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Special 500
« on: 07.12. 2016 16:15 »
so as not to highjack the very nice 'A10 Special' thread here is one of the articles I read on a special 500 that is in my dreams as a possible future build.

http://beezagent.blogspot.co.uk/2009/01/roland-pike-autobiography-chapter-22.html
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Re: Special 500
« Reply #1 on: 07.12. 2016 17:36 »
I find these sort of details very interesting. Do you happen to know if Roland Pikes autobiography is available?

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Re: Special 500
« Reply #2 on: 07.12. 2016 18:41 »
Hi GB

Sorry but I dont know, when this blog was started in 2009 say that its his unpublished autobiography, it starts here http://beezagent.blogspot.co.uk/2009/01/roland-pike-story.html but then skips to chapter 17, which seams to be a continuation for the first page a bit strange. I am sure I read this originally in a magazine but can not find it.
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1960 A10 Gold Flash Super Profile Bike
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1952 Norton Model 7 Plunger
1950 T100

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Re: Special 500
« Reply #3 on: 07.12. 2016 20:05 »
Says currently unavailable on Amazon.
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