A snowy Sunday seems an appropriate time to look at a more sunny adventure.
A few years back in January, a buddy and I were traveling to Los Angeles on what might be categorized as an alcoholic quest, but I had carte blanche on the first few days of the trip. With my admittedly limited knowledge of LA, I only had 1 place that I needed to visit. We made a beeline from the airport to one of the coolest (vintage) motorcycle establishments I’ve ever seen: Garage Company
I saw pictures of this place once or twice around the internet before and it looked quite interesting. I was in for an eyeful once I got there:
The only way I can describe this place is an overwhelming shrine to 2 wheels. After being in there for a while, I got to a point were my attention was being pulled in every direction as every corner I turned revealed a new wrinkle in what was already a notable collection. There were 2 stroke race bikes, choppers, drag bikes, rare and tricked out road bikes, pretty much everything I could wish to swing a leg over. In the back there was a full working shop and they happened to be working on a few British bikes when I wandered back there. Yoshi, the owner is an incredibly cool dude who embraces the fact that his shop has become a museum of sorts for awestruck people like myself, and lets face it, I was basically a tourist when I walked through the door.
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Published - Jan 15, 2011
Did the carbs on my 1987 cbr250r today. Way more headache than anything Honda from the 70’s. 1) Get all the plastic shit off 2) Get the carbs out. Man that shit looks different, Never seen carbs under the tank before. 3) New OEM air filter. That old one was seriously black as shit. 4) […]