Added reply in a thread Why Honda triple clamps from the 80's are black 12/31/2020 12:45 PM

Normally, the bottom clamp was clear coated.

Added reply in a thread Migraines from motocross 11/30/2020 6:05 PM

I also suffer with migraines. I never, ever leave home without at least a couple of Naramig (Naratriptan) with me. Pretty effective and safe medicine. At the smallest hint of a migraine, I take one. Usually holds the pain under control, and I can function ... more »

Added reply in a thread Honda CRE250 Enduro-Let's call it 97% Finished 5/23/2019 4:26 AM

Love those Acerbis handguards. The blue one on the photo you posted is mine. I was fortunate enough to find a few of them a while ago. All NOS. I also have a collection of frond disc covers and fenders. Here's the uncut pic.

Added reply in a thread 1986 YZ125 compression 2/10/2019 11:11 AM

According to the brochure: 8.4 ~ 10.5 : 1

Liked a bike check 1996 Kawasaki KX500-E8 12/11/2018 5:45 PM
1996 Kawasaki KX500-E8
Added reply in a thread To be or not to be....90”s or Modern? 9/4/2018 8:14 AM

"I just can’t help but feel a little silly riding a 25 year old bike out on a track fillled with Pro’s and modern bike?" I feel exactly the opposite. As long as you have (and you do) an awesome (or just decent) vintage bike, you will pretty much be the ... more »

Added reply in a thread Making forks from the mid 80's work better 9/2/2018 12:01 PM

Good article about improving the '87 KX forks. Not really useful, because of the impossibility to find such a kit nowadays(I think). Anyways:

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Added reply in a thread 1992 RM250 Restoration 6/5/2018 5:04 PM

Awesome videos. Watched them all in just a couple of days. And like someone above said, they are really inspirational. Well done, both the restoration and the videos. And owning (and having restored it myself) a WR500, I can't wait for your WR videos. ... more »

Added reply in a thread Winners take all 5/12/2018 5:08 PM

Timerider: The Adventure of Lyle Swann (1982)

Added reply in a thread Crossbar pad from 1980's 9/22/2017 3:58 PM

From what I saw, there isn't an English version of their website, and they won't ship internationally either from their Brazilian website.

Added reply in a thread Throttle Jockey Anniversary Red Bud Display 7/12/2017 11:36 AM

Beautiful bikes. Pure awesomeness!

Added reply in a thread Cleaning or replacing old Fastners 6/13/2017 3:04 PM

To clean steel hardware, just soak them in apple cider vinegar for a couple of days. Do not use this method to clean aluminum and especially, magnesium, as the vinegar will corrode them.

Added reply in a thread WANTED : NOS Acerbis green/white handguards 5/3/2017 12:54 AM

Just to tease ya (they are not for sale), besides the one I have on my WR500 (pictured on your original post), I believe I have 5 or 6 of them (including the one on the WR, which has the black Acerbis logo) that will eventually be used on my other bikes.

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Added reply in a thread WR 500 MAYTAG 2/4/2017 10:06 PM

Beautiful!

Added reply in a thread 1987 KX250 seat logo 11/18/2016 12:44 PM

Good idea. Will do that about finding the correct scale of the logo and then measuring it. About the Pit Replica cover, I'm aware of them. It's just that since I already bought some good quality blue vinyl for another project, I tought about doing the ... more »

Started new thread 1987 KX250 seat logo 11/18/2016 9:16 AM

Needing some help here... Can anyone that has a '87 KX, with the original (or a correct replica) seat cover, please take the measurements highlighted in red? I'm making a stencil for my seat, and I'm trying to make it as correct as possible.

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Added reply in a thread DC Plastic and seat covers 5/26/2016 12:05 PM

Apart from the bikes values, which I don't care much as I don't own them as investments, the "once I'm dead" part has been on my mind lately. I have 4 garage queens here that I don't ride. Sometimes I think I should just ride them and not care too much ... more »

Added reply in a thread 89 YZ490 Rebuild 4/14/2016 9:42 AM

Rory's bikes were my inspiration. Specially the WR500. I love those bikes too.