• Zero Sum Game

    27 days ago - By Tim's Motorcycle Diaries

    The Fireblade project motorcycle has moved on to its next owner. It had been sitting in a garage for the better part of a decade before I got my hands on it; the result of a bitter divorce. The fuel system was shot and had dumped gas into the engine. It had just over twenty-five thousand kilometres on it, but hadn't been used in a long time. Over the winter of 2019/20 I rebuilt the carburetors, resealed and sorted the fuel tank and got a new petcock, all of which conspired to put the otherwise eager Honda back on the road again. When I checked the valves they were exactly in the middle of...
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