another perfectly good motorcycle ruined.......

Sunday, 13 November 2011

bill tuman, wrecking crew, #51
 saw, grinder, file, wet and dry, no easy way, get the sounds on, mug of tea and get on with it, the dogs are snoozing in 'their' chair, lot of work for what most people wouldn't even see, the engine mountings cut down and shaped, check out the first photo, see the original footpeg mounting lug?, check out the second photo, [teddy is], it's gone, like tommy cooper used to say, 'just like that'......




every now and again you stumble across a classic picture, this is one of them, you can't fake this, it just oozes coolness, the bike, knucklehead motor, rigid frame, axed tank, gold metal-flake, chopper-pot's and the sissy bar? check out the cheeky angle for a start, the car in the background, the graffitied 'm' on the pavement and the oil stains, then there's the two dudes, mr plaid shirt, hair a little on the long side but still immaculate, wrist watch and no tattoos, his passenger, similarly attired in skinny leg salty dogs or wranglers and pointy chelsea boots, plain white t and straw feroda, flipping the one gun salute, beautiful.......