• Making Wheels

    This BMW Chopper build has been a wild ride, it has been over a year since I unboxed a brand new BMW R Nine T Racer and removed the heart of it for this project. BMW’s support was instrumental in making this project a reality, but don’t be fooled, this is still a budget operation. […]

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  • BMW Chopper for Born Free Part 2

    If you had been following this build on Instagram and Facebook you will have a pretty good understanding of the effort I have been putting into it. I have really focused a lot on raising my personal fabrication standards with this bike. Writing the ETS Fabrication School content has definitely helped! The biggest change has […]

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  • BMW Chopper for Born Free

    Well I think it’s time for an update on the BMW Chopper project. Since getting onto the Born Free invited builder list the pressure on this build and myself has really ramped up. Lucky for me this isn’t my first rodeo and time management is possibly one of my strong points. But I do know […]

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  • Training with Titanium

    Earlier this year I took a drive up to RMIT in Melbourne to pick up a pair of KTM 690 Chassis that had their motors removed by the RMIT Formula SAE Team. After enjoying my Alta electric motorcycle a lot more than I thought I would I decided these chassis (which are brand new) would […]

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  • Workshop Fitout

    As I write this I am 11 hours into a 14 hour flight and have finally had some time to reflect on the last 10 days in the workshop. This year has been nothing short of exciting, I have spent years wondering if ETS could become a full time job and now I am making […]

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  • Space Prep

    It’s been a busy couple of months, since moving into my new space I have been adament not to waste any time during the setup phase. In the first two minutes that I laid eyes on this space I new what I wanted it to transform into and piece by piece its happening. The central […]

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  • Building a twin system for a SuperDuke 1290

    I was hoping that this job would be my first within the new shop but I was a little naive to think that that it was going to be setup so soon. Good things take time though and my vision for the new space is for it to stand alone without having to strip my […]

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  • ETS Garage – Signing off for 2018

    What a year it has been, if you scroll back through the posts of 2018 you will see a heap of progress over this year. I made a promise to myself this time last year to concentrate on driving, riding and improving apon my complete setup. I have driven all three race cars in some […]

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  • RSW x SWS x ETS TIG Night

    Too many three letter acronyms for you? Well I’ll expand it out, Rising Sun Workshop in Newtown Sydney is a communal home for motorcycle lovers, it gives RSW members a garage to work on their own bikes with the tools to do so both physically and metaphoricaly. You see its not only the tools to […]

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