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Okay fine, Jess's garage sets the bar pretty high. Lets see who else cares more for their garage than the rest of the house.... Post 'em here.

Here's mine: Unfinished SX200 and a bobber experiment. The GT200 and Karmann Ghia are pulled out to show the space. Note the overhead power and air (HIGHLY recommend stuffing your compressor in the rafters and putting it on a switch.)
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That's a very nice setup. Post more pics if you have them.
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Here's the southern wall of our garage, it's the best I can do until I get home tonight and can raid my files for photos....I don't do more than the most basic MC maintenance in the garage so I've made it a point to keep it devoid of anything not immediately relevent to the vehicles kept there... you know, stuff like giant model DC-3's and such.

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Very nice garages! All three of yours! I am guessing you guys must be blood type A or AB for having clean garages like these. Am I right? Please do tell.
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We have two garages separated by a wall. The double bay is boring. Vehicle parking only and some storage (MINI Cooper and two Vespas). The single bay garage is where I spend all my time. This is where all service happens on all PTWs. It's a bit narrow and cramped but it's a handy work area.

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You can't make me. Razz emoticon Later I reckon.
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We have two garages separated by a wall. The double bay is boring. Vehicle parking only and some storage (MINI Cooper and two Vespas). The single bay garage is where I spend all my time. This is where all service happens on all PTWs. It's a bit narrow and cramped but it's a handy work area.

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Nice and clean. Jealous here. I still have to cart around my tools. Ugh
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Jeez - I hesitate to even post among such amazing work spaces.

We just moved into a town house with a tiny garage I suspect was built more to satisfy the city development folks than actually be capable of getting a car into. However, it fits a couple of scooters and a treadmill quite nicely! I wonder what I will do with that empty space in the middle...
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here's mine before it became gridlocked with 13 scooters and 2 cars

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here's mine before it became gridlocked with 13 scooters and 2 cars
The gymkhana! I never did see this the first time around.

(Wasn't "fuckin" Pete there too?!?)
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here's mine before it became gridlocked with 13 scooters and 2 cars

I love it!
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here's mine before it became gridlocked with 13 scooters and 2 cars
The gymkhana! I never did see this the first time around.

(Wasn't "fuckin" Pete there too?!?)
No he was not!

This was the first trip, of many, to move stuff in. The 50 was first, and the only bike able to make the turns.
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here's mine before it became gridlocked with 13 scooters and 2 cars
The gymkhana! I never did see this the first time around.

(Wasn't "fuckin" Pete there too?!?)
No he was not!

This was the first trip, of many, to move stuff in. The 50 was first, and the only bike able to make the turns.
Thumbs up! Awesome footage. I love to hear the noise from the exhaust.
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controlled chaos
not nearly as tidy as some, but I know where everything is (till I need it anyway) and can get everything I need to done in there.
Pre rally event....had 9 scooters in there for the evening, and our 2 cars!
Pre rally event....had 9 scooters in there for the evening, and our 2 cars!
Roomy enough for a tech day a few years back
Roomy enough for a tech day a few years back
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Re: controlled chaos
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not nearly as tidy as some
Tidy isn't everything. Having a functional space that you enjoy working in is key.
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+1 Sometimes things just don't look tidy because your shelves aren't like cabinets with doors to hide the contents. As long as you can find things that's all you need.

Last May I was 2000 miles from home and I needed a intake o-ring for my 1949 Harley. I called Debbie and told her to go to the garage and stand facing the south wall at the left end of the work bench... look up and take the package of o-rings off the nail on the wall and bring them to me (she was flying out to where I was for the weekend). I had the parts I needed two days later. It pays to know where things are in your garage

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+1 Sometimes things just don't look tidy because your shelves aren't like cabinets with doors to hide the contents. As long as you can find things that's all you need.

Last May I was 2000 miles from home and I needed a intake o-ring for my 1949 Harley. I called Debbie and told her to go to the garage and stand facing the south wall at the left end of the work bench... look up and take the package of o-rings off the nail on the wall and bring them to me (she was flying out to where I was for the weekend). I had the parts I needed two days later. It pays to know where things are in your garage

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(that "south" part would be a stumbling block with Patty. Directionally challenged)
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the perks of not being a homeowner and living in London. Presenting, my "garage"
very roomy, great airflow. AMAZING ACOUSTICS!
very roomy, great airflow. AMAZING ACOUSTICS!
easy access to tools, regardless of location. Wall to wall system allows for easy reach of the (bluetac'd on) extension lead.
Finally....double doors :D
easy access to tools, regardless of location. Wall to wall system allows for easy reach of the (bluetac'd on) extension lead. Finally....double doors :D
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Wow.
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I should post a photo of my garage so everyone feels better if their garage isnt nice Razz emoticon
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I don't have a garage... But then again, I don't have my scooter at the moment either...
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Yes, lots of space is desired.
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Size Envy

All you US guys have four times the space I do!

But I have more space than LAE, so I don't feel too bad

That Jess have got me thinkin...and I've started sketching now too, new projects always start with that damn sketchin, darn it Crying or Very sad emoticon
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Built in 1920, unfortunately at the bottom of a rather log remodel list. I'm told the kitchen is first.
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Built in 1920, unfortunately at the bottom of a rather log remodel list. I'm told the kitchen is first.

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That Jess have got me thinkin...and I've started sketching now too, new projects always start with that damn sketchin, darn it Crying or Very sad emoticon
Oh, it's not soooo bad! all my guitar designs started out as little pencil sketches, I've been doing some new ones today in fact.
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Alright. This is one side of a two car garage. That wall is the divider. On the other side was once a wood shop and is now a messy storage area. Jess and the Garage Journal site is giving me some crazy ideas what to do with this space.

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Not much workbench space, but the view is probably better than most. And the road is now paved!
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You have a very airy space there Al. Razz emoticon
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You have a very airy space there Al. Razz emoticon
Indeed. High ceilings!
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And for when the doors are closed:

https://www.style-your-garage.com/Garagenplanen/

Maybe I should explain. This company sells decals to stick onto your garage doors.
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Maybe I should explain. This company sells decals to stick onto your garage doors.
This one:

https://www.style-your-garage.com/us/Garage-mural/High-capacity-Garage/Landscapes/Bella-Italia.html
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Here's the basement 'garage' I insisted on having during our recent renovation planning;
Of course it's now a woodworking shop for trim work with the scooters relegated back to the unheated garage for the duration of the finish work.
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I moved - garage didn't, have plans, lost in my head right now. I could do some of those turns like patrick and fall down.
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here 1 car garage, 5 scoots.
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vespa auntie wrote:
here 1 car garage, 5 scoots.
Got bigger pics? Can barely make them out.
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Okay, it's only 8'x8', but that was the size of the concrete pad I had to build on. So, I've to keep my PWT population down to two...or sell my old pickup, which is in the two-car garage.
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tomjasz wrote:
Built in 1920, unfortunately at the bottom of a rather log remodel list. I'm told the kitchen is first.

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I like it Tom. Your garage is a "rustic charmer!"
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