Above cool Sportster with lots of copper
Welcome technophobes, grease monkies, and motorheads
Welcome to a new'ish' site written by and with the imput from people who,s brains are so full of;
Technical abillity, Insane ideas, and the love of wierd and wonderfull shit, that there is no time in their over stressed brains for "CRAP" like spelling and punktuation.
Monday, 30 July 2012
Sunday, 29 July 2012
Do you know where it is? Its 160 miles from my house at the Hayride.
Did i get it there and back in a truck? No i rode it there and it'll take my ass a week to recover.
"Pussey" i hear you cry "Its only 160miles" Yep but it is a hard horse saddle on a couple of valve springs.
ABSOLUTELY ONE OF THE BEST GATHERINGS THAT I'VE EVER BEEN TO.
Thursday, 26 July 2012
I've decided to ride, up the A303 to the Hayride tomorrow on my Trumpet. It will be the furthest i've riden it. i have 3 issues.
- 1. I have no MOT: I have been beavering away in the shed tonight so it should fly through the Test tomorrow. (that is me below working hard in the Shed).
- 2. Will my back last a long journey on a hardtail : ill just have to find out (hopefully there will be a chiropractor there)
- 3. Will my engine last: I'll just have to trust in THE FORCE. (or the RAC)
Wednesday, 25 July 2012
Sunday, 22 July 2012
I just need to neaten up some bits and weld in the engine brackets then i can hand it over to Dowie so that he can build the rest of the bike.
Saturday, 21 July 2012
The first 3 pictures here are from http://home.kabelfoon.nl/~gnl/gallery3.html , this site has a lot of choppers.
The next 3 photos are all from The Norrtalje show in Sweden. A show i would love to go to although i have read that it was pissing with rain there this year.
Friday, 20 July 2012
Looking at his bikes reminds me of when we were both 11. We had this obsession with drawring crazy war vehicles, his drawings were always neat and prescise with clean lines and a distinction between black and white where as mine were always scruffy and compleatly the opposite. This is a style that has followed us into later life with our bike building.
I still liked my drawings more.
WELL DONE JIMBO.
Thursday, 19 July 2012
It was a beautiful ride there and once there it was a great gathering. There were lots of cool bikes and lots of grubby people in overalls and there was Beer.
Lovely cool Shovels.
The bloke who owns this is a very nice bloke and told me all about it. (im sorry i cant remember his name)
I think he said it was a BSA M21. Its 500cc (my brain is like a sive, so please feel free to correct me as i always make cock-ups. REMBER. "dont believe anything you read on the internet.")
Its a standard frame but has 16"Suzuki Marauder Wheels on it that make it look really skwat, and good fun to ride.
Tuesday, 17 July 2012
Getting onto the ferry were a load of 'bods' returning from the LeMans classic. they all had some prety cool cars, but the best thing i saw there was this Lamberetta.
I don't normally dig scooters but this was bloody mint and had a trippy- metalflake painjob, compleate with naked chicks in a chariot. The motor sounded crisp and i floated onto the ferry amoungst a sweet- smelling cloud of 2-stroke.
Sunday, 15 July 2012
It was sad to leave such good friends after only a few days, but we will see them again soon, plus the road called.
We left the heat of Croatia and rode into the heat of Italy.
There is a Highway that spans the top of Italy, joining Venice-Milan-Verona and Tureno.
DONT EVER use this road, it is HELL.
The Italian drivers (i dont want to generalise the whole population) were driving so fast and practically pushing me out of the way.
At one point Five cars and a truck crashed right in-front of me, i was in danger of being crushed from behind and hitting all the carnage but at the last moment i spotted a gap in all the wreckage and gunned it through before the mass pile-up killed us both.
That was enough for us we got off that road as soon as possible and headed for the mountains.
The next day we headed up and over Mont Blanche and into France.
On the Italian Side of the mount we saw all these cool sculptures made from motor parts.