fredag 30 december 2011
... that comes with the super manly biker stylee of life, at least according to our little crew Sidfläsk MC, is good food, good drinkin' and the odd metal parts. But most of all having fun along friends that like stuff like that. If you know and like your meat - you can pretty much taste them steaks I bet... let me tell you, they were even better. A young swedish steer, hung for 14 days then vacced and youwsaa... sizzzzzzzle....
torsdag 29 december 2011
So simple and sweet. A real bike pure and simple. Understated but totally beeejutiful. And neat to see something that isn't Wassell or a slimmed sportster tank frisco mounted.
I thank whoever snapped the pic. but I cant rememeber where I took it from. It's been on umpteen blogs I seem to recall.
onsdag 28 december 2011
From our yearly run to our friends at Strul MC in Enköping, In august in 2010 as for the last 12-13 years we gather to our semi-religious feast at Enköping for the Mälaren Runt Run. It's a great weekend of bikes, booze and brotherhood. Not to mention the bar-b-que, the music, the unexspected incidents and plain old roadside fun.
I'll sure post a series of great snaps-shotts. World champion nudity, serious competition, world class bikes and general scenery is to be anticipated. As well as Mr Chopper himself... And Corners bad ass bandit knuckle...
Fredrik, my brother, tore down his knuckle to re-build in a more sellable format. The day after they called from a Motorcycle magazine and asked if they could have the bike in their exhibition at the upcoming big motorcycle show here in town. So he rebuilt it and put some raked out cups in the steering head (is that the english word?) and put my old mufflers on the pipes. And now it's back to normal. Brutal and charming at the same time...
It's one of the kooolest bikes I've ever ridden. You totally integrate with the bike when sit in it. And all your right hand wants to do is to turn it full throttle. I wanna go riding!
tisdag 27 december 2011
And today even some sun appears on the otherwise so grey and dull Göteborg skys. And I'm alone at work thinking of a brand new 2012 and all the great stuff that can happen. One of theses things is of course in the middle of june when the Jokers show takes place in Tidaholm. This year we didnt make it but next year we'll be there for sure. I'll take the buss if I wont make it on time with any of the bike projects. But it usually works out. Maybe not the way I'm planning now - they always turn out better in my head, than in reality... Lack of time and skills... But something is going to roll... preferably something of the flathead persuation.
måndag 26 december 2011
... kinda red knuckle chop. Stole this from the Dutchmans excellent and amazing photo blogg. I'll take it of the blogg in a jiffy if I get the word.
Peter's got one of the neatest Knucklechoppers I've seen and I hope we'll get aroud to run around when spring and dry roads comes around. Untill then I hope we'll get around to a garage party at Fältspatsgatan just as the past few years.
lördag 24 december 2011
Went in to Bertil to get som lock rings (might not be the right translation) for piston pins and I got these. Lock rings and complementary oversize US Ordnance pins. And foremost neat packaging from the day when the factory was the factory. Seems like there are still huge stockpiles of these from the war so it's cheaper to send the pins with the rings.
And little surprises like that makes my day.
Merry Christmans all!
fredag 23 december 2011
The flattie might not end up like this, but I've got a thing about the gas tank... It's a Hap Jones so its got some pedigree... But I've got a Hummer tank at Nickes and I've got a hangup on them ones too... And a chromed up VL springer is real sweet, but a clean shaved 33.4 could do the trick too... The Honda drum on a 21" is sweet, but so is my 23" . And I havent even started to ponder about the chromed up frame and the chop springer... Jeeeez... I need someone to tell me what to freakin' do...
But one good thing is that the Duo is going to be pretty much like stock. Except I'm thinking of a 60's kinda paintjob...and maybe...
torsdag 22 december 2011
... I'm thinking about one of my favourite bikes. But in my mind the pan is a flattie mill in there. 18's do alot. As, of course, all the perfection does that this bike is gifted with.
And I really need to git crackin on a bike if I'm going to be riding any when the time comes. The Duo is on the lift... and the flattie is almost started. But then again a chop is always neat and now the shaman with the rigid hips is on the path of the chop that might be the religion of 2012. But a swingarm jap kinda vibe is also .. And I ...
Good thing it's still just 2011