Bultaco Sherpa update

The Sherpa has been on the back burner for a few months but it is back up front now. The suspension, wheels, fenders and exhaust are now back on and it is starting to look like it might actually be back on the trails soon! My observation on these old bikes is that the build quality was really bad and nothing really fits well. But the forks are rebuilt with modern oil and new seals so they should be noticeably better, The rear shocks are also new and... [Read More...]

1986 VFR750F restoration update 4

Well, with winter here I’ve put the VFR on hold but here are a few of the things that were done in the past few months- Wheels painted in original white with clear coat. The rear wheel is a CBR600F3 wheel, so a big increase in width. New tires, too. Most of the bodywork is stripped and sanded. There were a lot of cracks that needed to be fixed and still some final filler/sanding to be done. It is back on it’s wheels and test run. I may... [Read More...]