This was my first "Big Bike"... a while ago :-), a 1968 BSA 441 Victor. The compression ratio on this single cylinder engine was so high I couldn,t kick start it with my slight 5'6" frame and so had to run down the road and jump on the saddle while releasing the clutch in 2nd. gear … Continue reading The Beezer is back..well nearly!
My Father (and egg carrier) in the "Egg and Spoon" motorcycle race on a BSA Bantam 125 in the 1950s.....uncomplicated fun in a less complicated world.
While standing outside a shop chatting to a friend the other day who was out for a spin on his rather large motorbike, a lady passing by was heard to remark to her companion " I don't know how they go round on those yolks, sure aren't they fierce dangerous altogether " to which he … Continue reading Carpe Diem