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mattology
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Hello, new member Introduction

Post by mattology » Fri Sep 06, 2019 7:38 pm

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Hello,

This is my introduction thread/new post.

I am sure many people who frequent the apriliaforum are familiar with my username, as I am a long time poster there.

My name is Matt, and I live in Saint Petersburg, Florida, USA. I am an engineer by formal education and career, a hobbyist two-stroke motorhead, and an amateur wannabe chef.

I owned my first RS50 in 2009, and after riding it, and having some gearbox troubles(who woulda thought, lol) I decided I wanted to put a 125cc two stroke engine into the little 50's chassis.

I accomplished that with the first ride of my "RMV125" in February of 2013, and between home ownership and other bikes, I've spent the last six and a half years constantly working to improve this bike to be the best it can be.

In 2014 I built a second RMV125 for my dad, and we have enjoyed these bikes on both kart/mini tracks and full size tracks. Just this year, a buddy I met at a local kart track decided to build a 3rd after seeing the well sorted 125's having a blast at the kart track, and another riding/boating/cold beverage consuming buddy Adam decided to build a 4th. So now at this point I guess you could say the bikes are a thing, I guess!

Anyway I love the small bikes, I have a blast riding them, and thought I would finally sign up on here. Thanks Rob for the great forum support.
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Rj_666
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Re: Hello, new member Introduction

Post by Rj_666 » Sat Sep 07, 2019 9:44 pm

Nice to see you over here, Matt !
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Re: Hello, new member Introduction

Post by Berkeley » Sun Sep 08, 2019 3:55 am

Hi matt, good to meet you
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Welcome Aboard

Post by toratora » Mon Sep 09, 2019 1:39 am

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Hell, Michigan

Nice to see you’ve made it. We are working very hard to make this a great place for these little bikes. :paw_prints:
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Re: Hello, new member Introduction

Post by jkv357 » Mon Sep 09, 2019 6:02 am

Welcome Matt!

It would great to hear more about your conversions if you have info/photos and the time, start a new thread.

I know there are others here that would enjoy seeing how you did it.


Jay
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