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
Egli Vincent, Comet
Nice little French parade race bike…
French 175cc Race Bike
Posted: July 21, 2015 in Just Me
Tags: 1962, Duo Glide, Harley, Panhead
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.
Posted: July 20, 2015 in Just Me
Tags: Flathead, Harley, Vintage, WL
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
Side valve flathead
Old School Harley
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
Sir Stirling Moss at Goodwood
If you would like to see more from Goodwood I have a slideshow here…
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.
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
The campground really was packed with Archeologists doing a dig at a site somewhere between Stonehenge and Avebury…
Bikes, all shapes
Posted: May 28, 2015 in Just Me
Tags: Cafe Racer, Tribsa
I saw this cool Tribsa on Instagram, I don’t know who’s bike or any other details, but what a cool bike…
If it is your bike, or you know who owns it please let me know…