Restorations

Honda SS50 Restoration – Half Time Report

Our SS50 has become a collection of small bits, packed in boxes that are scattered around the house, shed and workshop. Breaking the Honda down to its component parts has confirmed two important factors; firstly, getting all the parts required…

 

Suzuki GT750 Kettle Restoration

What do you do with an Australian Suzuki ‘Water Bottle’ that’s been left in a chicken coop for more than 20 years? Restore it, says Carl Schubert, who told his story to pal Karl Webster. You just gotta love the…

 

Yamaha Fizzy – Chasing the Myth Part 2

    Best described as the ‘crap’ stage, the point where our little Yam is in a hundred corroding pieces, either dripping oil or crammed into boxes; from here things can only get better. The frame turned out to be…

 

Yamaha Fizzy – Chasing the Myth Part 1

Yamaha’s seventies moped of choice, its legendary status continues as much from the teens that didn’t have one, as the cool kids that did; ironically 40 odd years on, I still can’t afford one! In 1974, several issues held me…

 

Honda P50 Custom Restoration –

Fancy a ‘P’? – Peculiar Preservation Whilst we don’t expect everyone to feel ‘inspired’ by our latest creation, give it a few lines and I will try to explain why this strange motorized cycle has consumed the last few months…