Lady Jay’s We were stoked that our good friends, The Shakedown Show asked us to lead a pack of 40+ bikes from Brooklyn out to The Railroad Inn in Valley Stream for their first annual parking lot show. So, bright and early Saturday morning, we scooted over to Lady Jay’s for coffee and bagels.Continue reading “The Shakedown Show”
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We recently did a quick one nighter session over at member Valerie’s garage MotorGrrl, on my 1968 BSA Lightning. The fork seals were leaking badly and it should have been a quick swap, but as with many old bikes and mine in particular, nothing is ever what it seems. I already knew that my ’68 Lightning hasContinue reading “Project: BSA”
Black Bear Bar Sundays!
Just thought we’d share a few shots of the weekly shenanigans over at Black Bear Bar… It’s a perfect way to wind down from a long week of work and wrenching at a fantastic, new Motorcycle-centric bar owned by friends in the two-wheeled community. bring your friends, have a pint, listen to some great DJ’d countryContinue reading “Black Bear Bar Sundays!”
This Monday night’s addition of Project Dirtbike (the engine rebuild of my 1971 Yamaha At1 125), over at MotorGrrl, focused on Bearings. We determined they needed to be replaced as they felt ‘gritty’ when turned. Once extracted, we we pleased we decided to replace them as there was a good amount of dirt between the caseContinue reading “Project Dirtbike”
Stephanie’s 1973 Honda CB350G alternator cover came to Moto Monday night at MotorGrrl this week with 2 badly hardened steel stripped screws. It took all night, but we ground the heads off to pull the oil bypass valve and retain the cosmetic appearance of the cover. Success! Corinna Mantlo & Valerie Figarella, MotorGrrl
Monday nights this winter are all about my little dirtbike rebuild over at the MotorGrrl garage. Miss-Fires member and MotorGrrl owner Valerie is a fantastic host with beers on ice and music cranked. And leave it to the Miss-Fires ladies to always arrive with baked goods…mmmmm. I’ve had my 1971 Yamaha At1 125 for aContinue reading “Project Dirtbike”