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hugh’s handbuilt, re-phased xs650 cranks and a don wood bedroll

visiting hugh owings in really f***ing charming asheville, north carolina yesterday. he talks a bit about the basic dynamics and mechanics of yamaha xs650 re-phased cranks in the 2.5 minute-long video below.

we bulls***ted about bikes and he showed us his latest xs650 chopper with his hand made frame, notched stock wheels, motobecane tank, souped-up and re-phased motor (not in the pic below but on a shelf), and more.

hugh owings xs650 chopper in progress

then he whipped out his gnarly don wood bedroll and told of how it once saved him from cats, dogs, and bears.

hugh owings in his don wood biker bedroll/wild dog protector

he demonstrated by posing in the nude in a wild dog park outside asheville. see how tame the wild dog became when the bedroll was unfurled? we was amazed!

don wood biker bedroll

then we drank beer. more pix of that, and hugh’s shop, later.

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  1. Cool **** with that video there Chuck.

  2. What size are the tyres on the bike with the red tank?

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