• Gold Coast to home via the Bathurst 1000

    Following on from my last post where I drove our 1965 Econoline up to the RedBull Day in the Dirt I stored my van at my sister in laws on the Gold Coast and flew back home waiting for the perfect opportunity to make the flight back up and drive home. That opportunity came when […]

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  • The beginning of Motocross – Our 1969 Rickman Metisse

    It all started with a trip to Japan in 2010, I went to see drifting and ended up falling in love with vintage American motorcycles, sounds crazy right? I’ll try and explain myself. While exploring Japan I kept being drawn to a vintage American culture that is so popular in Japan. It came as a […]

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  • Halloween Hillclimb

    After heading over the San Gabriel mountain range and experiencing the El Mirage dry lake it was time to head East. After finding one of the best Japanese meals I have had in a long time in Victorville it was time to recharge the batteries and prepare for another action packed day in the USA. […]

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  • Triumph Drag Bike – Complete

    I’ll be honest when I started this project I just wanted to transfer the burning desire I had in my mind into something tangible and material. It’s the same story with the Hilux and all of my projects, I have this way of fueling an imaginary project in my mind with things that inspire me, […]

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  • Pan Project – A build diary

    **Remember to keep checking this post for progress** Its 8am Tuesday here in Geelong Victoria Australia and I am patiently awaiting 6pm Monday in Baldwin NY USA, why? Well it’s a long story that’s about to get a whole lot longer. The beginning- In 2013 I finally admitted to being in love with vintage America, […]

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  • Scrambled Coast

    Last month I had the opportunity to go on a little East Coast adventure with Dean and Lee, it was all for the new Triumph Scrambler and I wrote a piece for Tank Moto about the adventure, it was a heap of fun and to keep everyone up to date I added the article below. […]

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  • Stacking cars in my ever evolving garage.

    You know the old saying…. Progress is impossible without change? Well that’s me right there, always in a rush to progress, so I am always in a rush to change, always searching for a better way to do things. I think it’s the biggest thing I have learnt over the years, never ever give up […]

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  • Dragging up the past

    I started writing this post a few months ago, I was trying to afford a trip to the USA for two weeks to visit the Pamona Swap Meet followed by the NHRA museum and then the Hot Rod Reunion to see the cars of the 1960’s in action. I decided to concentrate on the roots […]

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  • Shops open for business

    I feel like 2016 has been nothing new, what it has been though is rewarding, I fought off the urge for more projects and focused on the ones I currently have. Tying up loose ends in the garage has been one thing, the website has been another. The name “Engineered to Slide” was coined just […]

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