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Japanese Fasteners

If there’s one thing working on Japanese cars (like my 2007 Mazda MX-5 Miata) and motorcycles (currently a Kawasaki EX300 Ninja), it’s that not all fasteners are created equal. Even metric fasteners. The metric world is torn between DIN (Deutsche Industrie Norm – German) and JIS (Japanese Industry Standard). Insert reference to Axis powers. Let’s […]

“Bonzai the Micro Ninja”

A poor cell phone photo of my new to me but used 2017 Kawasaki Ninja 300 ABS at the dealership. I got the idea for getting a commuter bike while vacationing in Sarasota, FL over Christmas. I saw a cool little newer Honda Grom, and the synapses started firing. A little commuter bike might be […]