One thing that all shade-tree mechanics have in common is a lust for tools. How many times do we tell ourselves that “if we just had ‘so and so,’ this whole job would be sooooo much easier…” Since most of us don’t have a ton to spend on extra tools, we find ourselves getting the job done with what we have. But what if there was a wealth of quality cheap tools available, at far below the market value? Would you go for it? Well, I would, and I do! » Read more..
I like to take advantage of downtime, and the early morning hours of this Thanksgiving holiday seemed like the perfect opportunity to start tearing down the Yamaha XS400 bobber… » Read more..
I had a couple people ask whether we were shipping the Mighty Fine tail light with a mount. The problem is, there are far too many options for us to provide just the right fit for every bike and build. But making a mount is quick and easy… » Read more..
It’s been a while since I’ve had the time to sit down and post anything new to the site. Time has been sucked up by constant organizing, reorganizing, and new additions to the shop including the 1973 Millrite milling machine shown above… » Read more..
The cleaning has begun, and what typically follows is the tear down (it sometimes starts during the cleaning if you’re over-excited!). So it was with the Honda XL250… » Read more..