Archive for Nuts & Bolts

Custom Rearset Mounts Finished

The Custom Rearset Mounts needed more "flair..."

The Custom Rearset Mounts needed more “flair…”

The custom rearset mounts for the Honda CB500T were coming along nicely, but there was something missing.  After milling just a slight indentation in the face of the mounts, it lacked the pizazz we were hoping for.  So we decided to go deep… » Read more..

Garage sales cheap tools…

Couldn't help but look inside...

Couldn’t help but look inside…

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..

Quick motorcycle tail light mount…

A quick custom mount for the Mighty Fine tail light...

A quick custom mount for the Mighty Fine tail light…

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..

Puch Moped? Yep, running slick…

The Puch Moped engine all cleaned up and rebuilt...

The Puch Moped engine all cleaned up and rebuilt…

After a fair amount of goofing on the boys, they proved us all wrong by getting this Puch Moped rebuilt, running smooth, and looking good.  It took some fiddling, some diagnostic work and some patience, but they got this thing pretty slick… » Read more..

WTF! Puch Mopeds?

Puch Mopeds?  The newest additions to the "motorized" arsenal at MotoPreserve...

Puch Mopeds? The newest additions to the “motorized” arsenal at MotoPreserve…

OK.  It’s well known that bike garages get filled up with some weird shit.  But Mopeds?  Come on!  Jarred and Christian arrived at the shop yesterday with 2 non-running Puch Mopeds, with the goal of fixing them for the masses… » Read more..