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by dodursley
Fri Feb 26, 2021 9:21 pm
Topic: Auction
Replies: 8
Views: 419

Re: Auction

Topps Tiles are where BVM were., just to the east of the traffic lights at Bowbridge.
by dodursley
Mon Feb 22, 2021 8:49 pm
Forum: THE PUB
Topic: Had the jab yet?
Replies: 49
Views: 1057

Re: Had the jab yet?

had my Pfizer jab a month ago at Vale Hospital Dursley, very well organised doing about a jab /minute by each of the 2 jabbers and loads of others helping people in and out.
by dodursley
Thu Feb 18, 2021 8:55 pm
Forum: BIKES
Topic: UJM
Replies: 37
Views: 1157


I think the main difference was the Guzzi had instruments on the forks/handlebars the Benelli had them on the tank
I was wrong just checked Youtube both have the instruments in the tank
both shown here ... l-aynsley/
by dodursley
Thu Feb 18, 2021 9:00 am
Forum: BIKES
Topic: UJM
Replies: 37
Views: 1157


I used to visit RAE Farnborough regularly on business in 1980's often visited Motorcycle City if I had time, brought 2 bikes over the years, both were from their back yard. a Moto Guzzi Convert that I later 'converted' to a Spada changing the gearbox & drive assembly and fitting some fairings gu...
by dodursley
Tue Feb 09, 2021 12:01 pm
Forum: THE PUB
Topic: Other Stuff
Replies: 128
Views: 2833

Re: Other Stuff

My first big bike Vincent Comet I brought in large bits for £10 cost another £30 to get it on the road, went to N Ireland on it a few times as I was an apprentice in Bristol & parents lived in Bangor (NI). Put the fairing on for one of the trips but generally used it in naked form. Sold it in 19...
by dodursley
Sat Jan 30, 2021 2:00 pm
Forum: THE PUB
Topic: Motorcycle Riders Profiles
Replies: 5
Views: 382

Re: Motorcycle Riders Profiles

What happens when you ride an older Harley, the vibration shakes your organs down to the seat.
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EBay ad for a Harley some years ago
by dodursley
Thu Jan 14, 2021 11:39 am
Forum: BIKES
Topic: what have you done to your bike today??
Replies: 926
Views: 150671

Re: what have you done to your bike today??

Had a session on my BSA 49 Star Twin the fitting a new choke cable and speedo cable, a 10 minute job, no, 1 hour plus need to make a bracket. Fitted the speedo cable first then started the bike, first kick! to check the Indian speedo actually worked, the rear wheel is high enough off the ground when...
by dodursley
Thu Jan 07, 2021 8:40 pm
Forum: BIKES
Topic: DR750
Replies: 26
Views: 877

Re: DR750

Had a 1918 Rudge 750cc Multi in 1972 ish a thumper, tended to break drive belts when it coughed, variable gearing as the front and back pulleys open and closed to change gear using the long handle, a manual version of the modern scooter drives.
poor scan of old picture
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by dodursley
Sat Dec 26, 2020 9:31 am
Forum: THE PUB
Topic: Bah.....
Replies: 4
Views: 359

Re: Bah.....

A card from my family !!
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by dodursley
Sat Dec 19, 2020 9:12 pm
Topic: Another form of aventure biking?
Replies: 5
Views: 721

Re: Another form of aventure biking?

A problem with the ST90 is the fuel tank is only 2.5 l so restricts the range but good training for your future electric bike!!
but it will fit inside my car - Cmax.
I can fit a topbox so I can take a 5l can with me but it ruins the appearance.
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