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I'm famous!
« on: 02.08. 2013 18:07 »
A short piece I wrote about getting my bike back on the road has been printed in this months The Star BSAOC magazine.
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« Reply #1 on: 02.08. 2013 19:47 »
Not surprised ... You have done a really good job there !
I own a 1955/56 B.S.A Swinging Arm "Golden Flash" , had it since 1976 .

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« Reply #2 on: 02.08. 2013 19:50 »
Thank you.
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« Reply #3 on: 06.08. 2013 09:13 »
I read that. Well done, it looks great. See you at the Bluebell sometime.

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« Reply #4 on: 06.08. 2013 10:54 »
A scan (with copyright permission maybe) for us who do not have the magazine?

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« Reply #5 on: 06.08. 2013 12:51 »
thats a good idea, I'd like to read it , quite miss "the star" regards BobH.
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« Reply #6 on: 06.08. 2013 16:52 »
I hope this works!
I've scanned, (with permission) and attached the page of The Star that carries my article.
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« Reply #7 on: 06.08. 2013 20:53 »
Neil,

That's a nice little article, more about the spirit of the bike than the technology.

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« Reply #8 on: 06.08. 2013 21:05 »
Well done Neil, and good advice on getting the old bikes out from under the covers.
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« Reply #9 on: 06.08. 2013 22:27 »
Thanks guys
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« Reply #10 on: 06.08. 2013 23:34 »
Good one Neil...   *wink2*   or is it SIR Neil of Greybeard now?   *clap*
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« Reply #11 on: 07.08. 2013 01:24 »
Nice article, telling much within just a few paragraphs. + some good advertisement for the BSAOC.

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« Reply #12 on: 07.08. 2013 08:12 »
Nice article, telling much within just a few paragraphs. + some good advertisement for the BSAOC.

I purposely left the BSAOC membership fees on the scan. ;)
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« Reply #13 on: 07.08. 2013 08:26 »
Good one Neil...   *wink2*   or is it SIR Neil of Greybeard now?   *clap*
Just curtsey when you meet me.
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