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Cafe racers, custom motorcycles and bobbers

Cafe racers, custom motorcycles and bobbers
Saturday 26th April, 2014 West America’s adventure motorcycles With all the marketing hype around ‘adventure riding’ these days, many motorcyclists won’t dare go off the beaten track without a large capacity dual-sport, an array of aftermarket parts and a support vehicle. It’s easy to forget that there was a time when this wasn’t an option—and that it’s possible to see the world without blowing a budget worthy of a reality TV series. Thankfully there’s a growing contingent of people that realise this, and choose to plan their adventures with a more pragmatic mindset. Enter James Crowe and Jordan Hufnagel.

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How to: Make your own custom length cables - Greatest Hits figured id share this here - i agree we need more tech / build stuff - only one way thats going to happen - we post it....a friend of mine asked me to show him how to make up cables so he didnt have to either pay out for custom cables or have yards of spare on his bike.its fairly self explanitory, but like all stuff - if nobody has ever told you then its a black art.i buy the longest universal cables available and cut em down [specific brake or clutch, get the right thickness]solder and bakers fluid - dont use fluxcore its not upto the job use a propper old fashioned soldering iron not a pissy little electric thing feed the cable through the nipple and splay the ends out so i cant fall / pull out heat from the side with the soldering iron - for this job you dot need to put solder directly onto the iron

PingMag - 東京発 「デザイン&ものづくり」 マガジン These days it seems almost every passenger on a train is either listening to music or playing with their phone. But just what are they listening to?! This month we’ve been approaching the theme of time and calendars from a variety of angles, and next we got thinking about music. What are the pop songs that define the seasons in Japan? What are those tunes that everyone hums or has in their head at certain times of the year?

book: Lift Off - DRAWTHROUGH: the personal and professional work of Scott Robertso Welcome DVDs Bio Contact Simple Motorcycle Wiring Diagram for Choppers and Cafe Racers » Evan Fell Motorcycle Works Posted on March 30, 2010 | Posted by Evan Fell | 131 Comments I get a lot of questions about wiring motorcycles. Sometimes people are just trying to fix their blinkers and aren’t familiar with how motorcycle electrics work – but more often than not I get requests about trimming down electronics for custom riders. An essential part of building any sort of chopper, bobber, cafe racer, brat bike, or rat rod is getting rid of all the unnecessary items. These days I just grab my wire snips and start trimming away with no regard for common sense and caution – but if you are working with your first wiring loom I’m going to try and give you some guidance right now. You might have checked the wiring diagram for your bike already and seen something like this:

Journal — Iron & Air Magazine I think we all take ourselves a little too serious sometimes. I mean, we play with toys for a living! Granted, not all toys are alike. Take this one in particular. She's the ugly duckling you can't stop looking at. The fat chick that got skinny. The Oshkosh, The Truck of Trucks Privacy Policy for oldcarandtruckpictures.com If you require any more information or have any questions about our privacy policy, please feel free to contact us by email at johnmd@eastlink.ca. At oldcarandtruckpictures.com, the privacy of our visitors is of extreme importance to us.

BMW R100RS Custom By C59R Cafe Racer Motorcycles Spain - Moto Rivista The GranDream, which as its name suggests is its owner’s dream come true, is a classic-style Cafe Racer for everyday use. As with all C59R projects, the first thing that grabs your attention about this BMW R100RS custom Cafe Racer is its impeccable finish. The top quality chrome, flawless burnished aluminum, stainless steel bolts & fasteners and detailed workmanship on each and every one of its parts is what distinguish this bike. The front-end of this BMW R100RS custom features an adapted R90S fairing, whilst keeping the original throttle controls, clutch & lights, and the handlebars have been lengthened by 5cm on each side to improve handling. The star feature of the dash is an Acewell Series 4 gauge that links two worlds: analogue for the rev counter and digital for the speedo, odometer, temperature gauge, etc.

Lord K's Garage - #83. Scammell Pioneer The Scammell Pioneer was an off-road design from the late 1920s, built for the Imperial market where made-up roads were scarce. The combination of a suspension with a lot of movement while maintaining traction and a low-revving diesel engine gave it impressive pulling power on rough ground although at low speeds. Its capabilities and performance matched that needed for military vehicles. The British Army would take the Pioneer for many uses during the war but their first tank transporter based on the Pioneer was a 20-ton capable unit delivered by Scammell in 1932. This led to later 20 and 30-ton tractor/trailer combinations. Steam Buses & Trucks "QUANTUM SHOT" #340(rev)Link - article by Avi Abrams Loud, Obnoxious, Smoke-Belching Beasties... Not always detailed in brass, but nearly always surrounded by clouds of noxious steam (which some would say, adds to their mystique), these Victorian monster transports could seat many passengers in (rather dubious) style - but more importantly, these vehicles were not confined to rails and could go virtually anywhere. Today, you can rent them for your next romantic outing, but don't forget to supply your date with a good pair of goggles.

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