Sad to say this beautiful black beast has gone to the moto gods as of august last year following a nasty crash I had down south. She lives on in my head and is superseded by her redheaded sister!... more
Day 11, Thuesday
Now my way lays to Slovenia, to Bled, Lake Bled, a distance of 460 km.
It was a standard scheme: firstly, my navigator made fun of me, for example, suggested to turn where there... more
I'll continue to describe my trip on the lakes in July 2017.
Day 9, Sunday
I moved to Italy. There was a surprisingly large number of bikers, whether it was because of Sunday, or there was a rally... more
A month has passed since the day when my offspring came to life and went. Since then I have been traveling exclusively on it, the weather is really good. Now I want to tell you about engine, weighing,... more
My master link on my cbr just broke and it wasn't the lock pin side. It was the factory back side that just came off. I thought those were not suppose to come off so easily. My chain says 525 on it... more
Quickly went to the Austrian Mondsee, it is about 400 km. I drove 4.5 hours, and on the way to the Munich highway there was a small strange traffic jam. For no apparent reason, the flow slowed... more
In this post I will describe my two-week motocross in July 2017 along the route:
Moscow, Byala Podlaska (Poland), Lodz (Poland), Waren (Germany, Lake Waren), Bamberg (Germany), Mondsee (Austria, Lake... more
The newborn motorcycle got a missing electrician, took oily baths, took a sip of gasoline, got hooked and drove off.
As I expected, the most touching moment in the creation of a motorcycle is when it... more
Germany provides a lot of excellent quality of secondary roads (landstraße), passing through the most beautiful lands, and no one will remain indifferent. It is safe to ride even for novice motorcycli... more
After we returned to Seville, the first motorcycle part of the trip was coming to an end and it was necessary to go to the surf camp. On the way, we sometimes stopped to take pictures, eat and drink... more
Brigadier was the first my project! So it’s time to tell you about it.
That's 95% of what my future motorcycle is made of. It is missing a little - electricians, fixings for a license plate, a leat... more
Since there was nowhere to hurry, it was decided to stay a little on the beach which can be seen in the photo above. The main goal of the third day was to get to Seville. The road was a... more
I give you a redesigned seat release, no key but retained the lock housing. Chinese lever adjuster repurposed. The anodize should last longer down there.
Not using factory throttle housing, controls... more
Oiled the K&N filters and stuck them on for a look.
Oil lines tweaked to final position so they don't touch any part of the header
I probably could have used a slight bend vs straight fittings,... more
Brake line retainer stolen from my XX arm and trimmed, I just had to sneak a Honda part into the build :P
That 1 job no one likes...
Now, about those holes in the clutch cover..
I would have got mo... more
4 cans of brake cleaner, 1 can WD40, half a dozen rags, 2 toothbrushes, a Scotch Brite pad, 6 hours labor and my last few squirts of S100 to detail this motor.
Popped the side covers off and cleaned... more