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

Friday, 4 October 2013

hymn for the dudes....

'you've bought what?'  'you need a chat with yourself mate!' 'sold the harley?' 'twat!' 'why?' 'fucking idiot!' 'bailey, you're a cunt!' well, there you go, just a few snatches of conversation from the last couple of day's from my harley-davidson riding friend's on my revelation that i've moved the sporty on and bought a hinkley bonny, right, let's get a few things straight, this is a photo of the same model i've bought, it's green, british racing green, un-polished, un-chromed engine cases, bog-stock, [bar the tacho conversion] and i'm going to make 'subtle' changes to it, i can't live with that back mudguard, the indicators, silencers, front brake caliper, big shiny, headlight, footpegs, sprocket cover, chain guard, shock's, front mudguard and mirror's, apart from that, well, i reckon i can chop and change it to suit, it's a big, heavy bastard in standard form, but, isn't that what it's all about? [i'm thinking lower, wide bar's, re-positioned indicators, no rear mud-guard, shortened front mud-guard, brembo caliper's, big floating disc, bar-end rear mirror, earl's stainless hoses and fittings, a sprinkle of titanium, stainless and carbon-fibre, keihin carbs, a one-off exhaust and some decent suspender's] yeah, a mild work-over, a little massaging, a little fettling and tweeking, stay tuned race-fan's, it's never an easy road.........

4 comments:

  1. you're over eighteen .....you've made a decision ....i like the next step

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  2. Hey, so you've gone metric, look at the controversy when Bob Dylan went electric, it didn't do him any harm in the long run!!

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  3. Nice work Lovey, it'll look the biz I'm sure, absence of the shiny stuff is a bonus to begin with . . . unlike old Stinky Jan, I'd love you to avoid the 'black bike' routine, however, as Grant pointed out, you're an adult [ha, says Mrs B] so just get on with it . . . funny hearing from your one eyed Hoggly lovin mates the exact opposite of what I got from my myopic Trumpy lovin buddies . . . fuck that, it's a motorcycle, enjoy the bejabbers out of it mucker.

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