The End of Winter | Kenso/Fishtown
Well guys, we’ve had all winter to get something done, except for Ed who gets to enjoy summer back to back to back. The warm weather signals us to make those final adjustments and go for a test ride.
Stopped by Brian’s house Saturday for some cold beers and a lesson on the hybrid tacos of Southern Texas. Brian was dusting off the ol’ 63 Pan and rewiring the brake switch. Needless to say, we wrapped up there, bought a case of Genesse and ate tacos for dinner.
After a day of piecing the 500/4 motor together, a few of us arrived just in time to watch Jason McElroy fuel up his freshly built BSA and make a couple dozen flybys.
When Erik Omland’s not busting up hipster fights at the Barbary, he’s wrenching right next door to Jason’s shop. He’s been working on this local Tiger110 that’s in beautiful condition.
End of the weekend and I have a near finished motor and freshly painted helmet. Starting ‘er up tonight.
As much as I fucking hate Winter, if it didn’t keep me off the bike as much as it did, I’d never get any work done.
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Published - Aug 28, 2011
bmx interview – 10 years ago
When I was 20, I had a mini interview in Dig BMX magazine. It had nothing to do with me being good at riding or anything like that… I was just kinda friends with the right people and in the right place at the right time. Check it out… ha, it’s funny to read this […]
when are you firing up the 500?
I wanna come by for it…
Fired it up last night. Down on 3 cyl at first until I fixed #2 boot. Sounded great, but wouldn’t idle. I did rejet adding an extra variable, so it’s taking on too much fuel. I’ll adjust tonight and give it another go on a fresh charge.
Mick, I need an extra boot if ya got it. Also, let me know if you want that Avon 100/90 for your rear. Going back to Dunlops.
You don’t like the Avons?
I can’t say I hate them because I mistakenly ordered a tire size smaller, although spec calls for that size. I need a 110 on there at the least. I liked the tread on the Dunlops too. I mean, I would have finished that Turkey Pro race if I had tires with a little more tread.
yeah i have 2 extra ones if ya want one.
may be tough to get off, haven’t rried yet, but you’re welcome to em.
that helmet paint job looks sick dude. cant wait to see the 500 out again too.
Psyched for you devyn. Glad to see you starting to get the beast all buttoned up.
Nice pictures, Devyn.