My bike is a 2007 GSXR 750. Bought this one at the beginning of the year and instantly fell in love with it. The handling is great, even though it is stretched, i was surprised at that. The power comp... more
Got my risers in. But bars didn't come in this week, damn it, but I can still get somethings ready for when they do. (Tomorrow hopefully)
Whack the ignition loop off. Will be moving... more
Waited to get the forks on 'till after work today. There is a 50 ton press in a shop next door where I work. Did not want to dremel the lower race off the stem yesterday when I could press the stem an... more
Thought I'd post up this week's progress this morning. I'll be update later this weekend with what ever else I got.
I tried all the rear calipers in my horde and nothing was going to jive. Consult... more
Got my two wheel spacers done. This one picture represents hours of standing in front of the lathe. Going to just have to trust me on that, lol.
Good news is my axle hole is perfect after using som... more
Work, snow, and family obligations took up most of my weekend. But I was able to get a couple important steps done.
In order to make the spacers mentioned above I needed to get the swingarm torque... more
Today I didn't make any progress on the bike. Physically that is. I did how ever pick up a very key tool for completing this project.
Atlas 618 manual lathe... Fuck yeah..
She is a runner, and se... more
So, all in all things are working out well. I'll work on my bearing and rear shock issues next. For now here is how she's looking.
According to the rear valve stem I'm very nearly on my center too... more
Although I don't have a frame jig, I can make a decent try at keeping the new rear some what centered.
The center of my front tire is in the middle of the table lift's wheel clamp. Mark that and m... more
As seen above, the swingarm that came on these bikes is boxy and plain. With the curvy tube frame and body lines this bike has it just never jived with me. So let's change the swinger.
Not so fast... more
It's time y'all!!!
Back story, and reason for the title. The R6 I built a while back had been finished and I had my fun on it. The decision was made to move on to another build. I always had my ey... more
"Apogee Motorworks is My bike tuning company when I'm not shooting commercials. ; ) i build one of these motorcycles before and I sold it to a Russian Millionaire the has it on his house and lov... more
Need some input if anyone may have any ideas. My bike seems to be jumping/cutting in and out real hard at high rpms. Use to only do it every now and then on a wheelie playing with the throttle real qu... more
Hey guys did my first track day the other week. Wanting to know about the bluing of the rear tyre? I’ve read it’s the oil in them coming to the surface. Wasn’t blue after the track day only now that i... more
So we are in Tallin....
They wanted to drink coffee in one of the most atmospheric Tallinn coffee houses in the Maiden Tower, but it now works in the hours when the museum is open. That is, before... more
Despite the fact that I have visited a lot countries from the Norwegian North Cape to the southernmost point of New Zealand, I believe that the beauty and cultural values of this small Baltic countr... more