Poll

Which of these Moto Martins would you add to your stable?

Silver Streak/Out House
24 (23.1%)
Yellow Peril
27 (26%)
Pretty in Pink
20 (19.2%)
Humbug
5 (4.8%)
Red Martin
6 (5.8%)
Martin Green
10 (9.6%)
House Martin
1 (1%)
Full House/Martin No mates
2 (1.9%)
Out House/Silver Streak
9 (8.7%)

Total Members Voted: 90

Voting closed: September 30, 2012, 21:11

Author Topic: Bike of the Month - September 2012  (Read 12785 times)

dja981

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Re: Bike of the Month - September 2012
« Reply #15 on: September 02, 2012, 18:34 »
Defo none of the twins sorry but that engine maybe good but it has the looks only a mother could love. :o
Even the triples are so so. They just don't look as good as a cbx.  :P

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Offline strike750

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Re: Bike of the Month - September 2012
« Reply #16 on: September 02, 2012, 21:42 »
Humbug for me , all this twin love are you all secretly yearning for a ZANE haaaaaaaaaaa
Chris

Offline DungeonMaster

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Re: Bike of the Month - September 2012
« Reply #17 on: September 03, 2012, 00:49 »
I settled and voted for Martin Green.
I had a Zane. Woudn't get another. Can't live without an SF2

Offline Paul Marx

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Re: Bike of the Month - September 2012
« Reply #18 on: September 03, 2012, 08:11 »
8 and 10 would appear to be the same machine.
The guy who owns it since new was a friend of Georges Martin and had him build this machine which was the first Martin Laverda.
Note the SS1 carbs.

Ciao
Paul

Offline Golgother

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Re: Bike of the Month - September 2012
« Reply #19 on: September 03, 2012, 08:46 »
Didn't know Moto Martin did frames for Lavs.

Pretty in pink for me, the stance and proportions are right and I could see myself owning it, but would have to change the colour.

A Moto Martin CBX is on my ''one day'' list.

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« Last Edit: September 03, 2012, 08:49 by Golgother »

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Re: Bike of the Month - September 2012
« Reply #20 on: September 03, 2012, 10:27 »
You can count Martin frames for Laverda, Twin and Triple on the fingers of one hand.
Paul

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Re: Bike of the Month - September 2012
« Reply #21 on: September 03, 2012, 13:57 »
Hi Scrumpy, no 1 and no 9 is the same bike! I love the look of no 1!
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Re: Bike of the Month - September 2012
« Reply #22 on: September 03, 2012, 14:59 »
I go for the GREEN one!

Needs just a good wash!

Offline padlock

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Re: Bike of the Month - September 2012
« Reply #23 on: September 03, 2012, 15:30 »
No 9 all the way, looks mean as fuck without the fairing.
Its all just so much bollox !

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Re: Bike of the Month - September 2012
« Reply #24 on: September 03, 2012, 16:35 »
Hi Scrumpy, no 1 and no 9 is the same bike! I love the look of no 1!
Ciao, Gert

Thanks Gert - I had my suspicions looking at the side panels. Amended to reflect this.

Scrumpy

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Re: Bike of the Month - September 2012
« Reply #25 on: September 03, 2012, 16:41 »
8 and 10 would appear to be the same machine.
The guy who owns it since new was a friend of Georges Martin and had him build this machine which was the first Martin Laverda.
Note the SS1 carbs.

Ciao
Paul

Thanks Paul - now amended.

Scrumpy

Offline julian

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Re: Bike of the Month - September 2012
« Reply #26 on: September 03, 2012, 17:18 »
Hi Scrumpy,
are you going to amend the scores at the end also?
Obviously the scores are now split but for the same bike, and as it's the one I voted for I think it's only right that it wins!  :P
Would you not agree  ;D ;D

Julian
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Re: Bike of the Month - September 2012
« Reply #27 on: September 03, 2012, 18:59 »
Hi Scrumpy,
are you going to amend the scores at the end also?
Obviously the scores are now split but for the same bike, and as it's the one I voted for I think it's only right that it wins!  :P
Would you not agree  ;D ;D

Julian

Julian,
I only need to add options 1 and 9, one of the other pair hadn't received a vote so I removed that voting option. Now if we have come down to tie-breaker I am happy to have the casting vote 8) or we could run another vote between the two.

Scrumpy

lemonjelly

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Re: Bike of the Month - September 2012
« Reply #28 on: September 03, 2012, 19:09 »
Sorry I think they all look shite except Pretty in Pink ;) and Humbug.

Bi-Lav  bah- humbug owner,
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« Last Edit: September 03, 2012, 19:11 by lemonjelly »

Offline Shamrock

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Re: Bike of the Month - September 2012
« Reply #29 on: September 04, 2012, 05:49 »
Pinky has my vote   ;D




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