Richard Skate's Member Page
Member: skatey
Name: Richard Skate
From: Dartford, United Kingdom
Gender: Male
Age: 39 years old
 
 Current:
2002 Aprilia RSV 1000 Mille

Photos: 3
Info: My current pride and joy, brought at the end of 2006
2006 Ducati 999

Photos: 8
Info: The newest toy in my garage, although it spends more time out on the road at the moment :-)
 
 Past:
1987 Yamaha FZR 400

Photos: 15
Info: This is my 1987 Jap. import. I didn“t really like the look of the 80“s styling but the price was right. Then some oil on a damp road gave me the perfect execuse to redo the bodywork. Using much better looking R6 plastics. Other mods to date are Remus twin end race can, FZR600R rear pegs and brackets (these are shorter to fit with the race can), braided brake hoses, ZX6R switchgear and levers (the
1997 Triumph T 595

Photos: 10
Sold: Mar 2009
Info: My real fravorite, just don''t tell the mille ;-) Brought 2005, sold 2009 :-(
1998 Suzuki GSX-R 600

Photos: 6
Info: Brought in 2003 as a replacement for the Yamaha. I got itchy fingers and strpped all the bodywork off and gave it a complete respray with some paint I had left over from an old car. Added a Rizla sticker kit and we lived happily together till a shiney ZX7R caught my eye in 2005. I know the father and son who brought the bike re-resprayed the bike in propper Rizla Suzuki colours as a race replica b
1989 Honda NS 125

Photos: 1
Info: My first ever motorbike :-)
1999 Kawasaki ZX-7R

Photos: 4
Info: Brought in 2006 as a step up from the 600 Suzuki. But two months later someone localy put their Triumph Daytona up for sale and I couldn''t resist. So the ZX had to go. I basically brought it cleaned it, serviced it. Did about 300 miles on it then sold it for £200 profit :-)
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