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Offline TT John

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BSA Open Day rally
« on: 23.05. 2016 20:46 »
Don't forget lads & lassies its the BSA open day rally this weekend, a great weekend at the Mkt Harborough rugby club, camping £15-00 for the whole weekend, real ales on in the bar, ride out & entertainment on Saturday. auto jumble & the grand draw raffle for the C15, on Sunday. *beer* *beer*

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Re: BSA Open Day rally
« Reply #1 on: 23.05. 2016 20:56 »
I will be there, my first rally  *smile*
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Re: BSA Open Day rally
« Reply #2 on: 24.05. 2016 04:24 »
Please take (and post)lots of pictures!

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Re: BSA Open Day rally
« Reply #3 on: 24.05. 2016 13:27 »
I intend to go; it's only 30 miles from home. I'll be wearing my A7A10 tee-shirts.

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Re: BSA Open Day rally
« Reply #4 on: 24.05. 2016 21:02 »
Hey up Angus,

I should be there by early Friday evening.  If you don't know anybody and feel a bit out of place ask around for Ray Jackson and I'll introduce you to a few of the lads.  It will be good to meet you in person.  At least with Greybeard and myself being there you won't be lonely.

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Re: BSA Open Day rally
« Reply #5 on: 26.05. 2016 20:57 »
Bath time. Getting the old girl ready for the weekend.

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Re: BSA Open Day rally
« Reply #6 on: 26.05. 2016 23:02 »
Yep I did both mine today see you there
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Re: BSA Open Day rally
« Reply #7 on: 27.05. 2016 00:47 »
Bath time. Getting the old girl ready for the weekend.

Just like I do with my old girl, and the A10.

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Re: BSA Open Day rally
« Reply #8 on: 27.05. 2016 08:53 »
As the bike is younger than me maybe I should call her my baby rather than old girl

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Re: BSA Open Day rally
« Reply #9 on: 29.05. 2016 18:58 »
Well an adventure. Two bsa’s an A7 and an A10 set off around midday. Did 147 miles via non major roads (so around the houses). It took just under 4 hours with two coffee stops. Both bikes ran perfect and the rally was really good.
My son Luke ended up staying an extra night so I left him the A7, End up coming back on the main road the whole way (much quieter on a Sunday), so home in 3 hours with one coffee stop. Many pictures to follow  *smile*
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Re: BSA Open Day rally
« Reply #10 on: 29.05. 2016 19:02 »
I had a great weekend at the Open Day rally in Market Harborough and met forum members; Beezageezauk, Kevin, Angus, on his famous A7 (and his son who was riding their A10) and TTJohn. The forum tee-shirt, (engine cutaway) helped Angus to spot me, so it works!  *smile*

I didn't have a picture taking device but Angus should have some pix.  *smile*

There was a very good turnout with some interesting motorcycles including a BSA Beagle with a tiny Watsonian sidecar suitable for a child or dog!. There was an A10 frame with a Honda twin, engine, (fore and aft layout) that looked very professional and sounded great.  *smile*

My Flash behaved itself perfectly for the whole weekend!  *smile* *smile*

I need to say a big thank you to all the club officials and others who organise these weekends. Their work must often go unremarked but they put a lot of effort into making things run smoothly.  Thank you folks! *smile* *smile* *smile*

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Re: BSA Open Day rally
« Reply #11 on: 30.05. 2016 13:46 »
OK I am meant to be a IT bloke but I give up. I have 28 pictures from the rally all slightly to big for the forum and I dont want to do 5 posts. I use Google drive usually to host this sort of thing (used google photo this time) but the forum instruction state that thumb nails are preferred, I can not find a method of getting a thumb nail link.
So here is a google shared link to the album, view at will.
https://goo.gl/photos/DoAzk917byYHKFUB6
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Re: BSA Open Day rally
« Reply #12 on: 30.05. 2016 14:50 »
Angus,

Thanks for posting those very interesting pictures. Great to see so many A7 and A10s out to play. I think it's amusing how the tendency is to take photos of these from the right side. I guess that's because of the unique and impressive timing cover which, some might say, is the defacto symbol for our bikes. *whistle*  *smile*

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Re: BSA Open Day rally
« Reply #13 on: 30.05. 2016 16:39 »
This beauty made an impression on me. Fit indicators and an electric starter and you've got a modern bike. Will one of you super rich forum members please pick up the BSA name and start manufacturing these bikes.  *smile*

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Re: BSA Open Day rally
« Reply #14 on: 30.05. 2016 16:42 »
I'd have thought he'd be happy to have this one stolen and claim the insurance!