Frosty tools and the legion of dirt

The first day of wrenching this year started in a blizzard. My garage in Berlin is essentially a glorified sea container with electricity and no heating, but at least it keeps the rain and snow on the outside so I can’t complain. Walking in the bike looked pretty miserable; it was still muddy from the last ride in […]

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Work in progress.

 Getting ready for the summer. Last weekend, I fitted Rally Raid Front tanks and 300 mm suspension among other things. It’s still missing things like the fuel lines, front brake line and a navigation cluster among other things. A full story will follow.  

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Back on the horse

I must admit, that I have been neglecting the GSX1400. I’ve spent most of my time doing normal off-season maintenance on the mountain bikes of my better half and I. In addition to that, I’ve spent quite a bit of time on my enduro. Riding and then fixing whatever it is that I wrecked. The […]

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This and that

Nothing much happened with the GSX1400 this weekend, except that I dremeled out the brake crud from the calipers. Other than that, my friend cleared out his stuff from the garage so I got around to cleaning the place and putting the bike lift into working order. The Yamaha YZ250F needs an oil change after […]

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New garage

So I finally moved the 14 to my new garage yesterday. It’s still full of the previous tenant’s stuff, but I’m just overjoyed to be out of the old cold, damp and cramped garage. Additionally, with all the space I have, I got the bike lift in there too. Unfortunately there’s no room to set […]

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Distracted

Lately I’ve been a little distracted by the continuation of the riding season and my other two wheeled friend. We’ve just got about 30-40 cm of snow in the southern forests so winter enduro is taking up a fair bit of my limited free time. The GSX1400, or I should say crates of parts of […]

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