Motorcycle

I’m Jumping into the Deep End – Deus Bike Build Off

Long story short – I have entered the Deus Ex Machina Boundless Enthusiasm Bike Build Off and started a Go Fund Me page for all of you to help me build the bike. Making donations will get you a drink, design input, and/or first dibs on buying the bike afterwards for the build price of […]

Pile of the Week: DKW Tin Banana Basket Case

1964 DKW Hummel 155 So I browse Ebay and Craigslist looking for cool stuff all the time, and sometimes I find stuff like this. Of course the Ebay one does not look quite so cherry. Still, with a little elbow grease, a motor from a slightly less cool donor bike and a few months in […]

Pile Of The Week: CB160 Dutch Oven Courage

Its been many weeks since I posted a Pile of the Week, but I just hadn’t seen anything horrid enough lately, until now. Stock pots are sometimes “Dutch Ovens” and gin is sometimes called “Dutch Courage”, and I could not think of a more fitting name for this bike. It certainly seems as if the […]

It’s Not Finished, But It’s Done – Honda CB750 Cafe Racer

Going back thru old Facebook posts, I started this project in earnest in August of last year. Here we are 10 months later and finally I have what can be called a motorcycle (with a straight face) again. It isn’t finished, not by a long shot, but it is good enough to ride around town, […]

Honda CB750 Cafe Resurrection Continues

Nearly a year and a 1/2 ago I posted this inventory of my garage/projects, Well I’m finally starting to see the end of the tunnel on 2 of them. The Honda MT125 Elsinore is within spitting distance of being “done” and the CB750 cafe racer is nearly a whole bike again. Back in August it […]

Update: Littlest Harley – SOLD!

Just a quick update on the M50: the owner called to tell me it was still marking its territory with a drop of oil now and then, and that he had sold it. I told him great, and that for the 1960s and an Italian bike that was considered oil tight. Hopefully the new owner […]

The Littlest Harley – 1965 M50

UPDATE: And it’s sold! An acquaintance from my old job at Liz’s Antique Hardware recently got a sweet, low mileage, all original 1965 Harley Davidson M50 Moped/Scooter. I really needed little except a through cleaning, a top to bottom going through, and some new tires. See, it is a Harley. It says so right there! […]