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    A Yamawa and other bastards

    Make your own motorcycle. It's not that hard if you have the craftsmanship, the equipment and the time. Jan Eggink is such a person. Based on a Yamaha XS2 frame with registration number, he built his special with a former alcohol-fired Jawa speedway block converted to 'road use'. And that such a project is challenging, Read more

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    DIY engines

    Self-build motorcycles Nowadays you would be summarily executed for it: Self-build Motorcycles. But back in the day it was not a strange thing to build a different engine block in a motorcycle. Of course, most of us know the British crossbreeds: Tribsa, Norvin, Troton. Those kinds of machines where the idea was that a better steering bicycle part Read more