Tuesday, February 26, 2013
WOW! inside of a year's time Paul and Kristy Bacon's Rad BMW custom Bubble top is finished! You can look back in my older blog posts (April 11 2012) and see how this crazy Beamer started out. This is what I'm talking about gang "Get out in the garage and build something" ANYTHING! Stop sitting in front of the TV, its all the same crap . . . Internet message boards . . . CRAP! This is what its all about! Crazy rolling art man! Paul gets himself a FREE Spritz By Fritz T-Shirt for his efforts. I know Its not much, but all you guys out there can e-mail yer stuff and we'll see what happens! I'm gonna enclose Paul's e-mail with his words. I wanna hear from all you crazy cats and see what's going on in yer garage. FRITZ "Yo Fritz, I Finished it! yeah lots of sanding, yeah lots of time, yeah lots of itching, but most of all good times! I think I gave all the tech info with the build up pics but just to add to that the paint is flake (can't be seen in pics) and was applied by my friend Melv in my home workshop. The interior was stitched by my wife Kirsty on our kitchen table, and my friend Lee did the wiring, and I made everything else and now I wanna do another but this time I'm gonna go wild. Building this kinda stuff is great, making a real one off with no restrictions other than your imagination and then freaking the squares out on the road. Thanks for your blog entry's and DVD's its great to know someone else is working hard on great stuff, its a real inspiration. Thanks, Paul Bacon"
Monday, February 4, 2013
The team at the antique motorcycle show in Lawrence, KS was British Motorcycles. It was a show and swap meet, but I gotta say there really wasn't much of a swap meet. There were maybe five guys with stuff they really didn't want to sell, you know the type. The show bikes were killer! I'll give 'em that. I was hoping to find parts and stuff for a 1945 Indian project (if you can call it that more like a set of cases etc) I bought but was not disappointed spending an hour looking at some fantastic English motor bikes! Plus there were Harleys, Jap bikes, even a super X racer. It was a nice show all in all. Check out the pics and see for yourself. I'll be in Omaha at that antique meet, so if your going let me know so we can say "HI" Are you in the garage building something? Get out there! Fritz
So I bought this box of beat to crap Indian stuff, the vin starts with CDE on the left case, and I have found that to make it a 1945. I am, by no means, an Indian guy. I know nothing about 'em, so, if you have a clue, or could help me, I sure would like to hear from ya! I know its gonna be a big money project, but I do love a challenge, and to learn about something new so I can go forward with it no matter what. I have an Indian frame with the rear hacked off, and a Harley hard tail rear section. So, I figure I'll graft them together, kinda like the Indian that gave "Indian Larry " his name sake. (see Iron Horse magazine issue #70 circa 1988) So, any Indian guys reading my blog give me a shout, a big loud one. Get out in the shop and build something!!!!!! Fritz