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We are everyday regular riders. Our own bikes range from the 'teens' to the 2000's but most of our miles are done on knuckles and pans. Experience includes 10+ years working for the 'motor co' as well as time spent in major US custom shops and all our work is guaranteed.

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Monday, 9 December 2013

Friday, 6 December 2013

Next project

1912 twin in the corner waiting for some love.




The rear wheel is doing a support gig.

Bridgeport pump

Found this in the Zodiac catalogue, or was it Custom Chrome?


Spent some time fitting parts to the 1913.  Gas lighting front and rear, very nice Prestolite tank all plumbed in.

Looks ok I think, all era correct and hopefully not too cluttered.

Hope not too much rattles off next time she's out.

Rear rack is slightly wrong, its a 1915 on part with a welded on extension at the bottom.  It shouldn't really be fitted to a fender stay mount but there's no real weight to it.  In 1915 they added a tab to the frame to mount the rack.  You can also see the Fidelity light.

The bike is finished now.  I just have to fit a pump.  I picked up a Bridgeport pump in Oregon last month.  For those who care its the de-luxe Austin model, 19 1/2" long, 4" longer than standard for extra whooosh!!!  Pump needs a new washer inside.


Starting re-assembly

Starting to put the Red 47 together now.  Every part has needed work.  Not taken the motor apart yet though, but have rebuilt the carb, including a new shaft.

If the motor is fine then great, if not out she comes.  Trying to keep the patina AND dirt on this one.

The transmission; correct for 47.  Needed speedo drive gear in the box so everything came out and went through.  Plus the new speedo drive, trap door cover and gasket, seal& nut.