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Interview: Pete Watkins of Dexterous Engineering

Interview: Pete Watkins of Dexterous Engineering

| May 9, 2016 | 1 Comments

Last year at the the Salty Bike Revival I got the opportunity to meet Pete Watkins of Dexterous Engineering.  What first brought my attention to him was the Yamaha sR250 bobber he rolled in, but on further inspection I saw the turbo charger he added to it and well, I knew I had to get […]

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Selling Miller Motorsports Park and the future for track racing in Utah

Selling Miller Motorsports Park and the future for track racing in Utah

| March 10, 2016 | 2 Comments

When asking around about the future of Miller Motorsports Park I’ve heard everything from fact based information to over-the-top conspiracy theories.  Having a curious mindset, and tendency to not believe what the majority of media outlets here in Utah spew, I decided to do a little digging.  So to start off here’s a little back […]

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Jorge’s SR400 Cafe Conversion

Jorge’s SR400 Cafe Conversion

| November 6, 2015 | 6 Comments

Stylish and original ideas always excite me. When I was introduced to the Cafe Racer style of motorcycles I was immediately hooked up by the concept and history behind of it as well its unique look. There is something in this style that lights up a desire for emotion and adrenaline. From that very moment […]

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Dan’s XT500 Tracker Conversion

Dan’s XT500 Tracker Conversion

| October 24, 2015 | 0 Comments

A couple years ago Dan had sent me some pictures and a bit of a writeup on a Yamaha XT500 he’d picked up as a project bike – http://www.utahcaferacer.com/2013/05/31/dan-duncans-yamaha-xt-500-cafe/ . Aside from some top end work, new header, and typical cleanup, the bike was look’n to stay pretty much stock for the time being, nothing flashy. […]

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Meetup at Scooter’s Coffee Oct. 8th, 6PM

Meetup at Scooter’s Coffee Oct. 8th, 6PM

| October 5, 2015 | 0 Comments

Meetup this Thursday, the 8th of October @ 6pm at Scooter’s Coffee in Roy, Utah.  Come talk shop and share ideas. Scooter’s 1871 W. 5300 S. Roy, Utah

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Bonneville Vintage GP Sept 4-6

Bonneville Vintage GP Sept 4-6

| September 4, 2015 | 0 Comments

Free entry this year for anyone riding through the gate on a motorcycle with free motorcycle parking in the paddock with free helmet and gear check. Can’t get any better than that! Two motorcycle shows this year…Motorcycle Classics Magazine classic bike show on Saturday with guest judges editor Richard Backus and Brian Slark from the […]

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The Salty Bike Revival Was An EPIC Success

The Salty Bike Revival Was An EPIC Success

| August 24, 2015 | 1 Comments

At 1:45 PM a stream of visitors began trickling through the front doors of The Fallout on 600 West in SLC to checkout the Salty Bike Revival, an all Utah motorcycle builder/artist show. I took an opportunity to help out, and right up until I left around 8 PM there was at most a lull in that […]

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