What can you say about a machine that weighs less than 400 lbs and has a measly 50 horsepower?A fuckin blast to ride is what I say!Sounds nice,runs well(starts first kick every time)and puts a smile o... more
The engine was disassembled by the company long back in Neukirchen and after cleaning by motors Israel re-assembled and re-mounted. The motor housing, gear housing, air filter box and the Anlasserdeck... more
The original rear frame, and the defective shock absorber was removed.
In England, I have ordered for my conversion of a very delicate rear frame and a matching bump (made of GRP) and adjusted. The s... more
The decision for the speedometer, headlight and headlight mounting bracket is made quickly.
The very strong cranked Handlebar-but is not used (an attempt!). There is a shallow but wide LSL has been... more
Hello friends! I hasten to share the joyful news - the investigation about the accident finally is beginning to happen! 2 weeks ago it was admitted, that I and my Kawasaki became victims in the accide... more
Preparation for the trip was well under way. 7 days before departure on Friday, 8 July. I went to wash the motorcycle before I started to pack it for a long-range trip, change filter oil, cables, rubb... more
On my birthday I bought a Suzuki RM125. And as you understand, I did not close the season and managed to experience the joys of winter enduro.
Then a long cold winter ...
But when spring came, I... more
I am reposting this gem of information for HondaTwins.net. Original post has been removed. It was an invaluable piece of information for me as a beginner, so it is my hope that other beginners will fi... more
This is how I painted my old, used motorcycle wheel spokes. The same process should work for bicycle spokes as well. The bike is a 1974 Honda CL200. The spokes are cadmium plated steel (I think).... more
The old rims on my 1974 Honda CL200 had seen better days. They were dented, out of true, scratched, a little rusty, and no longer safe. I tried pounding out the dents with a mallet and then with a blo... more
...I began hearing some SCARY sounds from the engine. At times it was a ticking from the head, other times a clanking from the crank area. So the engine must come out and be inspected.
Camshaft look... more
What started out as a mild, stock-ish restoration of a hard-to-find 1974 Honda CL200, the project began to steer in the direction of darkness when I decided to add some bratstyle/tracker styling cues.... more
One day I decided to get my son to drive on the dunes, there was also a quarry! It was fun, I tired of running after my son, but progress on the face. Equipment is really a good thing! As my son said... more
Cleaned up and partially restored my gauges....numbers are still a bit sunbaked....
With most of the wiring taken care of, it was time to get to the brakes.
I had rebuilt the rear 600 bandit calip... more
The day finally came...
Engine going back where it belongs.....I'm finally making some progress here on this
I put the engine in the same way I pulled it out.....But I did ask a friend to stop by to... more
Realizing the tank I had was just too far gone for a ratrod look, I started the search for another 78 tank....
Soon I realized there were non to be found.... :(
On one occasion I had found a complet... more
This is where the story started.... A Craigslist ad for a 78 GS1000 that had not been started since 1990....$400
I thought it would be a good parts bike for 78 GS1000 I already had.
The bike looked... more