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Techs & Bike Builds

The Garage is where we work on a wide range of tech tips including articles on tools and performance.

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Delivery and Deliverance

A tale of two parties to a deal and one steadfast old iron engine

Text and photos by Ujjwal Dey with illustrations from Wayfarer
An Enfield Bullet 350 finds a home after being in limbo for four stressful months. The cast iron engine with right-hand-side gear shift is a well-known legend among motorcyclists, especially purists who don't want the brand name "Bullet" associated with run-of-mill modern designs & engines. What misadventure occurred and what new adventures await?
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Screamin' Eagle/Öhlins Remote Reservoir Rear Shocks

Smooth Out Your Ride

Installing a set of Harley=Davidson Screamin' Eagle Remote Reservoir Shocks
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Shooting for Final Welds then Powder

By Bandit with photos by Wrench
I’ve been waiting on my chain primary drive from Cycle Tech and Paul Cox, it’s cool albeit terrifying, but what the fuck. We only go around once. It arrived the other day and we started the alignment procedure, which didn’t fair worth a fuck.
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And he's sticking with it!

by Buck Lovell
The term suicide clutch came into being when choppers were born. I’ll tell ya why. Back in the good old days, a long time before foot shift was standard equipment, tank shift with foot operated -clutch was original equipment on Harley-Davidson motorcycles.
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Part 4: Cabana Dan’s Early Projects

1914 H-D Twin Engine Rebuild and the 1912 Single Venture

By Bandit with photos from Weed and Cabana Dan
I’m running behind on this episode because of a myriad of other projects and interruptions. I was able to sneak into the hills over-looking the Buffalo Chip and Dan’s shop recently to grab some shots and kick around the 1914 H-D twin engine rebuild.
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Electric Motorcycles: A Comprehensive Guide

Explore the benefits of electric motorcycles, their technology, the top models available

by Aubrey
Electric motorcycles have been making waves in the motorcycle industry in recent years, with more and more riders opting for eco-friendly and cost-effective electric alternatives to traditional gas-powered motorcycles. In this article, we will explore the benefits of electric motorcycles, their technology, and the top models available in the market.
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VLXAFL-5 Knucklehead Chop Part 4

Oil tank, Battery, kickstand, Transmission, gearing and...

By Bandit with photos by Wrench
Under a modicum of pressure, I escaped to my shop and attempted to shift my mind from treacherous doom and gloom over to mechanical freedom. Work proceeded on the transmission, kickstand, battery tray, oil tank and more...
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Part 3: Cabana Dan's Early Projects

The 1914 Receives Final Paint and Pinstriping

By Bandit with photos by Weed
In this episode between blizzards in the outlaw hills east of Sturgis, SD, we cover the final paint for Dan’s 1914 twin. Deadwood
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