star_deceiver’s 1979 CM185T Twinstar

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    star_deceiver
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      Hey, everyone!  Just moved to Red Deer from Vernon, BC (all this flat may take some getting used to)!  Here's what I have…

      Last of the 6 volt bikes!

      1979 Honda CM185T twinstar 4 speed
      181cc SOHC parralel twin air cooled 4 stroke
      Bore/Stroke 53x41mm (2.09×1.61in)
      9.0:1 Compression 87 Octane
      15 BHP @ 9500rpm
      9.2 FT/LB TQ @ 7000rpm
      Top Speed 118km/h
      0-100km/h 16-40 sec (depending on the wind)
      Red Line @ 10000rpm
      Gear Ratios:  Primary reduction 3.833:1, First 2.769:1, Second 1.722:1, Third 1.272:1, Fourth 1:1, Final reduction 15-35 2.333:1
      Front Tire 3.00 – 17
      Rear Tire 3.50 – 16
      Dry Weight 273 LBS
      Fuel Capacity 10.5L/2.8gal
      Mileage 3.7-4.5L/100km (63.5-52mpg) depending on the wind
      Costs less then $10 to fill.

      Mods:  Custom voltage rectifier,

      That plant looks pathetic, and somehow it still lives…

      Gassing up in Canmore

      At the Old man's place in Red Deer

      All loaded up

      Drained the fork oil today… probably the first time since '79

      First ride Alberta side.  Wind off the snow covered field was a bit nippy….

      Sylvan Lake

      #9122

      madjak30
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        Welcome to the area as well…just wait until summer…where you parked you bike, on a hot day the Bikini’s are thick!!  You are better off pulling over and walking…might get in an accident!!

        As for the other pics you took…I have a few from the same spot…

        We’ll have to take a ride out to Abraham Lake (near the gates to the Icefield Parkway…road between Banff and Jasper)…really scenic…almost like home (I moved here from Castlegar in 1988) 

        It would be nice to ride with someone that doesn’t have atleast twice the power of my bike…no offence lonesoldier (over 4x my power…??)

        Later.

        #9142

        star_deceiver
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          I can just imagine what trouble one might get into on a hot summer day there!

          Speed depends on the wind… Sometimes it’s hard to get out of 3rd gear. 

          #9167

          madjak30
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            Cool…I’m more into touring around than speeding around…I just like to get out there and don’t really care about the speed…you thinking about doing to Calgary tour?  or is that kinda stretchin’ your bike?  If you can hit 100kph, you should be fine…we will just avoid the main hiways… 😉

            Later.

            #9168

            viken
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              i would want a bobber for touring… 🙂

              #9171

              madjak30
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                Hey, I’m pretty happy with anything with wheels and an engine (within reason)…with my style of riding, I may end up going cruiser but not sure at this point…I am still having an awesome time just getting out there…

                Later.

                #9176

                viken
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                  i might test ride a Fury this summer

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                  star_deceiver
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                    Wheels and an engine… And if it starts easily and isn’t a pain to work on, even better!  8)

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