EGP Kempton Jumble…

Posted: July 26, 2015 in Just Me
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Saturday was another of the regular Kempton Motorcycle Jumble’s, run By Eric and his EGP team. These are great jumbles (swap meets for those in the US) very well organised and run by Eric and his team. And as usual for the classic motorcycle enthusiast, there was plenty to see and buy, for those of such a mind.

BSA A65 Racer

BSA A65 Racer

Egli Vincent, Comet

Egli Vincent, Comet

Nice little French parade race bike…

French 175cc Race Bike

French 175cc Race Bike

1962 Duo Glide…

Posted: July 21, 2015 in Just Me
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Another bike that has found its way into my collection of late is an 1962 Harley Duo Glide Panhead. This is a kickstart only Panhead, and has high compression, and to be honest take a bit of starting! but when it does start, what a great sound from the 45 degree v twin motor.

1962 Panhead

1962 Panhead

Harley WL Sidevalve…

Posted: July 20, 2015 in Just Me
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For a long time now, years in fact, I have wanted a Harley “45”  not particularly the WLA or WLC war machines, but a later civilian model. Well this last week I managed to scratch that itch, when I bought this 1951 WL, hand change, foot clutch, 6volt electrics, perfect. This will sit quite nicely along with my other Harley’s, the Shovel, and the Panhead.

51 Harley WL

51 Harley WL

Side valve flathead

Side valve flathead

Old School Harley

Old School Harley

Event Date: 
Friday, August 28, 2015 – 12:00 to Monday, August 31, 2015 – 12:00

The 40th and final International V-Twin Rally. Not to be missed!!

To be held at Fordingbridge, Hampshire, UK.

Superb riverside location in the New Forest.

Good facilities, live bands Saturday and Sunday, trade stands, distance and best bike awards, silly games, real ale bar and catering onsite. Always a good collection of V-Twin motorcycles of all makes and models. Saturday afternoon bike parade around the town.

Full details and booking forms in Downloadable version available below showing all ticket prices.

This is a motorcycle rally – please read the booking form carefully before applying for tickets, especially if you intend to arrive on anything other than a V-Twin motorcycle. Strictly pre-book only. No arrivals before noon Friday please.

http://www.motoguzziclub.co.uk/sites/default/files/events/V2%20Form.pdf

Moto Guzzi V7 Sport

Moto Guzzi V7 Sport

Indian Scout

Indian Scout

It’s the last one, so come on…

Wow! it has been a busy couple of weeks, I have had a friend over from the USA, so we hit the road, taking in Brooklands, Sammy Miller’s and Beaulieu museums, before spending three days at the Goodwood Festival of Speed. The weather was fantastic, the cars and bikes amazing, just a fun time with an old friend

And now as I sit here on my Barge, I am getting ready for the Rother Valley section of the Triumph owners club’s annual Rabbit Rally, held at the Robin Hood pub in Icklesham, East Sussex. This weekend.

Rabbit Rally 2015

Rabbit Rally 2015

Sir Stirling Moss at Goodwood

Sir Stirling Moss at Goodwood

If you would like to see more from Goodwood I have a slideshow here…

http://www.kevindean.zenfolio.com/p550397769/slideshow

http://www.kevindean.zenfolio.com/p458912736/slideshow

It was once again time for my mid summer camp, when I invite a few of my friends to join me for the weekend down in Wiltshire, at the great Woodbridge Inn, at Pewsey, this is such a nice friendly venue, and very well run, with good food and beers. And even though the campground was packed, they found and reserved a spot for us when asked.

http://www.woodbridgeinnpewsey.co.uk

Great people, great pub, go try it.

Tell them Kevin sent you.

I started the weekend on my BMW R80ST, as my Shovelhead was once again in the garage, but late in the day Friday I got the call that the Harley was done, so Saturday morning I ran back to Reading and swapped bikes.

My Harley at Silbury

My Harley at Silbury

The campground really was packed with Archeologists doing a dig at a site somewhere between Stonehenge and Avebury…

Archeologists relaxing

Archeologists relaxing

Motorcyclists relaxing

Motorcyclists relaxing

Bikes, all shapes

Bikes, all shapes

And sizes..

And sizes..

Instagram TriBSA…

Posted: May 28, 2015 in Just Me
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I saw this cool Tribsa on Instagram, I don’t know who’s bike or any other details, but what a cool bike…

TriBsa

TriBsa

If it is your bike, or you know who owns it please let me know…