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Offline bsaketcase650

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1953 A7 Star Twin
« on: 22.09. 2013 01:06 »
Hope you like the Star Twin. Restoration took me an age and it was not without its problems (are they ever?). Nevertheless I am really please with the outcome and if there was ever such a thing as a 'pretty bike' then for me at least, this is it.

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Re: 1953 A7 Star Twin
« Reply #1 on: 22.09. 2013 03:20 »
Wow. It is very pretty. Congratulations. We are having a flood of beautiful bikes this month, which is great.

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Re: 1953 A7 Star Twin
« Reply #2 on: 22.09. 2013 06:07 »
Looks great mate. Love the Shooting Star colour scheme.
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Re: 1953 A7 Star Twin
« Reply #3 on: 22.09. 2013 08:49 »
You've done that one proud - congrats
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Re: 1953 A7 Star Twin
« Reply #4 on: 22.09. 2013 09:33 »
Beautiful! To my eyes the colour scheme gives the bike the look of an early Triumph, (oh dear, I'm not going to heaven now!)  *conf*

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Re: 1953 A7 Star Twin
« Reply #5 on: 22.09. 2013 14:23 »
Nice work, congrats+++
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Re: 1953 A7 Star Twin
« Reply #6 on: 22.09. 2013 17:01 »
Well done its a very nice job, looks great.

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Re: 1953 A7 Star Twin
« Reply #7 on: 29.01. 2014 20:56 »
Now THAT is  pretty bike alright! Great job!! *good3*
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Re: 1953 A7 Star Twin
« Reply #8 on: 05.10. 2014 16:41 »
All these gorgeous bikes showing up. Getting me motivated. Painted my frame last week, so that's a start at least. Now I just need to build the engine, transmission, forks..........