Archive for the ‘from the shop’ Category

Fix a Flat


While we were in Seattle, Joel and Rosanna were awesome enough to lend Derek and I their Derbi’s. Joel’s had a flat, so I taught Derek how to change a flat the no-tools way. Gazelle intimidation Remove the wheel, do whatever you please to get the tire off (tools are fine to use at this […]


I first built this Polini bottom end 2 years ago. It was clean, but the case matching left room for improvement. Here’s the original case match. That will not stand, man. The top ports especially. Here’s an ok photo of comparing a before and after. The right channel is mostly done, and the left is […]

new shop!


dan, a friend of mine that’s into old motorcycles, and i have been looking for a good warehouse space in grand rapids for the past couple months to turn into a moped/motorcycle co-op/awesome dudebro hangout. this past week we found it! it’s in the ground floor/basement of a big warehouse that is split up into […]