part of a process . . .

The study of the art of motorcycle maintenance is really a miniature study of the art of rationality itself. Working on a motorcycle, working well, caring, is to become part of a process, to achieve an inner peace of mind. The motorcycle is primarily a mental phenomenon.

~Robert Pirsig, Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance

Kaya on Scottie's Bike-1

when you are the machine . . .

“The real cycle you’re working on is a cycle called yourself.”

~Robert Pirsig, Zen and The Art of Motorcycle Maintenance

Hanmer Bike-1