Originally Posted by mikem9
Baza - love hearing stories like that especially about dads, uncles and grandfathers. Reminds me of my grandfather. Great memories. Part of what is so cool about this site is the ability to peer into the lives of likeminded adventurers all over the globe!
I hear ya, lot of good times spent in the workshop, usually @ night, with the ol'fella swearing about Jap bikes, [he rode Triumphs in his day!],
he always reckon that the oriental gentlemen designed their bikes around the size of their hands [or something along those lines!]
Unfortunately, Uncle Mac died about 8yrs ago, that man was a great teacher, had a real 'Zen' attitude to his teaching style, calm - collected & always encouraging, miss him heaps
1981 XS650SH "Tourer" [ For Sale - when / maybe?],
1975 XS650B "Adventure" ['Kenny Krazyhorse'], 1982 XL500R 'Project'
Couldn't afford a 'GSA', so now it's an 'XSA'
"I didn't do it! & whoever said I did, is a liar!"