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Offline coater87

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Jockey shift
« on: 15.08. 2008 16:34 »
 hello,

  There is a guy selling a 56 a-10 set up for jockey shift- he says its all original from the factory. I have never seen this before on a bike this late. Before I travel 250 miles to check this out, did BSA make a foot-clutch, hand shift bike as late as 56-58?

 I am just thinking that if the bike was modified this much from stock, I might as well save the petrol and not bother. But I do like the look of jockey-shift, even if it was a bad idea.

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Lee
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Offline jfligg

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Re: Jockey shift
« Reply #1 on: 15.08. 2008 17:43 »
Hello I have never heard of it on pre unit A10s.  It might have been a dealer installed option.  Or...  it could have been a DPO installed option.  On the bright side... parts are plenty-full and probably not be a hard conversion.  Good Luck,  Jeff

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Re: Jockey shift
« Reply #2 on: 16.08. 2008 04:35 »
G'day, i'm probably wrong, but didn't old police bikes(in Aussie) have jockey shift? also, some bikes with sidecars? Have'nt any photos but i have seen owners add jockey levers. I always thought that was kinda cool, but gee it must take some getting use too. also dangerous!
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Re: Jockey shift
« Reply #3 on: 16.08. 2008 10:41 »
Excuse my ingnorance... But just what is a Jockey shift?? Anyone with any photos of one?
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Re: Jockey shift
« Reply #4 on: 16.08. 2008 13:04 »
Ah, it's not just me who's never heard of a jockey shift then  *smiley4*

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Re: Jockey shift
« Reply #5 on: 16.08. 2008 13:26 »
If you put one on your bike it will look just like this.
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Re: Jockey shift
« Reply #6 on: 16.08. 2008 19:12 »
Fido... I'll let you be the first to tell Richard that you know *exactly* what he means! Cuz I.... *dunno*
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Re: Jockey shift
« Reply #7 on: 16.08. 2008 20:47 »

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