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Into the 6th week we go

Progress is steady and not as slow as it seems on the ground. Initially I expected to spend a couple…

Posted in FJ62 Restorations

Slow and steady wins the race

Progress has slowed to a crawl it seems. It always seems like that in the beginning anyway. Disassembly appears like…

Posted in FJ62 Restorations

The first of many

This was the first one, it wasn’t unexpected. And there will be many more. It was the feeling of “f*ck…

Posted in FJ62 Restorations

Maybe if I don’t look

Maybe if I don’t look it will just get better. Wishful thinking on my part, I know. I’ve been digging…

Posted in FJ62 Restorations

Down the rabbit hole

These projects always start off this way; lots of enthusiasm, dreams of a super cool car in the end, your…

Posted in FJ62 Restorations

The red pill

It’s an affliction, a disorder, a mental ailment perhaps, getting attached to inanimate objects. Anthropomorphizing them along the way. And…

Posted in Motorcycle

Is it already time to prep for the next trip?

Boy, time flies.  It was a mere 8 months ago that the stars aligned and I got to take a…

Posted in Motorcycle

Take the DL1000 or keep the DL650?

If you’ve been reading the blog you’ll have seen that I recently found an amazing deal on the 2002 DL1000. …

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Shinko 705 post trip report

Last year in July, my buddy and I took a 2600 mile trip from Denver CO to the Candian border…

Posted in Motorcycle

Deal of the century?

So my brother has been wanting to take a motorcycle trip with me like the one I took last year…