Posts Tagged ‘Jumble’

Kempton Jumble…

Damn it was cold here today, it was cold enough to freeze the flame on a lighter Brrrrrrrrr! The marina was frozen, my Mercedes was frozen, did I mention it was cold? but that won’t stop me heading out to a Kempton jumble, and it didn’t, and so I did.

So lets have a look at what was about.

First some French guys were there with a nice CB450 -K1 Black Bomber, and a sweet little Ducati…

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Ducati 350

There were also a couple of Sunbeam’s for sale, did I mention it was cold?

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Sunbeam side valve

I bought a nice little 5 in 1 Whitworth spanner for my tool roll

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Whitworth 5 in 1

And a walk around the car park, revealed this nice 1972 AMF Harley Shovelhead

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Harley FLH Shovel

More here… Slideshow

So first outing of 2017, and it starts sunny and dry, just need it to warm up a little now.

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VMCC Shepton Jumble…

Posted: September 24, 2016 in Just Me
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It was a perfect autumnal day down in the west country for a visit to the VMCC Shepton Mallet Jumble, and as such there were loads of people milling about. And of course for me, this was a great chance to find some needed parts for my A65 project. although to be fair I was not really looking for anything in particular, but anything related to the front end would be a good score.

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Nice Terrot

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Bengali Tornado

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Bengali Brake

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Tornado 650

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Brit Bikes

So what did I get then?

well I managed to get a complete twin leading shoe brake front wheel assembly, a BSA B25 remote oil filter, some old spanners, a headlight grill stone guard, and a fuel line crossover unit for my Guzzi. Along with general consumables.

A good day.

Shepton Mallet Jumble.

Posted: March 8, 2016 in Just Me
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Saturday saw me heading towards the South West, and the VMCC motorcycle Jumble at the Bath and West show ground at Shepton Mallet. But man was it cold! and to prove this point there was some overnight snow scattered about the hills as we got closer to the site.

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Nice little Benelli project

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Vintage Harley Motor, Model J?

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BSA Project looks good.

More here in the slideshow

http://kevindean.zenfolio.com/p383895562/slideshow

And if you fancy joining the VMCC then check out the website here… http://www.vmcc.net

Daisy & Kempton…

Posted: January 24, 2016 in Just Me
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Daisy

I have followed this old Triumph for many miles as we went to one camp or another, infact some of my best motorcycling memories have been following Daisy, and her owner Graham. So I was somewhat surprised to hear through the classic bike grapevine that Graham had sold the old girl! I seem to remember they had covered over 175,000 miles together around Europe. Attending many rallies, in lots of countries.

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Daisy the Triumph Heading for Two Dales.

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Daisy In the lanes

 

Kempton Jumble…

Once again a New Year brings a new Kempton Jumble, and Eric and the crew of EGP made us feel welcome, and even gave us a dry day.

Lots to see, lots to buy, and old friends to catch up with along the way. So all good then.

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BSA A10

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Nice little French Something?

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Very Nice BSA Sloper

And then out in the carpark was this little bobber project in the back of a Chevy Stepside, lots of unusual little tricks and tweaks on this little project.

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Bobber

I have more pictures on my photo site, you can see them all here…

Kempton Slideshow

 

 

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

Netley Marsh…

Posted: September 14, 2014 in Just Me
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Netley Marsh Eurojumble…

I attend this event every year, but this year may well be my last. The numbers were well down on previous years, the Saturday was just a waste of a day, most vendors had or were packing up and leaving by mid morning, but the event organisers still expected visitors to pay the full amount to enter what was in reality a fast emptying field!

Now I have had my moan, I will say that the Friday was still a good day, and I managed to find some good parts for both my Norton’s. including a set of chain cases for the clubman project, which I was very pleased to find.

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Triumph

Here is a link to the slideshow of pictures from Netley Marsh…

http://kevindean.zenfolio.com/p321741240/slideshow

 

 

Kempton Jumble…

Posted: March 23, 2014 in Just Me
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Yesterday (Saturday) it was another Kempton bike jumble, the sun was out but not warm, but that is good enough for me,  so it was time to mooch around all the stalls, to see what was for sale…

But first a couple of shots from the car park, a nice BSA three wheeler, and a hard tail knucklehead, now both of these are on the hot side of cool.

BSA Three Wheeler

BSA Three Wheeler

Knucklehead

Knucklehead

As usual, there was plenty of other stuff to look at both inside the jumble, and out in the parking lot…

Barn fresh Triumph

Barn fresh Triumph

Silk 700S

Silk 700S