A “Basket Case”
Welcome; welcome to my bike; welcome to my blog.
Over the coming months, I will attempt to put together a 1980 CB400T, whose sprawling knot of wires you see before you, as well as put together Wind-blown.com. This site is my love letter to busted knuckles, grimy finger nails, and nostrils burnt by clouds of blue exhaust. I dedicate it to enthusiasts, builders, and anyone whose heart skips a beat whenever they hear the thump of a single, rumble of a twin, or roar of an inline-four.
I would like to open the blog with a passage written by author, Jim Perrin, that resonates deeply with me and with Wind-blown.com. “A bike would tell you that the motorcycle is the nearest humanity has come to imbuing an artefact with character and soul.” So, fellow bikers, gather round, grab a pint, and join me in the appreciation of the most wonderful machine man ever laid a spanner to, the motorcycle.