New bikes and updates


The Husqvarnas are gone, thanks to the KTM acquisition. However, I bought a Yamaha YZ450FX and a Montesa Cota 4RT, and life is all good.


Legacy Motorist started racing district 37! Sadly, the racing season has been cut short because of a hairline fracture on my right heel bone. Transferring trials skills to a dirt bike is no easy task, and Legacy Motorist learned the hard way.

Legacy Motorist also decided to start a video blog to track his progression with desert racing. GoPro Hero 5 is on its way. Stay tuned…

Star Vmax 2014…

When I saw the launch videos of this motorcycle back in 2008, I fell in love with it. I thought I’d never end up owning it, because it was/is pretty expensive. But here I am, 6 years later, with a brand new 2014 Vmax.


I don’t think I’ll ever be able to own a Singer 911😛

Piggeh progress

Engine is almost done… and I have a rolling chassis🙂


I had the crankshaft rebuilt with a Falicon knife-edge connecting rod. The head got stainless steel Kibblewhite valves, Kibblewhite springs and titanium retainers driven by a stage 1 Hotcam. The clutch basket you see is a Hinson housing a Barnett clutch plates and springs setup. The Piggeh is going to be a supermoto, wearing Excels and running Michelin Pilot Power 2CTs.

Yoshimura Replica – Heart Transplant

I decided to swap in a Bandit 1250 motor into the GS750 frame. I still have the GS1000 motor with a big port intake, but I will rebuild that motor later. For now, my goal is to keep the motorcycle under 400 lbs and tune the engine to churn out 100 lb-ft of torque.


I will be running an in-line fuel pump with a fuel pressure regulator, so I don’t have to mess around with the GS750 gas tank. The Bandit 1250 fuel pump seems to be problematic from what I’ve read in several forums, and expensive too.