2007 Sunriver, Oregon Exotic Car Show

Yeah I’m a week overdue. But with the start of a new school year, several new consulting clients, and little time left, I’m behind on my blogging. Seems like a trend! I’ll start with some updates on the Ducati. Paul spent some serious quality time with the machine and rebuilt the carbs. While the leaky … Continue reading “2007 Sunriver, Oregon Exotic Car Show”

1979 BMW Alpina B7 For Sale – $21000

Well apparently this guy with the m535i and the other Alpina B7 for sale is liquidating his collection out of White Salmon, Washington. Here’s his latest craigslist post for his 1979 Alpina B7 for Sale: 1979 Alpina B7 turbo coupe. Authentic Alpina car from Germany, very original numbers matching car. Polaris Silver with Alpina cloth … Continue reading “1979 BMW Alpina B7 For Sale – $21000”

1986 Mercedes-Benz 190E 2.3-16

1986 Mercedes-Benz 190 2.3-16 on Autotrader.com This particular example has high mileage at over 100k, but this isn’t unusual for a used Mercedes. Many are proudly driven and maintained to high standards. This car would appear to be one of them, which was originally special ordered in Germany. Also has euro-spec lamps and what appear … Continue reading “1986 Mercedes-Benz 190E 2.3-16”

A Dream Realized: 1995 Aprilia RS250 Chesterfield Replica in My Garage!

When I first started getting into bikes in the early 90’s, i did a lot of research. It’s in my nature really and no wonder I love the internet so much! But before the internet, I went to the Corvallis Public Library and Linn-Benton Community College Library, which both had great collections of motorcycle magazines. … Continue reading “A Dream Realized: 1995 Aprilia RS250 Chesterfield Replica in My Garage!”

1985 BMW e28 535i: Our New Family Car

We’ve been on the prowl for a modern classic, affordable, sporting German car for a while now. And while we were pretty sure an MK2 GTi or GLi would fit the bill, we couldn’t find one close enough to justify a trip to check out, and those that looked promising were $4-6k believe it or … Continue reading “1985 BMW e28 535i: Our New Family Car”

Passing Up A 911 For The Second Time

One of my favorite specialty sports car shops is right here in Oregon, in the scenic Columbia Gorge. Just outside Hood River lives Route 30 Classics. This collection of classic and attainable Porsche’s always inspires my imagination. The quaint little showroom/shop is perched above the Gorge on a great little stretch of road lined with … Continue reading “Passing Up A 911 For The Second Time”