Elbows up ride to the kickitvintage.com bike night in Maplewood, MO. Plenty of coverage with the lens.
Early preparation meant plenty of time to get the era correct Dirt Bag in shape for holding crucial spark plugs and wrenches.
The two-stroke DT125 with <900 original miles had not been started in 20+ years. Once fired, the ride to wash was enough to land the bike a gig in the show.
Sixty plus bikes filed in for the good time gathering.
Awesome to see the crowd living the evening, stoked on motorcycles.
Hospitality was welcomed. We will be making next month’s edition.
Kawasaki SR650 – free world commuter.
Facing up to the storm that will be the spring season.
KZ1000 central – front tyre install in the stand and customer build on the lift.
Cruiser cam installation.
On the horizon. Looking into the rising sun that is next week.
The corner is right.
KZ1000 head rebuild. Valve set, straight from the guides, leaning in the breeze.
Honda CB125 1976 Carb rebuild / Season Start-Up
Removal of the fuel spritzer reveals the split intake.
Little blue alley jumper that will sing in tune this spring.
Polishing fasteners for re-finishing. Clean laces are a must.
Engine line l to r: CL350, XR75, XR75
Production has commenced. Tidy engine bits adorn the bench, awaiting their call to the case.