Hanging out in the Pyrenees

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  HANGING OUT IN THE PYRENEES We’ve been there before. But now we aimed to cross the Pyrenees east to west on our motorbikes, to end our trip in the Bardenas Reales, an unreal beautiful desertlike area south of the mountains on Spanish soil. Our bikes were a hybrid Yamaha XT500 with a C&J-frame and […]

Flat Track Racing in Belgium

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  FLAT TRACK RACING IN BELGIUM I had to see it with my own eyes, after watching On Any Sunday the hundredth time. There was this flat track race event called ‘Hells Race’ in the Helzold Speedway Stadium in Belgium. Organised by ‘Sinners Supply’. Sounds good, I thought. A lot of hot after-worldly sin. So […]

We Were at Wheel and Waves

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WE WERE AT WHEELS AND WAVES (and did we know it) It has always been a dream for Rumble Speed Shop to participate in the famous Wheels & Waves event at Biarritz. Our own little Mecca near the Atlantic for a few days a year. Our friend Alvin from The Rogue Company invited us to […]

XT500 Dirt Tracker

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XT500 DIRT TRACKER Our next built in progress is based on the iconic indestructible XT500 chassis and engine. Tank is stock XT, seat, cowl, and air scoop are fabricated by hand in alloy. The engine had a top-overhaul, bottom was in perfect order : ). Fueled by a Mikuni TM36 flat slide carb. It has […]