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Titanium R1 gearbox sprocket nut

This is a titanium gearbox sprocket nut for an R1 I’ve knocked up, I think its the same on the GSXR. I tend to make them with the washer integral to the nut, so as a flanged nut, it makes for a tastier nut i feel.

Spam warning – some cretins using my email address

Those delightful criminals are at it again, they’ve decided to steal my email address to send me an email inviting me to buy pills to make my knob grow or just riddle my computer with virus and disease. They really are the scum of the earth and moronic enough to send an email to the person they nicked it from. […]

Spending reassurance

If you are looking at this site and reading this blog you are clearly a very discerning individual! As such you probably spend a little bit more than you are comfortable with on your bike, or rather a lot more than your partner is comfortable with, so let me reassure you and your partner that its ok, its normal, its […]

Ducati 900ss bevel titanium rear wheel spindle

Here’s a titanium rear wheel spindle I’ve made for a Ducati 900ss bevel, THE most fantastic bike ever created. I had one many years ago, without question the best bike i’ve ever owned or likely to, quirky, annoying, fragile, capable of independent thought that doesn’t comply with your own etc. Anyway a customer in France has one, the lucky fellow, […]

Titanium M12x1 casing plug

This is a little titanium casing plug, bungs up an oil or water gallery or something. This one was slightly nicer to make as the socket cap in the end could be good and deep, some of them will only take a socket to 3mm or so deep, they just beg to have the socket rounded off when you come […]

Honda titanium panel bolts

These are titanium panel bolts for a Honda, they are tapped M5 down the shank. Tapping titanium is always fun, you just never know when its going to snap the tap! The smaller the thread the more buttock clenching it is, because its such tough stuff smaller taps often don’t have enough strength in them to cope, which is why […]

M6x115 titanium race spec bolt

This was a tricky little blighter to make, turning half inch bar down to 6mm with good accuracy and consistency is not easy, but i’m pleased with how its come out. It could be racier if the shank was waisted.

Suzuki RGV titanium wheel spindles

Here’s a pair of titanium Suzuki RGV250 wheel axles hot off the lathe. I”ve modified the head of the front spindle, the original has an external hex sticking out to hold it whilst tightening the nut, so i dispensed with that and broached and internal hex so the spindle can finish flush with the fork leg, weigh less and generally […]

Aprilia RS250 7075 alloy swinging arm spindle

This is a 7075 alloy swinging arm spindle with the frame insert, collar nut, top hat spacer and washer for an Aprilia RS250. They are coated with Surtek 650 for corrosion protection which gives them the milky kind of colour, this can be polished off exposed areas if needed, but the bare areas will have to be polished now and […]