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

Friday, 21 June 2013

special/blown it [delete as appropriate]














1988, mz 250 commuter bike, forty seven careful owner's, 300 quid and a thousand hour's work, sifting through breaker's yard's, measuring, making, manufacturing, cutting, milling and turning the wheel's of steel, carcinogenic dust cutting and shaping racing-car carbon off-cut's sourced from a skip, wheel's off a 50cc yamaha moped, milled, lightened and shaped by hand, brembo brake caliper off a ducati treble-nine, rear caliper off a cagiva mito, r1/thundercat controls, handmade, bespoke and original and getting top results in the hand's of a better racer than me, [andy smith] loads of sleepless night's working and developing the bike that would become an obsession and cause grief and threaten marriages, or, you could go and buy dice magazine and be really cool, just saying......