New Project: A 1978 Honda CX500E

Bought this trashed 1978 CX. It appears to have been stolen probably in 1979, then dumped at a NYC river (gross back then). The registration stickers say 1979. The odometer states only about 1400 miles. Washed off construction dust (from sitting in the garage of a building undergoing renovation). It smells like a sewer. The … Continue readingNew Project: A 1978 Honda CX500E

Works Engineering Hosts Vintage Motorcycle Show

Works Engineering on North 14th St between Berry and Wythe in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, hosts a show every year. The beer was sponsored by Asahi, and there were burgers, and dozens of vintage bikes. And Flo qualified as a vintage bike! (1983 Suzuki GS550E.) She got some love. Here are some pics of the event. An … Continue readingWorks Engineering Hosts Vintage Motorcycle Show

Classic bikes need mechanic owners

This weekend, Jason and I went to Buck’s County, Pennsylvania. River Road runs alongside the Delaware River, and we wanted to ride the stretch from Riegelsville to Milford, NJ. We had to put Molly’s front fender back on, since it was supposed to rain on the way back home. So, unfortunately, we left later than … Continue readingClassic bikes need mechanic owners