Ridin The “T” and the “Okay”: Transport The DS6C

 Properly,it lastly got here to go. I waited for months for the customer to discover a shipper then I waited for an additional month and a half for the shipper to lastly come for the bike.It was okay although, I wasn’t actually prepared to begin constructing one other bike in my storage but anyway so it wasn’t in the way in which. Had many good conversations with the brand new proprietor Kevin. He is a pleasant man and I am glad it went to somebody like him. His buddy is constructing one other one solely in inexperienced like my keeper so I get the sensation they are going to be taking excellent care of them.It is on it is manner now to Southern California . It was a pleasant bike to have round .I constructed it to look precisely like my DS6C after I first purchased it in 1972 however as time moved ahead I spotted I solely want one so it bought offered. I am going to in all probability construct one other simply because I’ve sufficient components however the subsequent one would be the European model with the rubber aspect panels on the gasoline tank.Traded a seat with a man in Sweden for that tank and I do love that orange coloration I shot the one I simply offered with. However,for my subsequent construct it may be the 1970 Yamaha R5 that I purchased and tucked away for the previous 25 or so years.Went to Michigan for this one .So,listed here are the final images of the 1970 Yamaha DS6C :

This was the hand off on the native Residence Depot parking zone.It was an enormous truck so there was no manner it was arising my little useless finish avenue. It went easily and now I’ve my storage house again.I frightened that it will get broken in my store.It did as soon as again in 2013 when my good friend Juan’s BMW R80 tipped over and fell towards it. I needed to have the paint matched and shoot one other aspect cowl . This led to a whole repair up of the bike turning it into a very good runner  and it is sale. 

As you possibly can see,it is tight in my little store however I make do. Properly, it is warming up properly now and the solar is out shining brightly . I am going using now .Gonna head out on my Moto Guzzi for the day whereas the battery for my BMW K100 sits on the charger and will get absolutely charged.I am going to take that one out on Friday  .Then if the climate holds I am going to attempt to run all 4 of my Yamaha 2 strokes .It is December now and I’ve to run all these bikes each probability I get earlier than the shit climate places and finish to my season for some time. Cannot let this stuff sit for too lengthy so I am hoping we now have a light winter and I can hold using through to spring.