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Published - May 8, 2017

Author - Adam

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1976 Honda CB550

Last month marked 6 years of owning my ’76 CB550. It all started with Ed breaking down in Morgantown, PA on our way back from Denver, CO in 2010. Lucky for us, the house we broke down in front of was a motorcyclist and helped us out. While at his house we got to check […]

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Published - Aug 10, 2016

Author - Ed

Comments - 13

Cb450 performance camshaft

Performance camshafts can add different characteristics of power to your engine. Cams with high lift can add mid range punch, while cams with longer duration can add high rpm top end power. Cams with both can really add power but you need to make sure the head can flow properly. It really depends on what […]

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Published - Jun 3, 2016

Author - Ed

Comments - 7

cb650 keihin crs29 carbs

If you have a cb650 (or any jap 4cyl) and you’re looking to splurge close to an extra $1000… This post is for you. 79-80 cb650 actually have pretty good stock-oem carbs IMO: 29mm bore, mechanical slide and accelerator pump. However, if yours are getting shitty and want a nice upgrade, brand new keihin crs29 […]

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Published - May 23, 2016

Author - Adam

Comments - 10

CB650 Cam in a CB550

This swap always interested me for the power bump but I never found any good comparison info about it so I was skeptical that it was possible without major modification. I successfully completed the swap and it was very straight forward but you will need to some additional parts to do it. Here’s all the […]

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Published - May 5, 2016

Author - Adam

Comments - 0

Honda CB Starter Delete / Block Off

Here’s a solution for removing your starter if you have setup your cycle to be kick only like I did. Previously, I used to use a rubber freeze plug which is the standard internet forum recommendation. However, day one of riding to Lake Superior my freeze plug blew out and my bike hemorrhaged oil 30 […]

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Published - Apr 23, 2016

Author - Ed

Comments - 4

Honda CR500 – 2 stroke

In case you don’t know… These things were pretty fast. Saw this shit on IG and was dying.  I’ll bet that power band hits like a Mac truck.                 

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Published - Apr 15, 2016

Author - Ed

Comments - 1

Not polishing turds

I lost $50. Adam was looking through the website at stuff from back in 2010. He found the below picture and said “wow, yanns bike was really clean”. I said no fucking way, it’s some random persons bike that came out for a Thursday ride. Long story short, I was wrong and yes it was […]

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Published - Aug 3, 2015

Author - Adam

Comments - 10

Pennsylvania Weekender | Photos

PA trip was so much fun. Like we always say, getting out the old bikes to camping and checking things out is the best. We only had 5 days on the road and I think we made the most of it. Photos by Alex and myself. Day 1: Met up at Ben’s garage and then […]

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Published - Jul 24, 2015

Author - Adam

Comments - 0

Pennsylvania Weekender

Taking a week or more off of work isn’t always possible as we have all probably experienced but that’s just reality of having a job. So, with only being able to take a couple days off this coming week, a couple of us are trying to make the most of the limited time off by […]

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Published - Jun 17, 2015

Author - Alex Quinn

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The Honda Africa Twin: The Legend Lives On

Ahead of the release of Honda’s latest iteration of the Africa Twin, they have released a series of videos, the first of which offers beautiful archival footage of the early days of the Paris-Dakar Rally. Truly one of the most grueling motorcycle races on the planet, the Dakar has captured the hearts, minds and imaginations […]

FloridaKid

Published - Aug 21, 2014

Author - Ed

Comments - 1

Who wants to borrow a cb200?

Alex, the guy who visited us while riding his motorcycle from Florida to Mass. is looking to let someone borrow his motorcycle. A Honda cb200. His previous story here His new story goes like this: Basically, he’s moving to Portland, Oregon for 6 months and he can’t bring the bike with him. If you’re interested […]

FloridaKid

Published - May 9, 2014

Author - Adam

Comments - 6

Florida to Nantucket on a CB200

A couple weeks ago we got an email from this guy Alex who was planning to ride his 1975 CB200 from his home in Florida to Massachusetts with a potential stop in Philly. We told him good luck and hit us up when you make it to Philly. Well, he made it and timed it […]

nsr250r

Published - Mar 7, 2014

Author - Ed

Comments - 12

Small and rare sport bikes

I don’t know if you’re like me, but I just can’t get interested in most sport bikes. I hate how the mindset of dumb americans is “bigger is better”. For example… most dumb jocks think; “I want to get a motorcycle… of course I’m going to get a crotch rocket. A 600cc is lame. I’m […]

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Published - Sep 26, 2013

Author - Ed

Comments - 2

Homeward Bound

I love when I get emails from people about trips they’ve done. Dan is from Collingswood NJ. He emailed me saying he just rode his Honda cb from Milwaukee back here to philly area. Check out the PDF he put together, it’s a good little read. Homeward-Bound [PDF]

cb450-01

Published - Sep 24, 2013

Author - Ed

Comments - 9

high compression 500t – 6mo recap

It annoys me when I see cycles on eBay that say “Fresh rebuilt engine. 10 miles on it since rebuild. Runs great.” etc… Fucking stupid. I would never buy a bike like that unless the owner has put like 1000 miles on the rebuilt engine to confirm shit is good. Anyway… someone asked me if […]

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Published - Sep 13, 2013

Author - Ed

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bike rack on a motorcycle

So… I’ve met Clint a few times. He’s a cool dude. Kills it riding trails. Even if you don’t like bmx… you’ll enjoy this vid. It’s mainly about Clint’s “living-free” lifestyle. He has an old Airstream trailer he lives out of and tows around the country with his veggie-diesel van. He travels for free due […]

cb550-inspiration

Published - Sep 4, 2013

Author - Ed

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cb350 – inspiration

I don’t know about you, but I spend a decent amount of time looking at tumblr’s. Specifically “fashion/design/lifestyle” tumblr’s. One that I really like is called the Pursuit Aesthetic. They rarely have cycles on it, but when they do, they’re normally good ones. This cb350 really stood out to me. love love love that exhaust […]

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Published - Aug 28, 2013

Author - Devyn

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Rulers’ Run

Every year towards late August a handful of rare souls converge together to wreak havoc on the streets of Brooklyn, like some horrid natural phenomenon emerging from the sea to consume an entire city. The sheer anticipation of the solid one-night rumble attached to your motorcycle, surrounded by the sharpest cavalcade of your most trusted […]

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Published - Aug 20, 2013

Author - Ed

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Great Lakes tour – day 10

Destination – two rivers Wisconsin Yea we drank too much in Milwaukee trying to make the post from yesterday… Milwaukee is wayyyy cooler than Green Bay. Green Bay can suck a dick. So… We did stuff. Hangover pending… we’ll update tomorrow.

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Published - Aug 19, 2013

Author - Ed

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Great Lakes tour – day 9

Destination – pictured rocks national lakeshore again So we met a 21yr old dude named Blake from this little town here called Christmas. Super nice dude. He camped with us the other night. He’s a local here at pictured rocks. He showed us some badass shit. He said he used to swim distance competitively… And […]

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Published - Apr 10, 2017

Season Opener! | Norton Show Camping Trip

UPDATE – Saturday camping trip is off due to rain. We’re still going to Norton show Sunday morning. Leaving from reanimator ‘fishtown next to loco pez’ coffee shop Sunday at 9am. Be there gassed and ready to go. We’ll get Dilly burgers for lunch after Norton show. Forget what’s below… Read above only.. I’m looking […]