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2003 Yamaha TTR125L, Anthony Rosati of PA | Reader’s Rides

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2003 Yamaha TTR125L, Anthony Rosati of PA | Reader’s Rides
Anthony Rosati’s 2003 Yamaha TTR125L

Who: Anthony Rosati of West Pittston, Pa.

Occupation: Accountant

What: 2003 Yamaha TTR125L

Owned since: 2014

Where was this purchased: Craigslist ad

Why this motorcycle: “To race MiniGP and have a front brake. That and getting crushed by a car made me realize that the street isn’t for me anymore.”

Mods: Pro-Taper bars (RM-bend), the cheesiest grips I could find. MSR hand guards, Renthal rear sprocket (stock size) and a +1 Sunstar front, Eibach spring for the shock, Service Pavilion fork mod, bar risers, shifter and Bridgestone tires.

Why I ride: “I’m too old and stupid to start a new hobby.”

Previous motorcycles: Two Buells (still own both), 2001 and 2005 Suzuki SV650s, 1994 Honda CBR600F2, 1979 Kawasaki KZ750, 2000 Suzuki GSX-R750, 2001 Suzuki GSX-R1000, 2004 Ducati Monster S4-R, 2006 Kawasaki Ninja 636, 2006 Suzuki DR-Z400sm, 2006 Husqvarna SM510R, 2008 Triumph Speed Triple, 2007 Ducati 1098 (got crushed by the car along with me), 1999 Harley-Davidson Super Glide, 1988 and 1990 Yamaha FZR400s, I think that’s it…

 

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