Ok, so sunday was the day and the boys and I with trailer in tow ventured into the narrow inner Sydney streets to pick up the bike. All went well and we swiftly got out of Dodge, oops I mean Sydney and headed back home to unpack. So far it’s been a wonderful surprise (watch this […]Read More The Journey Begins
Ok, so this is now happening!! After a long search with very limited budget for something to toy with, here is the purchase! Ok, well not really….that’s what it looked like new… The nitty gritty 1986 GSX550 EF, 4 Cylinders of underpowered, overweight Suzuki ‘not’stalgia, served up as a rolling frame and buckets of spare […]Read More OK, so this is really happening now!!
So my little old blog still lies dormant, but there is a future here, and it’s coming because my now 6 year old son has started to develop a real interest in things mechanical and tinkering, so to that end I think the idea of a project bike or restoration has budgetary approval based on […]Read More Ushering in a new generation
fun, family, jobs all get in the way of dreams of the project bike (not that I would trade any of it, well maybe work…) but the desire for a project cafe style racer still exists and I will attempt to start re-recording my findings in the hope that I will stumble on that ebay […]Read More A new year….an ember still burns
Ok, so no it’s not a project bike, but a change in work circumstances has seen me move closer to home and be able to get back into riding, with the aim of both a) getting to work and b) getting back into bikes again from more than a spectator perspective! So after a lot […]Read More Back on 2 wheels!
2011 is here and a little bit of time to have a look around at what kinds of weird and wonderful projects are on the go and share some of my findings. Another year and another family addition (of the two legged, not two wheeled variety) will mean that this is NOT the year that […]Read More Happy New Year!
I know that I have been somewhat absent of late with keeping the blog up to date, apologies to any regulars hoping for an update, sadly work has had me too busy to find the time and energy to update. I did however go on my first bike ride in 6 years yesterday (Thanks Mark!!) […]Read More All Quiet On The Western Front?!