Hot Mod!

As I prepare for this year's adventure, it became apparent that a few more modifications would need to be made to the DR650. Planning is underway for a trip to the Canadian Rockies, to be detailed further on the Reise page. Given the climate and the fact that last year's trip through the American Rockies left our hands frozen on more than one day through the rain, heated grips have become a necessity! 20150601_104918 Read the rest of this entry »

Energica Ego

Last week I had the great fortune to be able to demo ride an electric motorcycle! Here is a brief ride report with pictures of Energica's Ego electric superbike! 20150511_151009.jpg Read the rest of this entry »

Tempering For Transport

With all the modifications done, the truck was loaded up on the rainy, wet morning of April 2nd for the start of the journey. Read the rest of this entry »

Wheelie Machine!

With the RTV and JB Weld solid, I disconnected the stock BST40 carb and promptly drop kicked it into the nearest trash can. I then had two more adjustments to make as I hooked up the carb.
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After the Rocky Mountain Loop ride, I decided that I wanted my bike to have some more 'blip-ability'. carb2
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The past week was very productive. I had my local shop install the new headers and cats and button all that up. The result is awesome. I don't have a video/sound clip yet but I will get one soon. IMG_2789 Read the rest of this entry »

A Test of Flex

Back on the 13th of Dec, my friend and I were going to go mountain biking, but since it was pretty wet and the trails were closed, we opted to test out the new suspension on the Tacoma! offroad1 Read the rest of this entry »

A Little Higher

Most of the bolts and nuts were so rusted on the old suspension that we resorted to using the sawzall more than the wrench. This made the project take much longer than it should have. But, once we got it all on, the results were amazing. truck4 Read the rest of this entry »

Race Trailer

I spent the last week in Dayton with my friend and we decided to get stuff done. Along with work on his truck, fork rebuild on the DR650, and rear tire work on his Ninja, we also managed to more or less 'complete' the race trailer! 20141011_123619
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Full Retard Tacoma

On the way to Colorado a few weeks back, the truck encountered some problems. Midway through Kansas, the Tacoma was struggling to make power and in some instances, could barely make it up a 'Kansas hill'. If you are familiar with Kansas then you'll know how bad that is. tacomaEngine Read the rest of this entry »
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