Archive for April, 2012

Anatomy of a Photo Chop

I get questions from time to time about the photoshop chops I do. I’d much rather be in the shop actually working on the bike, but while desk bound it helps me work through my own personal design hang ups and figure shit out. Here’s a break down of the most recent. Click the […]

Brooklyn Invitational 2011: Vol. 3

Motorcycle Gasket Basics

A typical bike engine contains around three litres of oil, and one of the biggest challenges to engineers over the years has been to keep that oil where it should be.
There are many joints between the various engine castings, and nearly every one needs some means of preventing fluids from escaping. In an ideal […]

Aligning Lathe Centers