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
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
My good ol’ HG-5 served me well, so my next Aero in brown front quarter horsehide sounds logical. My complaints about the HG-5 ? none. Well, considering that I purchased … Continue Reading Aero Leather Clothing : King of the Road
Since I am doing something this summer that will fill my pockets with some cash, I might be able to afford the bike(s) I’ve been wanting for a while. It … Continue Reading Inspiration : Big Moon XS650
Motogadget is a German motorcycle instrument maker, and people have only good things to say about the quality of their products. I was particularly impressed by Motoscope mini, and thought … Continue Reading Motoscope Pro
via ze Last Chance Garage du 7-8. A possible direction for my 1977 GS750… which is currently awaiting a GS1000 engine transplant (with 1085 Wiseco pistons), along with a ’89 … Continue Reading Inspiration: ’81 Yoshimura GS1000 S SBK
Glacier National Park deserves another visit. In the summer. On my Suzuki GS750/1000…
A lot of internet searching, and about 50 phone calls later, I found a new con-rod for my TS. Mr.Crankshaft delivers… A beefier TM400 con-rod is probably the best choice … Continue Reading TS400 gets a new crank
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Handmade Portraits: Liberty Vintage Motorcycles from Etsy on Vimeo. Inspiration ? Envy ? Both actually. via Pipeburn.
Preparing a Dakar Bike from Transmoto Magazine on Vimeo.