Published - May 9, 2014

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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 […]

Published - Mar 7, 2014

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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 […]

Published - Sep 26, 2013

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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]

Published - Sep 24, 2013

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high compression 500t – 6mo recap

2021 update – click here. Below is deprecated info… 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 […]

Published - Sep 13, 2013

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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 […]

Published - Sep 4, 2013

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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 […]

Published - Aug 28, 2013

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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 […]

Published - Aug 20, 2013

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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.

Published - Aug 19, 2013

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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 […]

Published - Aug 18, 2013

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Great Lakes tour – day 8

Destination – pictured rocks national lakeshore – we made our way to pictured rocks which is a national park which borders the south end of Lake Superior. – crazy 300 ft tall cliffs that go down into the lake – water is insane crystal clear – hung out and took a mid day nap at […]

Published - Aug 17, 2013

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Great Lakes tour – day 7

Destination – Grand Maris Michigan – woke up on the beach and a maintenance guy called the cops on us but cops never came – headed north back over the 5 mile mackinaw bridge towards pictured rocks national lakeshore in the upper peninsula of Michigan. – mackinaw city is a horrible tourist trap. Never go […]

Published - Aug 16, 2013

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Great Lakes tour – day 6

Destination: Mackinaw City, Michigan ‘Where the men are men and so are the women’. – guy at the lunch spot stop. We tried to get up and out of Leno’s place before he got up and pulled another wild card on us. It was a 3 mile dirt road back to a real road. We […]

Published - Aug 15, 2013

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Great Lakes tour – day 5

Destination – Sault Ste. Marie Things got real weird last night… Real weird. We met some random old dude named Leno on a harley at a strip club. He told us we could camp at his place… So we took him up on it. His place was on a bad ass lake. He’s basically bi-polar. […]

Published - Aug 14, 2013

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Great Lakes Tour – day 4

Destination – Massey Ontario We woke up at 5:45am on the Georgian Bay to rain and heavy wind. Ed’s rain fly ripped in the wind so he wasn’t a happy camper. We were up early to catch the ferry to Manatouin island which we just made. It pretty much rained off and on the entire […]

Published - Aug 13, 2013

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Great Lakes tour – day 3

Destination – Bruce peninsula again Damn, this day was awesome. – we swam in this place called the grotto in Bruce national park. (Lake Huron) It had carribean looking water and cliffs. Tons of people – we cliff jumped for a while. It was pretty epic – our cycles are running solid which is nice […]

Published - Aug 12, 2013

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Great Lakes tour – day 2

Destination – Bruce peninsula – after leaving buffalo, we crossed into Canada and swam in lake Ontario. It was insane cold – our buddy Ryan from Chicago is joining us on half of our trip. We met him up in Canada – 3 of us made our way up in to the Bruce peninsula. It’s […]

Published - Aug 11, 2013

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Great Lakes tour – day 1

Destination – buffalo ny Shit. Off to a rocky start. – we left sat instead of fri – night before leaving I dropped a bolt into my engine while double checking valves. It fell down the center cavity into the crankcase. By a miracle of god I fished it out somehow… – morning we left […]

Published - Jul 27, 2013

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license plates and driving history

I like where my license plate sits on my cb650. See if you can find it in the above pic. Yea… it’s sort of hidden, but it’s also sort of visible from certain angles. I’ve ridden in front of so many cops through the city for years, and no one has ever given me a […]

Published - Feb 28, 2013

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cb500t – engine rebuild – part 4

2021 update – click here. Below is deprecated info… Read about rebuild Part 3 Read about rebuild Part 2 Read about rebuild Part 1 Well… the 450 is finished and it runs. Video at bottom. I’ve riden it about 10 miles so far. Haven’t gone over 5K rpm yet, but it feels super responsive and […]

Published - Jan 27, 2013

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cb500t – engine rebuild – Part 3

2021 update – click here. Below is deprecated info… Read about rebuild Part 2 Read about rebuild Part 1 Hey guys. Here’s an update on my cb475 supersport build. The engine is basically finished. All that’s left is to put on my high polished engine covers and I’m putting in a new clutch. I installed […]

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Dirt Bike Weekend | Bald Eagle State Forest

If you didn’t already know… dirt bike weekends fuckin’ rule. Last weekend, 12 of us packed up after work on Friday and headed 3hrs outside Philly to Bald Eagle State Forest. Around 10pm our crew of old Toyota’s was cruising down a gravel road in the pitch black. Ed and I in front, were pounding […]