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This thing is rad! I'd take one over a Street Glide any day of the week.



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1962 Harley Servi Car / 2005 686 mile Heritage For Sale

Jose is selling a really nice rebuilt 1962 G model Servi car w/ RL springer and a almost brand new 2005 Heritage with only 686 miles on it. Email him directly for the details cantstayjose@gmail.com
Or trade for old car or old motorcycles






Peoples Champ - Generator Magneto

I always wanted to make a gen mounted magneto. Never for a fancy "show motor"... just for fun. I made a cone mounted magneto a few months earlier which really gave me an understanding of some of the basics. I noticed that everyone this year was getting really turned on to the Wico design but when I researched it myself I realized 2 things that I WAS NOT down with. First, you need to alter the inside of the case byP= machining the idler gear boss casting and ultimately removing it. This edit to the case is just silly and shortsighted. Second, the price tag for the kit is $2k!!! I'm a normal person with a normal job who makes regular pay with 2 kids and a wife at home. $2k just ain't happening. The other option is the Morris H5 which is super rad but again, at $1600, unfortunately I'll have to pass. I looked at the inside of my case and the gears and I looked at how the old Harley XR magnetos operated. They were gear driven. Well wouldn't you know... the Morris design is gear driven too! I bought a shitty FM-XD mag from ebay and butted it up to the gen hole. Surprise, it's a very close fit! Not perfect but close. More important, the FMXD has an impulse winding just like the H5. IMG_4418 IMG_4425 IMG_4427 IMG_4443 After reviewing the case, the mag and the gears I had a good overview of the project. 1. A collar is required to mount the mag to the case. 2. The magneto needs to spin in reverse. 3. The impulse winding needs to be reversed. 4. A gear set is needed to adapt the idler gear to the magneto. 5. The magneto must spin at exact 1:1 ration with the cam. 6. A fresh FM-XD magneto must be converted to a dual fire coil.   More to come on this in my next blog post.

~ Speed Bump

2016 Progressive International Motorcycle Show - Part 5

Jordan from Union Speed and Style had two bikes in the 2016 Progressive International Motorcycle Show.  His craftsmanship is top-notch and both bikes are beautiful but I'm partial to the knucklehead.

This is Jordan's panhead, the "Frost Buzzard".

Pete also had two bikes in the show.  You've likely seen many photos of these bikes on the blog.

Swamp Witch!

I'll wrap up coverage from the show tomorrow with bikes, girls, and chopsticks.  Makes sense, right?

Workshop Wednesday 2016 #6



Hard week, not a real WW but after changing an innertube I made my pedals gold for Dave Mirra.

Go get a seat for your FXR or DYNA from Aki at Hog Killers!

they attract the best people....

Seat by Hog Killers 
butt by Misti Dawn

ALIEN RUN 2016


Galactic Star Dates: 2016 May 21st 22nd...

Chart your hyperspace routes accordingly. 

Little A'Le'Inn Rachel Nevada 

FREE CAMPING

Food and drinks (and bulk beer sales for campers) available at the Little A'Le'Inn.

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