Fixing up the shop

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What it’s taken to get the rented space ready to open up a proper repair shop: Paint walls and ceiling – Pressure wash, paint two coats. Cuts down on loose crap falling off the walls and creating excessive dust. Paint floor – Acid wash, apply two-part epoxy with sand mixed in for grip. In contrast … Read More

Installing auxiliary lights on a Concours 14

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Bill is a friend from my past business life who’s been very supportive of the new shop. His company was throwing out some big metal shelving, so he had it stored until I could use it here. He’s also customer #2: he wanted Hyper-Lites and PIAA auxiliary lights installed on his brand-new Kawasaki Concours 14. … Read More

Nearly up and running!

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Nashville Motorcycle Repair is nearly up and running! Since May 16th, we’ve been getting government paperwork filled out, having the shop painted, waiting on telephone and internet installation, and generally frittering about organizing things and wishing the air conditioner was already installed. We’ve have two official customers’ motorcycles come and go: One was a 1972 … Read More