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Offline KJ WestOz

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« on: 16.09. 2020 02:27 »
Hi Guys;

New Member here from Western Australia.

My Name is Ken, and I am an old bloke.

I have been reading this forum for at least a year now, and use it for the "go to" for where anything goes/what goes on with A10 info - so I thought I had better get "interactive."

I have had bikes for over 40 years on and off; got back into mainstream with a Hinkley Bonnie that I bought about 2007.

But I bought my A10 in 1979. I rode it to work for a year, and then "parked it up" ......... until 2000, when I added a few bits - then parked it up again and decided to fully strip and rebuild May last year.

It is coming along, but learned very quickly (mainly from here) that parts are a nightmare of "dodgy/don't fit/what were they thinking" ; to the point where probably HALF the parts I get I don't/can't use as just wrong or sloppy.

(Latest issue - cables - Ay yi yi - why so hard????? Oh well.)

But that is what we take on.

I have 4 bikes, the A10, the aforementioned Hinckley bike, a T150V Trident with a 1,000 Hyde kit (sitting idle); and a large American cruiser that I bought 3 years ago (well; I got old, ok? :P )

Good to be a part of the forum, as this is where THE info and knowledge is; and hope to be able to contribute at least something.

Cheers;

Ken H
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« Reply #1 on: 16.09. 2020 08:24 »
Hi Ken - bought my A10 in '79 also. Parked it up later that same year and got back to it in the early 2000s.

For better or worse, I don't think there are many young blokes here - not in terms of years under their wheels at least.
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Re: New Member
« Reply #2 on: 16.09. 2020 08:28 »
Welcome Ken,
                     Good to have another sandgroper. This site has been a godsend for me so rest assured your in good hands.
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« Reply #3 on: 16.09. 2020 08:42 »
Welcome ol' fart you.
Tip#1: Learn to make up your own cables, once you've done it, - too easy, never have to worry about it again.
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« Reply #4 on: 16.09. 2020 09:16 »
 *welcome*
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« Reply #5 on: 16.09. 2020 14:38 »
Great intro, thanks. Welcome!
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Re: New Member
« Reply #6 on: 16.09. 2020 18:45 »
Welcome to the site Ken  *welcome*
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« Reply #7 on: 16.09. 2020 21:38 »
G'day Ken  *welcome*
A few "sandgropers" here now. Plenty off help here.
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« Reply #8 on: 17.09. 2020 00:44 »
Hi Ken,  *welcome* I'm in Busso, member of IHC club.
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« Reply #9 on: 17.09. 2020 02:26 »
Welcome Ken; I'm in Maida Vale
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« Reply #10 on: 17.09. 2020 06:04 »
Welcome Ken  *welcome*
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Re: New Member
« Reply #11 on: 23.09. 2020 01:32 »
Cheers Guys, and Thanks.

 *smile* *smile* *smile* *smile*
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