Well well, and so it starts. 30 days before I leave for the ride of my life! This week the bike quit running, and I heard a slight metallic noise. Also noticed the exhaust valve not going up and down. Hmm, so take apart the timer and cam. Broken cam follower stud.

What to do? Only option; pull engine and disassemble. Separate cases and have a new pin made and installed.

I’ll install engine tomorrow morning and be riding by lunch! Better here than in the middle of Iowa! And so it goes.

5 Replies to “Slight Delay”

  1. Fred Flintstone and I are about the same age, back then we couldn’t even spell metal fatigue let alone think that bike would be around in 107 years………..

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