Sunday, December 9, 2012
Wednesday, November 28, 2012
Tuesday, November 20, 2012
Thursday, September 20, 2012
Tuesday, August 21, 2012
Here's the jump: http://www.heiwa-mc.jp/show/?id=9
and a Norton recently updated on their site: http://www.heiwa-mc.jp/show/?id=54
Monday, July 2, 2012
Fell of my chair when I saw this one - they've actually put a coffin tank back to front to turn it into a Digger style tank - different indeed !
(last photo is a more traditional Harley Digger tank being fabricated)
here's the link - Sedition Style Wars: http://5edition.blogspot.com.au/
Friday, June 22, 2012
Saturday, May 26, 2012
On eBay (Australia) and just passed in at $10'600-, this is a unique bike built in NYC with obsessive detail but retaining a 'seasoned' patina.. here's a bit of the description:
1971 TRIUMPH T120 R ENGINE IN A RARE TRACKMASTER FRAME.......
THE ENGINE IS TUNED AND COMPLETELY REBUILD FROM THE BOTTOM TO THE TOP
BALANCED AND LIGHTENED CRANK, MEGACYCLE CAMS, 750 CYLINDER BARRELS, HIGH COMPRESSION PISTONS, BIG VALVES WITH STRENGTHENED SPRINGS, BIG MIKUNI CARBS, ARD MAGNETO....ALL MECHANICAL WORK WAS EXECUTED BY HUGH MACKIE... THE BRIT BIKES GURU OF NYC FROM SIXTH STREET SPECIALS.....RACER, BUILDER, RESTORER, FEATURED IN NUMEROUS MAGAZINES, TV SHOWS AND BOOKS ...AND ABOVE ALL A GREAT FRIEND AND MENTOR.
FRONT END IS CERIANI FORK AND TRIPLE TREES, BRAKE DRUM IS A GRIMECA DOUBLE SIDED 180MM LACED AND TRUED BY BUCHANAN WITH STAINLESS STEEL SPOKES TO A WM2/19" EXCEL RIM......REAR WHEEL IS TRIUMPH CONICAL HUB LACED AND TRUED BY BUCHANAN WITH STAINLESS STEEL SPOKES TO A WM3/18" AKRONT RIM
TANK IS ALLOY WASSELL, SEAT AND PILLION ARE BATES, OIL BAG IS A CHAMPION (DOUG SCHWERMA), FOOT REST ARE BATES, TT PIPES WITH BAFFLES (LOUD)...ETC ETC...I DID SOURCE DOWN AS MUCH PERIOD CORRECT PARTS TO COMPLETE THE BUILD....ALL MECHANICAL PARTS ON THE BIKE ARE NEW.
Monday, May 7, 2012
You're probably familiar with Shiro Nakajima from RITMO SERENO and his amazing Beemers -here's a couple of R69's that haven't had much press - his finish is always stunning - here's the drop: http://www.ritmo-sereno.com/
Friday, April 6, 2012
Sunday, March 25, 2012
I've seen a few restored models at auction lately, so it's nice to see a 'roughie' - probably sell for more than the restored units too the way it's going... here's the jump: