Author Topic: Who was the owner of the A10 with the Girder forks??  (Read 428 times)

Offline Lukey

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Hi all, many years ago I recall a forum member fitting girder forks to a plunger A10, it was a thing of beauty!

Is the owner still on here? I would love some photos as I would like to build something like this in the future!

I recall it being black!
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Re: Who was the owner of the A10 with the Girder forks??
« Reply #1 on: 07.12. 2020 16:36 »
I have a memory of seeing that done somewhere. I'd like to see it again.

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Re: Who was the owner of the A10 with the Girder forks??
« Reply #2 on: 07.12. 2020 18:57 »
Hi,

it,s Dieter but I dont know his email or address.

here are some comments and pictures ofer 10 years ago.

http://www.britbike.com/forums/ubbthreads.php?ubb=showgallery&Number=350668

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Re: Who was the owner of the A10 with the Girder forks??
« Reply #3 on: 07.12. 2020 19:15 »
This machine was at last year's John Bull, though it's got an A65 engine, so reaching forward in time as well as backward!
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Re: Who was the owner of the A10 with the Girder forks??
« Reply #4 on: 07.12. 2020 20:33 »
To each his own! There is absolutely nothing I like about that bike except the front brake hub.
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Re: Who was the owner of the A10 with the Girder forks??
« Reply #5 on: 11.12. 2020 04:51 »
Hi Lukey,

perhaps you meant the one built by Kamikazi Chop in Kyoto?

https://www.returnofthecaferacers.com/bsa-motorcycles-cafe-racer/cyclops-bsa-a7-plate-armor-bobber/

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Re: Who was the owner of the A10 with the Girder forks??
« Reply #6 on: 11.12. 2020 13:39 »
As lovely as they all are its not the one im thinking about! Inhave found a photo of it online but still none the wiser who it belongs too!

Ill add it on when i get home as its on my laptop!

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Re: Who was the owner of the A10 with the Girder forks??
« Reply #7 on: 11.12. 2020 14:20 »
I recall seeing a picture of a fairly standard A but with girder forks. It looked proper.

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Re: Who was the owner of the A10 with the Girder forks??
« Reply #8 on: 11.12. 2020 17:14 »
Here she is -

Link to the website is here - http://laurence.swain.me.uk/index.html

What a beauty  *smile*
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Re: Who was the owner of the A10 with the Girder forks??
« Reply #9 on: 11.12. 2020 17:54 »
I reckon those girders are a bit lightweight for an A series. They look more suitable for a 350 single like Ariel or Velocette.  I did a similar conversion on a rigid late 1940s Triumph some years back and it didn't improve the handling at all!

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Re: Who was the owner of the A10 with the Girder forks??
« Reply #10 on: 11.12. 2020 17:57 »
Lukey,

You have pointed us to the website of our Moderator Emeritus, "LJ," BUT I don't see the girder pictures on the site.

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Re: Who was the owner of the A10 with the Girder forks??
« Reply #11 on: 11.12. 2020 19:34 »
Here she is -
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