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Junkyard Dog 25 – Wooden tit be loverly

After much pondering regarding the seat arrangement I concluded that a wooden base rather than a metal base would be more practical. It’s a lot easier to fasten material to wood rather than metal with staples being the obvious choice….

 

Make or Break? Suzuki GSX-R750L Slingshot

Each week Scottie will tempt you with one of his handpicked used bike gems. He don’t just read the Bikes For Sale ads, he buys em! ‘What’s the story morning glory?’ Freshly purchased blind, and over that ‘well known’ auction…

 

Normous Newark is back! 6th June 2021

Get your E-tickets now and beat on the queues on the day! 💥 June 6th – Newark Showground, Notts NG24 2NY 💥 – General Admission entry from 10am – £7 per person – Early Bird entry from 8am – £10…

 

Triumph Trident Tour coming to Bristol

Riders will be able to experience the most talked about bike in the UK – the new Triumph Trident 660. Each ride will be accompanied by one of Triumph’s expert riders at this Covid-secure outdoor event and all attendees will…

 

Junkyard Dog 24 – Wire you doing that?

With the bike now basically running the wiring needs completing – there’s actually not that much to do really – wire the headlamp hi low feed from the right switch, wire the headlamp and tail lamps, the horn and the…

 

New from Weise for 2020, the Michigan Textile Jacket

New from Weise for 2020, the Michigan is a waterproof textile jacket with retro looks, but also a thoroughly modern AA-rating for protection, under the latest CE clothing standard. Classically styled, with quilted shoulder stitching, upper-arm stripes and YKK vintage…

 

Retro Triumph trials outfit

Watsonian have developed a fitting kit to attach their trials-inspired International sidecar to the Triumph Scrambler. Styled to capture the essence Watsonian’s aluminium-bodied trials sidecar of the 1950s, and designed for modern roads, the International has a glass fibre body,…

 

Junkyard dog Part 22 – Stay Cool

Last episode I talked about the oil cooler and how ugly it was, well I have made the decision to get rid of it as the engine is now fully open and should cool adequately without it. I then had…