We have written several times about how hard NYC can make owning a bike, especially a custom vintage motorcycle. The average motorcycle owner has to pay for higher insurance (compared to the rest of the country), secure parking, and eventually, for repairs when someone knocks the bike over… » Read more..
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Over the past week, Scott has been tweaking the 1973 Triumph Bonneville, figuring out what was causing his high idle issues, and the [more than normal] oil leaks on the engine. Well, after a couple weeks of riding it locally, it’s ready for her first highway voyage… » Read more..
We have been working on Ruby’s Honda CL 350 for quite some time, but finally, after all the boys in the garage kicked in their time and effort, and we got the damn thing running… » Read more..
There have been long delays in getting the top-end rebuild done on Ruby’s 1969 Honda CL 350, but we finally have some solid progress. This job was one that required the knowledge of almost everyone at MotoPreserve, which is the reason we have this collective to begin with… » Read more..
The other day I was thinking about the Yamaha FZR 600 suspension, as I rode to a work gig, knowing that I would have to return, late at night, on the treacherous course called the Long Island Expressway. I have ridden this road many times before – and it is always nasty, but this ride would be after a long day of work, in the dark, with limited visibility for the numerous potholes and bumps that riddle this strip of thoroughfare…. » Read more..