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The 1940s Weekend!
« on: 23.08. 2010 11:22 »
Well I've just had a fantastic weekend at the Ramsey 1940s. http://www.ramsey1940sweekend.info/

Ramsey is a little village with a wartime aerodrome (RAF Upwood) in the county of Cambridgeshire UK, and for the last few years had held a sort of re enactment weekend. There were dozens of old cars, lorries, bikes etc and people dressed in 1940s clothing. I entered this taking the A7 outfit on the Saturday with my youngest travelling in style. Sunday I took my M21. Weather was good with some very interesting bikes there. Outside singing and dancing... Here's a few pictures just to capture the flavour, don't know how the swinging arm A10 got in but was a stunning machine never the less.
Ride Safely Lads! LJ.
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1940 BSA M20 500cc Girder/Rigid- (SOLD)
1947 BSA M21 600cc Girder/Rigid-Green
1949 BSA A7   500cc Girder/Plunger Star Twin-(SOLD)
1953 BSA B33  500cc Teles/Plunger-Maroon
1961 BSA A10  650cc Golden Flash-Blue
1961 BSA A10  650cc Golden Flash-Red

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Re: The 1940s Weekend!
« Reply #1 on: 23.08. 2010 11:54 »
Those re-enactment weekends are great - I went to one at Paddock Wood in Kent last month. A friend of mine who lives in Ireland bought a tank to add to his collection - can't wait to visit him and have a drive!
The seat on that A10 looks comfortable - is it from a later unit construction model? The silencer looks interesting too - similar to the standard goldie but kind of offset.

Jim
1959 A10 SR
1938 Wolseley 14/60
1955 Ferguson TEF20 tractor
1965 Ferguson 135 tractor
1952 Matchless G80 rigid
1960 BMW R60
1954 Matchless G80S
1955 Ariel 500 VH
1951 Sunbeam S7DL
1960 Matchless G12 with Watsonian Monza
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Re: The 1940s Weekend!
« Reply #2 on: 23.08. 2010 11:57 »
"Looks comfortable" How very diplomatic *smile*
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Re: The 1940s Weekend!
« Reply #3 on: 23.08. 2010 13:38 »
it looks like great fun it has to be said  *smile*