Posts Categorized: Motorcycles

Obsession Motorsports Rockville, Maryland

I rarely take my bike to a shop for repairs, it’s like letting someone else watch my kids, no one is going to give a shit more than I do. But I ran into some electrical issues and I didn’t have confidence in my ability to accurately troubleshoot the problem. The issue was that the… Read more »

Don’t Buy this Dime City Cycles Switch

I love Dime City Cycles, I spend a lot of money with them, but here’s where you can save some money. If you’re like me and you like to have nice clean handlebars without lots of buttons and junk, you might want a car ignition style switch. And you might be interested in buying this… Read more »

Mikuni Upgrade Worth It

If you’ve been thinking about a Mikuni upgrade for your old twin, it’s worth it. I put Mikunis on my 1978 Honda CB400. It was a wise $450 investment. The performance increase is significant. It jumps off the line. I’ve also modified my gear ratio to give me more power off the line. But now… Read more »

For Sale: 1972 BMW R75/5 (Upper Marlboro, Maryland) $17,000

So there’s this guy in Maryland, well actually Belize, that supposedly has this fully restored 1972 BMW R75/5 with sidecar and trailer. It’s sitting in a crate somewhere – I assume it’s in Maryland. He’s asking for $17,000. Apparently he moved to Belize, was planning on shipping the bike to Belize, but now he doesn’t… Read more »

For Sale: 1973 Honda CB350 (Gaithersburg, Maryland) $2,500

There’s a pretty nice looking 1973 Honda CB350 for sale in Gaithersburg, Maryland. The seller is asking $2,500 for it. At that price, they’re looking for someone who appreciates the bike for it as a stock bike. For someone like me who’d want to chop it up, I wouldn’t go more than $1,800 for it.

For Sale: 1981 Yamaha KZ1000 (Haymarket, Virginia) $3,499

Maybe I’m just fucked up in the head, but I have no idea where this seller is coming up with $3,499 for this stock 1981 Kawasaki KZ100. As a basic bike, it looks perfect. It’s got low miles. It looks like it’s spent most of it’s life in a garage. But it’s still a stock… Read more »