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by sbsbsa
Tue Dec 18, 2012 12:32 pm
Forum: General Banter
Topic: British eccentrics
Replies: 5
Views: 799

Re: British eccentrics

Quite right sfb, his first "how Britain worked was based at Bridgnorth on the SVR assisting to restore No 5164. That was another good series on TV. Meanwhile, compared to me you are young!!! ;) :D
Steve
by sbsbsa
Tue Dec 18, 2012 12:23 am
Forum: General Banter
Topic: British eccentrics
Replies: 5
Views: 799

Re: British eccentrics

I've just seen the follow up programme and it was about standard gauge. It looked at SVR and Keithly & Worth Valley (the Railway Children line if you're old enough to remember). It was very good and was narrated by Jenny Agutter.
Steve
by sbsbsa
Mon Dec 17, 2012 12:36 pm
Forum: General Banter
Topic: British eccentrics
Replies: 5
Views: 799

Re: British eccentrics

There's another one of these programmes on, I think tonight. This may be more about standard gauge rail preservation includung early days of Severn Valley Railway in Shropshire, one well known to certain members of this forum (Mentioning no names, bu a young lady from the Telford area?).
Steve
by sbsbsa
Fri Dec 14, 2012 10:57 pm
Forum: General Banter
Topic: What did you do Today
Replies: 9313
Views: 167427

Re: What did you do Today

At Last!! I've got my driving licence back. It's a pity the weather is too bad to go out on the bike - and I've got to buy a car. After 12 months off due to health grounds will I be able to remember driving and riding techniques?
Steve
by sbsbsa
Sat Dec 08, 2012 7:12 pm
Forum: General Banter
Topic: What did you do Today
Replies: 9313
Views: 167427

Re: What did you do Today

Hey Merv I'll bet it smells beautiful. My other half wouldn't let me be so generous, I've got to use last years! ;)
Steve
by sbsbsa
Fri Nov 23, 2012 12:11 am
Forum: Biking Chat
Topic: My son's first pillion trip
Replies: 21
Views: 1269

Re: My son's first pillion trip

I well remember taking my Bantam ( now sold ) for it's MOT. Whilst that was being done someone came in with a Triumph Trident. He said that his wife had said that either the Trident went or she did. He said I've still got the Trident. Oh and for sfb's info - I usually have to pack my own lunch box -...
by sbsbsa
Tue Nov 20, 2012 9:17 pm
Forum: Technical Advice
Topic: BSA B25 Conrod
Replies: 5
Views: 687

Re: BSA B25 Conrod

As I read the BSA workshop manual for the B25ss (after all, the same engine) it states that the oil hole must be fitted facing the drive side flywheel. I don't know why but that's what it says! :?

Steve
by sbsbsa
Tue Nov 20, 2012 7:16 pm
Forum: Biking Chat
Topic: My son's first pillion trip
Replies: 21
Views: 1269

Re: My son's first pillion trip

Not my son or daughter but my wife! In 1976 we went from Staffordshire to the Lake District for a weekend with my cousin. We were on my brand new Honda CB250 G5 and we came back 3days later. That was the only occasion Anne went on a bike and she has refused ever since. I also get the "why do you wan...
by sbsbsa
Mon Oct 01, 2012 5:49 pm
Forum: Biking Chat
Topic: New issue
Replies: 7
Views: 629

Re: New issue

I too still have a subscription to CB. This time I was looking to see if they'd put in my advert to sell my C15 - they hadn't!. I still pefer the articles on classic Brit bikes but I am somewhat biased - just ask sfb!
Steve
by sbsbsa
Wed Sep 05, 2012 10:27 pm
Forum: Biking Chat
Topic: Built in Britain competition, please vote for my bike!
Replies: 16
Views: 1242

Re: Built in Britain competition, please vote for my bike!

Ian, that Bantam looks stunning. Gets my vote.
Steve