Friday, July 10, 2020

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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...

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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Inspiration

Our new favorite video! The Speed Deluxe Vintage 1000.

There is nothing new under the sun. You can google that to see where that phrase started. We have this amazing idea to do a cross country adventure on old bikes... as it turns out the folks at "Speed Deluxe" have been doing something very similar for the past 4 or 5 years - and it looks awesome! We have watched this short film about a dozen times...

48 Hour Camaro – Looking back 8 years later

Back in the fall of 2010 a friend and I started our own media production company. We saw the need for video production work in our industry and had a few ideas on some special events and video concepts we thought would work. The idea of the 48 Hour Build came up during a discussion with Bret Voelkel and Chad Reynolds just a few weeks after we opened...

Winter projects can be so long, here is something to look forward to…

What a nice video this is. It stirs up all kinds of inspiring notions to keep working hard at getting the bikes ready for spring... it will be here before we know it.

Adventure: 2012 Goodguys’ Rodfather Tour

Back in 2012 the folks at Goodguys teamed up with Andy Brizio to hold an epic road trip. The plan was to have a small group of Andy's friends to join him for his 83rd birthday and drive from the San Francisco Bay Area to Indianapolis for the Goodguys show. It turned out to be right at 100 hot rods and a few hundred friends...

Looks like fun to us…

This short video is a great boost during the cold winter nights when our bike is in hundreds of pieces all over the work bench. These bike are not about being the fastest, or the best handling or really the best at anything - except maybe fun. If you don't get it I can understand, but this video might help to see where we...