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Re: International West Kent Run
« Reply #15 on: 06.08. 2017 16:53 »
what is nice is because I only live half a mile up the road from the show ground
I can still hear them coming and going as I post these.

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Re: International West Kent Run
« Reply #16 on: 06.08. 2017 16:56 »
And last but not least. a fav of mine as a 250LC was the first bike I had after I passed my test *wink2*

I hope I haven't bored everyone with the pix 

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Re: International West Kent Run
« Reply #17 on: 06.08. 2017 17:03 »
Excellent tlmark, We all love pictures.   *smile* *smile*


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Re: International West Kent Run
« Reply #18 on: 06.08. 2017 18:32 »
Hi
Thanks for posting the photos
The rusty OK Supreme takes my fancy  *smile*
By any chance did you take a photo of the other side of it?
I have an earlier sv model OK

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Re: International West Kent Run
« Reply #19 on: 06.08. 2017 20:14 »
Sadly not *smile* it was a true barn find.

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Re: International West Kent Run
« Reply #20 on: 07.08. 2017 09:53 »
Thanks for the pix Mark. Love that 1918? Triumph, just stunning.  *smile*
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Re: International West Kent Run
« Reply #21 on: 07.08. 2017 11:44 »
Thanks for taking the time to post, excellent.

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Re: International West Kent Run
« Reply #22 on: 07.08. 2017 16:27 »
Re the old triumph ,there was one in Victor Horsmans Liverpool  when I worked for them in the sixties ,remained on show for many yrs but as the company closed it vanished ,don't know where it ended up ,just hope some mumpty didn'y scrap it
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Re: International West Kent Run
« Reply #23 on: 07.08. 2017 20:17 »
Great photos of interesting machines. Thanks.
I'm going to upload photos from last weekends BSAOC Hampshire camp soon. They will not be so exotic as some of those ones!

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Re: International West Kent Run
« Reply #24 on: 08.08. 2017 12:26 »
This show is the reason I got in to owning and riding a classic bike. We have been going to it for many years, and as we tend to walk down from home (half a mile).
last year I said to my Wife. "I'd quite like to own an old British bike at some point!"
To which she replied, "Yeah why don't you?"   
7 days later I had my Bezza  ;)

The IWKR is the best classic bike show I have been too. (Not done Too many though ;)) and is well worth the effort to visit, going on the run is not easy as I believe there is a very long waiting list for a place.

One of the best shows was when John Surtees brought some of his collection and told some great storys to the crowd.
They had a Nice Bill Ivy tribute in the main tent this year.

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Re: International West Kent Run
« Reply #25 on: 07.08. 2018 17:23 »
Apart from me, did anyone else attend the International West Kent Run over the weekend? I did see one or two A10s parked up at during the coffee and lunch stops on the main ride (Saturday), but didn't get to see the owners. It was very busy but a great weekend.

I would normally take a bike or two in a van but decided to save some cash this year and rode my A7SS there instead (wife took the car along with camping gear!). 80 miles each way of mainly M25/M20 wasn't the greatest but the bike performed well. I kept an eye on the oil level over the weekend and did need top up a little a couple of times...it's useful doing a longer run occasionally as it makes you notice such things!

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Re: International West Kent Run
« Reply #26 on: 11.08. 2018 19:27 »
Hi, Tommo I was there I live up the road so walk to the show.  *smile*

I took loads of pix as usual sadly been ill all week so haven't been on line   :P

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Re: International West Kent Run
« Reply #27 on: 11.08. 2018 19:32 »
a few more

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Re: International West Kent Run
« Reply #28 on: 11.08. 2018 19:35 »
I thought this sunbeam was pretty

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Re: International West Kent Run
« Reply #29 on: 11.08. 2018 19:44 »
Tommo did you see the modern Brough superior?

quite impressive but then for £60,000 I guess it should be  *pull hair out*