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Are you asking a question, making a statement, or what?

That reg. was issued in the London area from March 1908 to April 1909.
I am referring to the reg. in the first picture. The BF reg. (no listing either) crept in after I posted.

British Bikes / Re: Part Suppliers for 1969 Meriden Triumph TR6
« on: June 19, 2020, 10:39:19 AM »
Off tack a bit, but in the 70s I went to the local Ford dealer for whatever and was behind a hipster type at the trade counter. He opened up with "I've got an Escort super dooper etc., with a double etc. etc.
The old hand behind the counter looked at him coldly and said "so what do you want then, a fu**in' medal?"

British Bikes / Re: T100 68 lighting problem
« on: June 02, 2020, 04:45:52 PM »
Like a ray of light shining through the gloom.

British Bikes / Re: T100 68 lighting problem
« on: May 31, 2020, 07:33:26 PM »
Driving instructor to Welsh lad "can you make a U turn?"
"Make it turn? I'll make it's flippin' eyes water."

British Bikes / Re: T100 68 lighting problem
« on: May 18, 2020, 10:03:00 PM »
As Rex said, the ammeter should respond to revving of the engine; battery charged or not. From what you say there is not a problem with your new switch.

British Bikes / Re: bsa c15
« on: April 26, 2020, 05:56:41 PM »
RAL3007 - black red. That's the colour for the C12 as in your text. Your heading is C15 which is probably a different colour.

British Bikes / Re: Gold flash oil leak
« on: March 11, 2020, 08:15:28 AM »
Gently tap the old ball into the seat with a drift before fitting the new ball.

The Classic Biker Bar / Re: villiers C12 valve adjustment
« on: March 09, 2020, 05:57:40 PM »
Villiers C12, are you sure?
I've just Googled it and stand corrected. You learn something every day.

British Bikes / Re: AJS 990cc Side Valve V Twin 1934
« on: February 20, 2020, 09:37:24 PM »
If he was a senior director in 1949 he'd be getting on a bit (as of a few days ago}.

The Classic Biker Bar / Re: Classic Bike Painters
« on: February 06, 2020, 08:18:18 PM »
Carl, I use a bloke near Bordon; if that's within range. I'll ring him in the morning to see how he's fixed and send you a PM.

European and Other Bikes / Re: old french tat spares sale now on.
« on: December 21, 2019, 10:59:37 PM »
The sooner we come out the better.

European and Other Bikes / Re: 1932 Berini 32cc cyclemotor
« on: December 21, 2019, 09:18:09 AM »
We got hold of a cyclemotor in the 60s (borrowed?) and attached it to a bicycle. It had friction drive to the rear wheel and clamped to the rear downtubes. We ran it around for a bit, which was probably illegal. but who cared in those days.
We also reckoned we held the record for the most people on a 98cc Sun motorbike. Six in the New Forest woods. It was OK until, after a short distance, we came a cropper and the bloke on the tank got his hand crushed by the handlebar. Bloody good fun and all drug and alcohol free.

British Bikes / Re: tiger cub forks upgrade
« on: December 18, 2019, 10:25:54 PM »
As memory comes back I think T21 or T90 forks were used. I think all C series forks (350/500) are similar, but changed over the years. That may broaden your search. Good luck.

British Bikes / Re: tiger cub forks upgrade
« on: December 18, 2019, 09:10:15 PM »
They did make a scrambler version of the Cub. Check the spec.

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