• The BMW R Nine TE Racer

    They are two very different worlds, cars and motorcycles. I know a bunch of motorcycle enthusiasts that have absolutely no interest in cars and vice versa. Through my social outlets I waver between two and four wheels with different events and builds that I am undertaking. In recent times I have combined my love for […]

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  • The Deus BBO – Getting Scrambled

    How your journey through life goes is entirely dependent on your outlook, calculating risk, sticking your neck out, taking chances and working with the right people is a big factor in what comes next. A couple of weeks ago I had the opportunity to work with a group of guys from Deus, it really opened […]

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  • 1986 Sportster – Complete

    In the last post I detailed the new swing-arm I was building, with the swingarm all finished up it was time to give it a paint and get this thing finished! With the wheels in and the chain on it was time to add the aesthetics and get it moving. But to move you need […]

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  • Build Diaries – Part 7

    In part 6 I did the final test ride before powder-coat, in Part 7 its time to get everything finalised and make the final steps towards the race. 6/03/15 I had to finish early to drop the frame off to Colour Tech to get clear powdercoated, Daniel at Colour Tech is great, he really cares […]

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  • Build Diaries – Part 6

    27/02/15 It’s been a full week since the 2 day bender that led up to the first ride, over the course of that week I have planned the finishing touches to the bike that will allow it to be tech inspected by the DLRA officials in order to compete in the 2015 Speedweek competition, I […]

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  • Build Diaries – Part 5

    What a wild weekend that was, Friday night quickly stretched into Saturday morning and by the time I got all my jobs done it was time to load the bike into the van and head off for the meet point with the film crew. How did the ride go? It was amazing but first I […]

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  • Flats Movie – Build Diaries Part 4

    The last four days have flown by, last Friday I spent the day rushing around organizing everything I needed to do in the garage over the weekend, I wanted to be prepared so that as soon as the filming started we could progress pretty quickly and the bike come together the way I wanted it. […]

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  • Flats Movie – Build Diaries Part 3

    10/2/15 With the bike finally all pulled apart and all the parts needed for the new build layed out on the floor I was ready to start the fun bit! I was so eager to get home and finish the steering neck, remove the cartridges out of the forks and get the layout on the […]

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  • Flats Movie – Build Diaries

    1/2/2015 Its 1 month and 25 days till the event, I’m starting to stress about the build, the bike sits untouched in the garage but I know it’s mechanically sound. I’m still reading the DLRA rule book and thinking about a strategy that will be affordable, competitive, and relatively easy to create but most of […]

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