Sometimes custom bike building just takes fresh inspiration. It may come in the form of a song, a photo, or in Danny’s case, seeing 100,000 motorcycles strewn across a field, all with their own story to tell. After our trip to Mid-Ohio Vintage Days, Danny was inspired. The minute we got back, work continued on the Yamaha XS 650 Cafe Racer, and a custom tail light… » Read more..
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Lately Jarred, our resident welder, has been asked to fix some custom motorcycle parts that have been built, charged for and long since forgotten by their original fabricators… » Read more..
With the warm weather here, it’s been a little harder to focus on the custom Honda CB 350, instead of going out and riding the KLR, but I’ve managed to make some good progress recently. » Read more..
For months now, I have been talking with Sam about heading up to Harlem, to see the workshop and check out his Honda CB 350 in person. The weather was perfect for a ride, and despite having to deal with the FDR, the trip was well worth it. Holy s#*t, this place is incredible! » Read more..
It seems that in my absence from the garage these past couple weeks, the boys have gotten down to business on Danny’s Yamaha XS650 Cafe Racer. One of the final pieces of the puzzle has been the exhaust, and although Danny thought he would end up buying a 2-1 deal, turns out an $80 raw material kit was the way to go… » Read more..