Randakk at 2018 Detroit Autorama Event: March 2-4 (Cobo Center)

Great news! Randakk will personally man a booth at the Detroit Autorama (March 2-4) ...as an Ambassador representing our 3 sister companies: Randakk's Cycle Shakk, Z1Enterprises and Mike's XS. … [Continue reading]

Motorcycle Petcocks 101

What is a petcock? Why is important to vintage motorcycle owners?  .  … [Continue reading]

How To Plan A Bike Project

Restoring a vintage bike is a rite of passage for any classic motorcycle enthusiast, but it is one that home mechanics often avoid. There really is no reason to be nervous about taking on a bike project, though. With a little planning and … [Continue reading]

Flooding Issues on Vintage Hondas

Flooding is a common problem in vintage Hondas - especially on bikes that don't get run much.  Flooding can be just a minor aggravation ...like hard starting or poor fuel mileage. But, it can also lead to catastrophic problems such as severe engine … [Continue reading]

Viton in Vintage Motorcycle Carburetor Components?

All of the ordinary round orings and many other components in Randakk's Master Carb Overhaul Kits® are made of genuine Viton®. In fact, every oring we've ever shipped has been made of Viton®! There are actually many "grades" of fluorinated … [Continue reading]

January 2018’s Featured Products

Happy New Year, Goldwing lovers! Looking back on 2017,  you probably put a healthy number of miles on your Honda. You know this is right up the Randakk's alley when we say that you may be due for a carb cleaning/rebuild. Is your motorcycle … [Continue reading]

Low Power Issues on Honda GL1000?

(This Tech Tip is written for the Honda GL1000 …mostly applicable to any vintage motorcycle.)   If you’ve ever ridden a “healthy” GL1000 you will agree that it is a surprisingly fast bike …especially given its vintage. The original design goal by … [Continue reading]

A Year of AHRMA Road Racing on the Randakk’s Cycle Shakk sponsored Honda CB900F by Dennis Parrish

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Internally Collapsed Header on Honda GL1000?

Internally Collapsed Header on Honda GL1000? Collapsed GL1000 Header Example courtesy of Steve Seamans of NGWClub Forum … [Continue reading]

Honda GL1000 Smokes on Initial Startup?

Catastrophe or Nuisance? Greg Jones (left) and Al Wransky (right). Photo by Scott Larson … [Continue reading]