Wednesday, 23 April 2014

Bobbed - Speedmaster

Something else I worked on over Easter was a bobbed front guard.
Take one old Honda front guard. Made in 1971.
Cut and bash it.
Fit to the Triumph fork brace.
One old looking bobbed guard.
This is just a rough go at it. I would like to get one in a better condition and re-do.







Monday, 21 April 2014

Roaming the Central Coast - Wall Art

Some is legal. Some is not. Some is advertising. I care not. Its Art. I like Art.

Cruised around here on the Central Coast looking for this Art today.








Sunday, 20 April 2014

7 - Speedmaster

Yep that's right. Handle bar change No.7.

All that great welding that Big Dog did on my MICRO BEND-A-LICIOUS APES No.6 handles bars did has come to naught. Rode on local freeway during the week. First longish ride with the bars. At highway speeds both hands are numb from vibration. Pulling in the clutch with a numb left hand is interesting. Below 110kmh there is very little vibration. Get to that and above and the vibration is insane. I thought the slug that was fitted into the bars to give them strength when we made them wider would have killed this. It didn't.

So got a set of Venture Tracker Bars. Got them real cheap as the shop had the wrong price tag on them. Like 60% cheaper.





Wide with pullback. So need some risers. Ones that will still let me use the Biltwell Slim Line riser. So what to use? How about a 36mm socket. How about 2 of them. That's what I used.


Vibration. Some but not enough to numb my hands as quickly bar 6 did. 

Will I change the Trackers in a few days time? Stuffed if I know.  

Saturday, 19 April 2014

After riding there is wrenching - Speedmaster

Been riding the last two days. Due for an oil change. Time for some oil and beer.



Friday, 18 April 2014

Bankstown Motorcycle Show Good Friday 2014

Not a bad show at all. Well attended. Flat and Dirt track Demos. Motard Demos. Customs bike show. Unoffical bike show in the carpark. Men hitting eash other in a ring. Men throwing themselves around same ring. Man playing with snakes.



Commando Style


Big and skinny


Ben's Bike


Tiger


Old and bloody fast


When Vetter didn't do drugs


3some


Dished


Want


For the learner Hipster


It fly's. It has wing


Oldest


Old


Best bike of the show


Kids fanging it in their demo


That I will win stance


Going for it. Its a demo race


Pop'n one


The smell of avgas and dirt


Speedway bike demo


Bit on the side demo


Blown


Other side of blown


He lost the wrestling match


Teh Awesome now has studs


Twin suckers


Long low gray


Motad demo


Dirt track race demo


Dirt track race demo


Dirt track race demo


Dirt track race demo


Dirt track race demo


Leaf


Blue


The Dark Side is white


The chrome it stings my eys



Fat at both ends


Burn baby


Want


Men hitting each other


Gattling gun


Bonnie


Skulls and skulls and more skulls


Long blue and NOS


"Fools Gold"



Lane Splitter


More "Fools Gold"


Small wave in the sea of bikes


Fat Japo


Victory spreads her legs


Hipster bought a handbag for his Skirtster