August 24, 2011

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August 3, 2011


Honda reliability is no myth. It took just two kicks to get it started and all my childhood memories riding it came back in a flash.

July 30, 2011


After being at home in Italy for over a week is was already feeling a little useless, so I decided to finally get the Z50J back up and running after 6 years inside.
Being unpatient and poor I decided to make a throttle cable instead of ordering one. I stole a brake cable from an old bicycle and made the correct cable ends for the throttle, worked damn well. Then went ahead and flushed the engine and tank of the 6 year old fuel.

May 26, 2011


A short holiday then Formula Student.

January 18, 2011

I forgot how wrecked my garage at home was, nothing I can do about it now. I’m back in Cardiff preparing for some mid-year exams, so nothing really to report.

January 13, 2011

I should probably do something about this little monkey, it’s in a few pieces.

Z50J: Little Work

July 31, 2010

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After seeing loads of customised mini bikes online I’ve had an urge to work on my little Z50J. Plus this is the only thing I have to get my hands dirty on.

Today I sorted out the indicators. As you can see one of the back ones got crushed after the bike fell a while ago. Quashed it back and now the orange light cover fits on nicely.

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