Video, photos and a quick breakdown of the first flat track races of the 2017 Salem Indoor season. Continue reading Video: November 4th Flat Track Opener at Salem Speedway
Want to take a stock bike and make it a flat track racer? Here’s some of what I did with my $300 Honda Elsinore. Continue reading How To (Maybe) Build a Flat Track Racer
I visit the Goodwill often with my partner in crime. She looks at clothes and I usually hit the electronics section, then circle around to the tool / random crap aisle, then end up at in the books. The large Goodwill here in Portland has a decent “Sports / Auto” section, where I can usually pickup something interesting for cheap — especially if it’s old … Continue reading Archives: Going fast over asphalt, in dirt and through air.
I take an unproven bike and an equally unproven rider and try and rip it around a dirt track as fast as I can. Continue reading Flat Track Photos: Running the Elsinore and Seeing What Breaks
Vintage car and motorcycle maps, logos, illustrations, and ephemera. Continue reading Last Moto Archives: John Q. Modern, Miniatures, Honda Tools, and more.
So your new two-stroke project has air, gas and spark – but it still won’t start? It’s still probably a timing issue and will cost less than a dollar to fix. Continue reading Here’s Why Your 1976 Honda Elsinore 250 Won’t Start
Lately I’ve been kicking around the idea of joining the flat track motorcycle races that are held every winter in Oregon’s capital city of Salem, located just an hour south of Portland. I’ve been riding motorcycles since I was pretty young, but other than keeping pace with the neighbor’s dog who used to chase me as I ripped up the mountain roads toward my childhood … Continue reading New Project: 1976 Honda CR250M Elsinore