Category: motorcycles

entertaining offers for the SV650S…

I seriously hate to do this, but I need to thin out the project herd, and sadly the SV is lower on my list than getting a project…

a quick update on the SV650S…

So, the SV has been undergoing some surgery as of late, with a whole lot more scheduled! Right now it’s had the 2004/5 GSXR600/750 front end swapped out…

started working on the SV650S again…

Wow, so it’s been awhile since I’ve had the SV out from under it’s table cloth covering, cowering in the corner of the garage like a wounded animal….

Asphalt & Rubber Motoczysz shoot…

Jensen Beeler over at Asphalt & Rubber had me tag along for a shoot down in Portland at Motoczysz’ headquarters, focusing on the hot swap battery packs and…

Ian McElroy’s CBR1000F custom…

CustomFighters Magazine had me shoot this CBR1000F a bit back and I hadn’t gotten around to throwing it up on the blog, so here it is until I…

sv on it’s own two wheels, neglected to post…

so i guess i forgot to throw these up on the blog, but here is the sv sitting on it’s new ’04 GSXR600 rear wheel, as the one…

gsr arm got the carbon sharkguard…

so i got bored and added the carbon fiber sharkguard that used to be on the SV’s Arm to the GSR Arm. ๐Ÿ˜€ -peter

photoshop, sv + ’09 gsxr1000 + 675 = awesome!!!

i think i’m really starting to dig that 2009 gsxr1000 bodywork, hmmmm…. dammit i’m doing it again! ๐Ÿ˜‰ -peter

sv’s got a new swingarm… and some tokicos…

oh, and also an ’08 gsxr600 kickstand, lots of work let to do, like align the sprocket, get a better rear wheel, etc, but at least it’s starting…

sv all tanked up…

just a shot from tonight in the garage, threw the tank back on, as it’s been sitting on the floor of the garage because i had it off…

sv swingarm update!!! zoran is awesome!!!

so zoran at twin works factory west sent me these shots to update me on the progress of the gsr600 swingarm. this is before he did anything to…

sv update, spaced out tokico’s man…

trying to figure out the size of spacers that are going to be required for these ’08 1000rr tokico calipers. -peter

sv update, yay for 1000rr tokico monoblocks!!!

the sv has gained some new brake calipers for the front end, a set of 2008 tokico monoblock’s off of the newer cbr1000rr and man, do they look…

svphoenix final cam update, it’s done!!!

finished up the cam swap today, swapping in first generation sv650 intake cams into the exhaust side of my second generation sv650, it adds a couple bhp and…

sv phoenix update, cams, cams… cams!!!

so adding an old smart-tre and cam swap to the old sv650’s agenda of things to do; make my life even busier, check! ๐Ÿ˜‰ basically the trick here…

sv phoenix on crack update, swingarms here!!!

so the gsr600 swingarm arrived today from over the pond in the uk, sending it off to zoran at twin works factory west on friday or saturday!!! measurements…

more phoenix tear down pics…

yay for photo’s… -peter

let the teardown begin… phoenix to ashes…

began the tear-down today… i have more pics, but i only spent 40 minutes on this, i needed a break from life for a bit. -peter

some custom fighter magazine teaser shots…

so here are some shots of Josh Hofhine’s ’04 GSXR750 fighter, check issue number two of www.customfightersmagazine.com for more. ๐Ÿ˜‰ Later, -peter