Added reply in a thread Cleaning or replacing old Fastners 6/12/2017 10:46 PM

I did quite a bit of research on zinc plating, and Newmann just happened to post the exact video I used to come up with my own system (with a few of my own modifications). As you can see in my pic, I use a thicker copper wire to sit across the container,

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Added reply in a thread ECMO Classic European Championship 2017 Stříbro Czech republic 5/20/2017 12:26 PM

Just WOW. Best post I've seen in a while; thank you for sharing the experience! Some observations: - Love the rules stating that the older the rider, the older the bike must be - keeping it true to history. - 24 +60 riders and 31 +70! - The bikes! Just ... more »

Added reply in a thread CZ Championships at Hangtown 5/6/2017 5:25 AM

Your picture looks legendary as well! Niiiice retro gear (right down to the typical yellow socks over the full bores) and sweet tricked-out CZ. Kudos Maybe find some old school gloves (leather/black rubber strips on top) and you'll be perfect. Actually, ... more »

Added reply in a thread 78 YZ-100 5/6/2017 3:54 AM

Wow, beautiful bike. Lots of terrific detail and just the right amount of personal "style" from stock. The re-blue of the pipe was a good call; made it stand out. How long was the process (entire bike)?

Added reply in a thread working from home 4/27/2017 9:12 PM

Well, you're pretty familiar with where my last project came from, soooo.....

Added reply in a thread working from home 4/26/2017 11:10 PM

I've worked from home the last 9 years for a company based in Singapore. There is no office in the States, so it's often years between seeing anyone with the company. Simply put, it's a trade-off. You'll be missing some social interactions, some laughs, ... more »

Added reply in a thread vintage rolling art?? 4/18/2017 7:33 PM

Definitely need to meet you at DD's Mr. F. What, we probably live 10 minutes from each other? I like your COMBINATION of moto-art/Maicos etc.. and racers. That Husky 125 just screams "LETS GO!!"

Added reply in a thread vintage rolling art?? 4/18/2017 7:20 PM

Unfortunately, I didn't get to ride it long - an injury put me out for quite a while (not the bike's fault), and then college got in the way! I do remember it being an awesome bike with plenty of smooth predictable power; don't remember much about the ... more »

Added reply in a thread vintage rolling art?? 4/18/2017 12:51 PM

That is a GREAT looking bike Sofiedog! And near to my heart. Pic of mine sitting in my college apartment the day I picked it up from the

Added reply in a thread vintage rolling art?? 4/18/2017 11:01 AM

Yep, great tip; thanks. I had found some new Honda and Suzuki ones like you mention, but what's the fun in that?

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I've learned that as a restorer, it's important to spend twice the cost and effort to get something done, just to say you made ... more »
Added reply in a thread vintage rolling art?? 4/18/2017 10:57 AM

Haha

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, I posted a couple more pictures in the Diamond Don's thread; including a full bike shot. I didn't want to be the newbie that throws a zillion pictures on here. Although here's one more that could be classified as a "teaser" - my homemade ... more »
Added reply in a thread Diamond Don's Anyone? 4/18/2017 10:48 AM

Yep, was just about to post a "full disclosure".

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Ol' Newmann here is the madman that got me started back into all this. It another Vital post, he mentioned that he knew where a YZ100 could be had.....aaannd, it escalated quickly. Turns out ... more »
Added reply in a thread vintage rolling art?? 4/17/2017 9:39 PM

Amazing bikes in this thread. swatdoc's CR125 is stunning. I don't have much experience with Maico's, but the Ake bike and BigMaico's Maico are just awesome. And dat OldPro RM125....it's has such a "privateer pro badass" look to it; about the only way

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Added reply in a thread Diamond Don's Anyone? 4/16/2017 9:41 PM

Will be attending my first DD's; can't wait. I've been away from bikes for about 9 years (other than the last four months when I've worked night and day to get this little Y-Zed ready for this weekend), so I hope to meet as many of you as possible!

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