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Saturday, February 28, 2015

New Velicchi Grips and CEV N.O.S. tail light lens for 1958 Mi-Val 175 M5L

Grips and tail light lens purchased from Guzzino.  They are great to deal with.   You can find them on-line at

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

1977 Yamaha XS650 Standard sold on ebay for $2,100

I'm selling my 1977 XS650 on ebay..  Pictures are below.  I just negotiated to buy some projects and I need to make room.  The sale ends this Sunday about 5:00 pm.

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

1958 Mi-Val M5L 175 Four Stroke -- Purchased at Mecum Las Vegas Auction

If anyone has any information on this make and especially this model I would love to hear from you.  I only know of two other Mi-Vals in the U.S.  And I'm having trouble finding anything about the four strokes.

My  email is

Monday, February 23, 2015

1977 Yamaha XS650 Master Cylinder Replacement

This motorcycle is now for sale on EBay.  Sale ends March 1, 2015.  Click on the Page if you want to see more photos.
New master cylinder from Mike's XS after installation.

Master cylinder came with a black brake lever.  I replaced it with the stock one.

Original non-functioning master cylinder.