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« on: 17.12. 2015 18:24 »
just to wish all members a merry christmas and what would be your best all time present
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Re: christmas
« Reply #1 on: 17.12. 2015 23:14 »
My ideal gift would be to return to 1966 and me 16 with the knowledge I have now. I'd do most things differently this time.
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Re: christmas
« Reply #2 on: 18.12. 2015 17:11 »
And a merry xmas to all the good people here  *smile*
Thanks for making the forum such a good resource.

Best present... must think hard about that. Will post when I know.
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Re: christmas
« Reply #3 on: 18.12. 2015 20:20 »
Merry Christmas to all.
Best present would be next weeks winning lotto ticket.
Bah Humbug.
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Re: christmas
« Reply #4 on: 19.12. 2015 22:11 »
A merry Christmas and my best present would be to stumble upon an A10 tucked away in an old man's shed who says I can have it for free if I promise to restore it.
Which then, as a nice bonus, after cleaning appears to be an RGS with matching numbers...

In the mean time, courtesy to Wozza, I'll do with the best Christmas poem I've ever read;
'Twas the night before Christmas, And not until Spring
 Would a motor be running, not even a Wing.
 The bikes are all sleeping, they're covered and warm,
 Batteries are tended, nylon covers their form.
 My Bros were all nestled down snug in their beds,
 While visions of new chrome danced in their heads.
 And I in my do-rag, bike jacket and boots
 Out shoveling snow, and dreaming of scoots.
 Then from the horizon there came such a clatter
 My shovel I dropped, what could be the matter?
 Away up the hill, I slogged through the snow
 Looked up at the sky; where'd all that noise go?
 Then a throb from the heavens, like straight pipes so hearty
 Gave Summers' good thoughts, a loud bikers' party.
 When, what to my wondering eyes should appear
 But a BSA Rocket, Red trailer in rear!
 With a little old rider, so lively and quick,
 I knew in a moment it must be St. Nick.
 More rapid than a Bantan his Rocket came on,
 And he whistled, and shouted, and sang out this song;
 "Now, Springer! Now, Dyna! On Ultra and Softail!
 Now Vulcan! Now Injun! On Victory and Triumph!
 To the top of the porch! to the top of the wall!
 Now RIDE away! RIDE away! RIDE away all!"
 As small bikes that from the semis do fly,
 When they meet with the air blast, mount to the sky,
 So up to the house-top that Rocket it flew
 With a trailer of goodies, and ole' St. Nick too
 And then, in a twinkling, I heard on the roof
 The rumble and thunder of pipes that gave proof.
 I ran in the house, boots thumping around,
 And in came St. Nick all bearded and round
 Dressed all in black leather, from do-rag to boot
 His chaps were all tarnished with road grime and soot;
 A T-bag of goodies he'd flung on his back
 And he looked like a peddler just opening his pack
 His shades -- how they twinkled! his do-rag how scary!
 With chains intertwined, through skulls that were cherry!
 His droll little mouth had done many a row,
 So the beard of his chin was as white as the snow.
 The stump of a pipe he held tight in his teeth,
 The smoke had a strange smell; it gave him relief.
 He had a broad face and a large fat beer belly
 That shook when he laughed like a bowlful of jelly
 He was tattooed and plump, a right jolly old rider,
 So I offered a cold brew, thought what could be righter?
 A wink of his eye as he downed that cold beer,
 Gave me to know I had nothing to fear
 He spoke not a word, but went straight to my ride
 And fixed it with Chrome, Horsepower and Pride
 And giving the peace sign with bikers' good cheer
 Strode off to his Rocket rumbling near
 He sprang on the saddle, his gloves on the bars
 A wheelie he threw; then off towards the stars
 I heard him exclaim, as my chest swelled with pride,

"MERRY CHRISTMAS TO ALL, AND TO ALL A GOOD RIDE!"
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Re: christmas
« Reply #5 on: 20.12. 2015 09:34 »
...and a merry Christmas to all from me as well. I don't post much, now the A10 is back together, but the forum is always on my list of daily internet catch up's. So, a thanks to site Admin and all contributors. Best all time present, hmmmm....well that's going to take me some thinking about.
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Re: christmas
« Reply #6 on: 20.12. 2015 14:39 »

^^^ What I'll try to do the rest of the year.
And if only the rest of the world could be as peaceful...
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Re: christmas
« Reply #7 on: 20.12. 2015 15:01 »
Merry Christmas to all and best wishes for 2016. My present for 2016 would be to see major steps towards peace and sanity in our world so we can all enjoy freedom oh yeh and get another BSA on the road.
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Re: christmas
« Reply #8 on: 20.12. 2015 15:59 »
Merry Christmas to all.

Like terryk, for Christmas I'd like all those people wishing and doing unspeakable things to their fellow men/women worldwide to realise the error of their ways and STOP IT!
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Re: christmas
« Reply #9 on: 20.12. 2015 16:57 »
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My present for 2016 would be to see major steps towards peace and sanity in our world

I'll gladly second that

and a merry Christmas to all of you
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« Reply #10 on: 21.12. 2015 14:49 »
I'd just like to pass on my best wishes to all the members of this wonderful forum    *yeah*, you feel you have like minded mates all round world, so a very merry Christmas to you all and my wish  is that we all continue BSAing for many years to come  *beer* *beer* PS a little sanity and peace would also be very acceptable in this sad old  world ...
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Re: christmas
« Reply #11 on: 21.12. 2015 16:50 »
Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays all. It's very heartening to hear all the wishes for a peaceful world without throwing down political or religious bias. It speaks very well for this group and makes me glad that I consider us friends. 

This will be old to many here, but I love it, so I will keep posting it here:


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Re: christmas
« Reply #12 on: 21.12. 2015 16:55 »
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Re: christmas
« Reply #13 on: 22.12. 2015 17:33 »
Merry Xmas to all of you. My best present well I found the following in a local shop window. It used to belong to a good friend who unfortunately got killed in 2006. I did not know he had this one, he did have an A10 and a Rocket Gold Star. Anyway I am told this one is all correct numbers etc and it looks lovely. Not been started for years but I am going to have a good look when its taken out of the window.
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Re: christmas
« Reply #14 on: 22.12. 2015 22:17 »
All of you have a great Christmas and New Year.
Its no use saying "behave yourself"   so just dont get caught.   *smile*
If you on the roads over this holiday period, take care, & we'll see you again next year..  *wink2*
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