Easter Update

Ticking along Time for an Easter update. Things have been ticking along quietly on the Squariel rebuild. Who would have thought that I would spend Easter reaming bush? Why yes, that is just one of the little gems that have been keeping me busy. Wheels What to do while...

Wheels on the bike

Wheels on the bike The wheels on the bike go round and round. OK, they sort of do. I was originally going to leave the Squariel wheels alone. A bit of a clean up, new bearings, brake linings and some new rubber, they would have been fine. However, once I got the frame...

Australia Day Holiday

Australia Day Holiday So here we are at the end of January already. Progress on the Squariel build has almost crawled to a halt. Then again, I can count the amount of time that I have spent at home in the past month in hours rather than in days. Being Australia day...

To Paint or Powder

Paint or Powder indeed. I have been agonising with should I paint, or powder coat the cycle parts of my Squariel. My decision has been to use the right tool for the right job. That being to powder coat the frame and to paint the tinware.  I can hear my traditionalist...

Squariel progress update   

 It has been several weeks since I have done a Squariel progress update so here goes. Not a lot of visible progress has happened although some important milestones have been reached. First off, another parcel arrived from Drags with my new brake shoes and some...

300 Words

The web analytics people say that I need to be writing at a minimum 300 words per update. The reason for this is something to do with the dark art of search engine optimisation (SEO). If restoring a vintage motorcycle is challenging my grey matter then SEO is a whole...