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Wiring the SL175 – Full custom job – making things simple

The old SL175 wiring had seen its day. It was brittle, worn, and tattered. I also wanted to change things up and...

Proof of concept – Everything works on the Indiana 340-36

The main purpose of the Indiana 340-36 road trip was to have fun riding and camping with friends. However, a close second...

The routes for the Indiana 340-36

Just a quick post with some maps of the route and times for the trip. I'll be revising...

The idea for the Indiana 340-36

Our first, official, long haul, moto-camping trip. It has been a long time coming. There were thoughts that we would have already...

Getting the wheels ready to roll on the Honda SL175

Fifty year old wheels and spokes that have seen significant abuse need to be rebuilt and trued up for the Honda. However,...

1970 Honda SL175 – Engine Install and Carb Cleanup

Installing the engine back into the bike is a major step on the project. We took the time to "customize" the frame...

The perfect motorcycle? But I hate the way it looks!

A motorcycle should be first and foremost about function. Right? I mean riding is about having fun on...

Engine Assembly Part 3 – SL175 Honda – top end game

This is the final video on the engine build (unless of course we have to do it again due to mistakes). The...

Engine Assembly Part 2 – SL175 Honda – some tricks learned.

Now we're getting somewhere. In this follow-up post to our "fail" video (link here) we finish up the...

Engine Assembly Part 1 – SL175 Honda problems

I have been mocked many times by my friends for always saying: "the-trick-is" when describing some new scheme I'm stewing on, and...

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