Classic Motorcycle Mechanics

Smoke on the water

G’day! I’m officially the owner of a road-legal, sweet-running, mint-looking RG500.

After years and lots of hard work, the job is done and after a few weeks of ironing out the gremlins, the 500 is a first-kick starter and runs like a new one.

At the last update I took the bike off the bench and ran it up and down the gearbox in my back lane. It was an awesome moment. Once the family was escorted out of the way, I invited the lads round to celebrate in the shed. We partied hard into the night and I woke with bloodshot eyes and a craving for bacon

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