Made Like a Cannon Performs Like a Tank

The engine sounds like the insides are going to shatter anytime, No you are not taking her: The engine was submerged in the flood waters during the December 2015 rains. Despite persistent bearing noise we just had the water pumped out and engine oiled, without actually opening up the engine. After the first test ride... Continue Reading →

Lessons learnt

It's been over three months since the motorcycle was fully dismantled, the final assembly is in progress now and we are expecting to wrap up by the 22nd of February. The painting has come out really well. Though we didn't get the brown I had in mind when we were mixing the paint, the brown... Continue Reading →

Queen’s makeover

Though not indicated in the RC book, RocketQueen is actually a Yezdi Classic II and not a D250 Classic as revealed by the side monograms. This is a picture of RocketQueen sometime in 2006, about the same time I was mulling over giving her a makeover. Being a student, my shallow pocket only permitted me... Continue Reading →

The pursuit of vintage spares

After 5 years of not being in one place and several months of procrastination, I found my self in an appropriate situation to begin the restoration of RocketQueen. Acquiring all required parts is the first and major phase in any restoration project, and can turn out to be a long and painful one depending on... Continue Reading →

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