Wednesday, 7 March 2012

"In my opinion there is nothing in this world...

...Like a '52 Vincent and a red-headed girl "

 


I certainly thought that way in the summer of '63

A good day today and starting to breathe again. Might even   get back to the hils after all - eventually.

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  1. I rebuilt a 1952 pre-unit Bonneville and went round the TT circuit on it. magic.
    The Vincent is nice and so's the red head.

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    1. Big British Bikes !
      In town before Christmas there was a small crowd of greasers gathered round an Ariel Sqare 4. A beast of a machine!

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  2. Hmmm As long as you're not giving any bikes away, this sounds like good news!
    Beautiful looking machine, that.

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    1. Yoy should have seen the redheas, Alan !

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  3. It was the first production road bike with a (quite enormous) speedo calibrated to 150mph.

    The stuff of which legends are made!

    JJ

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    1. And of course, in them days those kind of speeds were legal on the public highway.
      Especially the Donnie Bypass !

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