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My other Beeza is----
« on: 31.08. 2010 19:49 »
Thought this might be a bit of fun although maybe stretching forum aims a tad ( E - just delete  if so)
Some of us I'm sure drive other classic stuff, this is mine although not classic it is the main reason my project has taken 7 years so far, the harvest part of my job was driving this (actually this is a replacement as ours is in hock with a stripped crown wheel ).
Now I'm retired I only drive it part time mostly nights, still means no time for the bikes (12 hours night work, home, eat, sleep )
So what have you tucked away that might interest us ?

 
All the best - Bill
1961 Flash - stock, reliable, steady, fantastic for shopping
1959 Rocket Gold Flash - blinged and tarted up  would have seizure if taken to  Tesco

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Re: My other Beeza is----
« Reply #1 on: 31.08. 2010 22:54 »
I needed to make some room in the garage this weekend so I had to put one of my projects in the loft. It was either the A7/10 or this. Started it a couple of years back. Frame is a box section skeleton with the sheet steel bent and formed around it. All TIG welded as its the only welder I have, took forever but the main frame is just about done now. Front forks are going to be single sided girders, sort of Britten like but without the carbon fibre. Rear end again single sided but with the drive on the opposite side to normal. Decided to put this to one side instead of the Beeza becouse I need the wheels before I can do much else and I cant find owt I like...dont want spokes...realy need a pair of billet blanks. They do come up occasionaly, I'll keep a lookout.

   
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Re: My other Beeza is----
« Reply #2 on: 01.09. 2010 09:07 »
........... a Continental Touring Limousine.
Purchased a couple of years ago mainly for my Art Student daughter to use.
The car has only covered 25000miles so the engine is a sweet as a bird, has a replacement galvanised chassis and is generally in good shape - but is a bit of beast to manouvre !
In our younger days we had a succession of Citroen 2CV's and Dyanes most from new, so it was a pleasure when she decided she wanted one.

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Re: My other Beeza is----
« Reply #3 on: 01.09. 2010 18:12 »
Not as impressive as your other Beeza Bill - here are my Beeza's stablemates:

1938 Wolseley 14/60

1971 Wolseley 16/60 - soon to be sold and replaced by a 1928 Morris Cowley.

Jim


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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
......and loads of lawnmowers

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Re: My other Beeza is----
« Reply #4 on: 01.09. 2010 20:02 »
... a Triumph 900, used it a lot in the past, should ride it more but am now somehow satisfied by just owning it!

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(bsa- bill, topic is a fine idea, and great posts)

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Re: My other Beeza is----
« Reply #5 on: 01.09. 2010 22:06 »
Besides the other BSA, this is my weapon. Yep she's fully worked too, 11:1, 1165cc, ported + big valves & cam, etc, etc.
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Re: My other Beeza is----
« Reply #6 on: 01.09. 2010 23:59 »
1994 1000S Moto Guzzi. I bought it new in 94', absolutely love it, best bike I have ever owned and as long as I am alive it will be in the shed. Dont ride it as much as I would like due to riding the BSA's as well but have managed to put 85,000 k's on it so far.

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Re: My other Beeza is----
« Reply #7 on: 02.09. 2010 07:43 »
Tricky, that BM special is amazing. Love the way the frame is offset and curves around at the top. What are you doing about the petrol tank - it would be a pity to hide the frame, Perhaps a narrow tank tucked in the side on the left hand side beside the frame.
Don't leave it in the loft too long!

Jim
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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: My other Beeza is----
« Reply #8 on: 02.09. 2010 08:59 »
Well you know of my other Beezers but not of my campervan. We as a family have used this a lot in the last six years of owning it. Only this last couple of months have I got round to fitting a tow bar to it so I can take a bike with me to where ever we go.

The van itself is a classic in it's own right being twenty years old next April. The nice thing about it is that the engine is still old technology so that I can fix it. Thankfully there is even a motorhome forum specially for this model being a Talbot Express so I can keep it in the order I keep my BSAs. The next trip out will be down to Brighton on the south coast in the UK as it is the Ace Cafe reunion, expecting thousands of bikes in celebration of the 1960s.
Ride Safely Lads! LJ.
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Re: My other Beeza is----
« Reply #9 on: 02.09. 2010 12:58 »
Bill,
Your other beeza is a ripper.
It looks fairly modern so I'd guess it doesn't have a kick starter and you change gears with the left foot and brake with the right??
cheers

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Re: My other Beeza is----
« Reply #10 on: 02.09. 2010 14:06 »
Rover P6 V8S-Should be back in the garage this winter

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Re: My other Beeza is----
« Reply #11 on: 02.09. 2010 16:41 »
Oh nice collections, thanks guys , it's confirmed we're a bunch of Classic nuts
All the best - Bill
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1959 Rocket Gold Flash - blinged and tarted up  would have seizure if taken to  Tesco

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Re: My other Beeza is----
« Reply #12 on: 12.09. 2010 05:38 »
I might be able to get away with it on this post, not exactly my 'other' Beeza though. It's sort of a result of tinkering with the power egg wayward child to try to erase some of it's bad reputation.
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Re: My other Beeza is----
« Reply #13 on: 12.09. 2010 14:47 »
G'day Mark,
                    It's like the new sNorton Commical. Maybe what a BSA would look like today. Nice work.
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Re: My other Beeza is----
« Reply #14 on: 12.09. 2010 17:58 »
Hello Mark!

I've seen this very picture on the internet (I think it was displayed by the Google picture search) some time ago and first thought that some smartarse had put BSA transfers on a rice burner. The surprise came when I zoomed in and had a closer look.  *eek*
Then I thought "How on earth could anyone have such an idea?" and "Now, what might that be like to ride?"

Now that you are here, I know whom to address with those questions.  *smile*

Great work, NOW I WANT DETAILS!!!!

Cheers, Markus
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