The Stiletto Garage

When the Stiletto was finished, I  started worrying about having it in the shop with all the work going on, and suggested we should temporarily enclose the area under the deck over my kitchen windows.  Sean said “why not enclose it permanently?”  So we bagan looking at all the materials …

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Custom Bicycles

Years ago, in the early 1970s,  I cut up an old Schwinn Phantom that I had since it was new in the early 1950s and built a tandem bike.  It was crude, patched together with parts of two frames, and it was heavy.  When I sold my house in 1982 …

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Custom Sport Bike

This bike is built on a Suzuki RGV250 chassis, which originally had a 250cc two stroke V-twin motor, sold mostly in England and Australia. I bought the bike without the engine, and installed a mildly modified Yamaha 350 two-stroke motor from a Banshee quad, probably about 60-65 horsepower.  The engine …

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