Just picked up the next project to put on the lift, a 1978 Honda Z50. Been looking for one of these for a while. Lots of parts on the way. We’ll keep you posted on progress!
So, what’s the best use for a running ZX-7 motor that doesn’t have a bike? Answer: build a custom death kart out of whatever scraps and pieces you have laying around the garage. Pieces This started with a running/driving 1998 Kawasaki ZX-7. Added a motor-less go kart frame that was found for $50 and stretched […]
Track Bike Build 2023
Frosty-cold winter seems like a good time to make a new blog post about our track bike build, highlighting some recent progress. The bike… We picked up a 2013 Kawasaki Ninja 650 late last year for a reasonable price. It had a little damage, as these lower-cost bikes generally do. It’s a great platform for […]
Support your right to repair in Congress!
https://www.votervoice.net/Motorcyclist/Campaigns/97059/Respond?vvsn=BxgHqAx3ACjsXAqIN5a7FAA As motorcycling technology continues to advance, your ability to repair your own motorcycle or seek out an independent mechanic may get restricted as manufacturers do not make repair information or parts available for purchase. Consumers are facing this problem with almost every product they own, from their phone, to their tractor and for AMA […]
Cleaning your lid…from a company who knows!
Check out this post from Dainese on the best methods to keep your lid clean. https://demonerosso.dainese.com/cleaning-sanitizing-motorcycle-helmets-how-to-do-it
Hand Signals You Should Know
As the 2022 riding season kicks off, it’s important to brush up on a variety of safety topics. Although communication devices are becoming more ubiquitous, it’s still important to know and use hand signals to communicate with other riders (both inside and outside your own group) and with other vehicles on the road. We’ve covered […]
Join us on May 22, 2022 for southern Maine’s only metric bike show and swap meet!
Metrics will be there with some of our project bikes, plenty of new and used parts and accessories, and lots of Metric Maniacs swag. Ride on down and enter the bike show, buy some parts for that project, or just hang out and have some fun! NOTE: The flyer shows May 15th as the date, […]
Big Changes at LRRS
We’d like to take this opportunity to congratulate Eric Wood and John Grush on becoming the new owners of the LRRS racing series, which will be re-named and re-branded as NEMRR (New England Motorcycle Road Racing). We’re excited to see what these two motorcycle racing legends can do to enhance participation in the series and […]
Metric Maniacs is now a Zero Gravity dealer!
Metric Maniacs is pleased to announce that we are now a dealer for Zero Gravity products. Zero Gravity produces high-quality windscreens with superior optics, strength, flexibility, fit, and finish. All Zero Gravity products are race-proven in superbike, grand prix, supersport, and endurance racing. We will be working to add all Zero Gravity products to our […]
Thank you, customers and partners!
With the challenging times we are all living and operating in, I wanted to take a moment to say thank you to all our customers and partners. It’s humbling to realize the level of trust that our customers give, allowing us the opportunity to maintain and enhance their cherished machines. We appreciate your patronage and […]