Archive for July, 2008

Mig Welding How-To Video

Push Technique

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Chopper vs GSXR on the Dragway

This chopper just smokes a GSXR at the Farmington Dragway during this year’s smokeout.

Bringing the Awesome

via Church of Choppers

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1930’s Motorcycle Hill Climb Video

Maybe you’ve seen it before, maybe you haven’t. I’ve never posted it here and it’s worth watch a few times, no doubt. Dig into this video of a motorcycle hill climb racing from thw 1930s.

Sugarbear Long Bikes

In most cases, I’m not really a long bike fan, but there are/were a few builders who could always get it right… Denver, Harmon, and of course Sugarbear. Here’s Sugarbear throwing it down with so much style, you just can’t deny how fly that shit is.

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Bare Knuckle Choppers Build Off Bike

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Teach’s Seat by Xian

Engine Block Preparation: What to do before tearing into your motor

So the guys at Standard Abrasives put together this little D.I.Y guide about engine prep. It’s geared towards car engines and it’s heavy on the product push BUT it’s solid information and a lot of it will translate over to motorcycle engines. Consider the techniques they discuss more than what they’re actually doing it on […]

So-Cal Chop Meet

I really, really wish I could go to this. Bill, Mcgoo, Chris, Wes and crew are all top notch dudes and I already know this shindig they’re putting on is going to be off the hook. Those of you who are in the area, don’t even think about missing it. Get out there on Saturday, […]

Flat Track / Dirt Track Racing in the 1920’s

They might go faster these days, but man, there was so much more style and shit looked so much more hardcore and badass back then.

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Tearing down a Kawasaki Z1A

Check out this PDF that has the guys from Classic Motorcycle Mechanics tearing down a beat down and battered 1974 Kawasaki Z1A. They go through every little as they tear it down to bare motor and frame. Lots of detailed pics and commentary, plus it’s a small, 500KB file, so it will download quick. […]

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Blings S+S 50th Bike

Vintage Motorcycle Hill Climb Part 2

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ACO Winners Clay & Richie

Vintage Motorcycle Hill Climb