Taking off a cylinder head, while quoting Hamlet

First Clown: A pestilence on him for a mad rogue! ‘a pour’d a flagon of Rhenish on my head once. This same skull, sir, was, sir, Yorick’s skull, the King’s jester. Hamlet: This? [Takes the skull] First Clown: E’en that. Hamlet: Alas, poor Yorick! I knew him, Horatio, a fellow of infinite jest, of most…

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Zen and the art of motorcycle restauration

Ok, so I’ve finally lost my marbles. I’ve always had a “problem” with being deeply into a lot of different things at the same time. In highschool I even read a 12 volume encyclopedia from A to L (I probably got a girlfriend around L, hurrah). I’ve always been that way, but I’ve also always…

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First impressions (Tempo Standard 1955)

Pictures from the night I got my motorcycle, a Tempo Standard from 1955.

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