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
A quick weekend trip to Terrebonne, Redmond and Bend, Oregon. Continue reading Trip to Skull Hollow Campground in the High Desert of Central Oregon
I talk a lot about not having a garage. Ask anyone who knows me, and they’ll agree. I won’t start out a conversation with this fact, but I will usually circle around to it.
How did this happen? I ask myself this all the time. Continue reading Portland: Working Without a Garage
A few years ago I got a text from a friend with a link to a Craigslist post. He knew I had been looking for a cheap car for my girlfriend, and at that time I had a garage that was perfect for working on something that needed a little help. Continue reading Projects: 1975 Honda Civic CVCC