Again I decided Gland my rear cradle connector. I twist (sand and torch) a 20mm diameter tube and verify that the resulting angle is right.I double the operation then cuts up the two small pieces I ne... more
As I said, for such a basic bike, onboard power is impressive. Much of it is hidden away beneath the container, but the rest, the rest was located under the seat, around a large battery box behind the... more
For my scrambler Kawasaki 440 I want a flat saddle , slightly raised at the back and curved loop width that is slightly narrower front.
Buy a 1 meter tube diameter of 25mm DIY-supermarket on the corn... more
For air filters are visible I must extend the big central tube on top of the engine cradle. I'll weld it an extension of at least 120-130 mm. The tube is 40mm in diameter. Whenever feasible I decide t... more
It was not until September 2016 that I attack seriously the continuous transformation of work and I begins with the frame.
The framework is obviously the centerpiece of my project. It is he who will... more
I started dismantling in October 2015, the motorcycle suspended from a hoist.Throughout this one I took pictures to keep track of the place and the assembly of each piece.All bolts, nuts, screws were... more
I got this bike in fall 2014. She had spent many years gathering dust at the back of the garage for my brother Francis. Once brought home, first thing: a state of place and restarted. A drain an oil f... more
After years roll on recent motorcycle I decided to change gears. Tired of always bigger gear, faster, heavier, more expensive, packed with electronics and plastics, I decided to offer me new sensation... more
Dakar 2018 - Stage 2 Results - Sunday, January 7th 2018
1 Barreda Joan 5 SPA Monster Energy Honda Team Honda 02:56'44
2 Van Beveren Adrien 4 FRA Yamalube Yamaha Official Rally Team Yamaha +02'54
This afternoon, California Highway Patrol and Riverside Police Officers responded to the 91fwy/Mission Inn for an injury assault by a large group of motorcycle riders.
Prior to the assault and proper... more
For almost 50 years, Walter Kohl, a moto enthusiast from the small town of Lockport, New York, engaged in the business of buying and selling spare parts for old motorcycles. He bought countrywide moto... more
The GT750 and I go back a long way. As a matter of fact I have some permanent scars and broken bones from crashing one in my late teens. I have also owned 4 of these over the years. The 1974 to 1976 m... more
As I have said in the introduction to this blog, I fully drawn my project before I start. I also listed as best I could all the elements and accessories that I would have to produce and / or purchase.... more
The stock Phillips head engine screws were replaced with a stainless steel Allen head bolt kit.
All 8 valve tappet cover seals were replaced
New clutch housing gasket was installed... more
In July 2014, the so. I found a Yamaha XV750 from 1981 to Marketplace. Once the seller arrived it turned out that he was still a XV700 had for parts. This block had much less walked than the 750 so th... more