Posts Tagged ‘A10’

Barn find, 39 years in the back of a shed….

650 TriBsa

650 TriBsa

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My BSA History…

Posted: December 21, 2013 in Just Me
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I have had a couple of BSA’s in the past, and it has really been a bit of a love hate relationship with them all. I like the design, and style of the bikes, but right now I hate the fact that so many have been worked on by people who should never be allowed to own tools!

BSA A10

BSA A10

A10

A10

BSA Road Rocket

BSA Road Rocket

BSA M33

BSA M33

1967 Thunderbolt

1967 Thunderbolt

The 67 Thunderbolt was easily my all time favourite BSA, and one I still regret selling.

BSA A65T

BSA A65T

Netley Marsh EuroJumble…

Posted: September 7, 2013 in Just Me
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I met up with my friends Mark, and Geoff & Sara, for my annual pilgrimage to the Netley Eurojumble. The reported heavy rain never turned up, and all we encountered was one short shower, before the clouds broke, and the sun shone on the righteous.
I managed to find a few nice parts for my Norton project, and nearly came home with the Enfield that is seen in one of the pictures leaning against the van. it was cheap enough, but I decided against it at this time.

There were some nice bikes there for sale though, my favourite and the one I would have most liked to own was the NSU, £6000 for a non running bike seemed a bit steep though.

NSU

NSU

Gilera Saturno

Gilera Saturno

BSA A10 Chop

BSA A10 Chop

So that was it, all in we had a great day, I found some cool parts, including a set of NoS Craven pannier fittings, an ex-works exhaust can for the Norton, and a nice used set of seat springs, I could have spent a lot more though, as there were loads of Norton parts and engines there this time.

More pictures can be seen here…   http://kevindean.zenfolio.com/p390629493/slideshow

Mind your nuts

Mind your nuts

Looking Back, part 2…

Posted: October 25, 2011 in Just Me
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I thought I would post a couple more pictures of my old bikes,  now winter is closing in here, dark mornings, and getting dark when I get home from work, I am not getting as much bike related stuff done as I would like, either with the camera, or actually on my bikes. Having said that, there are still some bike related days coming up.

BMW R65LS at Henley on Thames.

My old R65LS, this bike was a non runner, I bought for around £200 at one of the Kempton bike Jumbles.

Honda NX650 Dominator

The Honda was a blast to ride, a little noisy with its Laser comp silencer, but huge fun out in the lanes..

BSA A10 Road Rocket

The Road Rocket, this is a bike I should never have given up on, but to be fair, it was a money pit, I did loads to this bike, and it repaid me by playing up all the time, the vibration was dire at anything over fifty, and in the end I just had enough, so off it went.

BSA M33 and PAV-41

Finally my M33 and Pav 41, I think the picture speaks for itself..

The Dark Star..

Posted: December 29, 2010 in Friends
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I have a friend over in Germany who owns one of the best BSA A10’s I have seen, it is not only a great looking bike with many upgrades, but it is used with a vengence too, often loaded up with full camping gear as Dieter once again heads out for a rally somewhere..

BSA A10 Dark Star.

 

Dark Star, Germany.