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CB500 Clutch Rod Replacement

My cb500 is almost 100% finished up. I got my new set of Avon road runners on the other day, man what a difference new tires make! I was still having issues with my clutch, it felt like shit, and it turns out my clutch push rod was broken. The clutch adjuster was also cracked. […]

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Bike Vault – NZ

There’s a cycle storage place here in Auckland, NZ called “Bike Vault”. Basically it’s a place to store expensive motorcycles if you don’t have a garage. Max’s cousin Colin is buddies with one of the older guys who runs it, so, one day Colin and I stopped over and they gave me a tour. It’s […]

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SR250 schematics

Last Sunday a few of us helped Mick sort out his SR’s wiring. The stock harness, in my opinion, is unnecessarily bulky with safety relays and switches. This inspired me to see if I could design something streamlined while still using the stock controls and dash gauge… this is what I came up with: I […]

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CB500 Update

So I’ve been working away on my cb500. I got it back in November and at that point it had been sitting for 22 years. After a bunch of work I got it running, what a great feeling to fire up a bike after it hasn’t seen action for that long! Here is everything I […]

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1987 cbr250r – on board

Since the weather in Philly is shit, I thought you guys might like to see what it’s like to ride a cycle around sunny New Zealand. It was a solid 75˚ yesterday. This is my first time attempting on board filming, so if the quality sucks, deal with it. This first vid is me cruising […]

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cb360 is alive

Our philly winter has delayed the 360 terrorizing the streets but it’s built and…. in my living room. I’ll be loading it up in the back of the toyota for the trip up to Ricky’s Joint for a proper tune up soon enough.

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With fingers crossed

Here’s the extended forecast for next week. While things can certainly change between now and then, I’ve got my fingers crossed. I MUST get out for a ride soon or I’m going to go crazy! Saturday, 12 February will be 40° F (4.4° C) Sunday, 13 February will be 46° F (7.7° C) Monday, 14 […]