I am in love.
Big Red Pig may need an obese but capable kid brother…
Last fall, I took a bike building course under Tom Teasdale (TET cycles). The bike shown above is what I built. The geometry is a cross between a Black Sheep … Continue Reading Fat bike – Work in progress
Goodbye dear friend. Thanks for convincing me to join the New Pioneer Coop and for every conversation we had. You will be missed.
Making of Imola by Radical Ducati from Rocket68 on Vimeo. via Asphalt and Rubber.
The last two months have been crazy. But I am back and will be posting regularly. I’ve finished making my first bicycle frame, and learnt TIG welding in the process. … Continue Reading Back !
What would a perfect technical trail riding bike feature ? 1 – Lightweight – check 2 – focus on torque instead of bhp – check 3 – tuned for fuel … Continue Reading 2012 KTM 350 Freeride
via theKneeslider. To me, this is one of the best sounding engines. Inverted triple ftw!
For a poor PhD student with Dakar ambitions, nothing is more satisfying than looking at tricked out rally bikes. The CRF450x RR ranks second on my list, with first being … Continue Reading CRF450x RR
Piggeh’s fender was all beat up, so I decided to refresh the plastics. I wasn’t a big fan of the elephant nose fender on the piggeh anyway…
I threw the piece of junk Trail Tech Endurance speedometer out the window, and installed a speedometer used by 80% of the Dakar bikes (according to someone on ADVrider). The … Continue Reading ICO Dual Sport VRL
The battle between the XR650R and the XS650 was a tough one for me. In the end, the big red piggy won. So, piggy got a ride from Salt Lake … Continue Reading Piggy in a car
Sharing a border with Wisconsin has its benefits. Good cheese, great beer and Russell Moccasin. Before heading out to Salt Lake City in May, I stopped by Berlin, Wisconsin and … Continue Reading Russell Moccasin Visit
I’ve wanted the XR650R for a while. Now I own it… almost… (made an initial down payment). The XR650R is a Baja conqueror, purpose built to take on the harsh … Continue Reading BIG RED PIG