Don’t take it wrong, carbon indeed has its merits, but the recent carbon craze seems to be heavily tied to bandwagon mentality; whatever the pros are doing is what the masses want to do too.
It was true in the ‘70s with drilled-out components, in the ‘80s with copious amounts of hair gel and Briko shades, in the ‘90s with those horrific lycra shorts designed to look like blue jeans, and today with carbon racing bikes. A frame and fork weighs less than a six-pack of brew, they’ve got terrific road damping capabilities, are stiffer than an I-beam – at least initially – and most importantly, carbon fiber has an indisputable cool factor.
Update: Nov 29 Here’s one of the most engaging articles we’ve ever published.
Is it still relevant now with advances in carbon and carbon repair? By Kurt Gensheimer So you’re about to mosey on over to your local bike shop and drop more coin for your first genuine racing bike than most people pay for an entire motorcycle.
A customer came in today and told me he is going to sell his super cub. I am not aware of any other REX Villiers in the USA. I will provide Bill of Sale only, but if you pay me an additional 0 I can provide an Indiana Title.
This is a hop in the cub and fly it anywhere machine. Also in addition to the interesting history behind the Skullcrushers, what makes this particular motorcycle such a collectable item is it hat it is so rare and its one of the earliest REX Villiers manufactured by REX (started in 1936).
You’ve drooled over your own teammates’ high-dollar race rig that has more carbon fiber on it than the International Space Station.
However, the combination of poor (no) regulations, the poorly maintained gravel roads, the inexperienced riders and sometimes a little too much of the good dating life resulted in a significant amount of accidents.
It is even said that these lightweight motorcycles abolished the inbreeding in the small town of Sweden.
The young men of Sweden took this new lightweight motorcycle to their heart because enabled them to travel much farther out and meet new girls in new towns, but still make it home in the evening so they could ride it to work in the morning.
This comes with a set of Federal 1500 skis and new tires for when the existing ones wear out. Need to sell because I bought an RV4 and am building a Pietenpol and I will need the hangar space soon.
Fresh Annual in September and times will change as I still fly her occasionally. 2007 American Legend Cub AL11 ,900 Lexington, SC 79 Since New, Dynon D-100 EFIS, Garmin GTX 327, Garmin 496, Annual Due 8/18, NKDH, Complete Logs, Always Hangared, Ski/Float Mounts, Vortex Generators Asking price seen on Facebook November 6 2017.