Saturday, 17 January 2009

New bike blog

Well, I just read a blog comment about a folder I made at flickr, praising my taste in semi vintage Japanese bikes, so I figured "why the hell can´t I do my own blog about these bikes."

I just started to build my first bike. It´s a 1981 Suzuki GS450 that will be bobbed/caffeinated or at least done my way. I do regret selling my 1975 Honda CB500, but what the hell. I can always buy a new one later on if I continue to miss it. The Suz fitted my wallet perfectly right now.

I will post project pictures here, as well as link or pics of bikes/people that have inspired me.

First off is my bike as it looked when I bought it. Not a pretty sight even if it was in a decent state for a 27 year oldbike.

It does look a bit different now as I have done a few thing on it. More pics later.

For inspiration I do visit a few blogs.
The one that inspired me to start this blog is The Return of the Cafe Racers.
I´d love to get that road as my background pic as well.

Well, there are my danish neighbors the Wrenchmonkeys that build beautiful bikes, surely inflensed by Bratstyle.


  1. Glad you liked my post about your flickr page. I've added ur new Blog to my links list. Hope you get as much enjoyment keeping it up to date as I do.


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  3. Pretty good post. I just stumbled upon your blog and wanted to say that I have really enjoyed reading your blog posts. Any way I'll be subscribing to your feed and I hope you post again soon.


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  5. I think Candy Muse Red with Candy Antares Red on the gas tank and side cover, or Candy Empire Blue with Candy Dark Blue on the gas tank and side cover

  6. How reliable is it? could i trust it for a daily commute?