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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 tw...

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....

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 t...

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...

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 inspect...

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...

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...

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 ne...

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 ...

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