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1974 1000 Laverda Triple
Santa Rosa, CA
After a long slumber and a history of drag racing this bike was brought back to life. This mechanical restoration also included paint and a complete electrical upgrade. 1
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1974 Ducati 450 Sport
Hopland, CA
Prior to visiting The Zen House, this bike had the helper springs removed for racing. Unfortunately, this modification requires constant valve shimming in order not to burn a valve or destroy the cam. For this restoration, valves were replaced and the original springs were acquired after an extensive search. 2
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1968 Norton Featherbed Race Bike
Silver Springs CO
When this bike was purchased it had just completed and won an AHRMA road race. However, the engine cases broke into three pieces, as the bike crossed the finish line. From there, a complete performance rebuild was required. Utilizing stronger late model 750 cases and stouter 850 style cylinders, the bike proved to be lightning fast, as well as great handling. 3
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1974 Ducati 750 GT
Fort Bragg, CA
This bike received a full mechanical, electrical and cosmetic restoration to Sport specifications. Many parts were reproduced or custom made to fit the application, including a machined billet upper triple clamp. 4
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1974 Ducati 750 GT
Larkspur, CA
Despite many hands involved in the restoration of this bike, it showed up at The Zen House not running. The electrical system resembled something closer to spaghetti then wiring. This electrical restoration, required a complete harness rebuild from scratch, as well as the integration of an updated charging system and ignition system. 5
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1958 Ducati 175 Sport
Hopland, CA
Although this bike was mechanically sound and had competed in several Giro D'California events, it was in dire need of a cosmetic restoration. This bike was completely stripped for a fuel tank repair, and paint job. During re-assembly an electrical restoration was performed, as well. 6
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1975 Moto Morini 3 1/2 Sport
Hopland, CA
While a complete restoration was performed before arriving at The Zen House the bike was never completed and ran poor at best. After sourcing out the correct ignition and re-jetting the carburetors everything was running correctly again. Additional parts had to be manufactured in order to accommodate the aftermarket rear sets. 7
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1972 Ducati 750GT
Sammamish, WA
This rare, early production model, sand cast engine arrived at the Zen House, out of the bike, for a complete mechanical rebuild and cosmetic restoration. Once finished, the engine looked and performed better than it did the day it left the showroom floor. Once the motorcycle itself arrived the cosmetic restoration was rounded out with a custom tank and fenders created by the renowned Evan Wilcox. 8
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1978 Ducati 900 SD Darmah
San Francisco, CA
Like many of the 70's Ducati twins, this bike suffered from a faulty ignition system. Fortunately, after many years of unavailability, a new Silent Hektik ignition was sourced out of Australia. Once install and after a carb re-build, the bike was once again back on the road. 9
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1958 - 1963 Pre-Unit Triumph Bobber
Cloverdale, CA
This period correct suicide clutch, hand shift bobber arrived at The Zen House as it is currently pictured. It would start, but it produced disconcerting mechanical sounds. Though the source of the mechanical noises was difficult to ascertain due to the straight pipes, upon disassembly the bottom end proved to be the culprit. 10
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1971 Ducati 450 RT
Port Angeles, WA
This frame-up museum quality restoration included a complete engine rebuild. The bike's owner intends to show the bike, as well as ride it, so no cost or effort were spared in ensuring absolute period correctness. 11
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1985 Ducati MHR Mille
Vancouver, WA
This project started as a simple detail and tune-up job, then grew into a complete frame-up, museum quality, nut and bolt restoration. Nothing less than perfection was acceptable. It took 6 months and 3 attempts to replicate the exact wheel color. Once completed it became a true benchmark example of the final Mike Hailwood Replica line. 12
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"Bridget" 1964 Triumph Bonneville T120R
Christchurch, New Zealand
A frame-up mechanical and cosmetic restoration, that began as a basket case.  Intended as a daily ride the bike is both beautiful and reliable. 13
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1964 Ducati 250 Street Scrambler
Port Angeles, WA
A frame-up restoration that required a complete engine rebuild. Much time and effort went into acquiring the correct head light bucket and other period OEM parts to ensure overall authenticity. 14
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1966 Honda CT Trail 90
Carmichael, CA
Frame-up, museum quality restoration and engine rebuild, with many parts custom made to match the original period equipment; such as cables and spokes. No detail was overlooked in this bench mark restoration. 15
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