Archive for July, 2008

Ron Covell Building a Chopper Frame Video

Here’s a mashed up excerpt from Ron Covells how to build a Chopper Chasis DVD.

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Vintage Motorcycle Pictures

Johnny Wolf sent this in with this note:
Attached is a picture of my Great Grandfather Ed Nelson. He was Chief of Police in Fargo North Dakota circa early 30’s on his police issue 32 VL (I think…???)
Note the low tire psi for suspension..LOL!
You guys know how much I love this stuff so if you’ve […]

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Englishman and XsSpeed giving out ride in bike show awards

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Mig Welding : How to video part 2

Pull Technique

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Yamaha XS650 from Mooneyes Japan

Yamaha XS 650 Chopper : will they stop being just for budget builds here in the states and start becoming a platform for more detailed chops? I could see it happening, the Japanese are already killing it with em.  

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From the Archives

I absolutely love the emotion and composition of this photo.

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From the Archives


Classic Bike Dossier: Triumph Daytona

The baby Bonneville
By Alan Seeley • Photography by John Noble
Triumph’s 500cc Daytona has the looks of it’s 650cc siblings, but the riding experience is very different.

Racing, they say, improves the breed, and it was a much-improved 500cc Triumph twin that won the 1966 Daytona 200, beating the all-conquering KR Harleys into submission. With that victory, […]

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Smokeout Video

Photo video slide show from Smoke Out 2008 – a few broads showin’ their baby feeders so not safe for work for those of you who need to know about that.

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Free e-book: Basic Metal Working Manual

The latest in our free e-book series, this little ditty is a great basic overview of a wide range of metal working tools and techniques. Checking in from the year 1903, it’s definitely an introduction, so it’s perfect for you newbs, but also a lot of great tips and history of how things used to […]

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Chopparty Japan

I’m gathering this is a trailer for a DVD with all those Japanese builders we love on it. Not sure how to get my hands on it, but the trailer is sick.

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