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ducati engine….

ducati engine….

is all apart now. I snapped a few shots but to be honest i have never seen a motor be dismantled so quickly in my life. About an hour and a half from sitting in the frame to being completely apart.
Im glad we did strip it….we found some pret…

mike and his wl…..united at last….

mike and his wl…..united at last….

up and down the dirt road with the brakes not connected like a trouper…..bike sounds and shifts great, forgot in all the excitement to put some air in the tyres…..
been a long time coming bro but its here now…

mann in 1963?… part 2….a response…. 0

mann in 1963?… part 2….a response….

Here is a response to my earlier post about when the david mann painting “hollywood Run” was painted, sent to me by Robert Shuman…this is cool…have a read…
robert mentions that i thought i saw a shovelhead in it but i meant that i had been …

aussie mates…. 0

aussie mates….

here’s a shot of one of my oldest best aussie mates……hes still in my phone as michael ss and he aint had one for must be close to 15 years. this was the bike that i bought from him after falling in love with it….i had a 81 mhr at the time….f…

mikes 45..fender, plate mount 0

mikes 45..fender, plate mount

i added this rib over where i had previously cut and shut the fender……and i left plenty of meat so i can get it the right shape…..
…in the name of keeping the man happy…no more low mounted plates
mike made a mini led str…

get into it son…. 0

get into it son….

spent the last couple of days on mikes wl….finally got the seating arrangements organised….
you cant really see from these shots…i cant get lower to take a shot cause of other shit in the way but the line came out exactly as i wanted….

damos centre stand…. 0

damos centre stand….

was cracked and shitty…..i asked steve (all things ducati)…he said its a common problem and the best repair jobs have a strengthening solid insert (interference fit)….so here it is….lets see how it road tests before powdercoating…

when a serious landslide…. 0

when a serious landslide….

causes one of the best roads in the country to be completely closed and its right on my door step you know i’m gonna get in somehow….
no cars, no tourists, no nothing except the leaves on the road, a setting sun, and a ducati at 6000 rpm.
once in a …

my mate damien …. 0

my mate damien ….

just did a tour of japan and west coast USA and being the biker that he is visited all the best places (im too jealous)…..here’s a sweet k in tokyo. whoever owns it…nice one mate.