Tag Archives: motorcycle

2017 MOTOBLOT

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Every hobbyist group needs an outlet.  For Chicago motorcyclists, that’s Motoblot.  It’s our chance to fly the moto freak flag. Old and new Triumphs, vintage Japanese bikes, some neglected Austrian cousins, and of course a sampling of American iron in the form of Indian and Harley are the most popular makes.  The street fest style […]

2016 Mama Tried Show

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I’m not sure what makes a great motorcycle show exactly.  Is it the bikes?  The people?  The scenery?  The beer? The 2016 Mama Tried Show had a pretty good sampling of all of the above.  Set in a new location for this year, and supposedly booked at the same location for the next 2 years as […]

Simpson Motorcycle Helmets now available!

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Ever since we picked up a Simpson M30 for our Husqvarna build ‘Double Take’ we have been in love with the look, feel, and quality of Simpson Helmets.   As you may know, we have been trying to stock our shop with all the cool stuff we use and love.  Well, Simpson Helmets definitely qualifies.  We […]

Part 1 of “Shaking hands and kissing babies tour”

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I’ve wanted to go to AIMExpo in Orlando for the last couple of years. I used to attend a similar dealer show in Indiana until it was terminated. It was a great place to meet people in the industry, make business contacts, and new friends. The Barber Vintage Festival in Birmingham, AL, is typically held in early […]

No Sleep til Brooklyn…

Migrant Sugar Cane Project

Earlier this year I had the pleasure of meeting Keino of Keino Cycles at the Mama Tried Show in Milwaukee. We had an immediate respect for one another’s craft. He brought a custom Vincent to that show and you rarely see builders customizing Vincents these days, so I was intrigued and impressed. Especially that it was a commissioned build […]

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