Cut, chop and grind away

DremelIt finally came. Having ordered the machine a month ago, I had almost lost hope but today it came and I have no more excuses as to why I can’t finish the seat. With this Dremel 3000 I hope to be able to cut out the sheet metal base plate for the skateboard seat. I do believe the wood would have been strong enough but when riding down the road in 80 miles per hour, who wants to take chances…? Fortsätt läsa Cut, chop and grind away

Brake service

BrakeMotorcycles are not only the best therapy there is, magical beasts of steel and physics, freedom distilled and delivered in powerful punches, but they are also excellent metaphors for life. If you don’t actively work on them, they won’t fix themselves. With that in mind, I did some basic cleaning of the front brake that has been giving me problems for some time.  Fortsätt läsa Brake service

I, a motorcycle magazine writer

IMG6278So I might not have had the time to wrench since last weekend, but I’ve done something that in the long run might be even more valuable: I’ve had my first article published in a Swedish bike magazine. A Harley Davidson magazine to be specific… It’s called Big Twin so you won’t exactly find my own build in the magazine but hey, beggars can’t be choosers, right? Fortsätt läsa I, a motorcycle magazine writer

Living the dream

IMG6259Well, I sure as hell ain’t but yesterday I got the rare opportunity of doing an interview with someone who’s really living the dream. In this case my dream too… The guy in the picture is Peder “The Count” Johansson of Hogtech, a world famous chopper builder specialized in the Swedish style. Or rather, one of the main prophets of that specific, and beautiful style. It was a talk that went on for hours… Fortsätt läsa Living the dream

Got my mojo back

IMG6247A month and a half… in the digital world that’s like forever. But there are reasons for this. Like the fact that WordPress seems to be a magnet for botnets trying to pick your site apart, or spammers flooding every good thing you try to do with their shit. Then there are personals reasons, like winter, work and preparation for other important aspects of life. But ladies and gentlemen, the one and only Motoguerrero is back! Fortsätt läsa Got my mojo back