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Re: Post a picture of your Bsa here [Re: Rocker] #491862
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...and it doesn't say much for the TLS brake the 190 replaced!


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Re: Post a picture of your Bsa here [Re: DickDastardly] #492347
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Is that Paul McCartney on a BSA !!

[Linked Image]


Seriously DD, nice bike !!


Jon W.


1957 6T Thunderbird 650
1968 T100R Daytona 500
1971 TR6R Tiger 650
1970 BSA A65F 650
1955 Tiger 100 - Project

Re: Post a picture of your Bsa here [Re: Rocker] #492374
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Re: Post a picture of your Bsa here [Re: Rocker] #492375
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Re: Post a picture of your Bsa here [Re: PsYcHoBiLLYRocKeR] #492598
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Originally Posted by PsYcHoBiLLYRocKeR
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Nice...Had a FS tank on my 69 Lightning. Always liked the look better than the original.

Re: Post a picture of your Bsa here [Re: Jon W. Whitley] #492774
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Originally Posted by Jon W. Whitley
Is that Paul McCartney on a BSA !!

[Linked Image]


Seriously DD, nice bike !!


Yes the 33 years have been kinder to the bike than it's been to it's owner!

[Linked Image]

LOL laugh




Re: Post a picture of your Bsa here [Re: Rocker] #492979
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Yeah, good thing that oil slick is gone. Hope that wasn't the cause of the major smashup. http://www.britbike.com/forums/images/icons/default/laugh.gifhttp://www.britbike.com/forums/images/icons/default/laugh.gifhttp://www.britbike.com/forums/images/icons/default/laugh.gif


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Re: Post a picture of your Bsa here [Re: Rocker] #492981
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Still haven't mastered those emodicons. Seriously DD, sweet ride. Those 190 brakes work really well with a little fiddling.

Bill


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Re: Post a picture of your Bsa here [Re: Boomer] #493234
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Originally Posted by Boomer
Yeah, good thing that oil slick is gone. Hope that wasn't the cause of the major smashup.


Yeah, nice oil slick but that was from my Dad's Austin Maxi 1750(classic British Leyland car, not), so is the massive 'drip' tray that can be seen in the first photo lurking on the garage floor, made from a large round Dunlop aluminium tyre sign, which had been beaten around the edge to form a nice curved lip to stop the flow! grin




I can now step into the light, and lurk no longer! [Re: Rocker] #493336
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Purchased from the original owner of 44 years. http://images56.fotki.com/v362/photos/6/2194576/11203490/dcyj5c-vi.jpg
There, I've pulled the trigger and bought a vintage bike, I feel much better now!

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Re: I can now step into the light, and lurk no longer! [Re: Lotusmark] #493337
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OK now I feel like a complete numpty. I've got the image address, but no image? Help please?

Re: I can now step into the light, and lurk no longer! [Re: Lotusmark] #493338
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Well, I get the image...

Re: I can now step into the light, and lurk no longer! [Re: Lotusmark] #493387
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Here you go and very nice bike too!

[Linked Image]


Jon W.


1957 6T Thunderbird 650
1968 T100R Daytona 500
1971 TR6R Tiger 650
1970 BSA A65F 650
1955 Tiger 100 - Project

Re: I can now step into the light, and lurk no longer! [Re: Jon W. Whitley] #493517
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Jon, could you give me a clue as to what I had wrong with the image address.

Re: I can now step into the light, and lurk no longer! [Re: Rocker] #493548
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Lotus, you need to add the img codes. it needs to have [img] before and [/img] after.
click the the quote tab under Jons post to see what it should look like.


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Re: I can now step into the light, and lurk no longer! [Re: Lotusmark] #493554
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Lotusmark,

Here is a screenshot of a post/reply window. After you copy the image address you then click on the button that the red arrow is pointing toward and it will show text such as insert a non floating image, which is the one you want to use, click on that and it will open a small window that asks for you to paste your image address into. As shel pointed out, it will put [img] and [/img] before and after the image address or URL.

[Linked Image]




Originally Posted by Lotusmark
Jon, could you give me a clue as to what I had wrong with the image address.


Jon W.


1957 6T Thunderbird 650
1968 T100R Daytona 500
1971 TR6R Tiger 650
1970 BSA A65F 650
1955 Tiger 100 - Project

Re: I can now step into the light, and lurk no longer! [Re: Jon W. Whitley] #493582
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Thank you! Thank you! Thank you!

Re: I can now step into the light, and lurk no longer! [Re: Rocker] #493632
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My B33/Goldstar hybrid, its a 1954 B33 frame with a lot of Goldi goodies, the engine is a 600cc Pearson engine, front brake is a four leading 230mm Grimeca.

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Per
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Re: I can now step into the light, and lurk no longer! [Re: Rocker] #493636
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Looks great, how does it ride ?

B33/goldi [Re: Adam M.] #493694
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Handling is very good, I have upgraded to bronze bushes in the swing arm, Eddie Dow type damper in the fork with progressive springs, the brakes are great, and its faster than my A65, Phil Pearsons claims that his own 600 cc has 48bhp on the rear wheel. I have never tested mine but I have no reason to belive different


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Re: I can now step into the light, and lurk no longer! [Re: Per B - R.I.P.] #493861
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Good looking bike Per, The clip-ons on your bike look a bit different (higher) than on my Goldie.
What type are these ? can you post a more detailed picture ?
The look more comfortable than the stock items anyway.


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1972 Trident T150T
1961 Goldie DBD34
1969 Benelli 250 sport special
Re: I can now step into the light, and lurk no longer! [Re: Rocker] #493955
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Yes they are higher than standard, I am old enough to take considerations to my hurting back.

They are Tarozzi semi high adjustables. I got them here:

http://www.discovolantemoto.co.uk/tarozzi-adjustable-clipons-semi-high-454-p.asp


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Re: I can now step into the light, and lurk no longer! [Re: Per B - R.I.P.] #494112
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Thanks for the info Per, I will try to get a pair for my Goldie.


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1969 Benelli 250 sport special
Re: I can now step into the light, and lurk no longer! [Re: Peter R] #494455
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Per what size and width are the rims on that Goldie??


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Re: I can now step into the light, and lurk no longer! [Re: Semper Gumby] #494637
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Originally Posted by Semper Gumby
Per what size and width are the rims on that Goldie??


I belive they are 19"*WM2 (1,85") with 100/90x19 Bridgestone BT45 at front
and 18"*WM3 (2,15) with a 110/70x18 Avon AM22 (front fitment) Racing Compound, (secondhand from a racing friend who uses them on the front on his 1980 TZ500 four), wornout on the side but plenty of tread in the middle where I use it most of th time. They dont last long, but they are for free... The /70 profile does not look right on the bike, the profile is to low, I prefere the /90 profile..

Both rims are Morad alloy from Central wheels

If I should fit new rim today I would probably use WM4 (2,5")at the rear.
The tire combination I am running now is not ideal as the rear is much more stickier than the front, I usually run BT45 110/90x18 at the rear, they are excelent tires.


PS Dont tell the purist about this.... blush

Last edited by Per B; 06/19/13 8:48 am.

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