
St ill nice bike though.
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#19 Unread post by JackoftheGreen » Wed Nov 19, 2014 4:44 am

drumwrecker wrote:Among my mates American V twins are referred to as Massey Fergusons.
Just the American V-Twins, or any V-Twin?

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#20 Unread post by drumwrecker » Wed Nov 19, 2014 4:45 am

Harleys really.
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