dimanche 23 avril 2017

PROTOTYPE

16 ' front wheel for Honda 500 CX . final discs will be in aircraft alloy, 4 mm thickness, total proto at the mo but will fit


samedi 15 avril 2017

REAR WHEEL, YET

this time i didn't forgot to cut the chain way in the mudguard........

dimanche 9 avril 2017

BITSA , YET

modifications to adapt a Kawazaki ZXR swinging arm on a Harley 1340 FXR,




mardi 28 mars 2017

ROAD TEST

had a little trip with Suzy blue last week,  2990 km in five days between here and Valencia , Spain . lot of rain, until the Spanish border, then sunny, but windy .  and snow...... in Andorra . i left Valencia with nearly 17 ° , five hundred km later temp was - 3  not usual for us here .pushing start since Valencia, the batt is probably dead, thought it was the starter but now have a doubt , good trip, killer but good, kinda road movie





lundi 27 mars 2017

jeudi 2 mars 2017

SLOWLY, LIMIT FALLING

still around the girdler , all the spares are cleaned, installed the nipples on the lower arms  . i've repaired my spray gun, had a spring plug broken , pure DIY , had welded a brass screw head on a pneumatic fitting .  seems workin' properly , will see for the paint soon




samedi 25 février 2017

DUST IN THE NOSE

i've splitted the girdler to prepare for paint . metal is not very clean, due at the age, maybe i ll treat them with some filler


mercredi 22 février 2017

BACK TO THE WORKSHOP

but no revolution , slight progress . rear wheel nearly done, make the last nut in stainless, 24 mm AF , threaded at m 16x 150, drum is OK , i must remake another sprocket, have a fault of 5 /10 of millimeters in concentricity , can't explain how but it's not good............



samedi 18 février 2017

INTERLUDE

playing with my new cam . various pics .



had a better handle with the old cam, this one is too light for me

mercredi 15 février 2017

lundi 30 janvier 2017

TIME TO CLEAN

one more time, mayhem arrive... don't see it coming .

Franck primary chainguard is done, i'd tried a "ribbed weld", think it will fit on an vintage racer

jeudi 26 janvier 2017

WORKSHOP LIFE

tyre is OK , got my new brake shoes for the rear drum , in the same time i'm working on a primary cover for Franck, buzy



mardi 24 janvier 2017

TINTIN REPORTER (kinda only)

i wrote a short article about the Sammy Miller Museum in the latest issue of our local mag, MOTOMANIAQUE . funny to see your pics and words on a mag . thanks to Olivier .



lundi 23 janvier 2017

vendredi 20 janvier 2017

UPDATE

got my rim and spokes, at last . they're installed , i do the job in the house, too cold to proceed that in the workshop, around - 4 ° . i agree that's nothing but unusual here, got a new camera too .

mercredi 11 janvier 2017

BISLEY 2011



some well know heads inside , thanks to Pat Slapbacks for the vid

SIDE STAND, YET......

old pics yet. Hopefully i'll have my spares for the rear wheel for the week end . boring delay, but due at my small workshop, i must go step by step ; and even like that, it 's often a mayhem inside



dimanche 1 janvier 2017